McLuckie & Walker by Stirling City Heritage Trust

Uncover the life and work of two unsung heroes of Stirling’s architectural heritage. Architects, Andrew McLuckie and Ronald Walker, had a significant impact on the townscape of Stirling. Their buildings touched the day-to-day aspects of life: work, home, worship, education and commerce. Through their work you will discover Stirling’s taste

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Into the Light by Fiona Clasen

This winter, the Stirling Smith Art Gallery & Museum welcomes Fiona Clasen’s solo exhibition, Into the Light. Fiona Clasen has always been drawn to the light. Whether in an interior space, on a tree, in a cloud, or on the surface of water, patterns of light fascinate her and inspire

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De/Construct by GOSSIP Collective

The Stirling Smith is pleased to present De / Construct, an outdoor sculpture exhibition by the GOSSIP Collective. Over the past year, we have all seen our lives being deconstructed. Routines that were once firmly in place have been scattered as we negotiate lockdown.  Virtual events replaced the sound, presence,

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Meanderings: A Walk Through The Smith’s Collection

As part of the Stirling Smith’s wellbeing programme we bring you Meanderings: A Walk Through The Smith’s Collection. During lockdown many of us enjoyed a daily walk in our local area and began to appreciate the beauty on our doorsteps. Exploring trails, learning about our towns and villages, and discovering

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Windings of the Forth

An exhibition of paintings by Iona Leishman Friday 18 August – Sunday 14 October 2018 The River Forth at Stirling has played many roles in human life.  In centuries past it was a trade route to continental Europe, and protection from southern invaders.  In the 18th and 19th centuries it

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A Stirling Christmas

27 October – 7 January Old enough to remember etch a sketch? Maybe not. How about a commodore computer or your first mobile? Or are you so old that you received the Stirling Observer Christmas Annual or the Stirling Annual from the Drummond Tract Depot? You may even reminisce about

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John Allan, Architect

    John Allan (1847-1922) created some of Stirling’s most striking and unusual buildings.  His designs used red brick, steel and lead combined with carved creamy stonework to create distinctive tenements, shops and dwellings.  His use of symbols and mottoes make his buildings particularly memorable.  Wolfcraig, Batterflats and numerous villas

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Sketch Saturdays: an exhibition of works by the Smith sketching group

The Sketch Class was set up in the Smith in May 2000 by artist and art historian Peter Russell.  They have run continuously since and remarkably, three of the original group are still attending: Maureen Campbell; Elizabeth Dougal and Christine Morrison. The sessions run from 1pm to 3.30pm, meeting in

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Passions and Peonies

Stirling – based artist Greer Ralston returns to the Smith with a stunning exhibition of new, elegiac work, giving a whole new meaning to flower painting. Passionate about peonies, she has sought the finest blooms from specialist growers to immortalise on canvas, and is fast becoming Scotland’s Georgia O’Keeffe. Greer

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Disrupting Dementia

Disrupting Dementia a tartan design project which visited 17 different Alzheimer Scotland centres all over Scotland,  from Kilmarnock in the south to Shetland in the north and Stornoway in the west to Bonnyrigg in the east. People living with dementia used a range of materials including coloured acetate and ribbon

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