The Ailsa Black exhibition featuring beasts both wild and domestic finishes this week. One beast which will be remaining in the Stirling Smith’s collection is Ailsa’s whimsical portrait of cat-in-charge Oswald. The painting has been purchased by an anonymous benefactor as a tribute to all of the marketing and publicity
This exhibition, from Stirling – born artist Peter Yates, is part retrospective and part new work. Some of the works have been inspired by wind farms. Although wind farms are Scotland’s fastest growing renewable energy technology and are prominent on the landscape in many parts of Scotland, few artists have
The Public Catalogue Foundation now known as Art UK has, over the past ten years photographed 210,000 publicly owned oil paintings from 3,000 collections in the UK. All of which are available to see on the PCF website. The launch of the ‘Art Detective’ programme has opened the doors for
James Wedlake joined the Stirling Smith staff as an Intern, on the Museums Galleries Scotland Adopt an Intern scheme in September. A graduate in the History of Art from the University of Cambridge, James (23), has encountered and tackled many of the issues involved in curatorship, and is now
International Recognition for the Stirling Smith Collections Whilst many Scottish Museums have participated in the National Recognition Scheme for museum collections, the Stirling Smith has been given the gift of international recognition. For over a year, the Smith has worked in partnership with the Australian Research Council’s Centre of
The Neish Pewter Collection has moved from Spittal Street and is now located in Gallery 3 where it can be viewed during normal museum opening hours.
Gifted by Geraldine The Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum is pleased to announce the gift of two major paintings to the collection – The Old Drove Road by Joseph Denovan Adam RSA RSW (1841 – 1896) and Golden Grain by John Smart RSA RSW RBA (1838 – 1899). This