26 May 2024
  • 26 May 2024

Sculpture House: connecting art and social inclusion

on 22 March 2024 0

The brainchild of three like minded artists, take a literal and ideological tour through the Future Paisley-backed Sculpture House Project in Ferguslie Reclaiming disused spaces and turning them into something fruitful is something that’s high on the agenda of every municipal body these days. Governed by the idea that it is socially irresponsible to...

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What If Paisley – independent creative hub and community

on 1 December 2023 0

We take a look behind the scenes of What If Paisley, an independent creative hub based in the town centre  Catherine McAtier, founder of What If Paisley, had intended to become a full-time embroidery and textile artist in 2020. However, when a multi functional space became available in Moss Street, What If was born....

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Poetic Pathways – The Big Art Mural on the Cycle Path

on 9 May 2022 0

Poetic Pathways is an interactive walk on Route 7 of the cycle path, starting at George Street in Paisley, and finishing at Morrisons in Johnstone. The brainchild of Karen Herbison of H-Arts and Sally Logan, Health and Wellbeing Co-ordinator for Sheltered Housing in Renfrewshire, this intergenerational project celebrates the artwork, poetry, stories and quotes...

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Alexander Stoddart speaks exclusively to Mill

on 3 May 2022 0

For over three decades, Alexander Stoddart has been regarded as one of the finest sculptors in the world. Speaking exclusively to Mill, he talks about his childhood, his works, and his hopes to make more statuary and monuments for Paisley. In the depths of The University of the West of Scotland’s Paisley campus, one...

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Lumia: Performing Light – a new exhibition in Paisley

on 12 April 2022 0

THE little-known art form of Lumia – creating colourful shapes and moving images using light – is being exhibited in a former department store in the Paisley Centre from Wednesday 13th April. The spectacular free exhibition, called Lumia: Performing Light, is being staged at the recently-created Art Department exhibition space by Outspoken Arts in...

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Gathering Voices – Creative Renfrewshire launches new arts festival

on 25 September 2021 0

Creative Renfrewshire has announced the launch of Gathering Voices, a new arts festival to discover the next generation of creative superstars. Creative Renfrewshire is a network that amplifies, connects, informs, and shines a light on creative and cultural activities taking place in Renfrewshire. Their mission is to document, record, and promote the voices of...

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