kinetic art workshops

Our Media Art and Design programme offers courses and projects in Contemporary Visual and Media Arts. There are educational, theme-based projects and professional software training – but also fun sessions for everyone.
to book,
email: info [at] or use the Contact Page.

DROP IN SESSIONS – New participants are welcome any time!

Tuesday drop in session at talc. (middle floor) – current theme: dust – every Tuesday from 14 May 2019, 10am – 5pm.
Wednesdays at talc.: booking required.

dust is a whole series of drop-in sessions, plug-in sessions (require booking), projects, workshops and experimentation days for young people interested in arts, electronic & digital stuff, funded by Creative Scotland.

Workshops to book – the dust programme gives schools, youth groups and other art centres in Argyll and Bute the opportunity to book a workshop! Please select from our programme themes.

talc.programme 2019 to download

To book one or more of our modules within our project dust – or wish to book a presentation of the projects, please email:

dust is funded by CREATIVE SCOTLAND.
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Experimentation days at talc.  – Saturdays, from 10am – 4pm, dates:

Plug-in sessions at Lochgilphead High – Fridays, after school until 6:30pm (booking required)
start: September 2019

Plug-in sessions at Rockfield Centre, Oban – Mondays, after school until 6:30pm (booking required)
start: September 2019

Travelling Gallery Exhibitions and Workshops –
Exhibition Displaced: 24 June (Tarbert), 25 June (Lochgilphead), 26 – 27 June (Oban)
with printmaking workshop on the 27th opp. Superdrug 2-4pm.
Exhibition Day of Access: 28 – 29 October (Oban), 30 October (Lochgilphead), 31 October (Tarbert)

Creative Work Taster Days for young people (all Argyll) aged 15-25 – next application date for Work Tasters (glass engraving, weaving, textile design, wallpaper design and architecture):
27th May
08 Oct

Summer school programme at talc.
Mon, 03 – Fri, 07 June, from 10am – 4pm
and other dates during the school holidays

talc. COLLABORATION for dust
Artmap Argyll, SAMS (Scottish Association for Marine Science, Oban), The Phoenix Project, Lochgilphead, Venice + Scotland


School & Youth Projects
1:1 Individual Training Sessions


A (digital) visit from Boswell and Johnson – TTS.Digital pilot project, May – July 2015
Lochgilphead – Digital Photography and Layout, Summer School Mid Argyll Youth Forum, August 2015
Landscape and Botany – Macro and Landscape Photography, Summer School Mid Argyll Youth Forum, July 2015
Yellow – Workshop at Oban High for S4 pupils, organised and funded by Argyll and Bute Council, June 2015
Tarbert Heritage Project (Digital and Pinhole Photography) – Workshop for young people, organised by Youth Arts Hubs Argyll and Bute, May 2015
150 Tree Rings – a Book project with Mid Argyll Youth Forum, Lochgilphead, Winter 2014/15
Digital Photography and Adobe Photoshop – Workshop for young people, 7 & 8 August 2014
Pattern Swatches (Archive from former Digital Textile Design courses, Autumn/Winter 2014)
Kinetic Art Workshops in schools across Argyll & Bute for S5-S6 pupils, June 2014
organised and funded by Argyll and Bute Council


Collaboration partners for former projects include:
Artmap Argyll, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, eca (Edinburgh College of Art), Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH), Scottish Canals and Scottish Waterways