kinetic art workshops

Our Media Art and Design programme offers courses and projects in Contemporary Visual and Media Arts & Crafts. There are educational, theme-based projects and professional software training – but also fun sessions for everyone.
to book, phone:
Nicole or Stefan: 01880 820135, email: info [at]

DROP IN SESSIONS – New participants are welcome any time!

Digital Crafts  & After School drop in session – current theme: (de)code landscapes – Tuesdays from 26 April 2016, 1:30–3:30 (for everyone) and 4:00–6:00pm (for young people).

(de)code landscape 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 Young Start.

Workshops to book – the (de)code landscape 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.

Experimentation days at talc.  – Saturdays, from 10am – 4pm, dates:
25 February, 25 March, 24 June

Plug-in sessions at Lochgilphead High – Mondays, after school until 6:30pm (booking required)
6 February – 24 April 2017

Plug-in sessions at Rockfield Centre, Oban – Wednesdays, after school until 6:30pm (booking required)
22 February – 19 April

School Stage at Lochgilphead High – during lunchtime. Next date: Monday, 8 May

Kilmartin Group Sessions – Mondays from 4–6pm, at Living Stones Christian Centre, Kilmartin (booking required)
15 May – 26 June (with a break on 19 June)

Travelling Gallery Exhibition and Workshops at Lochgilphead High –
Wed 31 May & Thurs 1 June (with Workshops)

Travelling Gallery Exhibition and Workshops at talc. –
Fri 2 June (with Workshops) & Sat 3 June

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): 30 March 2017

Summer school programme at talc.
Mon, 17 – Fri, 21 July, from 10am – 4pm
Mon, 24  – Fri, 28 July, from 10am – 4pm

talc. COLLABORATION for (de)code landscape
Artmap Argyll, Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH), Scottish Canals and Scottish Waterways


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