1 July - 31 Oct 2019
"Canadian Cousins" Exhibition
A captivating insight into the intrepid and pioneering Highlanders who shaped the making of Canada.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, people from Strathspey and its surrounding area left for the New World. In North America these pioneers, empire builders and visionaries would dominate the expanding fur trade. Why did they go, and why were they so influential in the growth of the young nation of Canada? The answers reveal a hidden story of emigration, exploration and exploitation.
28 November 2019
Talk by Simon Forder
"The Romans in Scotland"
7pm at the museum
In AD 77, Roman forces under Agricola marched into the northern reaches of Britain to pacify the Caledonian tribesman. For seven years, the Romans marched and battled across what is now Scotland. In AD 83, they fought the final battle at Mons Graupius where 10,000 Caledonians were slaughtered with only 360 Roman dead. How much of this is true?
9 - 15 December 2019
Christmas Arts & Crafts Fair
Noon - 6pm
Showcasing a select range of arts and crafts, Christmas gifts and decorations, by local artists and crafts people.
Featuring - Jan Holm (photography), Andy Wilson (photography & artist), Megan Falconer (jeweller), Bryan Angus (artist & print maker), Alan Baillie (jeweller), Lucy Brydon (artist & print maker), Dach Crafts (wooden artworks), Carine Eunson (artist & print maker), Barrhead Leather (bags), Felting Mad (felted toys and knitwear), Charles Fletcher (artist), Fen Wolters-Sinke (paper cut art), Helen Avenell (fabric art), Lynn Robinson (jewellery & prints), Eco Soaps (bath & body products), Anke Addy (photographer), Antonia Kearton (photographer), Wickyd Gypsy (candles), Just Herbal Teas, Forrest Felts (felted artwork), Sally Dudleston (felt toys), Shivering Sheep (scarves, shawls & hats)
Hot chocolate and mince pies will be available.