Scotland and Scandinavia
c.AD750–1300: Material and Social Entanglements.
Dr Russell Ó Ríagáin
Thursday 14 Dec, 7.30pm
ANNUAL ACADEMIC LECTURE
From Pictish Kingdom to Scottish Earldom: a cultural geography of Atholl and Gowrie.
Dr Mark A Hall
Thursday 19 October
Textiles of the Galloway Hoard – a Viking Age treasure. Dr Susanna Harris, University of Glasgow
Thursday 21st Sept, 7.30pm
If you happen to be near Drumnadrochit on September 20th, please pop into Blairbeg Hall (Glenurquhart Public Hall) to visit the Groam House stand at the Celebration of Glenurquhart & Abriachan, and Their Impact on the World. Our curator Dr Jo Clements...
Groam House Museum 100 Club Quarterly Draw – Summer 2023 The Winners’ List: (Draw held 28 August 2023) Number in Draw / Winners / Membership No. / Win 62 / J Gibson Weir / 74 / £50 Ian Carus / 66 / £20 Malcolm MacAlister / 78 / £10 Tim Blackie / 24 /...
2nd & 3rd September 2023
1.30pm & 3.00pm
9 October 2023, 1- 4pm
Groam House Museum, Rosemarkie
Our 2023 exhibition takes visitors on a journey through Celtic art from the Rosemarkie Pictish stones to the work of Celtic artists and craftspeople today. Join us to explore the creativity of Celtic art and its role in Scottish identity through artefacts from our Nationally Significant George Bain Collection and interactive activities.
Mark your calendars, the 2023 lecture series has more lectures coming this autum.
A new website offering exciting ways to delve into the rich history of the Scottish Highlands.
Saturday 22 & Sunday 23 July 2023
The Tarradale Barrow
Cemetery with Dr Eric Grant
Watch the recording
A Tale of Two Synods: Adomnan of Iona and Muawiya ibn Abi Sufyan with Alex Woolf
Watch the recording of the lecture..
The Annual General Meeting is an opportunity for members to catch up on GHM’s activities over the past year and to have a say in how the museum is managed.
6 October, Munro’s Nurseries
Congratulations to the following folk who won in Groam House Museum 100 Club Quarterly Sprint 2022. The Winners’ List: (Draw held 10 May 2022)
with Dr Shirley Curtis-Summers
Congratulations to our Winter Winners in the Groam House 100 Club! Winners in this draw are: Andrew Wood (£50), Alastair Morton (£20), Joshua Russ (£10) and Eric Allan (£10) We run a 100 Club to help fund our work. The annual membership fee is only £12, for four...
Thursday 9 December 2021 at 7.30pm
with storyteller Lizzie McDougall
18 November 2021, 19:30
Could the Book of Kells have been made at Portmahomack?
Watch the recorded lecture.
The second series of the Celtic Knit-a-Long sessions start with the first session on Wednesday, 13 October.
At the end of August we were thrilled to meet Anne Henderson who was on holiday from Strathaven and had a special reason to be visiting us at Groam House.
with Tom Fairfax
Watch the recorded lecture.
Saturday 21 August, 10am – 1pm.
Free Church, Church Street, Fortrose
Buy online or at the museum.
A call to all artists, designers and makers inspired by the Celtic style
Designer Lucy Hague will discuss the design challenges encountered when translating Pictish-style key patterns into cable-knitting.
Groam House Museum is one of fourteen museums from across the Highlands taking part in Highland Threads. A virtual exhibition showcasing a costume from each museum’s collection.
Welcome to the second George Bain Celtic Art Digitisation Project newsletter!
Would you like to learn how to photograph museum objects? We’re offering volunteers the chance to find out more. Join museum photographer Jim Dunn online to learn how to successfully photograph objects such as glass and silver items, small coins and medals, and large...
‘You urge me to make a new work from the old’, was Jerome’s complaint in the year 376 to the request from Pope Damascus for him to create the Vulgate version of the Gospels which were to be the creative foundation of some of the greatest manuscript art. Jerome agreed...
Annual General Meeting, 3 December at 7.30, via Zoom. Everyone welcome! Just contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan to attend, and he will send you the link for the meeting. Only members of the museum may vote or raise a proposal – but if you would like...
Groam House gift shop is delighted to announce a new creative collaboration with Anna MacNeil offering for sale these wonderful bespoke wall panel tapestries inspired by our very own Rosemarkie Stone. There are two sizes available, large in glorious green and smaller...
Our museum shop will open Saturdays throughout November! We have a fantastic selection of handmade and unique gifts, including an assortment of items lovingly made on the Black Isle by local artists, designers and makers. It's the perfect opportunity to buy work...
Opportunity: Interpretive content developer Groam House Museum has been awarded a grant from the NLHF’s Heritage Emergency Fund. The grant is to enable us to re-use existing researched content on elements of our local history collections to create new, inter-related,...
Imagine having this bright, intricate Celtic-design bowl in your house: you would make it a centrepiece, wouldn’t you? If you had visited Celtic artist and educator George Bain’s house in Drumnadrochit in the 1940s, however, you may well have been dazzled by the many...
Our first George Bain Celtic Art Digitisation Project newsletter is out now! In this edition we report on our progress so far; share the findings of our #CelticCreativity consultation; ask artists and craftspeople to sign up to test the new site; and preview the next...
EXHIBITION AN ONLINE EXCLUSIVEONE MAN’S WAR George Bain in the Balkans 1917-1918The work of the artist George Bain (1881-1968)gives us a personal view of life on the Balkan Front during World War I. 100 years ago this year, Bain joined the British Salonika Force in...