Insectarium

An exhibition by members of the Society of Scottish Artists in response to the conflicting feelings insects inspire in a wide range of media.

Insectarium

About Insectarium

3rd Jun 2021 to 25th Jul 2021
Thursday to Sunday, 10am - 5pm
Scottish Ornithologists Club
Scottish Ornithologists Club Waterston House, Aberlady EH32 0PY
This is a free event
Call 01875871330
Visit the event website here
Follow scottishbirding on Twitter
Facebook information can be found here
Follow socaberlady on Instagram

This exhibition presents artworks created by members of the Society of Scottish Artists in response to the conflicting feelings that Insects inspire in us. Beautiful or repulsive, dangerous or inspiring, Insects are above all essential to life on earth, and certainly our own. "Insectarium" offers a collection of artworks that reflect our complex feelings towards these crucial creatures in a wide range of media: sculptures, paintings, prints and small installations.

The exhibition is organised jointly with The Society of Scottish Artists, a not-for-profit organisation run by artists for artists, whose primary function is to support its membership to organise, present and promote exhibitions and events, as well as offering a platform for discussion and sharing.

Other Events at Scottish Ornithologists Club

Wonder Wander

Wonder Wander

3rd June 2021 - 26th September 2021

Wonder Wander, by Edinburgh-based sculptor Andrea Geileis, is the first extensive display of outdoor sculptures in the grounds of Waterston House.
Read more

Similar events you might like...

Edinburgh Valmiki Balagokulam Shaka

Edinburgh Valmiki Balagokulam Shaka

Selected dates between 9th January 2021 - 18th December 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Namaste All....! Join us online for the Edinburgh Valmiki Balagokulam Shaka each Saturday!
Read more

Digital Champions: Coolest Projects

Digital Champions: Coolest Projects

Selected dates between 29th January 2021 - 25th June 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Heart of Midlothian FC's Innovation Centre presents Digital Champions: Coolest Projects for girls and boys in S1-S6 every Friday during term time.
Read more

West Linton Market

West Linton Market

Selected dates between 3rd April 2021 - 31st December 2021
West Linton

A monthly market for West Linton, held on the first Saturday of the month, showcasing artisan foods, produce and crafts.
Read more

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Selected dates between 1st May 2021 - 27th June 2021
Various Locations Edinburgh

Join Surgeons Hall Museums on their 5* weekend walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment!
Read more

RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle

RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle

Selected dates between 8th May 2021 - 13th November 2021

Come along to Lauriston Castle to hear about your local feathered friends and to get a chance to do a quick art activity with the RSPB.
Read more

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Tyninghame House and The Walled Garden

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Tyninghame House and The Walled Garden

Selected dates between 9th May 2021 - 4th July 2021
Dunbar

Enjoy a visit to Tyninghame House and The Walled Garden, awarded ‘Outstanding’ for every category in the Inventory of Gardens and Designed Landscapes of Scotland!
Read more

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Longwood

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Longwood

Selected dates between 13th May 2021 - 9th September 2021
Various Locations East Lothian

Visit Longwood, an extensive, long-established country garden at 800 feet, undergoing renewal. There are ducks and hens, stream and ponds as well as areas of wild garden.
Read more

Beginner’s Sewing Workshops

Beginner’s Sewing Workshops

Selected dates between 29th May 2021 - 21st August 2021

These practical sewing courses will help you become familiar with the basics of machine sewing and help you build your confidence using a domestic sewing machine.
Read more

Producer: Proper Job, Honest!

Producer: Proper Job, Honest!

Selected dates between 4th June 2021 - 25th June 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

This two hour workshop from the CGO Institute is aimed at aspiring creative producers of the future. It will guide participants through the different pathways into a career in producing.
Read more

Find other events in Edinburgh

Sponsored Links

Popular Events

Castle Street Summer Fair
Filled with an abundance of beautiful crafted gifts and delicious foodies, Castle Street Summer Fair is not to be missed this summer!
Edinburgh Zoo After Hours
Edinburgh Zoo After Hours events return for summer 2021 giving you more opportunity to see your favourite animals!
Festival Village: Waverley
The Pop-Up Pro's are bringing their popular food market and beer garden, Festival Village, to the rooftop at Waverley Mall once again this Summer!
Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market
Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market is open but with strict rules and guidelines. Come and join us for some bargains and for sellers to have a clearout!
Foodies Festival
Foodies Festival, the UK’s biggest food festival, returns to Edinburgh’s Inverleith Park 6th, 7th and 8th August 2021!

Popular Venues

Edinburgh Playhouse Festival Theatre Edinburgh Kings Theatre Edinburgh National Museum of Scotland Traverse Theatre