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Featured Artist: Meadowbank Music Therapy Services

Music therapy offers opportunities to engage in musical experiences tailored to individual Sample of instruments usedneeds and abilities.  At the heart of this is the acknowledgement of a therapeutic relationship which is based on trust, respect and confidentiality.  It is not necessary to be able to play an instrument or to read music.  Therapy can assist with aspects of communication, expression, interaction and mobility.  Sessions might comprise improvising on percussion instruments, songwriting, singing, listening to music and, where appropriate, the development of skills.

Dr James Robertson has worked with a wide range of client groups as a music therapist.  This includes children with additional support needs, adults experiencing mental health Picture of the studioissues, palliative care and forensic psychiatry.  Sessions can be offered on an individual or small-group basis. James was the Programme Leader of the MSc Music Therapy (Nordoff Robbins) at Queen Margaret University from 2005-2013 and is currently a visiting lecturer at Edinburgh Napier University.  He is also a composer and a choral conductor.  James is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council.  For further information or details of availability and costs please contact James on: robertsonjames56@gmail.com

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Open Doors 2017 registration now open

ART, Edinburgh PaletteThe registration form for taking part in the Open Doors 2017 is now open.
To register CLICK HERE.

The Open Doors is an opportunity for neighbours, families, friends and members of the public to discover the wonders that lie within the walls of St Margaret’s House.

Open Doors @ St Margaret’s House
Saturday 21st of October – Sunday 22nd of October 2017
11am – 6pm (TBC)

Deadline for registering: Friday 8th of September 2017

 

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Open Doors 2017

The door is open!The Open Doors Weekend at St Margaret’s House is always a great opportunity for everyone to come together and reveal the hive of creative energy going on here.

This year, the artists, designers and charities based in St Margaret’s House will welcome the public on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 OctoberSave the date!

The full programme  will be announced soon (programme of last year here).

Meanwhile… check our What’s On menu for current exhibitions and upcoming workshops.

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Placement Factory Interns

The Placement Factory

Based in Edinburgh, The Placement Factory organises quality work experiences for European graduates and undergraduates. Working in partnerships with European Universities, Vocational Colleges, and local businesses we create strong internship opportunities with the students and business hosts at the core of the partnership. We focus on matching academic background, career objectives and skill sets of each participant to the right company to ensure all stakeholders benefit from the exchange.

Placements are free and last between 2 to 6 months. Professional fields are extremely varied and include for instance: audio visual, jewellery makers, marketing, admin, IT more

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FREE Artist’s secret website makeovers worth £2500 each

Dear Artists,

Please Read and Share this with your Artist Friends.

As some of you know I have been a designer for 15 years now (here is my Portfolio https://www.alpha2design.co.uk/) and I’m setting up OhShe Designs design studio with my husband Steven who is a senior web & software developer.

To build our OHSHE portfolio we are offering a FREE Artist’s secret website makeovers worth £2500 each.

Are you a Painter, Sculptor, Architect, Photographer, Writer, Musician, Cultural/Arts non-profit organisation or working with ceramics, metal or glass? In April we are offering a free web design & development to Artists and charities.

3 Artist/organisations will be picked randomly using http://www.miniwebtool.com/random-name-picker/
3 Artists will be chosen based on the quality of the submission. more

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OPPORTUNITY | £5000/£2000 Scottish Portrait Award

2017, marks the launch of the SCOTTISH PORTRAIT AWARDS (SPA).
Open to fine artists and photographers born, living or studying in Scotland. The Awards seek to bring together the very best in contemporary Scottish Portraiture.
I write to announce that submissions will be welcomed from January 2017.
 
The SCOTTISH PORTRAIT AWARD for 2D/3D FINE ART, offers a FIRST PRIZE of £5000. Entrants may submit works in any medium.
2D submissions for the SPA, Fine Art Awards, should be no smaller than 30cm x 30cm and no larger than 150cm x 150cm when framed
3D works should be self-supporting, minimum size 30cm x 30cm x30cm and maximum size 100cm (height) x 50cm x 50cm
ALL FINE ART FINALISTS also have the opportunity to receive a PORTRAIT COMMISSION worth £3000, awarded by The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS).
 
The SCOTTISH PORTRAIT AWARD for PHOTOGRAPHY, presented in the name of esteemed photographer RICHARD COWARD, offers a FIRST PRIZE of £2000. more
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Opportunity | THE IMAGO MUNDI PROJECT

imago-mundi-projectCalling all open-minded artists, emerging or established to participate in non-profit, international project. www.imagomundiart.com

Deadline: February 4th 2017

Scotland’s representative and co-curator for the Imago Mundi project, is in search of passionate artists to contribute a piece of work in any medium only 10cmx12cm in scale. A board or stretched canvas can be supplied. Please visit the Imago Mundi website to see the wealth of artworks already curated and presented at such prestigious locations as the Venice biennale, the Dakar biennale and the Pratt institute New York.  more

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