Past Exhibitions & Events

 

Recent exhibitions and events featuring the life and work of Wilhelmina Barns-Graham hosted by the Trust and partner organisations.

Lime and Flame, gouache on paper, 1958, British Museum © Wilhelmina Barns-Graham Trust

A Scot in St Ives | British Museum

30 January - 12 May 2024

An acrylic painting with an abstract composition of vertical brushstrokes in bright colours on a yellow background

Modern Scots | Perth Art Gallery

06 April 2023 - 06 April 2024

an abstract painting of vertical brushstrokes of various thickness in white, black, blue and yellow on a red background

Parallel Lives

16 September 2023 - 13 January 2024

Painting of three abstracted rock shapes in blues and black, with sea and two island formations in the background.

“Sheer Verve”

15 September - 15 December 2023

Inside Landscape

17 June - 19 August 2023

An etching in red-brown ink with 6 wavy lines representing the sea and horizon

W. Barns-Graham: Artist’s Prints

28 May - 19 June 2023

A silhouette of the coastline of St Andrews with the sea in the foreground drawn in in fine parallel undulating lines.

Green Spaces Through an Artistic Lens

25 March - 14 May 2023

Paths to Abstraction Talk

23 March 2023 2:00 pm

A painting of a black hill with loosely drawn rocks shapes in the foreground and blue sky

Into the Distance

14 January - 01 March 2023

Art Unlocked: Wilhelmina Barns-Graham Trust

22 February 2023 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

A painting of vertical brushstrokes in black and yellow with a black circle beneath one of the right. The background is orange with a red vertical band at the centre.

SSA 130 Years | Annual Exhibition

17 December 2022 - 10 January 2023

A painting of two wave shapes made up of tiny randomly placed squares, half white half black on a background divided vertically into yellow black and white.

A Matter of Age?

08 November - 16 December 2022

A painting with brown and olive green background with a horizontal band of small red randomly scattered squares across the centre

Lindisfarne Gospels

17 September - 03 December 2022

An oil painting of complex geometric shapes in greys whites and blues representing a glacier

Like a Huge Scotland

05 - 27 November 2022

An oil painting with bands of sky, land, sea, land and sea. The sky and sea are in similar greeny-greys. The land is divided into smaller geometric shapes in browns, greens and yellows.

The Northern Isles

03 - 26 November 2022

Painting with light purple background and vertical brushstrokes in shade of blue, orange and red

World Première Performance: Four Abstracts (2021)

20 November 2022 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

An oil painting of abstract geometric forms in white, blues, reds and browns represent an ice cavern

Like a Huge Scotland | Lynne Green on WBG

17 November 2022 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Annual Lecture 2022: Professor Pete Nienow

12 November 2022 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm

An oil painting of complex geometric shapes in greys whites and blues representing a glacier

Like a Huge Scotland | Preview

04 November 2022 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Detail of a painting. Abstract shapes mainly in white with areas of green and blue with black lines and scratches

Like a Huge Scotland | Live Edit

24 - 27 October 2022

Living the Landscape

28 May - 25 September 2022

An oil painting with bands of sky, land, sea and land. The sky and sea are in similar greeny-greys. The land is divided into smaller geometric shapes in browns, greens and yellows.

Inspirational Journeys

18 June - 20 August 2022