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  • Glencoe and North Lorn Folk Museum
    Glencoe and North Lorn Folk Museum
  • Old woman in historic dress cooks at an open hearth in the centre of a reconstruction of an old croft house
    The Highland Folk Museum, Newtonmore
  • A stone carving on display at the Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
    Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
  • The Skye Museum of Island Life
    The Skye Museum of Island Life

Discover the Highlands’ arts and culture attractions where you can see how the region’s ancient landscapes, fascinating history and vibrant culture have inspired the work of many talented people.

From the thriving city to peaceful towns and villages, you can explore a fantastic variety of arts centres, galleries, theatres and craft shops spread throughout the Highlands.

Visit Johnstons of Elgin and discover the history of Scottish cashmere, catch a show in the legendary Eden Court Theatre, or head to the Isle of Skye where you will find an artistic hub of local crafts people and a thriving arts scene. You will also find that some of the Highlands’ arts and culture attractions offer workshops, where you can embrace your creative side and make your very own piece of art.

Browse through the listings of arts and culture attractions in the Highlands and start planning your creative day out today.

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  1. Gradings

    Tain

    View the stunning, handmade work of acclaimed glass designers Brodie Nairn and Nichola Burns at their working studio and gallery in the pretty Highland town of Tain.

  2. Gradings

    Halistra

    Choose a special gift or keepsake of Skye from the incredible range of local arts and crafts on display at this small shore side workshop and gallery.

  3. Gradings

    • 4 Museum
    4 Museum

    Inverness City Centre

    Explore exciting stories from the past and learn about the people, environment and traditions of the Highlands at Inverness Museum and Art Gallery.

  4. Orbost Gallery

    Type

    Galleries

    Gradings

    • 3 Arts Venue
    3 Arts Venue

    Dunvegan

    The Orbost Gallery features a wide range of professional artwork celebrating the stunning and unique landscapes and features of Skye and the Highlands.

  5. The Thurso Cinema

    Type

    Cinema

    Gradings

    Thurso

    Welcome to The Thurso Cinema

  6. Lime Tree Gallery

    Type

    Galleries

    Gradings

    • 4 Arts Venue
    4 Arts Venue

    Fort William & Lochaber

    The gallery is a purpose built space rare in the north west highlands and is the perfect place to visit.

  7. The Skye Shilasdair Shop

    Type

    Arts & Crafts

    Gradings

    • 4 Visitor Attraction
    4 Visitor Attraction

    Halistra

    Browse a marvelous array of hand knitted and naturally dyed garments and yarns at this excellent wool shop on the Isle of Skye.

  8. Gradings

    • 5 Visitor Attraction
    5 Visitor Attraction

    Elgin

    Johnstons of Elgin has been creating the finest woollen and cashmere cloth, clothing and accessories since 1797.

  9. Gradings

    • 4 Visitor Attraction
    4 Visitor Attraction

    Helmsdale

    Timespan Heritage and Arts Centre is a museum of social and natural history, contemporary art gallery, archive, gift shop, herb garden and cafe.

  10. Clan Gunn Heritage Centre

    Type

    Exhibitions

    Gradings

    • 3 Visitor Attraction
    3 Visitor Attraction

    Caithness and North Coast Sutherland area

    The Clan Gunn Heritage Centre tells the story of one of Scotland's oldest clans, from its Norse origins to the present day.

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