Visual Arts

Rebirth & Revolution: the Life and Legacy of Mary Barnes 

Falkland Estate, Falkland
FREE

Visit Rebirth & Revolution: the Life and Legacy of Mary Barnes at Falkland Estate in Fife. Barnes’s artwork demonstrates the radical potential of creativity to support recovery from mental illness.

Hard to Look At: Exhibition Review

Curated by Glasgow-based artist and writer Luke ‘Luca’ Cockayne and also showcasing works by Carys Reilly and Chandelle Waugh, multimedia exhibition Hard To Look At instigates a unique and innovative way of experiencing art that explores potentially triggering content.

Film

Riptide

Lyth Arts Centre, Wick
FREE

Writer and director Tim Barrow hosts this screening of Riptide at Lyth Arts Centre, followed by a post-show Q&A.

Film

Donnie Darko

Heart of Hawick, Hawick
£5 / £3
15+

After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes. Screening as part of Not, Interrupted, a series of films that explore mental health on the big screen.

Visual Arts

Hard to Look at

Whitespace Gallery, Edinburgh
FREE
18+

How do we curate potentially triggering art? This exhibition of work from Luke ‘Luca’ Cockayne, Carys Reilly and Chandelle Waugh asks how artists can explore difficult work in a way that is safe for themselves and others. 

Visual Arts

Rebirth & Revolution: the Life and Legacy of Mary Barnes 

The ARC, Glasgow
FREE

Rebirth & Revolution celebrates the life and legacy of Mary Barnes (1923-2002) in her centenary year. Barnes was resident at R. D. Laing’s therapeutic community, a radical experiment in anti-psychiatry, at Kingsley Hall from 1965-1970. Her artwork demonstrates the radical potential of creativity to support recovery from mental illness.

Visual Arts

Mary Barnes: A Tour of Works in Store

Glasgow Museums Resource Centre, Glasgow
FREE

A tour of works by Mary Barnes in the Glasgow Museums Resource Centre store, led by Dr Anthony Lewis, curator of Scottish History, Glasgow Life Museums.

Visual Arts

Mary Barnes: The Revolution Continues

Zoom
FREE
18+

This online panel event brings together experts from archive, theatre, library studies, psychology and psychotherapy to discuss Mary Barnes’s legacy and what it teaches us about the revolutionary potential of creativity.