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Pier Arts Centre

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Pier Arts Centre

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28-30 Victoria Street, Stromness KW16 3AA Scotland
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Orkney Islands Day Trip from John O'Groats
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Orkney Islands Day Trip from John O'Groats

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With at least 5,000 years of history, the rugged Orkney Islands are one of Scotland’s most compelling destinations. Skip the car hire costs and soak up the sights with a guide on this convenient coach tour from John O’Groats. Ride the Churchill Barriers that link the islands; see Stromness, Kirkwall, Skara Brae, and the Italian Chapel; and look for seals and seabirds on the Scapa Flow. Tour excludes entrance fees.
$108.61 per adult
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Margaret T wrote a review Dec 2019
14 contributions5 helpful votes
You are welcomed by the Pier Arts shop, full of quality locally produced work, excellent books relevant to the Margaret Gardner Collection, current exhibitions and artists connected to Orkney and Pier Arts. The Collection is lovely and nicely displayed. Visiting exhibitions are top quality, well displayed and plenty information. Don't be put off thinking "Art" is not for you, the building itself and the view of the harbour from the seaside windows are worth a visit!
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Date of experience: September 2019
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ScottishHikers wrote a review Oct 2019
Glasgow, United Kingdom22 contributions16 helpful votes
This is a truly world-class arts centre with a masterfully curated collection which belies its location and size of venue. A beautifully crafted set of small conjoined buildings, the Pier is something of a Tardis which demands you slow yourself down as you keek out from its windows framing superb harbour, island and intimate courtyard views or as you peer at some truly intimate and beautiful works. The sustained quality of the artists and exhibitions mounted over the years is truly remarkable.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Gabriel H wrote a review Sep 2019
Bellaire, Texas7,012 contributions934 helpful votes
Located on Victoria Street, near the ferry docking area, this small arts gallery offers a number of arts exhibits, in addition to local arts and crafts and a few articles of clothing from local material. The exhibit we saw during our visit was modern, included several artists and was quite pleasing to the eye. There was no entrance fee and the staff was quite helpful and friendly.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from PierArtsCentre1, Manager at Pier Arts Centre
Responded Oct 1, 2019
Many thanks for your review Gabriel. Glad you enjoyed your visit to the gallery!
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Phil P wrote a review Sep 2019
Nottingham, United Kingdom39 contributions12 helpful votes
A beautiful space I could (should) have stayed longer in. Loved the Anish Kapoor and other exhibits and the lay out of the Centre. Highly recommended!
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from PierArtsCentre1, Manager at Pier Arts Centre
Responded Sep 4, 2019
Dear Phil Many thanks for your review. We are glad you enjoyed you visit so much. Hope to be able to welcome you to the gallery again!
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Andrew R wrote a review Aug 2019
76 contributions26 helpful votes
A surprising place to see key British Artists - plenty of Ben Nicholson and Barbara Hepworth pieces along with Terry Frost and an acquisition by Anish Kapoor. Great location with some arty views out of the window to take in too. Well done Stromnes!
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from PierArtsCentre1, Manager at Pier Arts Centre
Responded Sep 2, 2019
Dear Andrew Many thanks for your review. Glad you enjoyed the displays and the gallery!
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