Fruitmarket Gallery Listed for Clore Award

. April 21, 2011 . 0 Comments

Air lomlaid, the ambitious artist-led exhibition / education project involving children from Skye and Edinburgh exploring their language, culture and environment and sharing their experience and inspiring schools throughout Scotland.

This project culminated in a hugely popular exhibition at The Fruitmarket Gallery in April 2010, which attracted over 15,000 people in its four-week run, and was subsequently shown in Skye and Inverness.

The award recognises quality, impact and innovation in using museums and galleries for learning activities and initiatives.

The Clore long list is selected by an expert judging panel, co-chaired by Dame Vivien Duffield DBE, Chairman of the Clore Duffield Foundation and Sally Bacon, Executive Director. They are joined by Cerrie Burnell, presenter on BBC CBeebies, Gerard Kelly, Editor of the Times Education Supplement, and Mark Taylor, Director of the Museums Association.

The short lists for the Clore Award will be announced on 19 May and the winner announced on 15 June.

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