For the third year in a row our MA in Contemporary Art and Archaeology secured a 100 per cent satisfaction rating in the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey, while our MLitt in Archaeological Studies scored 86 per cent.
We are now accepting students for our MA in Contemporary Art and Archaeology programme, which starts in September 2023.
Our Ness to Ness art and archaeology workshop returns in August for the first time since 2019 – and with the excavations at the Ness of Brodgar closing in 2024, this will be one of the last opportunities to experience it!
Join Antonia and Chris for a free talk/workshop on Tuesday May 23, and Wednesday, May 24, 2023.
Shapinsay and Sanday residents can look forward to a free talk and workshop exploring Neolithic rock art in Orkney later this month.
The impact of art and archaeology in Orkney is one of the case studies highlighted in the latest edition of British Archaeology magazine.
For the second year running our MA in Contemporary Art and Archaeology has a 100 per cent student satisfaction rating, while our MLitt in Archaeological Studies secured a 94 per cent satisfaction rate.
The art and archaeology of rubbish is the subject of a free online seminar by Dr Antonia Thomas next week.
At the end of its first year, the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute MA in Contemporary Art and Archaeology secured a 100 per cent satisfaction rating in the Postgraduate Teaching Experience Survey.
In Art/Archaeology: Exploring Disciplinary Edges, Dr Thomas sketched out the history of the relationship between art and archaeology, before presenting case studies of artists who explore archaeological themes, and archaeologists whose work crosses over into visual arts practice.
Dr Antonia Thomas is a lecturer in archaeology at the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute based in Orkney, Scotland. Antonia’s work focuses on art and archaeology in its broadest sense – from the interpretation of prehistoric art, to the intersections between contemporary art practice and the archaeological imagination.