Don McCullin is a British photojournalist, particularly recognised for his war photography and images of urban strife. This exhibition at Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries, is on loan from ARTIST ROOMS and the Tate, shows the full range of his remarkable work dating from the early 1960s to his landscape work in the 2000s.
Public Events and Workshops
At the Robert Burns Film Theatre
Wed 27 Sept 7.30pm
The feature length film by Jacqui and David Morris on Don McCullin. £7/£5.30conc. (95min)
At Gracefield Arts Centre
Sat 30 Sept 10am-12.30pm Get to Know your Digital Camera!
A practical session with award-winning Dumfries photographer, Rod Wheelans, covering all the basics of your kit and troubleshooting any issues you may have. There may even be an opportunity to take some pictures with Rod’s assistance. Suitable for age 12 and up, £8/£5conc, includes refreshments. Places must be pre-booked on 01387 262084.
Thurs 12 Oct 6.30pm-9.30pm WITNESS
A workshop led by Tom Pow that draws on the photographs of Don McCullin to create poems and short pieces of prose. Primarily an award-winning poet, Tom has also written young adult novels, picture books, radio plays and travel books.
Places must be pre-booked on 01387 262084. Cost £20/£17conc. includes refreshments.
October School Holidays
FREE drop-in activities for families with a photo-image theme
Sat 14 and Wed 18 Oct 10.30am-2.30pm and Sun 19 Nov 12noon-3pm
Gracefield closing party
A last chance to see the show with a informal gallery talk with Arts Officer Dawn Henderby.
FREE, with refreshments served, all welcome.