Art & Archaeology: Climate, Environment, Weather College Certificate

What is special about this course?

This course will explore the synergy between Art and Archaeology, through a combination of lectures, discussion, and field work. Working with UHI Lecturers you will explore the subject matter with expert tutelage, producing creative work with a grounding in archaeological enquiry. Aimed at creative practitioners or those with an interest in both subject areas.

Entry requirements

Some knowledge of contemporary art is preferable

Day 1

Intro to the course and meet the group

Introduction to Archaeology and methods for recording.

Explore the synergy and intersections.


Day 2

Pre-recorded site visit, Dr Emily Gal and Rosie Blake in conversation.

Presentation on specific sites related to themes of climate/environment/weather.

Phenomenology in Art and Archaeological practices.


Day 3

Presenting and sharing work in a group review: a group feedback session with specific questions to lead discussion.



Paper or sketchbook, pencils, notebook, camera or camera phone, other art materials of your chosen medium, a space to make work.

How will I study my course?

  • Evening
  • Short course
  • Online

This course offers an introduction to study in the area of Art and Archaeology. On completion of the course you will be able to carry out basic archaeological recording techniques including stratigraphy, scaled drawings and photograph, and you will be able to apply these methods to a process of art making. You will gain insight into the theories and techniques which intersect the two subject areas.

How long will my course last?

3 Weeks

10 hours

Where can I study my course?

    • UHI Outer Hebrides
    • UHI Outer Hebrides (Stornoway Campus)
    • UHI Outer Hebrides (Lochmaddy Campus)

Start date

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