Monumental Visions: Art and Archaeology in the Heart of Orkney World Heritage Site

Project Details

Layman's description

Funded by a Royal Society of Edinburgh Arts and Humanities Small Research Grant, this project explored the relationship between archaeological process and contemporary artistic practice in Orkney through the lens of the Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site. Two successful seminar days consisting of lectures and facilitated discussions were held at Orkney College and the Pier Arts Centre, and included a wide spectrum of participants comprising visual artists, writers, curators, choreographers, and academics.
Effective start/end date1/01/1031/12/10


  • Art and Archaeology


  • 2 Participation in conference
  • 2 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
  • 1 Types of Public engagement and outreach - Public lecture/debate/seminar
  • 1 Invited talk

Exploring Archaeology and Creativity

Antonia Thomas (Organiser)

28 Jan 2011

Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Public lecture/debate/seminar

State of the Art: Visual Traditions and the Highlands and Islands of Scotland

Antonia Thomas (Speaker)

26 Jun 2010

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Public lecture, Salisbury Museum

Antonia Thomas (Invited speaker)

13 Apr 2010

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk