Saturday, May 30, 2015

Scottish Diaspora Tapestry on Global Tour

Tapestry, Scotland, Diaspora, Bergen, Barga, Scots, Tour, Veere, Scots HouseThe Scottish Diaspora Tapestry, which I posted about in 2012 and 2014, is now on tour.  It has recently been on display in Bergen, Norway hosted by the Bergen Scottish Society and Margaret Torbjørnsen. Read more here.

The remaining tour dates for 2015 are:

  • 20 May - 26 July at the Scots House Museum, Veere, The Netherlands (Read more here and here)
  • 8-26 Augusts at the Conservatorio, Barga (the most Scottish place in), Italy  
  • 29 August - 26 September at the Museum of Commune di Picinisco, Picinisco, Italy
  • 5-29 October at the Boussy Saint Antoine, Paris, France
There are plans afoot to take the tour to Australasia in December 2015 and to North America in 2016.

Over three-hundred of the panels are now complete and on display. This page has links to all diaspora countries that participated. Sign-up for their newsletter for updates on future tour stops. Read about the arrangements for the current tour here and see the official tour leaflet here (PDF).

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