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Brushstrokes

Did you know that OnFife museums look after an amazing collection of paintings, prints and drawings?

Want to know more? Then come along to our new exhibition and feast your eyes on some of the fantastic artworks we have here in Fife. There are works by William McTaggart, Elizabeth Blackadder, John Bellany and all four Scottish Colourists, as well as a host of other gems, just waiting to be discovered. Whether you favour traditional or contemporary, have a fondness for a stunning seascape, a soft spot for a still life or a passion for portraits, there is truly something for everyone.

Gain a special insight with our Staff Picks and help us find out more about what we should be collecting in the future and what you’d like to see us displaying in our galleries.

What is there to do?  

  • Listen to some of the artists talk about their work*   
  • Discover hidden details in some of the paintings*  
  • Chat to our curators about the collection and the exhibition (on certain days and times only)  

*Please bring a smartphone and headphones to access the above-mentioned digital elements in the galleries.   

For families  

  • Get creative with our Art Cart  
  • Try out our Matching Memory Game and jigsaw
  • Pick up an Art Pack with activities to do in the gallery and at home  

For information about Kirkcaldy Galleries and Brushstrokes:

Phone: 01592 583206

Email: kirkcaldy.galleries@onfife.com

Brushstrokes at Home  

Watch:  

Find out more about some of the artists featured in the exhibition 

 

Listen:  

Couldn’t access artists’ audio recordings while you were visiting the exhibition? You can find them by clicking on one of the links below: 

Artist audio recordings

or

Artist audio recordings

 

Purchase:   

Purchase prints of some of the works on display by clicking on the link below: 

Purchase prints 

Share your thoughts:

Visited Brushstrokes but did not have time to fill in our feedback postcard? Find a digital version of it here:

Share your thoughts

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For families:  

Mini Museum Makes: Fruity Still-Life

Be inspired by ‘Still Life, Bowl of Fruit’ by French artist Henri Fantin-Latour and create your own fruity collage! 

 

Mini Museum Makes: Tulips 

Brighten up your room with a colourful 3D bunch of tulips, inspired by ‘Tulips’ by Scottish artist S. J. Peploe. 

Times & Location

Kirkcaldy Galleries

War Memorial Gardens,
Kirkcaldy,
KY1 1YG
01592 583206

Wednesday 7th Dec
10:00 am - 17:00 pm
Thursday 8th Dec
10:00 am - 19:00 pm
Friday 9th Dec
10:00 am - 17:00 pm
Saturday 10th Dec
10:00 am - 16:00 pm
Sunday 11th Dec
12:00 pm - 16:00 pm
Monday 12th Dec
10:00 am - 17:00 pm
Tuesday 13th Dec
10:00 am - 17:00 pm
Wednesday 14th Dec
10:00 am - 17:00 pm
Thursday 15th Dec
10:00 am - 19:00 pm
Friday 16th Dec
10:00 am - 17:00 pm
Saturday 17th Dec
10:00 am - 16:00 pm
Sunday 18th Dec
12:00 pm - 16:00 pm
Monday 19th Dec
10:00 am - 17:00 pm
Tuesday 20th Dec
10:00 am - 17:00 pm
Wednesday 21st Dec
10:00 am - 17:00 pm
Thursday 22nd Dec
10:00 am - 19:00 pm
Friday 23rd Dec
10:00 am - 17:00 pm
Saturday 24th Dec
10:00 am - 16:00 pm
Sunday 25th Dec
12:00 pm - 16:00 pm
Monday 26th Dec
10:00 am - 17:00 pm
Tuesday 27th Dec
10:00 am - 17:00 pm
Wednesday 28th Dec
10:00 am - 17:00 pm
Thursday 29th Dec
10:00 am - 19:00 pm
Friday 30th Dec
10:00 am - 17:00 pm
Saturday 31st Dec
10:00 am - 16:00 pm
Sunday 1st Jan
12:00 pm - 16:00 pm
Monday 2nd Jan
10:00 am - 17:00 pm
Tuesday 3rd Jan
10:00 am - 17:00 pm
Wednesday 4th Jan
10:00 am - 17:00 pm
Thursday 5th Jan
10:00 am - 19:00 pm
Friday 6th Jan
10:00 am - 17:00 pm
Saturday 7th Jan
10:00 am - 16:00 pm
Sunday 8th Jan
12:00 pm - 16:00 pm
Monday 9th Jan
10:00 am - 17:00 pm