John Muir Open 2021 | Message to the Earth

04sep(sep 4)1:00 pm31oct(oct 31)5:00 pm Tagsarts,arts4cop,climate,climateart,COP26,earth,sustainabilityJohn Muir Open 2021 | Message to the EarthIn-person exhibition at Dunbar Town House Gallery, DunbarDunbar Town House Gallery, High Street, Dunbar, EH42 1ER(September 4) 1:00 pm - (October 31) 5:00 pm OrganiserNorth Light ArtsEvent TypeCultural, Arts & Social

Event Details

Applications invited for the John Muir Open 2021

This exhibition is proposed to encourage people to think about the current conversations taking place and those that are likely to be shared at COP26, about the sustainability of our earth and the ways in which arts can encourage people to think about how they can contribute.

Artist Natalie Taylor will lead on a community project, which will create a large cloak to walk to the Pilgrimage, collecting soil samples on the way to Glasgow. Headed by artist Jonathan Baxter, the pilgrimage will take walkers on a journey from an opening event in Dunbar.

You can submit existing artwork in any art form provided there is a link to the theme of the exhibition and artwork should prompt questions or provide potential solutions to the global crisis we are all facing. The invited artist will be Robert Powell and a possible five applicants will be chosen to exhibit alongside.

DEADLINE for applications: Monday 9th August at midnight 2021

Send entries to: [email protected] 

A panel will decide on the successful applicants and all will be contacted by Friday 15th August.



September 4 (Saturday) 1:00 pm - October 31 (Sunday) 5:00 pm


Dunbar Town House Gallery

High Street, Dunbar, EH42 1ER


North Light Arts

North Light Arts are an artist-led organisation delivering innovative public arts projects and educational initiatives in and around Dunbar.
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