The Iona Gallery is set close to the centre of Kingussie, a delightful town in the heart of the Scottish Highlands with lovely cafes and beautiful scenery, within the Cairngorm National Park. Our gallery, the only public art gallery in the Cairngorm National Park, is run by the SBSA (Society of Badenoch and Strathspey Artists) a community group whose aims are to promote art and access to art for residents and visitors alike. We are a not-for profit company run by volunteer directors and committee members.
The High Life Highland Exhibitions Unit organise a touring calendar of art exhibitions that continue to visit the gallery monthly from April to November, with a breaks for the popular SBSA Summer Exhibition and other special exhibitions. Our members and Friends, both professional and amateur, number between 80 and 100. We produce a wide range of art and craftwork which is on regular display for sale in our…
handmade in the cairngorms
… studio shop. Items include jewelry, sculpture, textiles, prints, ceramics, drawing and painting. We also have a regular SBSA Winter Art Fair, artists workshops and social events. If you would like to join our group, please look on our Members’ page.
Our next event at the gallery will be:
The Kingussie Food on Film Festival - 30th January - 3 February. The opening night of the Festival will be at the gallery featuring a Spanish theme night. We will be welcoming visitors with tapas, sangria and Spanish music, Spanish inspired artwork on the walls and a the feature film: Volver, set in Spain, All tickets are now available to purchase online via paypal and will be also be on sale at the Caberfeidh Bookshop in January.
Usual opening hours:
Monday, Thursday and Friday 1pm-5pm
Saturday and Sunday 11am - 5pm
Closed: Tuesday and Wednesday
Please check events listings for any changes to these times.
Please note that the gallery may be closed for longer periods during the winter months, and between exhibitions, so it is advisable to look on the Exhibitions and Events page before planning your trip.