What's On

From visiting the Lewis Chessmen to enjoying a touring exhibition or taking part in an activity, find out what you can see and do at each of our venues.

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Entry by donation Exhibition Stornoway
20th Jan - 12th Apr 2024

Seinn Spioradail: Sacred Soundscapes of the Highlands and Islands

Seinn Spioradail:Sacred Soundscapes of the Highlands and Islands - exhibition by Dr Frances Wilkins

Entry by donation Exhibition Lionacleit
10th Feb - 31st May 2024

Rain Coming from the Hebrides

Gösta Sandberg is a Swedish retired museum photographer and curator . In July 1977 he spent a few weeks touring the Outer Hebrides. His photographs are artistic as well as documentary.


Come and visit the Lewis Chessmen

Museum nan Eilean has six of the famous chess pieces on loan from the British Museum.



Dùthchas is an immersive film gallery that lets you experience the changing landscapes across the Outer Hebrides from moorland, to machair, to croft, to seascapes.


Eileanaich Gallery

This gallery focuses on the people of the islands in photographs, video and audio.


Blas nan Eilean

This is the main gallery and covers the themes of the Land, the Sea, Working Life and Community Life.


Air an Stairsich

Air an Stairsich (On the Threshold) looks to the future as well as the past. The gallery also includes a small space for cèilidhs (gatherings).

Exhibition Free Online

Tales of the Unexpected

Our online exhibition for the Between Islands project asks 'What do you think is the most unexpected thing about the islands?'

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