Hulabhaig @ Baile na Cille Church

2023 Events

Rupachitta Robertson

23rd March to 26th March 2023.
Opening invent: from 4pm Thursday 23rd March 2023

Local artist and sculptor Rupa shows some new work created while exploring ideas and seeking inspiration from Baile na Cille church during a short winter residency.

Island Contemporary 2023

19th May to 2nd June 2023.
Curated by Andy Laffan
Opening invent: from 4pm Friday 19th May 2023

Themed and titled ‘Time’ this curated group show will feature new work from up to 20 island based contemporary artists. A chance to see and meet local artists and to enjoy some excellent new work in this beautiful new art venue, Baile na Cille church.

Artists include: Stephan-Maria Aust, Geoff Stear, Danielle Macleod, Jon Macleod, Mhairi Law, Mairi Gillies, Andy Laffan, Andrea Ingram, David Knight, Margaret Uttley, Sonja Witts, Gill Thompson and Rupachita Robertson.

Will Maclean: Compelled by Memory

16th to 30th June 2023.
Curated by Malcolm Maclean
Opening invent: from 4pm Friday 16th June 2023

Major Scottish artist, Will Maclean, has created a powerful series of award winning public artworks that commemorate major events in the history of the Isle of Lewis. This Baile Na Cille exhibition will centre on the large photographic images of these dramatic structures that recently featured in Will's retrospective exhibition at the City Art Centre in Edinburgh.

Katie Harris-Macleod

14th to 28th July 2023.
Curated by Jon Macleod
Opening invent: from 4pm Friday 14th July 2023

New work from this multidisciplinary Scottish Australian contemporary artist. She has lived and worked across the Hebrides of Scotland and the rural Highlands of Argyll, each landscape and its people becoming a palimpsest of memory and time. She has been awarded a wide variety of international study tours and residencies across Scotland, Ireland, France, and most recently, the ecologically diverse landscape of South East Queensland, Australia.

Uig Open 2023

Online Exhibition (dates to be confirmed)

Baile na Cille church, Uig, Isle of Lewis.

Hulabhaig would like to thank Ian Scarr-Hall for his encouragement and support in helping this project to progress.

Grateful thanks also go to Brian and Miranda Gayton, who have provided us with a truly remarkable venue to work with.

Sponsorship and support will be a key part of developing our projects and securing the future of Baile na Cille church. If you would like to support us, please check out the 'Support Us' page where we will be outlining ways in which you can help.

Please note: Due to the current condition of the church all exhibitions at Baile na Cille, are 'By Appointment Only', we do not charge for entry but encourage donations. Please contact to book your visit. Opening events are free and do not required booking.