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An exhibition featuring local artists, from the Carrick area.

The McKechnie is proud to present a selection of art for sale, created by local artists working in the Carrick area.

Andy Moore, "just a local guy" with a real passion for wildlife and animals, works in coloured pencils and acrylic paints. He aims to capture detail and a sense of realism.

Bill Arnott is in his 70s and still learning different art mediums; lately exploring computer art.

Ian McKenzie is a graduate of Glasgow School of Art, based in Girvan, creating murals, signs, banners and stained glass works.

John Nisbet was born in Girvan. A talented Artist from his school days, he is a member of both Art for Pleasure, and Ayr Sketch Club, and still undertakes professional courses to extend his skills.

Renee Hunter - a newly qualified local Art & Design Teacher - presents her series of hand drawn screen-printed images, exploring local myths and folk tales,

Sue Bailey specialises in Animal Portraits in Pastel, capturing owner's much loved pets.

ScotlandModern art

The McKechnie Institute

Dalrymple Street, Girvan, South Ayrshire, KA26 9AE

01465 713643


Opening times

Temporarily closed

  • Entry will remain free of charge, however all visitors must pre-book a ticket for a one hour period; if you would like to stay longer you can book an additional slot.
  • Visitors are asked to wear a face covering whilst indoors.
  • There is a one-way system in place and clear signage to direct you.
  • There will be hand sanitiser dispensers at each door way and we would ask that you use this upon arrival and regularly throughout your visit.
  • 2m floor markings are in place throughout the building and we ask that you maintain a 2m distance when inside.

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