News & Events

A Woman’s Place: Prominent women from the history of Nairn

A celebration of Nairn's most notable women through the years.

The exhibition runs from 28th March until 24th May 2020


Retail Therapy: Shops and businesses in the historic market town of Nairn

An exhibition highlighting the many shops and businesses that have thrived in the local Nairnshire community.

The exhibition runs from 6th June until 15th August 2020

Isobel Gowdie, Witch of Auldearn: A cycle of paintings by Julia Jeffrey

A fascinating insight into self-confessed witch, Isobel Gowdie through the work of local artist Julia Jeffrey. Isobel Gowdie's confession in 1662 provides one of the most comprehensive insights into European witchcraft folklore at the end of the 17th Century witch-hunt era. 

The exhibition runs from 29th August until 25th October 2020

Nairn Rotary Club Present a Grand Charity Concert - November 16th at 7:30pm

Come along to Nairn Community and Arts Centre to hear the Inverness Fiddlers play a set of traditional Scottish music (led by Doug Stuart) with the a capella singers "The Broads".

Tickets are priced at £12 or £5 for students and are available from the Nairn Community and Arts Centre (Telephone 01667 453476) or online from All proceeds will go towards the Alan Barron Memorial Family History Room at Nairn Museum.

To see the event poster, please click here.


An exhibition of pottery and paintings from Nairn Pottery and Eunnice Forman
Come and see some wonderful examples of local ceramics from Nairn Pottery. The Pottery was latterly located at the Clifton House Hotel and was owned by Gordon and Muriel McIntyre. Many pieces of the pieces on show are by Muriel’s students, one being Roddy Butler.

The Museum will also be exhibiting paintings by Eunice Forman, a celebrated local artist who is inspired by the breathtaking Nairnshire landscapes.

Exhibition opens September 9th and runs until October 25th.

To see the event poster, please click here.

The best years of our lives ?

An exhibition of photographs from Nairnshire schools including a register of names. We are missing many of the names, so come down to the Museum and see if you can help us add any of the missing ones.

Exhibition opens July 22nd and runs until September 5th.

To see the event poster, please click here.

New Exhibition - "Giesecke Rocks"
An exhibition of rocks and minerals from Greenland collected by the great Sir Charles Lewis Geisecke (1761-1833).
Exhibition opens Monday 8th April.

To see the event poster, please click here.