• An Lanntair is a long-established multi-arts venue based in Stornoway. Our work stretches across a national and international platform, yet our distinctiveness lies in being ‘of the place’, rooted in who we are. The residency programme is designed to give participants an opportunity for creative research and exploration in a rich and dynamic environment with the support of our curatorial and technical staff

  • Studio Facilities Light studio space with running water and toilet facilities – this facility is out of Stornoway in a...
    An Lanntair Building, John Maher

    Studio Facilities 

    Light studio space with running water and toilet facilities – this facility is out of Stornoway in a rural setting 



    £30 per day 


    Minimum Period

    1 month


    Maximum Period

    3 months


    Support offered

    Technical support, equipment loan, advice on island networks and services such as boat access, curatorial support, community introduction.


    Promotional support offered

    Yes, in consultation with our Marketing Officer.


    Exhibition opportunities

    Yes, in consultation with our Programmers.





    Accommodation offered

    No – there are a range of accommodation possibilities in rural or Stornoway locations, often working in partnership with the Cultural organisation Grinneabhat www.grinneabhat.com/


    Alternative accommodation

    We can offer the possibility of working and staying in a rural, community-based setting that also has exhibiting and workshop possibilities www.grinneabhat.com/



    Travel to Stornoway is possible by air from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness and by ferry from Ullapool. There is a public transport service on the island. The suggested accommodation and studio is 15 miles from Stornoway with another more rural studio available 40 miles from Stornoway. Therefore, access to a car is useful. 



    An Lanntair is a wheelchair accessible venue with a lift.



    It is recommended that the artist has their own insurance in place. 


    For further details please visit lanntair.com

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