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Temporary Closure of Mackintosh House

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  The Hunterian’s Mackintosh House will close for a short period of refurbishment from Tuesday 21 November 2017.   The Mackintosh House, part of the Hunterian Art Gallery on the University of Glasgow campus, is one of Glasgow’s most popular tourist attractions, welcoming visitors from around the world.   The refurbishment works will include the […]

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RGI Annual Exhibition, The Mitchell Library, 11 November – 26 November, 2017

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The Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts 154th Open Annual Exhibition 2017 The exhibition opens on Saturday 11th November and is on until the 26th November. Open Mon-Sat 9am – 5pm, Thurs 9am – 7.30pm and Sun 12noon – 4pm. The Mitchell Library, North Street G3 7DN Works in painting, sculpture, fine art photography, […]

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Christmas Art Show, Lillie Gallery, November – December, 2017

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Opening Hours at Lillie Gallery Exhibition launches 10 November, 2017 Tuesday to Saturday (Closed Sunday and Monday) 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. closed for lunch 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.  Exhibition and gifts for sale. 

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Poetry at Inn Deep, Tuesday 14 November, 2017

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8 – 11 p.m.  Well after that birthday MADNESS Inn Deep is getting back to normal with some amazing poetry for you lovely people  Stephen Watt  Fraser Keatings Tawnya Renelle Mallie McCown  Samuel Glover Beth Frieden Nisha Patel  Hosted by @samsmallpoetry of @spec_books New Space Fifth Year  Nothings  Changed  & Nothing  ever  will Inn Deep, […]

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Scottish Handmade Crafts, Gifts and Artists at Janet & John Glasgow

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  Janet & John – promoting Scottish creativity. A haven for Scottish Handmade Crafts Intake of new artists and crafters Janet and John Upper Floor De Courcy’s Arcade Cresswell Lane T: 07731 768373   Beautiful Selection of Cards and Calendars  Super Selection of Gifts and Cards for Christmas Choose from a wide range of gifts […]

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Archifon IV, Cryptic Sonica, University of Glasgow Chapel 1 – 5 November, 2017

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One part video game, one part holographic display, one part gigantic musical instrument: Floex and Initiwill bring the interior of the Memorial Chapel to life as you’ve never seen it before. Elements of the architecture are primed to respond to the beams from laser pointers handled by the audience: statues might suddenly sing when light strikes them, or […]

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Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art, Park Road, Glasgow

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Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com Now in its third year, Thistle Gallery continues to offer its ever growing client base wonderful and affordable art from an eclectic range of Scottish Contemporary Artists.     Carol Dunbar – Gallery Owner feature on glasgowwestend.co.uk Scottish […]

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‘Unwrapped’ Christmas Exhibition at Thistle Gallery Glasgow 4 Nov – 24 Dec, 2017

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Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com For the last six months Carol Dunbar at Thistle Gallery has been searching the length and breadth of Scotland’s thriving artistic community to create ‘Unwrapped’ Christmas Exhibition. The show will bring you an eclectic range of unique objets […]

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Easing into Autumn With ‘Seven of Seven’, Thistle Gallery from 19 October, 2017 until end of the month.

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Easing into Autumn With ‘Seven of Seven’ Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com As the night’s draw in we decided this autumn to invite seven artists to submit seven pieces of their work which best portray both their artistic inspirations and their technique…..and the […]

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Scotland’s Own Coinage, The Hunterian, From 3 October 2017

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All change – new Scottish coin exhibition reveals Hunterian treasures Scotland’s Own Coinage From 3 October 2017 Hunterian Museum Admission free (Above: James III Groat. Below: James VI Hat Piece) A new exhibition dedicated to the history of Scottish coinage is now open at The Hunterian. Scotland’s Own Coinage is the first major exhibition at […]

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A Synchronology: the contemporary and other times, Hunterian Art Gallery, 27 October 2017 – 28 January 2018

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Simon Starling, Pictures for an Exhibition 2013-2014 #12 of 36 Constantin Brancusi, Endless Column (1918), Adam & Eve (1916–21), Bird in Space (1926), Three Penguins (1911–12), Socrates (1922) (left to right). New Hunterian exhibition explores time, in collaboration with The Common Guild A Synchronology: the contemporary and other times 27 October 2017 – 28 January […]

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Family Ties, Thistle Gallery, 30 September – 15 October, 2017

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‘Family Ties’ Show Displays Creativity Runs In Their Veins Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com Thistle Gallery is delighted to welcome the talented Kinsman Blake Family with their ‘Family Ties’ Show. The exceptional creativity of this remarkable family presents a dynamic range of artistry […]

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Carol Dunbar, Gallery Owner: Local Character, Glasgow West End

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  Carol Dunbar’s Thistle Gallery, which specialises in Scottish Contemporary Art opene in Park Road, Glasgow’s West End opened in November 2014. I love going to exhibitions at large galleries like Kelvingrove, The Hunterian and GOMA but I always tend to feel a bit uncomfortable in the smaller galleries. Not so in Thistle Gallery – […]

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Glasgow Doors Open Days Glasgow School of Art, Restoring Mackintosh Building, 11 September 2017

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Conservation Philosophy: A case study – The Mackintosh Building Restoration Project The Glasgow School of Art 11 September, 2017 Reid Building, 167 Renfrew Street Glasgow G3 6RQ A lecture and panel talk discussing the conservation philosophy guiding the work undertaken to conserve, restore and rebuild the Mackintosh Building, returning it to use as a working […]

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An Afternoon at Windows in the West, Avril Paton, Mackintosh Festival 2017, Queens Cross Church, 20 October, 2017

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An Afternoon with Windows in the West Mackintosh Queen’s Cross Church Artist Avril Paton as she tells us about the inspiration and process behind two of her most iconic paintings – Windows in the West and the Art School. Refreshments included as well as the opportunity to purchase signed prints. Tickets at Eventbrite Friday 20 […]

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‘Tempest’ Stirs Up A Storm! Thistle Gallery, Park Road, 9 – 25 September, 2017

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‘Tempest’ Stirs  Up A Storm! Exhibition by artists Ian Rawnsley and Jackie Henderson. Preview 9 September, 2017. Exhibition runs until 25 September,2017. Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com From concept to curation ‘Tempest’ is a remarkable Exhibition which Previews this September (2017) at Glasgow’s […]

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Glasgow Artist Allan Richardson – Local City Scenes

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(Above is Allan’s painting of The Kibble Palace – commissioned in celebration of the Botanic Gardens Bicentenary, 2017. You can view it in the gallery at Glasgow Botanic Gardens.) Allan Richardson is  much loved and well known local artist, who  can often be seen working on his latest project in the streets of Glasgow. He […]

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Elisabeth Viguie-Culshaw – French Artist Explores ‘Lost In Translations’ Thistle Gallery, 17 August – 3 September, 2017

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FRENCH ARTIST EXPLORES  – ‘LOST IN TRANSLATIONS’ Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art A memorable collection of artwork produced by French artist Elisabeth Viguie-Culshaw who made Glasgow her home back in the late 1980’s with her Scottish husband. Elisabeth has a passion for recycling and to this end she gathers treasures during her travels in the […]

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Neil Clements’ Electric Eye, The Hunterian – runs until 8 October, 2017

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Admission Free. This exhibition at the Hunterian Art Gallery presents paintings and sculptures by Glasgow-based artist Neil Clements (b. 1982, Belfast). Neil Clements: Electric Eye continues The Hunterian’s innovative programme of contemporary art displays, and features new works made especially for this context. Clements’ work often echoes the abstract formal strategies of modernist art. He […]

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By Distinction Gallery, Byres Road – Summer Hues Exhibition still running, August 2017

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By Distinction, 100 Byres Rd, Glasgow G12 8TB Telephone: 0141 334 4342 www.theartofscotland.co.uk/ Summertime Hues This exhibition features work by a range of atists, incuding: Margaret Evans, Ryan Mutter ​Cecilia Cardiff, June Carey,Frank McNab, Helen Wilson, Paddy Dorrian, Alison McWhirter, Adrian Wiszniewski and Jewellery by Ruth Swan  Ryan Mutter Mutter believes there is much to learn from […]

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Sandi Anderson: A Journey Exhibition Runs: 12 – 28 August, 2017 Glasgow Art Club

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Preview: Friday 11 August, 8pm A JOURNEY: As Sandi Anderson embarks on a journey into printmaking, this solo show of monoprints and etchings takes inspiration from her literal journey around Iceland in the summer of 2016. Anderson spent three months at an artists’ residency in a small town in the north west. Having made the […]

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Four Men Take Centre Stage at Thistle Gallery runs until 3 September, 2017

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Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com Thistle Gallery is delighted to be featuring the original artwork of four accomplished artists currently living and working in Glasgow. Summer Exhibition for 2017, of which their exhibits are part, runs until September 3rd. GREGORY MOORE ~ For […]

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Urban Canvas 3D, Merchant City Festival, 27 – 30 July, 2017

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3D piece of anamorphic pavement art created in chalks, pastels and temporary paints. LIVE Anamorphic pavement art, also known as 3D Pavement art! Using nothing more than chalks and artists pigment: Watch the creation of a unique piece of mind-boggling illusionary art; you simply will not believe what your eyes are telling you, as the work […]

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This Will Ruin Everything, Recoat, The Lighthouse 14 – 30 July, 2017

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Recoat is 10. To celebrate a decade of exhibitions, mural projects and education programmes we’re curating a special exhibition, “This Will Ruin Everything” at The Lighthouse in Glasgow. Come along and celebrate the launch on 14th July 6-9pm. #ThisWillRuinEverything Further details at The Lighthouse After party at The Poetry Club 10.30pm-2am (free but ticketed) Exhibition […]

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New Work by Rachel Hook, Project Ability, Trongate, 8 July – 12 August, 2017

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Project Ability is proud to present ‘New Work’ by Rachel Hook in Gallery II this summer.(2017) This exhibition coincides with their annual Young Talent exhibition, which showcases work by all of the project’s young artists – Rachel Hook has been chosen to exhibit a selection of her newest work in a solo show. As a […]

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Old Kilpatrick Art Club Exhibition, Ardarden Gardan Centre, Cardross, 30 June – 2 July, 2017

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Summer Breeze Exhibition, Thistle Gallery, 24 June – 3 September, 2017

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Thistle Gallery’s much anticipated ‘Summer Breeze’ starts  Saturday, 24 June with a superb range of over 100 new artworks from some of Scotland’s most accomplished artists…….featuring profound figurative portraits by Paul Kennedy, Julie Coulter, Ross Muir and Sam Skelton, lyrical landscapes of Scotland and the Mediterranean  by James Somerville Lindsay, Sandra Moffat, Ian Elliot, Jackie […]

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Amy Reeder in Conversation with Frank Quitely, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, 2 July, 2017

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2 July, 2017, 1.30 – 3.00 p.m. Amy Reeder is an artist who started drawing through her love of Manga and best know for her work on Batwoman, Moon Girl, and her covers for Supergirl. Amy also co-created Rocket Girl which is published by Image Comics. Amy will talk about her art and career with […]

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Degree Show, Glasgow School of Art, 10 – 17 June, 2017

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Degree Show 2017 10 – 17 June  The annual undergraduate Degree Show featuring work from graduating students across the School of Design, School of Fine Art and the Mackintosh School of Architecture.  Also running concurrently is the annual Master of Fine Art (MFA) Degree Show at The Glue Factory. Architecture and Design Bourdon Building and […]

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Mackintosh Stencilling Workshop, Queens Cross Church, 16 June, 2017

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Mackintosh Queen’s Cross 870 Garscube Road, G20 7EL Friday 16 Jun 10:00am £40 Further details Back by popular demand for 2017 – a full day stencilling workshop led by Glasgow artist Elisabeth Culshaw. Use Mackintosh’s stencils to tackle backgrounds and designs and apply your stencil to keep. Teas, coffee and materials provided. Lunch not provided. […]

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