Art & artists Glasgow West End.

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   Great gifts and cards for Father’s Day Always something new at Janet and John New designers, artists and crafters from across […]

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The Art of Words, Thistle Gallery, 14 June, 2018

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Fundraiser for Macmillan Cancer Support Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com Thursday, June 14th, 2018 – 7 p.m. until 9.30 p.m. Wine / Raffle/ Canapes  – Tickets £15 Part of West End Festival Well known and much loved author Carl MacDougall (Someone Always Robs […]

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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 Unique Art of […]

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Limited Edition Art Sale, The Store Interiors

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31 May until 30 June, 2018 Sale of Limited Editions and Original Art on Display. With over 100 different pieces on offer, Store Interiors hope you can make the time to come along to see this fabulous exhibition for yourself. You will be treated to an impressive and extensive display of art. Art will be […]

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Light Stream, Lynn Howarth and Peter McNair, Lillie Gallery

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Light Stream 2 – 28 June, 2018 A joint exhibition exploring light and it’s effect on defining and shaping our world. Artists Peter McNair and Lynn Howarth have studied the effects of light and how it falls, wrapping itself around surfaces creating shadows and reflections. They hope their studies and close observations help reveal the […]

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The Art of Words, Thistle Gallery, 7 June, 2018

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Fundraiser for Macmillan Cancer Support Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com Thursday, June 7th, 2018 – 7 p.m. until 9.30 p.m. Wine / Raffle/ Canapes  – Tickets £15 Part of West End Festival Accomplished author Graeme Macrae Burnet (His Bloody Project) will be reading extracts from […]

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh Design: House For An Art Lover – Photo Gallery

Hermann Muthesius: ‘…it exhibits an absolutely original character, unlike anything else known. In it we shall not find a trace of the conventional forms of architecture to which the artist, as far as his present intentions were concerned, was quite indifferent.’

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Sunday, May 20, 2018 | Filed under: Architecture, Art & artists Glasgow West End, Galleries

Isle of Bute. May 2018.

Helen Rose Outdoors Diary Club Outing   The Glasgow HF Walking Club  runs two low level walking weekends every year at different locations; this year the first one was on the Isle of Bute. The group was based in the famous Glenburn Hotel in Rothesay. Rothesay has many childhood memories for me as a summer […]

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018 | Filed under: Art & artists Glasgow West End, Helen Rose Hillwalking Diary

Jot and Tittle Expo, citizen M Glasgow

Until 7 May, 2018 citizenM is proud to debut an exhibition by Graphic Designers Kerr Vernon and Ed Watt of Cause + Effect, two of Glasgow’s leading creatives, who are also responsible for the renewed visual identity of GI 2018. A key component of the festival is to extend the arts experience across the city […]

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RE:search Glasgow Science Festival

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7  – 15  June, 2018 The Briggait RE:search is an exhibition featuring Glasgow-based artists Jonathan Meuli, John Robertson and Jonathan Wade in dialogue with Prof Paul Soler and Prof Aidan Robson of the University of Glasgow and CERN, Geneva, Switzerland. The work incorporates themes from astro-physics, earth-sciences, waves, evolution, quantum theory and the processes of […]

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Lost Glasgow, More Than Memories Exhibition, Arlington Baths

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Saturday 28th April until 3rd June, 2018 Open to the public plus free guided tours of Glasgow’s first swimming club (1871). A Bigger Splash The Arlington Baths Club is delighted to host the latest outing for the Lost Glasgow collection of photographs celebrating the city’s history. The expanded selection of images includes period pictures of the […]

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E. Jane / Hardeep Pandhal Opening GI Festival, Kelvin Hall, Glasgow

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Opening event for two exhibitions as part of Glasgow International’s Director’s Programme at Kelvin Hall. E.Jane – Lavendra Lavendra is the name given by American artist and sound designer E. Jane to a fantastical brown dwarf star, an imagined planetary cosmos ‘stabilised’ for human presence by the harmonising influence of 1990s black pop divas including […]

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Nnena Kalu, ProjectAbility, Glasgow

Runs until 26 May, 2018 Nnena Kalu is an artist working with ActionSpace, a London based visual arts organisation that supports artists with learning disabilities. To create her work, she binds and layers materials to create large, colourful structures that wrap themselves around the gallery, reacting to the size, shape and environment of each new […]

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Transatlantic connections – Hunterian exhibition brings Harvard’s historic treasures to Glasgow

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The Philosophy Chamber: Art and Science in Harvard’s Teaching Cabinet, 1766-1820 Hunterian Art Gallery 17 April – 15 July 2018 A major new exhibition at The Hunterian, University of Glasgow, has brought rare items from Harvard University’s extraordinary collections to Scotland for the first time. The Philosophy Chamber: Art and Science in Harvard’s Teaching Cabinet, […]

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Woodlands Arts Survey & Artist Network Lunch Woodlands Workspace

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Friday 27th April, 12-2pm at Woodlands Workspace 66 Ashley Street, G3 6HW Next week Woodlands Workspace will be launching a month long Woodlands Artists survey to capture information about artists living in Woodlands, the type of work they are doing and their access to studio provision across the city. The survey is linked to a refreshing of […]

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Fresh Work Springs Eternal at Thistle Gallery

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www.thistle-gallery.comThistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com Just arrived in the Gallery Wednesday, 18 April, 2018 is a remarkable set of fifteen new exhibits by popular contemporary Scottish artists: Ian Rawnsley from Troon, Gregory Moore and Katy Arthur from Glasgow and Louise Turnbull from the […]

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‘Spring: the music of open windows’ at Thistle Gallery

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Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com Blowing away the winter cobwebs and welcoming in a new season with a vibrant new Show ‘Rites of Spring’ which Previews on Saturday, March 31st and runs throughout April and May, 2018. From 18 April,2018 – Fresh Work […]

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Dr Yupin Chung: Tea Under A Willow Tree, Glasgow Art Club

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(Image credit: Courtesy of Thomas Jacobi) Thursday, 27 September, 2018 – 6 p.m. Glasgow Art Club, 185 Bath Street, G2 4HU Abstract: Chinese symbols are embodied in daily life. Tea signifies harmony, respect, purity, tranquillity, rejuvenation, refreshment and contentment. There is something in the nature of tea that leads us into the world of the […]

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150th Anniversary Talks: Joanne Laird & Norman Walker Scotland Street School

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150th Anniversary Talks: Joanne Laird & Norman Walker: laughs, of course there were Location: Scotland Street School Museum, Scotland Street, Glasgow G6 8QB Wednesday 9 May, 2018 2 p.m. Admission: FREE Drop in, no booking required. Scotland Street School, 225 Scotland St, Glasgow G5 8QB Mackintosh 150 Scotland Street School See also Unbuilt Mackintosh at The […]

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Frostpinni!, The Lighthouse

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20 Apr 2018 – 03 Jun Long Gallery This is an exhibition celebrating play, pattern and form using visual inspiration from the everyday. Glasgow based ceramist, Laura Lightbody has produced a series of slip cast ceramics in which she has taken a motif, found during her recent trip to Iceland, in many directions working in […]

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Ross Birrell The Transit of Hermes, CCA

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  Thursday 19 April — Sun 3 June 2018 Tue-Sat: 11am-6pm // Sun: 12noon-6pm // Free Preview: Thu 19 Apr, 6pm-9pm Open Mondays, 11am-6pm, during GI (19 April – 7 May, 2018) 0141 352 4900 CCA presents Scottish artist Ross Birrell’s 2017 documenta 14 projects, Criollo and The Athens-Kassel Ride: The Transit of Hermes, including new film and installation works conceived specifically for […]

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David Mach ‘Against the Tide’ Cass Art, Glasgow

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The Art Space, Cass Art, 63 – 67 Queen Street, Glasgow, G1 3EN Installation: 3rd – 15th April, 2018 Exhibition continues: 16th – 27th May, 2018 David Mach, In Conversation with Rab Noakes, 11 April, 2018 Artist David Mach will be coming to Glasgow in spring 2018 to make a colossal installation ‘Against the Tide’ within The Art […]

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Ciara Phillips Show Me Your Glow, Glasgow Print Studio, Glasgow International

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(Ciara Phillips, Installation view of Workshop, (2013). Courtesy of Daniel Brooke.) Friday 20 April – Sunday 3 June, 2018 Glasgow Print Studio (GPS) presents a print installation by longterm studio member and recent Turner Prize nominee Ciara Phillips. Phillips’ practice, which addresses issues around women’s representation and self-actualisation, takes an experimental and process focussed approach […]

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Still Moving: Films and Photographs of Ulrike Ottinger, The Hunterian

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20 April – 29 July 2018 Hunterian Art Gallery Admission free This solo exhibition profiles the influential filmmaker and artist Ulrike Ottinger, whose work has rarely been exhibited in the UK. Still Moving features a range of Ottinger’s photographic prints and some short film works. This is the first solo exhibition of Ulrike Ottinger’s films and […]

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Queen Mother Women’s Art Group Exhibition at ProjectAbility

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‘The Queen Mothers’ group show is a result of Mandy McIntosh coming in to Project Ability to work with the first women only art group comprised of regular artists who use the studio. ProjectAbility, 103 Trongate, G1 5HD Until 29 March, 2018 Using an existing feminist aesthetic vocabulary of textile and collage, the women worked […]

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Unbuilt Mackintosh, The Hunterian

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8 March – 3 June 2018 Unbuilt Mackintosh showcases stunning architectural models based on the unbuilt designs of Scottish architect, designer and artist Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928). Demonstrating Mackintosh’s architectural vision, the models have been crafted by current Scottish model makers, with their precise dimensions meticulously drawn from Mackintosh’s drawings and documentation. The display combines models […]

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Iain’s Brushwork Brings Art to Life at Thistle Gallery

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From 1pm until 3pm on Saturday 17 March, 2018 Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com As part of the ‘Outer Shapes, Inner Spaces three week long Exhibition’, popular artist Eaglesham based Iain Gordon, will be in the Thistle Gallery demonstrating his technique, painting and […]

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Wastepaper Opera and Papaloose present (i) The Opera, Glasgow

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For Glasgow International 2018. 25 and 26 Apri, 2018 [Originally performed at Tête-à-Tête: The Opera Festival 2017] Set in an oppressively happy valley ruled by a mad king and his morose daughter, ‘i’ is a twisted love story about an inventor who teaches his invention how to speak… Featuring 3D animation, upcycled costumes, live electronic […]

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Thursday, March 15, 2018 | Filed under: Glasgow International, What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Art for Sale at Project-Abilty

Great selection of original art work and cards at ProjectAbility Project Ability established 1984. Project Ability is a Glasgow-based visual arts organisation. It was estabished in 1984 with the aim of creating opportunities for disabled people experiencing mental ill health.  It works to help participants aged 5 years to 80 plus to express themselves and achieve their […]

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Home Grown In Glasgow – a poem for International Women’s Day by Ruby McCann

Home Grown In Glasgow I am woman  a sister of Glasgow a pale skinned, freckled-faced Scot a she-child fae the sou’ side a native Glaswegian Mither Glasgow shaped me   I am a child of many born into this city I am Pict, I am Celt I am Irish, Scottish, and Glaswegian a city born, […]

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Wednesday, March 7, 2018 | Filed under: Poetry, stories and poems, Writing

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