Art & artists Glasgow West End.

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

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 768373Delightful gifts handcrafted by Scottish artisans Choose Handmade Gifts for Christmas Opening Hours for Christmas Delightful handcrafted gifts handcrafted by Scottish artisans Always something […]

Read the full article: Scottish Handmade Crafts, Gifts and Artists at Janet & John Glasgow

Glasgow Artist Allan Richardson – Local City Scenes

allan's art biecentenary. frame

  (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. […]

Read the full article: Glasgow Artist Allan Richardson – Local City Scenes

Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art, Park Road, Glasgow

art deco

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 ‘Unwrapped’ Show 3 […]

Read the full article: Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art, Park Road, Glasgow

Poetry: Lahore, I am coming by Rizwan Akhtar

rizwan akhtar

Rizwan Akhtar works as an Assistant Professor in the Department of English, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan. He completed his PhD in postcolonial literature from the University of Essex. His poetry has been published in the the UK and countries throughout the world including:   Canada, India, New Zealand and U.S.A. Poems from Rizwan Akhtar’s first collection ‘Lahore, […]

Read the full article: Poetry: Lahore, I am coming by Rizwan Akhtar

Monday, October 22, 2018 | Filed under: Poetry, stories and poems

Falling Leaves Exhibition at The Thistle Gallery

field red flowers

Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com Falling Leaves Artwork – Marks A New Season Previews on Saturday, October 6th and runs until October 28th, 2018 The latest vibrant seasonal Show ‘Falling Leaves’ brings together 75 pieces of fresh artwork produced by 22 leading Scottish […]

Read the full article: Falling Leaves Exhibition at The Thistle Gallery

National Poetry Day 2018 – Glasgow Poets

I am beginning to doubt the existence of Human beings, for they seem to me Not altogether there, whereas for angels I can safely say that they are either there Or not there Everyday angels Walk Byres Road With Wings Folded up Angels have no need of lips For they kiss with their fingertips by […]

Read the full article: National Poetry Day 2018 – Glasgow Poets

Thursday, October 4, 2018 | Filed under: Poetry

Brushes With War – WW1 Centenary Celebrations, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

To mark the 100th Anniversary of the end of WW1, and to coincide with the exhibition Brushes with War, the Alliance Française and the Goethe-Institut Glasgow, in partnership with the Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, are running different events throughout November, 2018 CONFERENCE Thursday 8th & Friday 9th November, 2018 at the Kelingrove Museum “World War One […]

Read the full article: Brushes With War – WW1 Centenary Celebrations, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Talks at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

black and white kelvingrove

(Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Photograph by Jim Byrne) André Lhote’s painting ‘Head of a Woman’ Tuesday 2 October, 2018 2 p.m. – 2.15 p.m. Explore one of the recent changes to the French Art Gallery. Curator of European Art Pippa Stephenson will discuss this early French Cubist painting and the controversies that surround it. […]

Read the full article: Talks at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

William Hunter Tercentenary Exhibition The Hunterian

moser

(Attributed to George Michael Moser, after Mason Chamberlin, William Hunter, After 1769.) New exhibition marks Hunter Tercentenary (and reveals how he helped shape modern museums) William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum is at the Hunterian Art Gallery from 28 September 2018 – 6 January 2019 A major new exhibition at The Hunterian, […]

Read the full article: William Hunter Tercentenary Exhibition The Hunterian

The Last Leaf – a poem for Autumn by Catriona Malan

Read the full article: The Last Leaf – a poem for Autumn by Catriona Malan

Leela Soma: ‘Vermillion’ a poem for Autumn

PIXABAY INDIAN WOMAN

‘Autumn’ in the broadest sense. It is how Indian widows had to undergo a ritual  in olden days to give up all their ornaments, even the red dot on their forehead wear only white. Life stopped if their husbands passed away. Vermillion Leaves fall down, blown away in the autumnal blitz Gold strewn paths crunch and crackle underfoot A […]

Read the full article: Leela Soma: ‘Vermillion’ a poem for Autumn

Sunday, August 26, 2018 | Filed under: Poems and Stories for Autumn, Poetry, stories and poems, writers

Shaping Their World, Thistle Gallery

Stop the World Alexandra Grdner

1 – 30 September, 2018 SHAPING THEIR WORLD …… ….during the month of September, 2018, in the Gallery is a unique array of exhibits from 16 accomplished Scottish women artists whose remarkable interpretation of the theme is expressed through the mediums of paint, artisan glassware, ceramics, jewellery and textiles. This month-long eclectic Exhibition runs from […]

Read the full article: Shaping Their World, Thistle Gallery

Graduate Degree Show, 2018, Glasgow School of Art

graduate degree show gssa 2018

1 – 9 September, 2018 The Glasgow School of Art would like to invite you to join us for our annual exhibition of postgraduate students’ work from across our disciplines in Fine Art, Architecture, Design, Simulation + Visualisation and Innovation in Glasgow’s Merchant City across two sites – 5 minutes’ walk apart. Fine Art + […]

Read the full article: Graduate Degree Show, 2018, Glasgow School of Art

  ‘Cityscapes’ on the Horizon, Thistle Gallery

Thistle Gallery from 5 August – 26 August, 2018 Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com Part of Looking Out To New Horizons New – Summer Exhibition at The Thistle Gallery  ‘Cityscapes on the Horizon’ is a unique collection of original artworks by several leading […]

Read the full article:   ‘Cityscapes’ on the Horizon, Thistle Gallery

The Great Big Mackintosh Bus Tour, Glasgow

big mackintosh bus tour

21 July, 2018 . 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Hop on the Vintage Bus (courtesy of Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust). Visit all of the main Mackintosh attractions including Mackintosh House, The Hunterian, Kelvin Hall, Kelvingrove, Scotland Street School, Mackintosh Queens Cross, The Lighthouse and The Willow Tearoom. Free Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust Download PDF Leaflet […]

Read the full article: The Great Big Mackintosh Bus Tour, Glasgow

Sunday, July 15, 2018 | Filed under: Architecture, Art & artists Glasgow West End, Art - what's on

Rosengarten, The Hunterian

rosengarten

  (Image: Michael Wolchover/Ann Bevan 2003 ) Exhibition runs until 20 January, 2019 From research in the “special collections” of medical history and the modern labour suite, Anne Bevan and Janice Galloway have put together the words and sculptures of Rosengarten, taking the tools of obstetrics and pairing them with water, light, human hands and garden […]

Read the full article: Rosengarten, The Hunterian

Steven Berkoff: Gorbals 1966

steven brkoff gorbals 1966

14 July, 2018 Street Level Photoworks Join renowned actor, playwright AND photographer Steven Berkoff for a walk and talk tour of his exhibition ‘Gorbals 1966’. This never before seen body of work covers a period in the Autumn of 1966, when Berkoff was an actor with The Citizens Theatre. In the days he had off […]

Read the full article: Steven Berkoff: Gorbals 1966

Looking out to New Horizons… Thistle Gallery, Glasgow

thistle summer show

New Summer Show – runs from June 30th until August 26th, 2018 Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com Looking out to New Horizons….     They say every Summer ‘has its own story’ and to prove that point the New Exhibition at Thistle Gallery, […]

Read the full article: Looking out to New Horizons… Thistle Gallery, Glasgow

Encounter No 1 by Sogol Mabadi and Emma Helen Reid

encounter no 1 sogot mabadi and emma helen reid

Exhibition open: Fri 13 July – Sun 29 July – 12 – 6pm Open Thursdays to Sundays. The Pipe Factory, 42 Bain Street, G40 2LA Encounter no. 1 is a joint endeavour by Sogol Mabadi and Emma Helen Reid and is intended to be the first of many collaborations. The project was selected as part […]

Read the full article: Encounter No 1 by Sogol Mabadi and Emma Helen Reid

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

art of words

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 […]

Read the full article: The Art of Words, Thistle Gallery, 14 June, 2018

Limited Edition Art Sale, The Store Interiors

store interiors art sale

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 […]

Read the full article: Limited Edition Art Sale, The Store Interiors

Light Stream, Lynn Howarth and Peter McNair, Lillie Gallery

peter mcnair lynn howarth lilli

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 […]

Read the full article: Light Stream, Lynn Howarth and Peter McNair, Lillie Gallery

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

art of words

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 […]

Read the full article: The Art of Words, Thistle Gallery, 7 June, 2018

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.’

Read the full article: Charles Rennie Mackintosh Design: House For An Art Lover – Photo Gallery

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 […]

Read the full article: Isle of Bute. May 2018.

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 […]

Read the full article: Jot and Tittle Expo, citizen M Glasgow

RE:search Glasgow Science Festival

brain science festival

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 […]

Read the full article: RE:search Glasgow Science Festival

Lost Glasgow, More Than Memories Exhibition, Arlington Baths

lost glasgow baths

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 […]

Read the full article: Lost Glasgow, More Than Memories Exhibition, Arlington Baths

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

e jane hardeep pandhal

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 […]

Read the full article: E. Jane / Hardeep Pandhal Opening GI Festival, Kelvin Hall, Glasgow

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 […]

Read the full article: Nnena Kalu, ProjectAbility, Glasgow

Copyright Glasgow Westend 2009 thru 2017

Contact Pat's Guide to Glasgow West End | About Pat Byrne | Privacy Policy | Design by Jim Byrne Website Design