Art & artists Glasgow West End.

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 New Vibrant Show […]

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Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair 2019

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17 – 19th May, 2019 Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair 17-19th May. The Countdown Is On The countdown is now on with less than four weeks to go to the Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair which takes place in a purpose built marquee in the grounds of the city’s iconic Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Argyle St, Glasgow G3 […]

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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 768373Delightful gifts handcrafted by Scottish artisans   It’s almost Easter   Beautiful Gifts and Cards New designers, artists and crafters from across Scotland are […]

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Rites of Spring, Thistle Gallery

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6 April – 26 May, 2019 Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com ‘Rites of Spring’ features the work of 30 contemporary Scottish artists including: Ann Armstrong, Samantha McCubbin, Jackie Henderson, Michael Murison, Alison Dickson, Fiona Millar, James Somerville Lindsay, Ruth Corbett and Pamela Grace. […]

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Lynn Howarth Featured Artist at The Glasgow Gallery

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6 – 27 April, 2019 Glasgow Gallery’s Featured Artist for April! Exhibition opens 6th April and runs through until 27th April! The Glasgow Gallery, 182 Bath Street Glasgow G2 4HG 0141 333 1991 glasgowgallery.co.uk www.lynnhowarth.co.uk  

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Monday, March 18, 2019 | Filed under: Art & artists Glasgow West End, Art - what's on

Hand Drawn Action Packed The Hunterian

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16 March – 2 June 2019 Hunterian Art Gallery Admission free For the next few months, the Hunterian Art Gallery will be home to Hand Drawn Action Packed, a major exhibition curated by Hayward Gallery Touring. Hand Drawn Action Packed features ten international artists whose practice springs from drawing and reveals the medium’s infinite possibilities for […]

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Monday, March 11, 2019 | Filed under: Art & artists Glasgow West End, Art - what's on

‘I Say Nothing’ Kelvingrove – introduction by Christine Borland

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Tuesday 12 March, 2019 – 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum Scottish artist Christine Borland will discuss her new artwork, ‘I Say Nothing’, co-commissioned by Glasgow Museums and 14-18 NOW, with Art Fund support. Part of nationwide centenary commemorations, the installation was made in response to Glasgow Museums’ World War I […]

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Earth Echo Affective Reflection ProjectAbility

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7 March – 27 April, 2019 ProjectAbility, 103 Trongate, G1 5HD Project Ability is pleased to present an intriguing body of new collage work by Glasgow based artist Pum. Earth Echo Affective Reflection is a solo exhibition accompanied by a sound piece composed and created by Pum and Gordon Kennedy. “The Earth Echo collaged imagery […]

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019 | Filed under: Art & artists Glasgow West End, Art - what's on

Passing Moments Caught in Time…. 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 Saturday 3 March – 31 March, 2019 Eight extraordinary and accomplished Scottish artists will be exhibiting eight new pieces of artwork in Thistle Gallery’s early Spring Show which Previews Saturday, March 2nd and runs until March 31st, 2019. […]

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Thursday, February 28, 2019 | Filed under: Art & artists Glasgow West End, Art - what's on

Poetry at Inn Deep

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Tuesday 19 February, 2019 7.30 p.m. – 10.30 p.m. Here’s how it’s looking Beth Cochrane Elizabeth McGeown Aidan Rivett Felix Mac Alirio Mccalla Theo Shanko Lotte Sea Calum Roger Theo Shanko FEB 26TH, 2019 SAMUEL GLOVER BOOK LAUNCH Starts at 7:30 ish and we’ll be done at 10:00 ish Free in . Hosted by Poetry […]

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Leonardo 500 Day, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

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1 February – 6 May, 2019 Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8AG Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing opens at Kelvingrove this Friday in partnership with @RCT The display of 12 drawings by Leonardo lent by Her Majesty The Queen from the Royal Collection marks the 500th anniversary of the […]

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Nichol Wheatley’s art depicting the tale of Tam O’Shanter at OranMor

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Yesterday, 14 January, 2019, Nichol Wheatley‘s ten wonderful bespoke canvases depicting the tale of Burns’ Tam O’Shanter were on display at Òran Mór in Glasgow’s West End.   The paintings will hang in the Victorian and Whisky Bar and will migrate back to the Auditorium each year when Burns events are celebrated. Nichol worked closely with […]

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019 | Filed under: Art & artists Glasgow West End, Art - what's on

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. […]

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Poetry: Lahore, I am coming by Rizwan Akhtar

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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, […]

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

Falling Leaves Exhibition at The 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 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Talks at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

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(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. […]

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William Hunter Tercentenary Exhibition The Hunterian

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(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, […]

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Leela Soma: ‘Vermillion’ a poem for Autumn

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‘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 […]

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

Shaping Their World, Thistle Gallery

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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 […]

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Graduate Degree Show, 2018, Glasgow School of Art

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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 + […]

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  ‘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 […]

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The Great Big Mackintosh Bus Tour, Glasgow

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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 […]

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

Rosengarten, The Hunterian

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  (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 […]

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Steven Berkoff: Gorbals 1966

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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 […]

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Looking out to New Horizons… Thistle Gallery, Glasgow

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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, […]

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Encounter No 1 by Sogol Mabadi and Emma Helen Reid

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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 […]

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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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