Art – what’s on.

What’s on: art

Glasgow has some amazing galleries including Kelvingrove, The Hunterian and GOMA plus many smaller galleries and a huge variety of art projects. It also attracts many visitors to arts festivals including the prestigious RGI Annual Exhibition, Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art and Glasgow Art Fair.

photo-1 uniAllan Richardson Glasgow ArtistBest In The West Certificate

Allan Richardson is a well known Glasgow artist, who’s work has been exhibited widely throughout the city. A self-taught artist he has captured some of the city’s most iconic buildings and scenes, including Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, the University of Glasgow, Ashton Lane and the Kibble Palace.

Allan has been chosen as one of the Best in the West on Pat’s Guide to Glasgow West End – he is available for private commissions .

He is both a talented artist and fascinating character, included in Alasdair Grey’s mural at Hillhead Underground.

Alan’s art is on sale at www.allansart.com

Starchild Art for Africa with McTears Auctioneers and The Hidden Lane Gallery

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In Memory of Bruce Finnie 22 April, 2019 – 12 May, 2019 ‘Starchild is delighted to announce the return of Art for Africa in collaboration with McTears Auctioneers and The Hidden Lane Gallery in Finnieston. Starchild is holding this event in memory of a dear friend of Starchild’s Bruce Finnie ( By Distinction Art) . […]

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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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The German Revolution: Expressionist Prints Lunchtime Talks Programme

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6 March – 29 May 2019 ≠ 1.00pm Hunterian Art Gallery Admission free Wednesdays until 29 May for a special programme of ten minute lunchtime talks inspired by The German Revolution: Expressionist Prints exhibition. 6 March 2019   13 March 2019 The German Revolution and Life Reform Sabine Wieber, History of Art 20 March 2019 Georg Heym’s […]

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019 | Filed under: Art - what's on, Books, Talks, Poetry Events

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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Glasgows West End: Nancy Smillie Shop

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The Nancy Smillie Shop Cresswell Street, Off Byres Road, 0141 334 4240 www.nancysmillieshop.com Celebrating Women Designers and Artists at the Nancy Smillie Shop At Nancy Smillie’s you will find not only beautiful designs and crafts by talented women designers but you will be inspired by Nancy and the fabulous women in her team including Basia, […]

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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

The German Revolution at the Hunterian Art Gallery

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The German Revolution: Expressionist Prints 1 March – 25 August 2019 Hunterian Art Gallery Admission free A new exhibition opening at the Hunterian Art Gallery this March will offer a rare opportunity to see key works from The Hunterian’s pioneering collection of German Expressionist prints. The major exhibition, The German Revolution: Expressionist Prints, focuses on the revolutionary […]

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019 | Filed under: Art - what's on, Gallery

Nelson Mandela The Centenary Exhibition The Lighthouse

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Until 2 March, 2019 This exhibition marks the 2018 centenary of iconic leader Nelson Mandela’s birth detailing his life, career, and commitment to equality and justice. Gallery One, The Lighthouse  This exhibition explores the life and times of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (1918-2013) and marks the centenary of his birth. It provides insight into Mandela’s journey […]

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Friday, February 1, 2019 | Filed under: Art - what's on

Katherine MacBride – Having Been Breathed Out / Patriarchy Over and Out

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CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD Preview: Friday 8 February, 2019, 7pm-9pm Exhibition runs: Saturday 9 February – Sunday 24 March, 2019 Katherine MacBride’s work explores different forms of hospitality, thinking about how listening and attentiveness can happen in conflicted spaces and times. While Katherine’s interests focus on relational entanglements, listening across difference, and working […]

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Thursday, January 31, 2019 | Filed under: Art - what's on

The German Revolution at the Hunterian Art Gallery

1 March – 25 August 2019 A new exhibition opening at the Hunterian Art Gallery this March will offer a rare opportunity to see key works from The Hunterian’s pioneering collection of German Expressionist prints. The major exhibition, The German Revolution: Expressionist Prints, focuses on the revolutionary printmaking that emerged in Germany in the years 1906-1926 and […]

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Creative Pathways Designed by Disruption, Impact Arts

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Thursday 7 February, 2019 Impact Arts presents… Designed by Disruption Impact Arts, 60 Bank Street, Irvine KA12 0LP An evening showcasing the effectiveness of arts charity Impact Arts’ work with children and young people in North Ayrshire. We will demonstrate how high-quality creative arts combined with educational models are achieving real, tangible results for young […]

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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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Celebrate Burns – Night at the Museum, the Hunterian

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NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: BURNS ON STAGE Sunday 27 January 2019 4.30pm – 7.30pm Hunterian Museum Admission free – booking essential Celebrate Robert Burns at this free public event suitable for all the family! Special fun evening of pop-up activities and entertainment suitable for all the family at the University’s Hunterian Museum. Drop in to experience […]

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Burns for Bairns OranMor

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Burns For Bairns 26th Jan 2019, 10am – 2pm Special Event For Children The first 100 lucky children to attend will be gifted Burns For Bairns books, compiled by Irving Miller.* As part of our Arts For All, All Year Round philosophy, Òran Mór is hosting a special Burns For Bairns celebration. The event will showcase Òran […]

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Perceptive Journey Exhibition: Rosemary Beaton, June Carey and Damian Henry

Cass Art January 28th-February 4th, 2019 Three Scottish artists, Rosemary Beaton, June Carey & Damian Henry, all Glasgow School of Art  graduates, delve into the Celtic in us all. Coinciding with Glasgow’s major international Celtic Connections music festival, this art exhibition presents a varied visual journey of landscapes, figures & musicians: from the beauty of […]

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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

The Enduring Appeal of Mary Queen of Scots – University of Glasgow Research

(The Abdication of Mary, Queen of Scots by Gavin Hamilton (1723-1798)held in The Hunterian’s Collection) New Research Project by Glasgow University Dr Steven Reid, a Scottish Historian based at the University of Glasgow’s College of Arts, and Anne Dulau-Beveridge, a curator at The Hunterian have been awarded funding for a two-year research network project on […]

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Monday, January 14, 2019 | Filed under: Art - what's on

My Life In London, ProjectAbility

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12 January – 27 February, 2019 ProjectAbility is delighted to be hosting My Life in London by ActionSpace artists Thompson Hall and Ian Wornast as their first exhibition of 2019! My Life in London is the culmination of a year of creative explorations by ActionSpace artists Thompson Hall and Ian Wornast, funded by an Unlimited […]

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A Wee Exhibition, Photography, Old Hairdressers

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Thursday, 10 January, 2019, 6 p.m. Old Hairdressers ‘A wee exhibition’ is here to showcase some of our photography that we’ve been working on over the last year and to welcome us into a new one.’ The exhibition will consist of a collection of images by the Glasgow Kelvin College HND 2 students. Free entry […]

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New Year Heralds In Fresh Brush Strokes, Thistle Gallery

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By ringing in the New Year the Thistle Gallery resolves to continue to feature an eclectic range of remarkable artwork by many of Scotland’s leading contemporary artists, not just from the Central Belt but also from the Borders, the Highlands and Islands, Fife, Perthshire and Dumfriesshire …to name but a few. ‘Turning Over A New […]

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Monday, January 7, 2019 | Filed under: Art - what's on, interior design

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 3 – 31 […]

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Cafe Gandolfi, Festive Art Exhibition

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Cafe Gandolfi’s  annual festive exhibition opening on Sunday 9th December in Bar Gandolfi. The exhibition will run until 9 January, 2018 From 4.30pm they’ll be showcasing a fine selection of art from across the country. Enjoy a glass of wine and a gander at the work of… JOY BAIN MOIRA BUCHANAN ALAN CAMPBELL MARK CAMPBELL […]

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Thursday, December 20, 2018 | Filed under: Art - what's on, Christmas in Glasgow

‘Unwrapped’ Show at The Thistle Gallery 2018

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‘Unwrapped’ Show Reveals Layers of Remarkable Talent Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art, 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com Exhibition continues until 23 December, 2018 – Gallery Open 7 Days Vibrant new artwork from almost fifty renowned artists who have  created nearly 140 exciting new exhibits. Welcomed into the Gallery, […]

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M Gallery, Winter Exhibition Launch

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Friday 14 December, 2018  6 p.m. M Gallery, 7 Keith Street, Partick, Glasgow G11 6QQ The M Gallery’s winter show is a curated exhibition presenting an eclectic choice of artwork from artists working in Scotland. Participating artists include: Lynn Howarth Karen Strang Mhairi Muir Rebecca Scott Chelsea Dysart Marta Adamowicz Set out on a journey […]

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Monday, December 10, 2018 | Filed under: Art - what's on

Art Auction Fundraiser – Cure Claire’s Cancer

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20th December 2018, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G3 5JD Buy tickets at EventBrite A VERY special and eclectic auction of art in order to raise funds for Claire, including some exceptional pieces, at the CCA on Sauchiehall Street in Glasgow. No matter what your taste, there is something for […]

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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. […]

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A Weakness for Raisins Ester Krumbachová exhibition CCA

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Friday 7 December 2018 7pm-9pm CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3JD Free Exhibition Runs: Friday 7 December 2018 — Sunday 27 January 2019 Opening hours: Tue-Sat: 11am-6pm // Sun: 12noon-6pm Ester Krumbachová was a key figure in Czech New Wave cinema in the 1960s. She contributed significantly to films such as The Party and the […]

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Open Studio Lodestone Art Bowling ‘She Sits and Watches Sinking Ships’

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Saturday 24 November, 2014 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Arch 7, 15 Dumbarton Rd, Bowling Harbour, Glasgow G60 5AQ Artist-in-residence Megan Rudden has been collecting, drawing, writing and researching the history of Bowling Harbour’s industries, trade unions, and the unique imagery of the area. Come to her weekend show where she is displaying her work […]

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Wednesday, November 21, 2018 | Filed under: Art - what's on, Galleries

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