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

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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HYPERMARKET – ART CAR BOOT, SWG3 2018

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ART CAR BOOT SALE part of the HYPERMARKET series at SWG3 7 and 8 July, 2018 SWG3 100 Eastvale Place, G3 8QG Featuring limited editions, prints, artist books and unique works (drawing, painting, sculpture, and photography) by 100 contemporary artists including: Beagles and Ramsay, Claire Barclay, Christine Borland, Rachel Duckhouse, Helen de Main, David Eustace, […]

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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 Looking Out to […]

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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 The Nancy Smillie Shop is bursting with gorgeous goodies – perfect gifts for that special someone and enticing treats you will love. Add a Splash of Colour this Summer   Super gifts for Graduates and Teachers   Check out the sale Fabulous […]

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Woodlands Artists Residency Weekend

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Weekend Event featuring: Elin Jakobsdottir and Mark Sadler Woodlands Workspace, 66 Ashley Street, G3 6HW Opening:  Friday 29th June 6-8pm Exhibition:  Saturday 30th June 12-5pm Sunday 1st July 12-5pm Free Event includes refreshments and music All welcome In the outdoor area of Woodlands Workspace, Mark Sadler will display his ongoing portrait project entitled ‘Language Baby’. […]

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Saturday, June 9, 2018 | Filed under: Art - what's on, Woodlands Community Garden

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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Examination Paper, Creative Writing Event/Installation, Scotland Street School

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Friday, June 22nd, 2018,  2 – 4 p.m. Come along and take part in a mock exam – forming part of a future exhibition. To book your space and for more information email: rhonamillar@ymail.com Now as a museum, it tells the story of 100 years of education in Scotland, from the late 19th century to […]

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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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Liquid Light by Vic Rodrick, First Solo Exhibition, Veneer, Glasgow

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Hebridean Colourist Paintings Saturday 2 June until Sunday 10 June, 2018 Veneer, 1184 Argyle Street, G3 8TE The light is always changing in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland making the dramatic scenery forever changeable in colour, tone and intensity. Vic Rodrick’s work tries to embrace the subtle nature of these changes on the white, […]

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Sunday, May 13, 2018 | Filed under: Art - what's on

A Day Out, The Lighthouse

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18 May 2018 – 22 July, 2018 Review Gallery Graphic design studio A Day Out is Graham and Malcolm: a twenty-nine-year-old skateboarder and a retiree of the Stockholm hardcore punk scene. They love working with people who have a firm foot in the unknown. Together they make brand identities and other visual tools that help […]

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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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Cross-feed Night School with Dr David Luke

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Thursday 26 April, 2018, 6.30 p.m. The Reidvale Centre, 13 Whitevale Street, Glasgow G31 1 QW In conjunction with the exhibition Cross-feed, Market Gallery presents a special edition of Night School with Dr David Luke at Reidvale Hall. Dr David Luke will present his scientific research into psychoactive substances and transpersonal experiences. Dr David Luke […]

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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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