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

Ilana Halperin: Minerals of New York, The Hunterian

13 July 2019 – 13 October 2019 This Exhibition at The Hunterian combines geology, biography and New York City, Admission free Ilana Halperin is an artist who lives and works between Glasgow and the Isle of Bute. Her practice often explores the relationship between geology and everyday life. For example, Halperin shares her birthday with […]

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Linda McCartney Retrospective at Kelvingrove Art Gallery

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5 July, 2019 – 12 January, 2020 Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Argyle St, Glasgow G3 8AG UK Debut  – shown in public for the first time A major retrospective photographic exhibition, which is curated by Paul, Mary and Stella McCartney and features iconic names and moments in music from the 1960s along with more intimate and emotional […]

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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 Gorgeous Gowns and Kimonos at Nancy Smillie ‘We’ve just expanded our kimono and gown collection with fabulous new Summer designs and prints!’ See the full range. JULY DISCOUNT FOR ONLINE SHOPPERS 20% OFF at http://www.nancysmillieshop.com  for July! Just use code JULY20 It’s […]

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Have A Go – Calligraphy at The Mitchell Library

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Calligraphy for Beginners 6 July 2019 – 9.30am to 11.30am and 2.30pm to 4.30pm Copperplate Calligraphy 24 August 2019 –  9.30am to 11.30am, 12 noon to 2pm, 2.30pm to 4.30pm Calligraphy is the art of beautiful writing and as part of the Writing: Making Your Mark season Glasgow Scribes are running FREE workshops to let […]

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Saturday, June 29, 2019 | Filed under: Art - what's on, Classes and Workshops, Pat's Home Page Blog

Some things want to run V/DA | Sonic Séance: The Gathering CCA

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Friday 28 June — Sunday 28 July 2019 Tue-Sat: 11am-6pm // Sun: 12noon-6pm // Preview: Fri 28 June, 7pm-9pm //Free Centre for Contemporary Arts , 350 Sauchiehall Street , Glasgow G2 3JD V/ is a multi-disciplinary collective founded by Mele Broomes in 2011. V/ curates and produces dance, live performance, video work and practical workshops in collaboration with various […]

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Anderson Gerard Exhibition at Offshore Cafe Glasgow

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Continues until 5 July, 2019 – Monday -Sunday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. Offshore Café An Irish self-taught artist, born in Dublin, raised in England and currently living in Scotland.  A varied career before I started painting. Strongly influenced by the northern renaissance greats (van Eyck and van der Wyden) in the 15th century as […]

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Manaf Halbouni – Artist’s Talk Refugee Festival Scotland

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24 June, 2019 – 7 p.m. Scottish Youth Theatre,  Old Sheriff Court, 105 Brunswick Street, Glasgow G1 1TF German-Syrian artist Manaf Halbouni’s sculpture Rubble Theatre is a highlight of Refugee Festival Scotland. It recreates a scene of destruction in Syria, featuring the rubble of a bombsite and an abandoned car. A conversation with Manaf Halbouni […]

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Friday, June 21, 2019 | Filed under: Art - what's on, Books, Talks, Poetry Events

Charles Rennie Mackintosh by John Cairney, West End Festival 2019

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Mackintosh Queen’s Cross, 870 Garscube Road, G20 7EL Until 30th June, 2019 at 11.00 a.m. each day £4 donation www.crmsociety.com John Cairney: actor and artist – this exhibition brings together Cairney’s work inspired by Mackintosh.  In more than fifty years as an artist, John has worked as an actor, recitalist, lecturer, director and theatre consultant. […]

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The Lighthouse is celebrating its 20th Birthday

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Friday 5 July, 2019 6.00 – 8.00pm This year The Lighthouse turns 20 and they’d like you to come along and celebrate. Be the first to see their 20th Anniversary Exhibition spanning over three floors. Highlights have  from the last 20 years, an exhibition timeline and some previously unseen material! Since opening in 1999 The […]

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SPLIT Glasgow Art Collective Graduate Showcase

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Thursday, 20 June 2019, 6pm – 9 pm . (Preview) *UPCOMING SHOW* #splitgla Wasps studio (Project Space), 77 Hanson St, Glasgow G31 2HF Exhibition will run from 21.06-27.06 10am-5pm SPLIT: An exhibition of selected work, showcasing some of the best of this year’s Art graduates from in and around Glasgow. An opportunity to experience recent degree show […]

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Glasgow Roma Traveller Celebration CCA

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Glasgow Roma Traveller History Month Saturday, 15 June, 2019, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. CCA, 350 Sachiehall Street, G2 3JD Ando Glaso and Romano Lav invite you to a presentation by photographer Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert followed by a performance by Romane Cierhenia to Celebrate GRT History Month. Free Entry. Satra, the Roma of Sintesti Between 1990 […]

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Claiming Back the Narrative, Refugee Week Scotland 2019

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20 – 25 June, 2019 Kelvingrove Art gallery and Museum, Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8AG Claiming Back the Narrative: A Photo Voice Exhibition by Refuweegee “With every sunrise a new hope is to be found.” In 2016, Refuweegee – a community-led charity in Glasgow – collaborated with a group of students from Edinburgh to produce Claiming […]

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019 | Filed under: Art - what's on, Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers

Summer Time, Summer Place Thistle Gallery

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Exciting New Exhibition June 1st ~ 29th June, 2019 Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com Our New and Final month-long Exhibition previews on Saturday, June 1st at 10am and features the exceptional artwork of eight of Scotland’s most accomplished and popular artists ~ Alison […]

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Saturday, June 1, 2019 | Filed under: Art & artists Glasgow West End, Art - what's on

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 Summer Time Summer […]

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Maker And Producer (sustainable textiles)

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Photography – Max Crawford // Hair – Ronnie Gildea //Make-up – Ania Cunningham Monday 3 June 2019 – 7 p.m. Costume and Film CCA Free (unticketed), Theatre All ages 0141 352 4900 Photography – Max Crawford // Hair – Ronnie Gildea //Make-up – Ania CunninghamAlex Begg draws on a century and a half of weaving […]

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Thursday, May 30, 2019 | Filed under: Art - what's on, Cinema

DEGREE SHOW Glasgow School of Art 2019

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Image: Keri Hannah, Communication Design 2019 GLASGOW 1 – 9 June  The annual undergraduate Degree Show featuring work from graduating students across the School of Design, School of Fine Art, Innovation School and the Mackintosh School of Architecture. The Glasgow Degree Show also comprises MFA Degree Show, MFA at citizenM, Summer Exhibition and Fashion Show. Degree Show in Glasgow is […]

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019 | Filed under: Art - what's on

Glasgow School of Art Master of Fine Art Degree Show 2019

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The annual exhibition by graduates of the Glasgow School of Art Master of Fine Art programme. Opening Night Performance 29 May, 2019 The Glue Factory Introducing new works by: Justin Apperley, Darae Baek, Renèe Helèna Browne, Bobbi Cameron, Emily Chudnovsky, Michael Collazo, Jeanne Constantin, Samuel de Lange, Sam Dransfield, Benjamin Duax, Maria Filippou, Alistair Grant, […]

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Fashion Design Students Showcase Degree Show 2019

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Wednesday, 29 May, 2019 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. The Garment Factory, 10 Montrose Street, G1 1RE Graduating students from Fashion Design will be showcasing their final collections at the Garment Factory on 29 May as part of Degree Show 2019. The event is a celebration of this year’s emerging talent and is an opportunity […]

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Mackintosh Still Life Drawing

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30 June, 2018 Mackintosh Queens Cross Church With summer in full bloom, why not come and try your hand at a relaxing Mackintosh themed still life drawing session. Be inspired by the botanical watercolours of Mackintosh & his Glasgow Style contemporaries, drawing from a beautiful floral still life arrangement in a stunning Mackintosh venue. All […]

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Saturday, May 11, 2019 | Filed under: Art - what's on, Classes and Workshops

Patrick McAlindon at The Glasgow Guild

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Friday, 3 May, 2019 7 p.m. Final year art school student Patrick McAlindon is having his show at The Glasgow Guild showroom in their workshop and it’s a good excuse for a gathering & get together! All welcome, bring a flower, an interesting twig, a cute moss …a bottle… ‘ The bells toll, and time […]

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Thursday, May 2, 2019 | Filed under: Art & artists Glasgow West End, Art - what's on

Rhona Mühlebach Loch Long Solo Exhibition GFT

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Exhibiton Sat 4 May — Sat 18 May 2019 Tue-Sun, 12noon-6pm Preview: Fri 3 May, 6pm-9pm // Free Part of Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival  In this solo exhibition Rhona Mühlebach turns her attention to the role played by ecology in narrative construction. Here, the natural environment functions as a living archive and mnemonic device. The […]

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Friday, April 26, 2019 | Filed under: Art & artists Glasgow West End, Art - what's on

Thistle Gallery: Vibrant Show Celebrates The Coming of Spring

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From Friday 19th April, 2019 Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com Thistle Gallery welcomes you this sunny Easter Weekend to see their vibrant new Exhibition which includes over 100 new artworks from some of Scotland’s most popular artists. Several new artists have been welcomed […]

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

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In Memory of Bruce Finnie 20th April, 2019 3 – 6 p.m. Art Auction Preview The Hidden Lane Gallery, 1081 Argyle St, Glasgow G3 8LZ Pop in enjoy some wine and listen to music from Warren Starry Sky and see the artwork before it is auvtioned by Mctears. 22 April, 2019 – 12 May, 2019 online […]

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Earth Echo Affective Reflection Project Ability

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Until 27 April Project Ability,  103 Trongate, Glasgow 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 meditates […]

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019 | Filed under: Art - what's on

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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Spring Chinese Craft Fair, M Gallery Glasgow

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Saturday 13 April, 2019 – 12 – 4 p.m. M Gallery, 7 Keith Street, Glasgow G11 6QQ Spring is here! Warmer weather, lighter days and bursts of daffodils. Join Ricefield Arts at M Gallery Glasgow to celebrate with an afternoon of multi-cultural crafts. – Buy authentic Chinese crafts, art supplies & toys – Meet local […]

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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

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

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