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

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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Sunday, May 19, 2019 | Filed under: Art - what's on, Cinema

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

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 Evelyn Hogarth – local Glasgow Artist Witty and Colourful Prints Nancy Smillie Now Stocking Shoes Perfect for Spring New Furniture Range at Nancy Smillie Fabulous Jewellery See full collection The Nancy Smillie Shop is bursting with delightful treats and perfect gifts for […]

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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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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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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

‘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

Glasgow School of Art MFA MFA WIP Screening 2, CCA

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Tuesday 9 April 2019 6:30pm, Free but ticketed, Cinema All ages CCA Tue 9 April 2019 6:30pm, Free but ticketed, Cinema All ages Book Online / 0141 352 4900 The GSA Master of Fine Art final year students present a series of three film screenings at the CCACinema space for the run up to their degree show in May this […]

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Monday, March 4, 2019 | Filed under: Art - what's on, Cinema

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

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