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.

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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

can’t take my eyes off you – ProjectAbility

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can’t take my eyes off you 20 Jan 2018 – 24 Feb 2018 Project Ability Gallery, 1st Floor, Trongate 103, Glasgow G1 5HD can’t take my eyes off you is an exhibition of dolls. Not just a child’s toy, the doll has been part of civilization since as far back as 2000 BC. The Paddle Doll, […]

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Alberto Vazquez Dark Fables: From comics to films, CCA, Glasgow

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Thu 18 January — Sat 27 January 2018 Mon-Sun: 12noon-5pm (closed Mon 22 Jan), Free, Intermedia Film screening: 26 January, 8pm, Cinema 0141 352 4900 Related CCA Events Cinemaattic presents Psiconautas + Q&A Fri 26 January 2018 This special exhibition gathers Vazquez’s both graphic and audiovisual work together. It presents how the artist adapted his comics and […]

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Japanese Prints and their influence at the end of the 19th century, Glasgow Art Club

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25 January, 2018 – 6 p.m.– 8 p.m. John Green will explore how Japanese prints influenced Western painters of the late nineteenth century. The art of Japan was a revelation to some of the French Impressionistic artists. One of the most well-known forms of this Japanese art is the ukiyo-e “pictures of the floating world” […]

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‘Turning Over A New Leaf’ Exhibition at Thistle Gallery

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New Year Show 2018 – Now Underway Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com The exhibition will run through January and until 25 February, 2018. ‘Turning over a New Leaf’ is the apt title of Thistle Gallery’s new Exhibition – do visit the Show this […]

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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 January Sale at Nancy Smillie Pop into the shop and find a great deal or Check out the sale  online The Nancy Smillie Shop is bursting with gorgeous goodies – perfect gifts for that special someone and a selection of delightful stocking fillers. […]

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‘Unwrapped’ Christmas Exhibition & Gifts at Thistle Gallery Glasgow until 24 Dec, 2017

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Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com Beautiful Gifts for Christmas Make your way to the Thistle Gallery this December for a cornucopia of artistic gifts in a warm & welcoming environment……the Gallery is full to overflowing with the very best of what Scottish contemporary […]

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Thistle Gallery at Christmas

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Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com ‘Unwrapped’ Christmas Exhibition ‘Unwrapped’ Christmas Exhibition at Thistle Gallery runs until 24 December, 2017 You will find a wonderful display of contemporary art by both emerging and established Scottish Artists.  Enjoy viewing the art in this friendly and […]

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Wednesday, December 20, 2017 | Filed under: Art - what's on, Christmas in Glasgow, Christmas Shopping in Glasgow, Shopping

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. He […]

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Context, Exibition of Photography and other interesting images at Offshore Gallery

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Offshore Cafe, 3 Gibson Street, Hillhead, G12 8NU Come along to the launch of new exhibition of Photography and Other Interesting Images by a range of Glasgow based and International Artists. 6.30pm – 8.30 p.m. Mulled wine and BYOB Bring a bottle to swig or share. Many original and framed works will be for sale […]

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Scotland: The Land Beneath Our Feet, ProjectAbility

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Exhibition runs 18 November – 23rd December This year’s annual Christmas show takes a close look at the land we call home, Scotland! ‘We’ve asked the artists working at Project Ability to think creatively about the idea of the landscape. Scotland is world renowned for its wild beauty and nature. It is not concerned with being ‘user […]

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The Art of Four, book by Roger Bilcliffe, The Lighthouse

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Thursday 30th November from 6-8pm An evening with Roger Billcliffe discussing his new book and research into the art and influence of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Glasgow Four. Learn more about these renowned artists and enjoy a preview of the new book. Drinks reception before the talk with a Q&A session after. Free but […]

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Chozumaki, The Lighthouse Glasgow

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Sonica Artist in Residence, Japan’s Nelo Akamatsu, presents Chozumaki. Inspired by the relationship between typhoon swirls and Coriolis force. This intricate installation of glass and water uses magnetic energy to produce a spiralling vortex of curious sounds. Visitors can watch the endless undulations through the fragile vessels, and listen to each subtle, ever-changing rush and […]

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Temporary Closure of Mackintosh House

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  The Hunterian’s Mackintosh House will close for a short period of refurbishment from Tuesday 21 November 2017.   The Mackintosh House, part of the Hunterian Art Gallery on the University of Glasgow campus, is one of Glasgow’s most popular tourist attractions, welcoming visitors from around the world.   The refurbishment works will include the […]

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017 | Filed under: Art & artists Glasgow West End, Art - what's on, Galleries

ProjectAbility at Mono

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10 November, 2017 – 14 January, 2018 Project Ability is excited to be exhibiting with Mono once again! There will be a brilliant selection of artworks on display throughout the festive period into the New Year. Big thanks to Mono for welcoming Project Ability and hosting the exhibition. Opening event on November 9th from 7-9pm… […]

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Artchitecture at the Arlington Baths Club, Collage Exhibition by Marion Gardyne, 1 – 17 December, 2017

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  Artchitecture Collage Exhibition by Marion Gardyne 1 – 17 December, 2017 At Arlington Baths Club – the oldest Victorian Baths in Europe. ARLington Meets ARTchitecture  Exhibition. The Arlington Baths Club is hosting an exhibition of quirky, 3D effect, kaleidoscopic  collages by Glasgow artist and club member Marion Gardyne. The exhibition focusses on bespoke work featuring […]

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RGI Annual Exhibition, The Mitchell Library, 11 November – 26 November, 2017

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The Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts 154th Open Annual Exhibition 2017 The exhibition opens on Saturday 11th November and is on until the 26th November. Open Mon-Sat 9am – 5pm, Thurs 9am – 7.30pm and Sun 12noon – 4pm. The Mitchell Library, North Street G3 7DN Works in painting, sculpture, fine art photography, […]

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Arctic Walruses in Paisley, Art, Poetry, Fountain and Fun, 25 November, 2017

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Celebrating the refurbishment of The Grand Fountain Assembling Gilmour Street, Paisley, 10 a.m. and gathering Fountain Gardens 12.30 p.m. 25 November, 2017 ‘ok this is gonna be a hoot, worth coming along and hanging out because we are going to three of the most exquisite bits of architecture, an arts and craft church by a […]

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Christmas Art Show, Lillie Gallery, November – December, 2017

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Opening Hours at Lillie Gallery Exhibition launches 10 November, 2017 Tuesday to Saturday (Closed Sunday and Monday) 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. closed for lunch 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.  Exhibition and gifts for sale. 

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Archifon IV, Cryptic Sonica, University of Glasgow Chapel 1 – 5 November, 2017

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One part video game, one part holographic display, one part gigantic musical instrument: Floex and Initiwill bring the interior of the Memorial Chapel to life as you’ve never seen it before. Elements of the architecture are primed to respond to the beams from laser pointers handled by the audience: statues might suddenly sing when light strikes them, or […]

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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 Turning Over A […]

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ProjectAbility Pop Up Shop orignal arts and crafts, Nov/Dec, 2017

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Three pop-up events! 25 November, 2nd & 9th December, 2017 10am-5pm. Project Ability artists from all programmes have been hard at work making new original products for the events.  Paintings, cushions, ceramics, wooden objects… There will be plenty of unique gift ideas, so make sure to pop by! Project Ability Gallery, First Floor, 103 Trongate, G1 […]

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Old Kilpatrick Art Club, Exhibition in Napier Hall, 20 – 22 October, 2017

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20 – 22 October, 2017 10 a..m. – 4.00 p.m. Napier Hall 312 Dumbarton Road Old Kilpatrick G60 5LW

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017 | Filed under: Art - what's on

Easing into Autumn With ‘Seven of Seven’, Thistle Gallery from 19 October, 2017 until end of the month.

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Easing into Autumn With ‘Seven of Seven’ Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com As the night’s draw in we decided this autumn to invite seven artists to submit seven pieces of their work which best portray both their artistic inspirations and their technique…..and the […]

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Scotland’s Own Coinage, The Hunterian, From 3 October 2017

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All change – new Scottish coin exhibition reveals Hunterian treasures Scotland’s Own Coinage From 3 October 2017 Hunterian Museum Admission free (Above: James III Groat. Below: James VI Hat Piece) A new exhibition dedicated to the history of Scottish coinage is now open at The Hunterian. Scotland’s Own Coinage is the first major exhibition at […]

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Glasgow Society of Women Artists at the Lillie Gallery, 7th October – 2nd November 2017

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Main exhibition is held in September/October at the Lillie Art Gallery in Milngavie each year when  Awards are also presented.   The Lillie Gallery Station Road, Milngavie,  Glasgow G62 8BZ Link to event details  

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A Synchronology: the contemporary and other times, Hunterian Art Gallery, 27 October 2017 – 28 January 2018

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Simon Starling, Pictures for an Exhibition 2013-2014 #12 of 36 Constantin Brancusi, Endless Column (1918), Adam & Eve (1916–21), Bird in Space (1926), Three Penguins (1911–12), Socrates (1922) (left to right). New Hunterian exhibition explores time, in collaboration with The Common Guild A Synchronology: the contemporary and other times 27 October 2017 – 28 January […]

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017 | Filed under: Art & artists Glasgow West End, Art - what's on

Mackintosh Club, Helensburgh, Mackintosh Festival 2017

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The Mackintosh Club Helensburgh ‘A Threaded Story‘ will be exhibited during the Mackintosh Festival 1-31st October 2017  A one off collection of textiles from around the globe including exquisite Japanese Kimonos. ‘A Rather Remarkable Evening’ A Japanese Tea Ceremony will take place on Thursday 5th October at 7.30pm , Geisha Girls,Tea,Traditional Treats and Sake.  Please contact nicola@mackintosh.club for reservations […]

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Family Ties, Thistle Gallery, 30 September – 15 October, 2017

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‘Family Ties’ Show Displays Creativity Runs In Their Veins Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com Thistle Gallery is delighted to welcome the talented Kinsman Blake Family with their ‘Family Ties’ Show. The exceptional creativity of this remarkable family presents a dynamic range of artistry […]

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Works Sacred: Works Profane, Malcolm Lochhead, Glasgow Cathedral Festival 2017

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Works Sacred: Works Profane 9 – 21 October, 2017 (closed Sunday, 15 October) Glasgow Cathedral, Castle Street, Glasgow, G4 0QZ Admission free. GCF2017 is delighted to host a major retrospective of the life of renowned textile artist Malcolm Lochhead. First major retrospective into the work of Malcolm Lochhead, world-renowned textile artist and designer. Emeritus Professor […]

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Museums at Night, Glasgow, 26, 27 and 28 October, 2017

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Museums at night is back and will take place in Glasgow on 26, 27 & 28 October, 2-17 Explore art, history and heritage after dark with Museums at Night events across Glasgow. Every year, major museums, heritage sites and historic properties open their doors for the biannual nationwide festival. Discover new exhibitions, listen to expert […]

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