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

Denise Noone Bathing Bells at Govanhill Baths review by Pat Byrne

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A fabulous exhibition in the perfect venue Govanhill Baths provided the perfect back drop for Denise Noone’s wonderful exhibition Bathing Bells; showing colourful images of women over 40 in bathing costumes and very successfully celebrating  joyous women ‘ringing their own bell’.  Denise’s photographs had ‘none of the usual alluring or come-hither poses associated with swimwear […]

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018 | Filed under: Art - what's on, Community event, Pat's Home Page Blog

Introduction to Study at Glasgow School of Art

25th October and 1 November, 2018 Register online Thinking of Studying at GSA? Offering a range of opportunities throughout the year to get the right application information at the right time, online and in person. Introduction to Art School Days These might be for you if: You haven’t visited Glasgow before. You would like to […]

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Brushes With War, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

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21 September, 2018 – 6 January, 2019 Marking the 100th anniversary of the end of World War 1. Brushes with War is a powerful and emotive insight into the experience of soldiers from World War I through the drawings and paintings they created. Featuring original artworks by German, Austrian, French, Belgian, British, American, Canadian, Australian […]

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Bathing Bells Exhibition, Govanhill Baths

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Photo exhibition by Denise Noone 7 – 15 September, 2018 Women over 40 in bathing costumes. None of the usual alluring or come-hither poses associated with swimwear are assumed. The women are firm-footed, adorned and vibrant, they are not pouty and dour. The women are joyous and ringing their own bell. Govanhill Baths, 99 Calder St, […]

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Saturday, September 8, 2018 | Filed under: Art - what's on

Young Talent Exhibition, ProjectAbility Glasgow

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7 September – 13 October, 2018 Young Talent 2018 7 September 2018 – 13 October 2018 Preview: Thursday 06 September, 6pm-8pm Project Ability Gallery, 1st Floor, Trongate 103, Glasgow Admission: Free It is time to announce one of Project Ability’s most exciting exhibitions of the year …Young Talent! Young Talent showcases work from young artists attending  Create workshops. As usual they […]

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018 | Filed under: Art - what's on

Shaping Their World, Thistle Gallery

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1 – 30 September, 2018 SHAPING THEIR WORLD …… ….during the month of September, 2018, in the Gallery is a unique array of exhibits from 16 accomplished Scottish women artists whose remarkable interpretation of the theme is expressed through the mediums of paint, artisan glassware, ceramics, jewellery and textiles. This month-long eclectic Exhibition runs from […]

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Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art, Park Road, Glasgow

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 ‘Shaping Their World’ […]

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Graduate Degree Show, 2018, Glasgow School of Art

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1 – 9 September, 2018 The Glasgow School of Art would like to invite you to join us for our annual exhibition of postgraduate students’ work from across our disciplines in Fine Art, Architecture, Design, Simulation + Visualisation and Innovation in Glasgow’s Merchant City across two sites – 5 minutes’ walk apart. Fine Art + […]

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Museums at Night, Glasgow, October, 2018

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25 – 27 October, 2018 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 talks and presentations, watch special performances, take torch-lit tours, enjoy live music in […]

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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. Accessorize with Style   Always something new At Nancy Smillie you will find an unrivalled collection of jewellery, bags and […]

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Women’s Suffrage in Glasgow Exhibition, The Mitchell

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This display from Special Collections at The Mitchell Library marks the centenary of the electoral reforms in 1918, with a particular focus on women’s suffrage in Glasgow and featuring profiles of prominent women, men and organisations. The Mitchell, North Street, Glasgow G3 7DN (Level 5 foyer). This event runs 13 August, 2018 until January 27th […]

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Sunday, August 12, 2018 | Filed under: Art - what's on

Talk of the Steamie Conference, Govanhill

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5 September, 2018 The Conference looks at the importance of washhouses in working class communities, particularly to women, in 19th and 20th century. Will also consider the future of women’s health and wellbeing as the Govanhill Baths evolves into a centre for health and wellbeing. Talk of the Steamie Exhibition The exhibition will run from […]

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Cryptic Sonica in Glasgow 2018 – Portal, Pivot and Visaurihelix

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Cryptic’s renowned Sonica returns to Glasgow this summer with three major new, free sonic art installations to delight all ages. Part of Festival 2018,  (2 – 12 August, 2018) Robbie Thomson’s invites audiences to take an unforgettable subterranean odyssey through the Clyde Tunnel and Madeleine Flynn and Tim Humphrey’s turns George Square into a playground with giant, […]

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  ‘Cityscapes’ on the Horizon, Thistle Gallery

Thistle Gallery from 5 August – 26 August, 2018 Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com Part of Looking Out To New Horizons New – Summer Exhibition at The Thistle Gallery  ‘Cityscapes on the Horizon’ is a unique collection of original artworks by several leading […]

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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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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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