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

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

My Life In London, ProjectAbility

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12 January – 27 February, 2019 ProjectAbility is delighted to be hosting My Life in London by ActionSpace artists Thompson Hall and Ian Wornast as their first exhibition of 2019! My Life in London is the culmination of a year of creative explorations by ActionSpace artists Thompson Hall and Ian Wornast, funded by an Unlimited […]

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A Wee Exhibition, Photography, Old Hairdressers

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Thursday, 10 January, 2019, 6 p.m. Old Hairdressers ‘A wee exhibition’ is here to showcase some of our photography that we’ve been working on over the last year and to welcome us into a new one.’ The exhibition will consist of a collection of images by the Glasgow Kelvin College HND 2 students. Free entry […]

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New Year Heralds In Fresh Brush Strokes, Thistle Gallery

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By ringing in the New Year the Thistle Gallery resolves to continue to feature an eclectic range of remarkable artwork by many of Scotland’s leading contemporary artists, not just from the Central Belt but also from the Borders, the Highlands and Islands, Fife, Perthshire and Dumfriesshire …to name but a few. ‘Turning Over A New […]

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Monday, January 7, 2019 | Filed under: Art - what's on, interior design

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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Cafe Gandolfi, Festive Art Exhibition

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Cafe Gandolfi’s  annual festive exhibition opening on Sunday 9th December in Bar Gandolfi. The exhibition will run until 9 January, 2018 From 4.30pm they’ll be showcasing a fine selection of art from across the country. Enjoy a glass of wine and a gander at the work of… JOY BAIN MOIRA BUCHANAN ALAN CAMPBELL MARK CAMPBELL […]

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Thursday, December 20, 2018 | Filed under: Art - what's on, Christmas in Glasgow

‘Unwrapped’ Show at The Thistle Gallery 2018

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‘Unwrapped’ Show Reveals Layers of Remarkable Talent Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art, 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com Exhibition continues until 23 December, 2018 – Gallery Open 7 Days Vibrant new artwork from almost fifty renowned artists who have  created nearly 140 exciting new exhibits. Welcomed into the Gallery, […]

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M Gallery, Winter Exhibition Launch

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Friday 14 December, 2018  6 p.m. M Gallery, 7 Keith Street, Partick, Glasgow G11 6QQ The M Gallery’s winter show is a curated exhibition presenting an eclectic choice of artwork from artists working in Scotland. Participating artists include: Lynn Howarth Karen Strang Mhairi Muir Rebecca Scott Chelsea Dysart Marta Adamowicz Set out on a journey […]

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Monday, December 10, 2018 | Filed under: Art - what's on

Art Auction Fundraiser – Cure Claire’s Cancer

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20th December 2018, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G3 5JD Buy tickets at EventBrite A VERY special and eclectic auction of art in order to raise funds for Claire, including some exceptional pieces, at the CCA on Sauchiehall Street in Glasgow. No matter what your taste, there is something for […]

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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. […]

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A Weakness for Raisins Ester Krumbachová exhibition CCA

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Friday 7 December 2018 7pm-9pm CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3JD Free Exhibition Runs: Friday 7 December 2018 — Sunday 27 January 2019 Opening hours: Tue-Sat: 11am-6pm // Sun: 12noon-6pm Ester Krumbachová was a key figure in Czech New Wave cinema in the 1960s. She contributed significantly to films such as The Party and the […]

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Open Studio Lodestone Art Bowling ‘She Sits and Watches Sinking Ships’

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Saturday 24 November, 2014 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Arch 7, 15 Dumbarton Rd, Bowling Harbour, Glasgow G60 5AQ Artist-in-residence Megan Rudden has been collecting, drawing, writing and researching the history of Bowling Harbour’s industries, trade unions, and the unique imagery of the area. Come to her weekend show where she is displaying her work […]

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Wednesday, November 21, 2018 | Filed under: Art - what's on, Galleries

Open Studio with Rowena Comrie, Bowling Harbour

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Saturday, 10 November, 2018- 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. ARCH 8 resident artist Rowena Comrie (November 5th-12th) will be opening her studio door on Saturday 10 November, and displaying her watercolour work, directly inspired by Bowling Harbour and its surroundings. Rowena will be giving a short talk about her work at 2pm. Come along for […]

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018 | Filed under: Art - what's on

Open Door Day Centre for Advanced Textiles Glasgow School of Art

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 10 AM – 4 PM Centre for Advanced Textiles / Reid Building / 164 Renfrew Street / Glasgow / G3 6RF / Pop in for a coffee, chat and to see what takes place at Centre for Advanced Textiles. The Centre for Advanced Textiles (CAT) was established in 2000 with […]

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Jonas Staal The Scottish-European Parliament Exhibition CCA

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Tuesday 23 October — Sunday 11 November 2018 CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD Mon-Wed: 11am-6pm // Thu-Fri: 11am-8pm // Sat: 11am-6pm // Sun: 12noon-6pm Free entry Jonas Staal‘s The Scottish-European Parliament is centred around a visual model that transforms a decommissioned oil rig in the North Sea into a new transnational parliament, assembling pan-European organisations […]

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Scottish Art Show, Awestruck Academy, Clydebank

Friday, 12 October, 2018,  6.30 p.m.  9.00 p.m. Awestruck Academy, 36 Sylvania Way South, Clydebank G81 1EA

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Thursday, October 11, 2018 | Filed under: Art - what's on

Falling Leaves Exhibition at The 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 Falling Leaves Artwork – Marks A New Season Previews on Saturday, October 6th and runs until October 28th, 2018 The latest vibrant seasonal Show ‘Falling Leaves’ brings together 75 pieces of fresh artwork produced by 22 leading Scottish […]

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Brushes With War – WW1 Centenary Celebrations, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

To mark the 100th Anniversary of the end of WW1, and to coincide with the exhibition Brushes with War, the Alliance Française and the Goethe-Institut Glasgow, in partnership with the Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, are running different events throughout November, 2018 CONFERENCE Thursday 8th & Friday 9th November, 2018 at the Kelingrove Museum “World War One […]

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Talks at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

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(Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Photograph by Jim Byrne) André Lhote’s painting ‘Head of a Woman’ Tuesday 2 October, 2018 2 p.m. – 2.15 p.m. Explore one of the recent changes to the French Art Gallery. Curator of European Art Pippa Stephenson will discuss this early French Cubist painting and the controversies that surround it. […]

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William Hunter Tercentenary Exhibition The Hunterian

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(Attributed to George Michael Moser, after Mason Chamberlin, William Hunter, After 1769.) New exhibition marks Hunter Tercentenary (and reveals how he helped shape modern museums) William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum is at the Hunterian Art Gallery from 28 September 2018 – 6 January 2019 A major new exhibition at The Hunterian, […]

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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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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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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

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