Art & artists Glasgow West End.

Masks We Wear: Exhibition

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University of Glasgow Advanced Research Centre Exhibition extended until Friday 12 April, 2024 Advanced Research Centre, University of Glasgow, 11 Chapel Ln, Glasgow G11 6EW This exhibition features artworks by 37 young people attending Hyndland Secondary School.  ‘Masks We Wear’ showcases the work of pupils S3 – S5  featuring plaster cast masks, paintings and drawings […]

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Scottish Handmade Crafts, Gifts and Artists at Janet & John Glasgow

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Janet & John – promoting Scottish creativity. A haven for Scottish Handmade Crafts Upper Floor De Courcy’s Arcade Cresswell Lane T: 07731 768373Delightful gifts handcrafted by Scottish artisans   Janet & John Website   Gorgeous Gifts at Janet and John More Fabulous Choice of Cards and Gifts Gifts for Everyone   . Baby Range at […]

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10 Years In The Baking – ProjectAbility

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16th March – 20th April, 2024 Project Ability, 103 Trongate, Glasgow, G1 5HD (Opening hours are 11am – 5pm,  (Wednesdays – Saturdays, closed Easter Friday).) The Joint Creativity “10 Years in the Baking” exhibition, hosted by the charities Versus Arthritis and Project Ability, is set to open in Glasgow and will display artwork created by […]

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Seeing Glasgow: An Artist’s View – Avril Patron

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Thursday 14 March, 2024  7-8pm Glasgow City Heritage Trust, 54 Bell Street, Glasgow, G1 1LQ & Online One of Glasgow’s foremost artists, Avril Paton, made the city and its citizens the principle focus of her work. She is best known for her painting ‘Windows in the West’, which is one of Scotland’s favourite paintings. Its […]

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Alasdair Gray Archive – Free Tours

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March 1st, 8th, 15th and 23rd, 2024 at 11am The Alasdair Gray Archive is a free, public resource which was established in March 2020 after Alasdair Gray’s death in late 2019. Free weekly tours of the collection with Custodian Sorcha Gray. @GraySorcha To secure a space please email with your preferred date. 

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Freya O’Neill Art

‘I’ve been interested in art from a very young age, it’s always been my passion. After completing my National 5 Art qualification, which I received an A for, I am now taking a widening participation art course at the Glasgow School Of Art whilst studying for my Higher qualification.  I am also working on art […]

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Collecting African Art at The Hunterian

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Thursday, 22 February, 2024, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Hunterian Art Gallery, 82 Hillhead Street Glasgow G12 8QQ Show map ‘The Trembling Museum’ shows African art objects from The Hunterian collection in a new context. Taking them out of the ‘ethnography’ section of our museum store, and displaying them alongside contemporary artworks in the art […]

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Friday Focus: Scottish Art Acquisitions

Scottish Art Acquisitions

Friday 15 December, 2023 – 1 p.m. – 1.30p.m. Online – Free – Book Tickets at EventBrite Significant additions to The Hunterian collection of Scottish art: Winifred and Margaret Davidson recent bequests and gifts Over the last few decades, the Davidson family has generously handed over to The Hunterian a significant portion of its collection […]

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Artists’ Christmas Fayre

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Friday 8th December, 2023  1pm – 7pm Saturday 9th December, 2023  11am-5pm Glasgow Art Club’s Christmas Fair Glasgow Art Club, 185 Bath St, Glasgow G2 4HU The fair will be held in our historic building and will showcase a fantastic range of Artists and Artisans Glasgow has to offer. Attendees can savour winter-inspired cuisine and […]

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Stage and Screen Exhibition at The Hunterian

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(image: Parick Caulfield, Party Game: design for back cloth, 1984. © The estate of Patrick Caulfield. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2023.) 10 November 2023 until 25 February 2024 NEW EXHIBITION SHINES A SPOTLIGHT ON STAGE AND SCREEN The Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, 82 Hillhead St, Glasgow G12 8QQ A new exhibition opening at […]

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The Lush Exhibition – Project-Ability

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23 September – 28 October, 2023 Project-Ability Lush Exhibition, 103 Trongate, Glasgow G1 5HD Earlier in the year Lush approached Project Ability to collaborate on a very exciting project! The beautifully smelling bath and cosmetics company were looking for new designs for their stunning knot wrap collection. A brief was put out to artists across all […]

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GI Oils Exhibition – From East to West

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5th – 13th August 2023 Nicolls Gallery, 656 Dumbarton Road, G11 6RA between 5th and 13th August 2023 First exhibition by Graham – local artist in  Glasgow’s West End. Grahan’s work is  diverse and includes abstract pieces, Scottish seascapes, urban landscapes and reflections of important places in his own life.  He uses light, colour, texture […]

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Sogo Arts – Art by Tommy

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Exhibition – art by Tommy 15th July to 2nd September, 2023 Opening 12noon to 5pm Wednesday to Saturday. Thomas McGoran 95 years young, born in Ayr 1927 Tom’s family moved to Glasgow in 1931, to a room and kitchen flat, in a 3 storey tenement. One of nine children, Tom’s childhood days were to become […]

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Banksy at GOMA – Cut and Run

Banksy at GOMA

18 June until 28 August, 2023 Banksy: Cut and Run An exhibition of stencils from 1998-2023 “I’ve kept these stencils hidden away for years, mindful they could be used as evidence in a charge of criminal damage. But that moment seems to have passed, so now I’m exhibiting them in a gallery as works of […]

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Robert Burns Photography Exhibition – A Window On Ukraine

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2nd June – 16th July 2023 Hillhead Library, 348 Byres Road G12 8AP Part of WestFest 2023 A Window on Ukraine offers distinctive observations and reflections of the country over several years by Glasgow-based photographer Robert Burns, who has been visiting Ukraine since 2007. Whilst on holiday in Crete in 2006, a chance meeting by Robert Burns […]

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REVEAL – previously Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair

19 – 21 May, 2023 Tickets are now on sale for Reveal (formerly Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair) a At Glasgow’s SEC, Glasgow G3 8YW Open 10am – 5pm Saturday 20  and Sunday 21  Tickets Adult tickets £6 plus booking fee. Concessions £5 plus booking fee. Children Under 16 Free when accompanied by an adult. Kids […]

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Home Grown In Glasgow – a poem for International Women’s Day by Ruby McCann

Home Grown In Glasgow I am woman  a sister of Glasgow a pale skinned, freckled-faced Scot a she-child fae the sou’ side a native Glaswegian Mither Glasgow shaped me   I am a child of many born into this city I am Pict, I am Celt I am Irish, Scottish, and Glaswegian a city born, […]

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Tuesday, March 7, 2023 | Filed under: International Womens Day, Poetry, stories and poems, Writing

Origins – art exhibition Willie Sutherland

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4 March until 1 April, 2023 Beacon Arts Centre, Custom House Quay, Greenock PA15 1HG – free admission by Willie Sutherland  ‘I believe that the act of making is an expression of the self and that each piece if a self portrait, creating is my way of saying “look at me I exist”. I continue trying […]

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A Bowl, A Boat – Sarah Kudirka Exhibition, The Briggait

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Until 6 March, 2023 at The Briggait The Wasps Studio, The Briggait 141 Bridgegate, Glasgow G1 5HZ Sarah Kudirka’s latest paintings based on bowl:boat and shell-like motifs, are rooted in our capacity for empathy, sharing and compassion towards those who journey across oceans. There are self-evident things in Kudirka’s latest work along with many layers […]

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Artist Demonstration with Bronwen Sleigh – Kelvingrove Art Gallery

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Saturday 3rd December 2022 at 11am – 12 noon The Love of Print, Artist Demonstration Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Argyle Street, G3 8AG Come along and see Bronwen Sleigh demonstrating inking up and printing an etching plate. There will be an opportunity to find out more about Bronwen’s new print “Sinclair Drive” made especially […]

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Conserving Hoyland, The Hunterian

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Thursday, 24 November, 2022 – 6 until 8 p.m. Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow,  82 Hillhead Street Glasgow G12 8QQ Tickets £3 to £5 After hours event about the artist John Hoyland and conservation work on his painting John Hoyland was one of the most inventive and dynamic abstract painters of the post-war period. […]

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Maud Sulter exhibition at Pollok House

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Exhibition of the work of internationally renowned Glaswegian-Ghanaian artist Maud Sulter (1960–2008) at Pollok House in Glasgow. The Maud Sulter exhibition at Pollok House runs from 15 October–4 December 2022 and 6–15 January 2023. The exhibition at Pollok House features a range of works across Maud Sulter’s career including selections from her series Zabat and Hysteria. It offers visitors […]

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The Afterlife of Mary Queen of Scots, The Hunterian

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14 October 2022–5 February 2023 New Exhibition Explores The Afterlife of Scotland’s Most Controversial Monarch A programme of family events inspired by the exhibition will run from 8–20 October 2022. Hunterian Art Gallery, 2 Hillhead Street Glasgow G12 8QQ Admission free A major new exhibition exploring the afterlife of Scotland’s most controversial monarch, Mary Queen […]

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ZANELE MUHOLI: SOMNYAMA NGONYAMA, ‘HAIL, THE DARK LIONESS’

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1 October–6 November 2022 University of Glasgow East Quad, University Avenue, G12 8QQ Admission free 17 striking self-portraits by celebrated visual activist Zanele Muholi (South African, b. 1972) will go on display at an outdoor exhibition at the University of Glasgow 1 October until 6 November, 2022. Zanele Muholi, Somnyama I, Paris, 2014. © Zanele […]

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Alasdair Gray’s Lanark: A World Made on Paper – The Hunterian

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(Image: Alasdair Gray, Design for jacket cover of Lanark, 1982. The Hunterian, University of Glasgow. Courtesy The Alasdair Gray Archive.)  14 June – 2 October, 2022 Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, 82 Hillhead St, Glasgow G12 8QQ This Hunterian exhibition is dedicated to the work of renowned Scottish writer and artist Alasdair Gray (1934–2019) […]

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‘Workaround’ – Charlie Hammond at The Hunterian

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WORKAROUND 24 June – 16 October 2022 Hunterian Art Gallery  Admission free  Opening on Friday 24 June, Workaround is a solo exhibition featuring new and existing work by Glasgow-based artist Charlie Hammond.   In his practice, Hammond often considers the ways in which art might be understood in relation to work (as in labour) and to not working (as in play, but […]

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Artist Aid Ukraine – The Pentagon, Glasgow

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22nd -25th June, 11am-6.00pm The Pentagon Centre, 36/38 Washington Street, Glasgow G3 8AZ A once in a lifetime opportunity to see/buy 100 top Scottish Artists in one exhibition. Artist Aid Ukraine features nearly 100 of Scotland’s best working artists, who are exhibiting their work in one stunning space, in Glasgow, for 4 days. There’s nearly […]

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Exhibition: Origin of WA – Before the Mask

Willie Sutherland at French Street Studios 103 – 109 French Street, Dalmarnock, Glasgow G40 4JS “I was a solitary child obsessed by drawing, dressing up and telling stories with my toys, I have explored how these characteristics formed me as an adult and forms my creative practice as I continue to tell stories through my […]

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John Patrick Byrne – A Big Adventure

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Until 18 September, 2022 Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8AG This is the first retrospective of Scottish artist and writer John Byrne’s illustrious career for more than 20 years. A polymath and cultural icon, John has continued to work, paint and create plays on into his 80’s. This exhibition encapsulates the […]

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