Art, Photography, Exhibitions what’s on-glasgow.

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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Kibble Palace – Allan Richardson

Allan 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.allanrichardsonart.com

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 NANCY SMILLIE SHOP HAS NOW REOPENED Nancy Smillie care about their customers and our staff, so things will be a little bit different. On arriving at the shop you can use  Sanitazer – there will be a one way system – coming […]

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Summer Art Sessions Woodlands Community

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Wednesday, 8th July, 2020 at 2 p.m. (And three following Wednesdays at 2) Families and Children Sam Macgregor is a local artist, who offers workshops based around the environment and recycling through her company Funk-yard Arts. She is currently training to become an art therapist with an interest in how making art can impact positively […]

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Ian R. Mitchell – Some Images From Glasgow’s Past

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Photographs From Early 1980s – With Some History Finnieston Corruna St and St Vincent Crescent Now the hippest place in the UK according to some London papers but back them it was only beginning to recover from its lowest ebb as a multi-occupancy slum with a fair population of ladies of the night, criminals and […]

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Film Friday Art in the Archive National Library of Scotland

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1st May, 2020 until 11.30 p.m. Delve into the art world through this selection of footage from the Moving Image Archive. See the streets of Glasgow from a painter’s eye, discover overlooked artistic movements, and enjoy details of iconic design and architecture. Hosted by National Library of Scotland at Kelvin Hall Follow the links in […]

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Oscar, Bravo! – live streaming Street Level Photoworks on Facebook

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Thursday 23 April, 2020, 6.30 p.m. Oscar, bravo! Livestream Street Level Photoworks  and Lost Glasgow Live streamed through Street Level Photowork Facebook page, followed by Q+A. Whether self-isolating or with the family, this special live stream event with Lost Glasgow’s Norry Wilson is a must for all to gather round. In this presentation Norry offers […]

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The Arlington Baths Club

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Coronavirus Baths temporarily closed due to coronavirus. The Iconic Arlington Baths Club The Arlington Baths Club is one of Glasgow’s hidden gems. It is thought to be the first Victorian swimming club in the United Kingdom. When it first opened its doors in August 1871 it caused a sensation, inspiring similar clubs, both in Scotland […]

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Glasgow Window Art Festival – High Street and Saltmarket

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Saturday 28th March – Sunday 29th March 2020 Free twilight Window Art Festival on Saturday 28th March 4-9pm and Sunday 29th March 12-4pm. There will be light sculptures, projections, performances and art. This free festival will take the form of an outdoor gallery utilising shop fronts along the length of the thoroughfare on Saturday 28th […]

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Glasgow Film Festival 2020: Close Up – Susan Wood Exhibition

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Susan Wood: Close Up shows exemplary work from an art and film icon Review by Fionnuala Boyle (Exhibition runs until 8th March, 2020 –The Lighthouse, 11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow, G1 3NU Attending Susan Richardson Wood’s exhibition of work at The Lighthouse on February 24, 2020, I had no preconceptions. I wasn’t familiar with Susan’s work, […]

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Looking at Mackintosh’s Masterpiece

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Photographer Sylvia Richardson brings a unique exhibition of previously unseen images of Mackintosh’s Masterpiece, The Glasgow School of Art building. Exhibition in Mackintosh Queens Cross Church runs from Opening Evening 6th of March 6-30-9pm then from 9th of March Monday, Wednesday & Fridays 11am-4pm until the 3rd of April 2020. Mackintosh Queen’s Cross Church, 870 […]

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The IASSIDD Exhibition ProjectAbility

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Project Ability introduces second exhibition of the year. ‘The IASSIDD Exhibition’ – 29 February, 2020 – 9 April, 2020 Reception 29 February, 2020 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Project Ability Gallery, 1st Floor, Trongate 103, Glasgow Admission: Free International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Development Disabilities: The Exhibition In August of 2019 Glasgow hosted […]

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Old KIlpatrick Art Club Exhibition, Bishopton

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12 – 16 February, 2020 Calders Garden Centre, Bishopton, Erskine Bridge, PA7 5PU Art Exhibition at Calders Garden Centre, Erskine Wednesday 12th – Sunday 16th Feb. 10am till 4pm. Please pop in. Event on Facebook  

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Sunday, February 9, 2020 | Filed under: Art, Photography, Exhibitions what's on-glasgow, Community event

Alasdair Gray – Omnium Gatherum

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Exhibition Runs: 07 February – 12 April 2020 Glasgow Print Studio’s long association with Alasdair Gray goes back to the late seventies and in 1981 in celebration of the publication of the seminal novel, Lanark, we published a series of lithographs that were used as illustrations within the book. More recently GPS has published 30 screenprints going […]

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DeepEnd Mural Govanhill Community Baths

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Friday 31 January, 2020 . 3.30 p.m. Govanhill Baths, 99 Calder Street, G42 7RA Artist Jem Milton will unveil their mural commissioned to transform the courtyard at The Deep End. Refreshments provided. Funded by Glasgow Life- South East Vibrancy Programme Facebook Event

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020 | Filed under: Art, Photography, Exhibitions what's on-glasgow, Free Events

As I See Cuba (Como Veo Cuba) Photography Exibition

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Hillhead Library, 348 Byres Road, G12 8AP 1 – 27 February, 2020 Celebrating 500 years of Havana with an exhibition of photographs taken in Cuba by Roberto Chile (Havana) and Dougie Souness (Glasgow). Free event For more information or to buy prints / catalogues online In November, Cuba celebrated the 500th anniversary of its capital […]

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John Inglis Exhibition New Collages 2016 – 2019 Compass Gallery

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John Inglis PPRSW RGI HAWI: New Collages 2016 – 2019 6 – 29 February, 2020 Compass Gallery presents a new exhibition of work by artist John Inglis where he recreates remembered fragments of landscape and coast in complex compositions in watercolour and oil. The artist has long been associated with and exhibited in Compass Gallery, […]

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Friday, January 17, 2020 | Filed under: Art, Photography, Exhibitions what's on-glasgow

Project Ability Christmas Show 2019

  It’s Project Ability’s 2019 Annual Christmas Show!  Exhibition: 23rd November – 21st December, 2019 Preview: Friday 22nd November, 2019 4-6pm Reception: Thursday 5th December, 2019 6-8pm  Each year Project Ability puts a call out for submissions from artists worldwide to showcase in their Christmas exhibition. This year the theme is PRINT! The gallery and […]

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Oscar Marzaroli Exhibition Streetworks

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Banner Image: ‘The Castlemilk Lads’ (1963), © Oscar Marzaroli / The Marzaroli Collection First Major Exhibition of Scotland’s Most Notable Documentary Photographer in Over Thirty Years Exhibition runs – 7 December until 15th March, 2020 Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 3 PM – 5 PM Join Streetlevel Photoworks for the public reception of Oscar Marzaroli, […]

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Saturday, December 7, 2019 | Filed under: Art, Photography, Exhibitions what's on-glasgow

Art on the Exchange Glasgow

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November and December, 2019 21 – 24 Nov, 28 Nov – 1 Dec, 5 – 8 Dec, 12 – 23 and 26 Dec. Art On the Exchange is Glasgow’s only Art & Design Market run by and for artists. Come along and celebrate Glasgow’s thriving creative community and enjoy a curated selection of goods and […]

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Difference by Design Arts and Crafts Fair, Websters

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30 November and 1 December, 2019 Prints, Photography and Paintings will be on sale – art is being donated by local artists including Anderson Gerard Art. Upper Hall (The Playhouse) at Websters, 416 Great Western Rd, Glasgow G4 9HZ. Funds raised will be used for local events for the elderly. Difference By Design was established […]

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Winter Fine Art and Antiques Auction, Great Western Auction

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29 and 30 November, 2019 Day One – Friday 29th November commencing 10.00am Lots 1-499: Asian & Ethnic Art, Silver, Coins, Militaria, Collectables, Sporting Memorabilia, Whisky & Wine, Ceramics, Clocks & Decorative Arts Day Two – Saturday 30th November commencing 10.00am Lots 500-964: Jewellery & Watches, Furniture, Rugs & 20th Century Design, Paintings, Watercolours & Prints Our […]

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Art Exhibition at The Arlington Baths Club

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7 – 22 November, 2019 An exhibition of work by Arlington Baths Club’s very talented members. There’s still space for anyone in the club who’d like to exhibit, just ask for details in the poolside office. Funds raised will go towards Restoration Fund at Arlington Baths. Update – who’s involved ‘As you can imagine the […]

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A Gift to Glasgow from New York, The Hunterian

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A Gift to Glasgow from New York: The Phillip A. Bruno Collection 18 October 2019 – 12 January 2020 Hunterian Art Gallery Admission free A new exhibition at The Hunterian, University of Glasgow, celebrates the gift of over 70 works from the collection of distinguished gallery director and art collector Phillip A. Bruno. A Gift […]

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‘A Place for the Work and the Human Being’ Kelvin Hall

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7. Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme The Common Guild Kelvin Hall, 1445 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8AW 24 October 2019 6 p.m. Thursday 24 October 2019, 6pm ‘A Place for the Work and the Human Being’ runs throughout 2019 and takes place in a range of venues, new and old, around Glasgow. The series explores […]

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From Lens to Pen, Finnieston

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1 – 3 November,  2019 The Vacant Space The proceeds from the exhibition will be donated to Glasgow City Mission. Why not come along and have a look. 184 Argyle Street, Finnieston,  Glasgow

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Bearing Witness: the state of journalism and press freedom across the globe

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Tuesday, 15 October, 2019, 6.30 p.m. – 9 p.m. Sogo Art Gallery EXHIBITION RUNS UNTIL NOVEMBER Panel Discussion Join David Pratt and Scottish PEN exploring issues around conflict, journalism and press freedom across the globe. Journalists and photographers bear witness to the changing world around us and challenge power on our behalf, but across the […]

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Black History Month Street Level Photography Temporary Hoarding Magazine and Anti-Racist Graphics

43 – 31 October, 2019 , Monday to Thursday: 10:00am – 8:00pm Hillhead Library, Byres Road Free event, no booking required streetlevelphotoworks.org Another chance to see the graphics from Temporary Hoarding magazine and anti-racist posterworks related to Rock Against Racism which were last shown in 2017 to augment the fantastic Syd Shelton ‘Rock Against Racism’ exhibition in association with Autograph. […]

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Art For Heart’s Sake, Art Fundraiser at The Store 2019

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Annual Charity Art Exhibition and Sale (ART FOR HEART’S SAKE POSTPONED UNTIL DATE IN SPRING) Due to unforeseen circumstances Art for Heart’s Sake has had to be postponed – it will be back in the Springtime bigger and better than ever. ) This year promises to be the best yet. Showcasing work by Scotland’s Top […]

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GUGA: Exploring Gaelic Identities The Hunterian

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Hunterian Exhibition Explores Gaelic Identities 11 October 2019 – 2 February 2020 Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, 82 Hillhead Street, Glasgow G12 8QQ Admission free A new exhibition opening at The Hunterian, University of Glasgow, in October will consider what Gaelic identity means in 21st century Scotland. Scheduled to coincide with the 2019 Royal […]

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Filed under: Art, Photography, Exhibitions what's on-glasgow

Bearing Witness: the state of journalism and press freedom across the globe

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15 October, 2019 Sogo Gallery, 82-86 Saltmarket, Glasgow G1 5LY The Exhibition will run until November. Exhibition and Panel Discussion will take place on 15 October, 2019, 6.30 until 9 pm. Journalists and photographers bear witness to the changing world around us and challenge power on our behalf, but across the globe they are threatened […]

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The Glasgow Guild Talks 2019

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Events run 17 – 21 September, 2019 The Glasgow Guild, 265 Renfrew Street, G3 6TT Lauren Dyer Amazeen – The Kitchen and the New York avant garde scene Tuesday 17 September 2019, 7pm The former Chair of CCA Glasgow & Director of The Kitchen, NY in the 1990s gives a talk on the avant garde […]

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