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

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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.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 Shop Online at Nancy Smillie – click and collect plus delivery service. Shop Online at the Nancy Smillie Shop. Gorgeous Christmas Gifts and Cards The Perfect Gift See full Clothing Range Online Keep Cosy This Winter See clothes selection online at Nancy […]

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Landmarks: Hugh MacDiarmid’s Brownsbank

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Paintings by Alexander Moffat and Ruth Nicol, Poems by Alan Riach University of Glasgow Arts – Online Event 24 November, 2020 at 5 p.m. Free – Register at EventBrite Join the event 16:30 for a 17:00 start. About this Event ‘Landmarks: Hugh MacDiarmid’s Brownsbank’ brings together portraits by Sandy Moffat, landscapes by Ruth Nicol and poems by Alan Riach. […]

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Compass Gallery – Gregor Smith Exhibition

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Gregor Smith RSW – Four Points: A Geographical Journey 3 October – 28 November, 2020 Gregor Smith RSW has exhibited with Compass Gallery since the 1970s, a regular exhibitor in their mixed exhibitions and a dear friend of Compass Gallery, this will be his fifth solo show with us.   Four Points: A Geographical Journey […]

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Truck Art at The Mela

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29 September, 2020 Online 6.50 p.m. Truck Art at the Virtual Glasgow Mela Join film-maker Bash Khan, Glasgow Museums curator of World Cultures Pat Allan, and Nadia Mirza-Saadi to learn about contemporary life on the road in South Asia, focussing on Truck Art culture in Pakistan and India. With workshop. Join Online Virtual Glasgow Mela […]

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Creative Thursdays – Jewish Textile Art

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Thursday 24 September, 2020 – 10 a.m. Jewish Textile Art: with Prof Malcolm Lochhead, Debby Taylor with Marsha Gladstone. Free Event – Registration link: The Giffnock Synagogue Yoni Jesner Memorial Parochet (Curtain) with Malcolm Lochhead, textile artist and designer. Emeritus Professor of Visual Design, Glasgow Caledonian University – in conversation with Marsha Gladstone: a glimpse […]

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Project-Ability, Virtual Exhibition

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Flashback to February 21 September – 21 October, 2020 An exhibition featuring a selection of paintings that were made just before the studios closed due to Coronavirus. These are paintings that might have been forgotten, archived away and left unseen. So many exhibitions have been cancelled, and many of these paintings would have found their […]

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Window Works by Sean Ellcombe RGI Glasgow

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Friday  23 October 2020 at 12  RGI Kelly Gallery announces first exhibition since lockdown with Sean Ellcombe Exhibition.  Ellcombe is a Glasgow born and based artist. He specialises in a painting practice, and installation developments around the history and physiologies of the painted surface. Ellcombe’s exhibition ‘Window Works’ will open on the 23rd October, 2020.  […]

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John Byrne at 80 – Glasgow Print Studio

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Glasgow Print Studio First Floor Gallery Exhibition Runs 08 September – 30 October 2020 ALSO SEE: Dear John: Thirty Year Portrait – David Eustace, Photography Exbibition A retrospective exhibition of works in print by the revered Scottish playwright, writer and artist who turned 80 this year. The works have all been produced at Glasgow Print […]

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Govanhill Baths Archive Showcase

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29 August, 2020 at 12:00 – 30 August, 2020 at 17:00 The Deep End, 21 Nithsdale Street, G41 2PZ Hosted by Govanhill International Festival and Carnival Discover the objects, documents, photographs, banners and audio-visual material, which will tel the story of Govanhill Baths from its use as an Edwardian Baths and Wash-House, to the Save […]

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Govanhill International Festival 2020

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21 until 31 August, 2020 Govanhill International Festival – now in its fourth year, is an anti-racist festival. It celebrates the contribution immigrants have made to the diversity, culture, community and the rich history of the area. Elven days of film, music, books, talks, walks, art, kids activities and more! Join in and celebrate the […]

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Banner Promenade, The Deep End

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25 Aug, 2020 at 12:00 – 30 Aug, 2020 at 17:00 The Deep End Govanhill Baths 21 Nithsdale Street, Glasgow  G41 2PS Hosted by Govanhill International Festival and Carnival Artist Sarah Leal has created a collective banner out of squares received from across the community. Dozens of squares were made by participants from the Arts, […]

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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum Reopens

Kelvingrove reopened 17 August, 2020 Some changes have been made to keep you safe and make your journey enjoyable. Pre-book in advance Pre-booking is essential.  Book Tickets You now require a ticket to enter the museum. Tickets are FREE. You need to pre-book online, in advance, for your household for a specific date and time. This will provide […]

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Compass Gallery Glasgow – Anna Molin Exhibition

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Anna Molin – Costume and Illustration Drawings from the 1970s Original artworks created by Anna Molin in the 1960s and 1970s embody Compass Gallery’s established position as a pioneer of contemporary art, introducing previously unseen work to Scottish audiences and tirelessly supporting the careers of working artists in the early and mid phases of their […]

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Celebrating Diversity Festival

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17 August, 2020 at 18:00 – 23 August, 2020 at 18:00 Hosted by Sheba Arts A week of celebration showcasing original work including: poetry, animation, digital theatre, discussion, visual arts and online crafts for children. Enjoy the festival from your own home. Further information at Sheba Arts at Facebook. including participants including: Parham Ghalamdar (Iranian-born […]

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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

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