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 53 Cresswell Street, Off Byres Road, Glasgow West End G12 8AE 0141 334 4240 www.nancysmillieshop.com Father’s Day 20 June – Great Selection of Gifts Fabulous Jewellery from Nepal Earrings for Everyone Spectacular Design at Nancy Smillies Staying Home – Celebrate with Style Lovely selection of glasses at the Nancy Smillie Shop […]

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Glasgow School of Art Digital Showcase 2021

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9th June – 20 June, 2021 Digital showcase, featuring work by over 500 graduating students GSA Graduate Showcase 2021 demonstrates role of creativity in tackling major issues facing the world today Associated events programme runs until 20 June Climate emergency and sustainability, race and decolonisation and post pandemic futures emerge as key themes Students at […]

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A Spotlight on Jack Knox – Compass Gallery

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The career of the artist Jack Knox spans over 5 decades. He studied at Glasgow School of Art and the Andre L’Hote Atelier, Paris, winning a string of prizes including the Carnegie Trust Travelling Scholarship, the Guthrie Award, several RSA awards, and the Scottish Arts Council Award. Knox, a ‘Glasgow Boy’ of the 1950’s era, […]

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The Hunterian: Jimmy Robert: Tobacco Flower

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11 June–5 September 2021 Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, 82 Hillhead St, Glasgow G12 8QQ Admission free and by pre-booked timed ticket – Book Tickets HUNTERIAN TO PREMIERE NEW WORK FROM JIMMY ROBERT Tobacco Flower is a major body of new work by Jimmy Robert, made especially for Glasgow International. The project extends the […]

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100 Years of the Barras Photography Exhibition

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The Arti San Toi Gallery 73 Moncur St. Calton in ra Barras Glasgow G40 2SL Exhibition Runs: 5/6 & 19/20 June, 2021 Arts and heritage event in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Barras Market  – @barras100fest The Barras100 aims to build community links and civic pride, raising public awareness of the rich historical […]

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Saturday, June 5, 2021 | Filed under: Art, Photography, Exhibitions what's on-glasgow, Community event

Contemporary Quilt Group, The Auld Kirk

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‘Fragmentation’ – Contemporary Quilt Group Exhibition – The Auld Kirk 8 June – 15 July 2021 The Auld Kirk and its graveyard are Grade A listed and together form one of the finest and oldest sites in the town of Kirkintilloch About this event Contemporary Quilt Group, 8 June – 15 July 2021 Auld Kirk […]

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ProjectAbility – Online Exhibition ‘Altered Space’

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Altered Space is an online exhibition launching on 28th May 2021 x3 continues with online exhibition, “Altered Space”, hosted by Glasgow studio Project Ability Leading disability arts organisations across the UK are working together on a series of online exhibitions showing work by learning-disabled artists. The exhibitions – part of a project titled ‘x3’ – […]

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SWG3 Opens New Gallery – Yard Life

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Opening on Thursday 27th May, 2021 A new urban arts gallery for the graffiti and street art community SWG3, Scotland’s leading multi-disciplinary arts venue, has  announced the launch of its new urban arts gallery – Yard Life. Opening on Thursday 27th May, the gallery marks the first exciting step in SWG3 and Yardworks’ bold plans […]

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Monday, May 24, 2021 | Filed under: Art, Photography, Exhibitions what's on-glasgow

Joan Eardley Centenary – Writers Celebrate her work

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Writers celebrate the work of Joan Eardley in this special event to mark her centenary and launch a new call for work for an anthology. 18 May, 2021 at 7.30 p.m. until 8.30 p.m. Online – Free – Register at Eventbrite About this Event “All becomes art, and as if she was incensed By the […]

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The Joan Eardley Centenary Celebration

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Tuesday, 18 May 2021 – 3 p.m. until 4.30 p.m. Free Online Event – Register at Eventbrite The Hunterian,University of Glasgow, is delighted to be hosting the Joan Eardley Centenary, in partnership with The Scottish Women and the Arts Research Network About this Event Hosted by BBC Arts Correspondent Pauline McLean, this online event brings together an […]

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The Arlington Baths Club

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Arlington Baths Club reopening Monday 26 April, 2021 ‘We welcomed our first members 150 years ago. Lockdown easing means we can open the doors again at 7.00am on Monday 26 April. And to celebrate our anniversary there’s a terrific deal for new recruits – join for just £10 per week..’ The Iconic Arlington Baths Club […]

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At Home Artist’s Talk: GOMA

GoMA at 25: Andy Goldsworthy in conversation with Martin Craig 31 MARCH, 2021 6 P.M. – 7 P.M. ONLINE REGISTER AT EVENTBRITE GoMA invites you to join artist Andy Goldsworthy in conversation with GoMA Curator, Martin Craig, as they discuss Goldsworthy’s original commission for GoMA, his works in the collection, and his practice today. Andy […]

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The Dance of the Lunar Creatrix – Marianne Wilson

Celebrating Creativity Reflecting on the present, where structure dominates in a bid to contain the chaos, Marianne Wilson’s The Dance of the Lunar Creatrix uses software and computer programming to explore an abstract, geometric world. In constant flux, her animations are ever changing and evolving, shifting their shape and form to sound. It is an exploration of the […]

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Greenpeace – Kelvin Way’s Low-Traffic Neighbourhood

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Greenpeace Glasgow Group celebrates Kelvin Way’s Low-Traffic Neighbourhood with community art drop. On Valentine’s weekend 2021 volunteers from Greenpeace Glasgow Group hosted a Covid-compliant community art drop on Kelvin Way. The art drop celebrated Low Traffic Neighbourhoods and twinned the Kelvin Way’s bike lane with the Isle Of Arran to promote better-connected transport routes. People […]

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Winter Art Club for Kids – Paper Bag Portraits

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Wednesday, February 17, 2021 – 2.30 – 4.30 p.m.  Online Woodlands Community Development Trust This is the last Winter Art Club of 2021! Keep your eyes peeled for spring… Join Sam Macgregor, a local artist, who will be running a programme of online arts activities for local children and their families during this new period […]

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Glasgow Greenpeace – Kelvin Way Valentine’s Day

We <3 Our Bike Lane 14 February, 2021 – Kelvin Way Greenpeace Glasgow are working on some socially distant happenings to show support for the Kelvin Way being closed to cars (and to all the pop up bike lanes and continued active travel developments across the city as a whole). This is not an outdoor […]

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Virtual Guided Tour of Barcelona’s Picasso Museum and the Gaudi

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Sunday, 14 February 2021 from 23:00 -02:00  Event by Visit in the World at Home and Virtual Tour – Live Online event on Facebook Price: free · Duration: 3 hr Public  ·  Facebook Travel to one of most popular cities in Spain to virtually explore two of the most celebrated museums in the world! #virtualtourlive PICASSO MUSEUM (uayebt, […]

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Street Level Photography: In Focus, Brexit Tears

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4 February, 2021 at 6.30 p.m. Online Event by Street Level Photoworks Price: free · Duration: 1 hr Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook In Focus: Calum Colvin and Robert Crawford ‘Brexit Tears’. Livestreamed through Facebook. Join artist Calum Colvin and poet Robert Crawford who will present excerpts from their project ‘Brexit Tears’. It tells the story […]

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Christmas Exhibition 2020 – Compass Gallery

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The Christmas Show is always an exciting event in the Compass Gallery calendar. Usually a time to welcome all their artists, friends and customers to come along to the gallery and celebrate the year end. This year is exceptionally different. Zooming, virtual shows, emails etc etc have temporarily replaced the usual joy of personal studio […]

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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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