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 Light Up Your Life   See All Lighting Collection Online Shop Online at Nancy Smillie and have your gift sent out. Take advantage of free gift wrapping plus a card designed by Nancy. www.nancysmillieshop.com Spoilt for Choice […]

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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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Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair 2022 review Pat Byrne

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I was delighted to receive an invitation to go along to the Preview of the Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair; Jim an I thoroughly enjoyed being back in the Marquee at Kelvingrove meeting some of the artists, gallery owners and checking out the amazing range of contemporary art on display. Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair continues Saturday, […]

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Alma Wolfson – ‘A Painter’s Passion’

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    Saturday 23rd April 2022 from 12 till 4pm, DUE TO POPULARITY THE EXHIBITION EXTENDED FOR A WEEK UNTIl 21 MAY. New Solo Exhibition “A Painter’s Passion” Alma Wolfson D.A Alma Wolfson, a graduate of Glasgow School of Art (Textile Design) has a long- established career and celebrates her 80th birthday with this new […]

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Making Imagined Objects – The Second Alasdair Gray Conference

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16 – 17 June, 2022 University of Strathclyde Register for Event The University of Strathclyde and the Alasdair Gray Archive, in partnership with the Glasgow School of Art, the University of Western Brittany (HCTI), Aix-Marseille Universite (LERMA), Edge Hill University, the University of Lausanne and the Tannahill Fund for the Furtherance of Scottish Literature, are […]

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Fragments, Fragmentation and Fractures, RGI

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Thursday 7 April, 2022, 5 p.m. Kelly Gallery, 118 Douglas Street, Glasgow G2 4ET Fragments, Fragmentation, & Fractures is an invited group exhibition featuring a range of contemporary painters. Each artist’s distinct style demonstrates the extensive breadth of painting today, spanning from figuration to abstraction through the means of fragments, fragmentation and fractured imagery and […]

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‘Faces of Kabul’ – Kelvingrove Art Gallery

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Saturday 19 March – Sunday 3 April, 2022 ‘Faces of Kabul’, a photodocumentary exhibition produced by Highlands-based photojournalist and writer, Nick Sidle. Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Argyle Street, G3 8AG The exhibition is a partnership between Heartstone and Glasgow Afghan United, telling the human story of the people of Kabul and the surrounding areas, […]

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Ataraxie at Sonica Festival

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20 March, 2022 – until 5 p.m. New video and pictures of the world premiere of Ataraxie – a jaw-dropping laser and sound installation in the Engine Works, 23-25 Lochburn Rd, Wyndford, Glasgow G20 9AE   The event is free to attend and unticketed, running from 11am – 5pm Sunday 20 March.  In this this new […]

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Still Life – Sogo Gallery, Glasgow

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Photographs and Poems from Lockdown by Angela Catlin and Henry Bell Wednesday 16 March – Sunday 17 April, 2022 Sogo Arts 82 – 86 Saltmarket Glasgow G1 5LY Opening Times Wednesday – Sunday 12pm – 5pm (The photo in the image  is from the Black Lives Matter demo on Glasgow Green in June 2020 when […]

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Sonica Glasgow 2022 – Art for the Visually Minded

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10 – 20 March, 2022 – Throughout Glasgow Sonica is an 11-day biennial festival dedicated to world class visual sonic arts, presenting exceptional international artists alongside UK talent in diverse venues throughout Glasgow. 10-20 March 2022 Sonica  will showcase 200 events by over 85 artists from 10 countries A unique programme of events dedicated to world-class sonic arts, presenting emerging British talent alongside […]

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Glasgow Society of Women Artists, Lillie Gallery Spring 2022

Glasgow Society of Women Artists Exhibition Saturday 5 March until 28 April, 2022 Lillie Gallery, Station Road, Milngavie, G62 8BZ (Gallery will be closed Easter weekend 25 and 26 April) Admission is Free Exhibitors include Scottish Pastels Artist – Lynn Howarth    

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Compass Gallery: Gary Anderson RSW : Thoughts and Contemplations

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Compass Gallery A group of recent works from the artist Gary Anderson. Gary Anderson RSW Thoughts and Contemplations Gary Anderson, born in Glasgow, studied Drawing & Painting at Glasgow School of Art graduating in 1984 with a BA Honours Degree in Fine Art. He had early success, winning the John D Kelly Award in 1981. […]

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The Sea of Paperwork Exhibition – Maryhill Integration Network

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24 January – 5 April, 2022 Event by Maryhill Integration Network At Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA), Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow G1 3AH GoMA – Glasgow Museums The Sea of Paperwork Exhibition, delayed by the pandemic, is now on display at the Gallery of Modern Art Glasgow until the 5th April 2022. The exhibition presents the […]

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Sonica Festival 2022

10 – 20 March 2022 Sonica Festival 2022 announces full programme for its tenth anniversary edition across Glasgow and beyond One of the world’s largest celebrations of visual sonic art, Cryptic’s renowned biennial festival will showcase a groundbreaking international programme of 200 events by over 85 artists from 10 countries Highlights Live highlights include composer […]

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Glasgow Artist Allan Richardson – Local City Scenes

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  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. He always takes the time to stop and answer any questions people may have about his work – and usually he has a good story to tell  about the […]

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George Wylie Centenary Exhibition

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Christmas Day Down A Goldmine Exhibition 10 – 24 December, 2021 5.00PM – 8.00PM At: French Street Studios, 103 – 109 French Street, Dalmarnock, Glasgow East End, G40 4EH Open daily, 11am to 7pm (closes 4pm on Christmas Eve), Friday 10th to Friday 24th December, 2021 (FREE) Artists join together to celebrate George Wyllie’s Centenary […]

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The Arlington Baths Club

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. 61 Arlington Street Glasgow, G3 6DT Telephone:0141 332 6021 info@arlingtonbaths.co.uk www.arlingtonbaths.co.uk   Saturday 27 November, 2021  – Screening Comfort and Joy Comfort and Joy, Screening at Arlington Baths 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 […]

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Glasgow Print Studio – Members’ Christmas Show 2021

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3 December 2021 – 29 January 2022 Preview 2 December, 2021, 6 p..m. – 8 p.m. Glasgow Print Studio 103 Trongate, Glasgow G1 5HD The GPS Members’ Christmas Exhibition is the highlight of the ground floor programme – with a wonderfully varied selection of artworks for sale from a wealth of talented artists – all […]

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Art for Africa in Memory of Rony Bridges

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18 November, 2021 – 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. Starchild Charity – Art for Africa Live and Online Auction Event by Michaela Foster Marsh McTear’s Auctioneers In memory of Rony Bridges. PLEASE NOTE DRINKS RECEPTION IS FROM NOON TILL 2PM BEFORE THE AUCTION STARTS. The live auction will be an opportunity to meet the trustees of […]

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The Landing Hub – COP26 Fringe Event

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29 October – 14 November, 2021 The Landing Hub is a vibrant, welcoming space where the climate and social justice movements meet the arts. The Space is a fringe event of COP26, and is running from the 29th of October to the 14th of November. The Landing Hub, is right next door to: The Sustainable […]

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Christmas Commissions, Exhibition and Gifts Kelvin Art Studio & Gallery

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ART FOR CHRISTMAS –  COMMISSION A HOUSE PORTRAIT, BUY A PICTURE Great -Get -Christmas -Gifts -Exhibition 26th-28th November 2021 & 3rd-5th December 2021 Featuring: JOHN WETTEN BROWN Best Selling Artist & DAMIAN HENRY Best Selling Printmaker Kelvin Art Studio and Gallery 23A Hamilton Park Avenue,  G12 8DS (Just off Gt Western RD) With Xmas on […]

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Palindrome: Cohen – Art Painting & Photography Exhibition

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Launch Party  Friday 12th November, 2021 3 pm – 10pm Palindrome isn’t just a regular exhibition, it’s a party, celebrating the opening of the new Cohen – Art Gallery space on Gordon Street. There will be live music, drinks, food, plenty of art, good vibes with nice people and, of course, an after party club […]

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Caroline Miller Art – Open Day

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Sunday 28 November, 2021 – 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Caroline Miller is opening her studio for an afternoon where her original art, limited edition prints and cards will be on display and for sale. 20% of proceeds will go to the charity Social Bite – helping the homeless. There will be homebaking! Studio 5 […]

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Artivismo Pintando Murales Derribamos Muros – Digital Exhibition Launch

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Wednesday 3 November, 2021 at 3 p.m. The Landing Hub, The Sustainable Glasgow Landing220,  Broomielaw, Glasgow G1 4RU The brilliant activist and curator Pedro Perez is premiering his project ‘Artivismo Pintando Murales Derribamos Muros’ a ”mural scale” digital exhibition of documented murals from around the world with a climate justice narrative. Pedro will introduce the […]

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The Pollution Pods – COP26 at Gartnavel

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The Pollution Pods, by artist Michael Pinsky Gartnavel Hospital, Glasgow G12 0XW until 12 November, 2021 (Whittinghame Drive, Crow Road Entrance)  The impact of air pollution on health NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde’s Gartnavel Hospitals are highlighting the impact of air pollution on health during COP26, by hosting an awareness raising art installation. The Pollution […]

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RCC at COP26: Environmental Humanities Exhibition

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Monday 01 November 2021 – Friday 12 November 2021 College of Arts University of Glasgow | The Dear Green Bothy The New Glasgow Society. 1307 Argyle Street, G3 8TL Glasgow (Nr. Kelvinhall Underground) Ever wondered why it is so hard to make the clear science on climate change into social change? Only a fraction of […]

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