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

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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Spanish Civil War Collections The Mitchell Library

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10 – 30 September, 2019 Special Collections at the Mitchell Library hold many items relating to the Spanish Civil War, mainly donated by Ethel MacDonald and Guy Aldred. This colourful display celebrates Glasgow’s connection to the Spanish Civil War. Free. Level 5 Foyer. The Mitchell Library, North Street, Glasgow G3 7DN Event on Facebook

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Sarah Kudirka Open Studio The Hidden Lane

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Saturday 5th October, 2019 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Mercat House, Hidden Lane, 1103 Argyle Street, Finnieston, Glasgow G3 8ND www.thehiddenlaneglasgow.com To celebrate two years of happy and productive work in the lovely creative hub at the Hidden Lane, Sarah Kudirka I will be holding an Open Studio Day. All welcome! Lots to browse at […]

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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 #MyGlasgow #MySubway with Basia Palka New Styles for Autumn ay Nancy Smillie See Full Range of Accessories Online Lighting – Out of the Ordinary (See Full Range online) Striking Furniture and Home Accessories at Nancy Smillie Beautiful Jewellery at […]

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‘Creatures as Natural Hunters’ Damian Henry Glasgow Print Studio

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5- 29 September, 2019 Preview 5th September, 2019 6 – 8 p.m. All welcome. Glasgow Print Studio, 48 King Street, Trongate, Glasgow. “This talented artist’s crossings of style and influences from Leger to Picasso to comic strip characters creates an immediately appealing original vision.” Bob Buck, former director, The Brooklyn Museum www.damianhenry.com www.gpsart.co.uk

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Glasgow Museums – Great Big Heritage Bus Tour

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31 August, 2019 The Great Big Heritage Bus Tour is back! A perfect FREE family day out, hop on the free bus service to take you around museums and venues across Glasgow. Convenient and Free – The Great Big Heritage Bus Tour – Stopping Places You can be picked up and dropped off  between: Glasgow’s […]

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Spirit of Revolt, Show and Tell – Workers City, The Mitchell

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16 September, 2019 12 oon – 2 p.m. A display of material from Spirit of Revolt collections and a discussion, led by Tommy Kayes with James Kelman, Brendan McLaughlin, Billy Clark, Michael Donnelly, Ruth Gillett, Paul Anderson, Euan Sutherland and others on the formation and actions of the Workers City group (1988 – 1993). Blythswood […]

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Glasgow Then and Now at The Mitchell Library

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Thursday 29 August, 2019 3 – 4 p.m. A journey through the archives of Historic Environment Scotland (HES). Come and discover fantastic images, sound and video relating to Glasgow and Scotland. Explore services such as Scran, Canmore, ScotlandsPlaces, Britain from Above and the National Collection of Aerial Photography and get the most out of them […]

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Ilana Halperin: Minerals of New York, The Hunterian

13 July 2019 – 13 October 2019 This Exhibition at The Hunterian combines geology, biography and New York City, Admission free Ilana Halperin is an artist who lives and works between Glasgow and the Isle of Bute. Her practice often explores the relationship between geology and everyday life. For example, Halperin shares her birthday with […]

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Linda McCartney Retrospective at Kelvingrove Art Gallery

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5 July, 2019 – 12 January, 2020 Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Argyle St, Glasgow G3 8AG UK Debut  – shown in public for the first time A major retrospective photographic exhibition, which is curated by Paul, Mary and Stella McCartney and features iconic names and moments in music from the 1960s along with more intimate and emotional […]

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Glasgow School of Art Graduate Degree Show 2019

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24 – 29 August, 2019 Admission free. Graduate Degree Show is the annual exhibition of specialist postgraduate level work by graduating students in Architecture, Design, Innovation, Fine Art and Simulation/Visualisation. Locations: Tontine Building, Merchant City, School of Fine Art Renfrew Street Campus, Garnethill Bourdon Building, Mackintosh School of Architecture Reid Building, School of Design McLellan […]

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Trees v Capitalism by Maggie Kelly at Woodland Community Workspace

Art Exhibition, Woodlands Workspace, 66 Ashley Street, G3 6HW Saturday 10th, 2019  11am – 6pm Exhibition 11am – 1pm  Exhibition Opening with tea, coffee & vegan treats 2 -3pm Artist Talk Sunday 11th, 2019 11am – 6pm Exhibition 2 -3pm Artist Talk Maggie Kelly is an artist and activist who uses images, words and objects to explore […]

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Govanhill: Portrait of a Community review Pat Byrne

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The Deep End – Govanhill Baths Arts Space 21 Nithsdale Street,  Glasgow G41 2PZ Part of Govanhill International Festival 2019 Jim and I had a great time at the Govanhill Carnival on Sunday at Queens Park so I though I would venture back across the Clyde to catch some more of the festival. I went […]

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Young Talent, ProjectAbility

Image: ‘Freddie Mercury’ by Grace MacArthur 17 August – 14 September, 2019 Project Ability’s most exciting exhibitions of the year … Young Talent! Young Talent showcases work from young artists attending ProjectAbility’s Create workshops. A mix a brilliant mix of paintings, drawings, prints, and sculptures. With an age range of 5 – 28, this show covers a fantastic mix […]

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Living in the Magic Garden, Cafe Gandolfi, Merchant City Glasgow

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Opens Sunday 28 July, 2019 at 4.30-6.30pm. Cafe Gandolfi, 64 Albion Street, Glasgow G1 1NY ‘LIVING IN THE MAGIC GARDEN’ from the forthcoming show the Magic Garden, new work byHelen Fay Printmaker, Gilly Ferns and Ashley Cook. Acoustic set by Warren Starry Sky. Sponsored by Harris Gin. And catch more of the Merchant City Festival ends […]

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Freed Spirit : The Paintings of Maria Spadoni (1928 – 2014) RGI

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RGI Kelly Gallery, 13th July – 10th August 2019 “In the midst of melancholy and solitude, painting began as a release of my being. An unloading of my spirit. Now an endless road leads me in a landscape of changing companions. Children brought to life by a selfless passion, a burning energy driving me to […]

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Series of Creative Writing Masterclasses

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Studio Pavilion at House for an Art Lover, 10 Dumbreck Rd, Glasgow G41 5BW Saturday, 5 October, Saturday 2 November, 2019, Saaturday 7 December, 2019 This series of workshops will explore some of the fundamentals of creative writing, in the special context of the Studio Pavilion as art space. Participants are encouraged to follow the […]

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Mind and Draw Live Music and Poetry Art Sessions at WEvolution

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Various dates in August, 2019 Thursday 8th August, 2019, 6 – 8 p.m. Thursday 15th August, 2019, 6 – 8 p.m. Thursday 22nd August, 2019, 6 – 8 p.m. Thursday 29th August, 2019, 6 – 8 p.m. All sessions from 6pm-8pm. Free – Select Date and Register These sessions will be led by visual artist […]

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Have A Go – Calligraphy at The Mitchell Library

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Calligraphy for Beginners 6 July 2019 – 9.30am to 11.30am and 2.30pm to 4.30pm Copperplate Calligraphy 24 August 2019 –  9.30am to 11.30am, 12 noon to 2pm, 2.30pm to 4.30pm Calligraphy is the art of beautiful writing and as part of the Writing: Making Your Mark season Glasgow Scribes are running FREE workshops to let […]

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Some things want to run V/DA | Sonic Séance: The Gathering CCA

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Friday 28 June — Sunday 28 July 2019 Tue-Sat: 11am-6pm // Sun: 12noon-6pm // Preview: Fri 28 June, 7pm-9pm //Free Centre for Contemporary Arts , 350 Sauchiehall Street , Glasgow G2 3JD V/ is a multi-disciplinary collective founded by Mele Broomes in 2011. V/ curates and produces dance, live performance, video work and practical workshops in collaboration with various […]

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Anderson Gerard Exhibition at Offshore Cafe Glasgow

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Continues until 5 July, 2019 – Monday -Sunday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. Offshore Café An Irish self-taught artist, born in Dublin, raised in England and currently living in Scotland.  A varied career before I started painting. Strongly influenced by the northern renaissance greats (van Eyck and van der Wyden) in the 15th century as […]

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Manaf Halbouni – Artist’s Talk Refugee Festival Scotland

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24 June, 2019 – 7 p.m. Scottish Youth Theatre,  Old Sheriff Court, 105 Brunswick Street, Glasgow G1 1TF German-Syrian artist Manaf Halbouni’s sculpture Rubble Theatre is a highlight of Refugee Festival Scotland. It recreates a scene of destruction in Syria, featuring the rubble of a bombsite and an abandoned car. A conversation with Manaf Halbouni […]

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh by John Cairney, West End Festival 2019

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Mackintosh Queen’s Cross, 870 Garscube Road, G20 7EL Until 30th June, 2019 at 11.00 a.m. each day £4 donation www.crmsociety.com John Cairney: actor and artist – this exhibition brings together Cairney’s work inspired by Mackintosh.  In more than fifty years as an artist, John has worked as an actor, recitalist, lecturer, director and theatre consultant. […]

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The Lighthouse is celebrating its 20th Birthday

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Friday 5 July, 2019 6.00 – 8.00pm This year The Lighthouse turns 20 and they’d like you to come along and celebrate. Be the first to see their 20th Anniversary Exhibition spanning over three floors. Highlights have  from the last 20 years, an exhibition timeline and some previously unseen material! Since opening in 1999 The […]

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SPLIT Glasgow Art Collective Graduate Showcase

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Thursday, 20 June 2019, 6pm – 9 pm . (Preview) *UPCOMING SHOW* #splitgla Wasps studio (Project Space), 77 Hanson St, Glasgow G31 2HF Exhibition will run from 21.06-27.06 10am-5pm SPLIT: An exhibition of selected work, showcasing some of the best of this year’s Art graduates from in and around Glasgow. An opportunity to experience recent degree show […]

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Glasgow Roma Traveller Celebration CCA

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Glasgow Roma Traveller History Month Saturday, 15 June, 2019, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. CCA, 350 Sachiehall Street, G2 3JD Ando Glaso and Romano Lav invite you to a presentation by photographer Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert followed by a performance by Romane Cierhenia to Celebrate GRT History Month. Free Entry. Satra, the Roma of Sintesti Between 1990 […]

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Claiming Back the Narrative, Refugee Week Scotland 2019

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20 – 25 June, 2019 Kelvingrove Art gallery and Museum, Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8AG Claiming Back the Narrative: A Photo Voice Exhibition by Refuweegee “With every sunrise a new hope is to be found.” In 2016, Refuweegee – a community-led charity in Glasgow – collaborated with a group of students from Edinburgh to produce Claiming […]

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Summer Time, Summer Place Thistle Gallery

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Exciting New Exhibition June 1st ~ 29th June, 2019 Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com Our New and Final month-long Exhibition previews on Saturday, June 1st at 10am and features the exceptional artwork of eight of Scotland’s most accomplished and popular artists ~ Alison […]

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Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art, Park Road, Glasgow

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Thistle Gallery, Scottish Contemporary Art 56 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF Email Telephone: 0141 334 3444 www.thistle-gallery.com Now in its third year, Thistle Gallery continues to offer its ever growing client base wonderful and affordable art from an eclectic range of Scottish Contemporary Artists. Carol Dunbar – Gallery Owner feature on glasgowwestend.co.uk Summer Time Summer […]

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Maker And Producer (sustainable textiles)

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Photography – Max Crawford // Hair – Ronnie Gildea //Make-up – Ania Cunningham Monday 3 June 2019 – 7 p.m. Costume and Film CCA Free (unticketed), Theatre All ages 0141 352 4900 Photography – Max Crawford // Hair – Ronnie Gildea //Make-up – Ania CunninghamAlex Begg draws on a century and a half of weaving […]

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Thursday, May 30, 2019 | Filed under: Art, Photography, Exhibitions what's on-glasgow, Cinema

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