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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

Exhibition: Between Islands

Between Islands

2 August – 28 September, 2024 Glasgow Print Studio  103 Trongate, Glasgow G1 5HD Gregor Smith, Lin Chau, Marion MacPhee (Glasgow Print Studio) Yoko Akino, Elke Thonnes, Niall Naessens (Graphic Studio Dublin) Curated by James Murphy (GPS) and Peter Brennan (GSD) Glasgow Print Studio is delighted to partner with Graphic Studio Dublin for this exhibition, […]

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Exhibition: Landscapes of Loss, The Deep End, Govanhill

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Monday 29 July – Sunday 4 August 2024, 12.00  – 17.00 Event by Euan Sutherland The Deep End Govanhill Baths 21 Nithsdale Street, Govanhill, Glasgow G41 2PZ An Exhibition of Sorrow and Solidarity. Witness to Genocide Recent photography by Gaza-native photojournalist and Activestills member Mohammed Zaanoun. The Fourth Wall New political dioramas and photomontage artwork by […]

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Glasgow West End: Nancy Smillie Shop

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53 Cresswell Street, Off Byres Road, Glasgow West End G12 8AE 0141 334 4240 The Nancy Smillie Shop – see the complete collection Nancy Smillie Instagram Effortless Style Here Comes The Summer Sun The Nancy Smillie Shop – see the complete collection   Update Your Home     Wonderful Jewellery in the Sale at Nancy […]

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Father and Sons The Exhibition

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19 June – 4 July, 2024, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. The Glasgow Art Club, 185 Bath Street Glasgow G2 4HU Art exhibition of artist Alexander Dakers and his late fathers art work, who through his art work has helped many families in need A Renowned artist is bringing a free and sentimental exhibition to […]

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Glasgow School of Art Degree Show 2024

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31 May – 9 June, 2024 GSA Campus, Renfrew Street, Garnethill Master of Fine Art Show – 30 May – 9 June at The Glue Factory, 22 Farnell St, Glasgow G4 9SE The Glasgow School of Art (GSA) Degree Show 2024 opens to the public on Friday 31 May where a new generation of students will showcase […]

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Glasgow School of Art: Open Studio Summer Exhibition 2024

Open Studio Summer Exhibition

31 May – 9 June 2024 Open Studio Summer Exhibition Fleming House, 134 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G3 6ST Opening Times Weekdays: 10:00 – 20:00 Weekends: 10:00 – 18:00 Running as part of the Degree Show, the Open Studio’s Summer Exhibition showcases work made by young people across several different access and community-focused projects at the […]

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Learning through Loans: Dalí’s ‘Christ’ and its recent travels

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Wednesday 5 June, 2024 2-3pm An Illustrated Talk by Curator Pippa Stephenson-Sit Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum,  Argyle St, Glasgow G3 8AG Free – meet at the reception in the main hall For a number of months, Dalí’s iconic and much-treasured ‘Christ of Saint John of the Cross’ has been on display in Figueres, Spain.  […]

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Art Outside of the Box

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7-14th June 2024 Glasgow Museums and the University of Glasgow explore the power of art and creativity Byres Community Hub / School of Health and Wellbeing – Clarice Pears Building 90 Byres Road University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8TB Part of Glasgow International Drop In Workshops Art Outside of the Box is a long-standing collaboration between communities […]

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Collecting Kelvin at The Hunterian

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26 June – 9 July, 2024 University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ A two-part event with The Hunterian and with the University of Glasgow Library exploring objects related to Lord Kelvin About this event 2024 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth scientist and inventor Lord Kelvin, born William Thomson in 1824, one of the […]

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WestFest 2024 – Paintings on Railings

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Three Weekends in June – 8th, 9th, 15th 16th, 22nd and 23rd June – From 10 a.m. Glasgow Botanic Gardens, Railings Paintings on Railings is back for WestFest 24! The annual display of local artists showing their fabulous paintings, drawings, ceramics and jewellery for sale. Please note – weather dependent! To ExhibitPlease email Selma  (Modest […]

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Masks We Wear: Exhibition

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University of Glasgow Advanced Research Centre Exhibition extended until Friday 12 April, 2024 Advanced Research Centre, University of Glasgow, 11 Chapel Ln, Glasgow G11 6EW This exhibition features artworks by 37 young people attending Hyndland Secondary School.  ‘Masks We Wear’ showcases the work of pupils S3 – S5  featuring plaster cast masks, paintings and drawings […]

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Exhibition: Eastern Ground

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Monday 25th March 2024 – Friday 3rd May 2024 Glasgow City Heritage Trust, 54 Bell St, Glasgow, G1 1LQ Glasgow City Heritage Trust are thrilled to announce that this spring they will be hosting the Eastern Ground exhibition.  The Eastern Ground project saw the creation of six stunning handmade garments which celebrate the heritage and people […]

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10 Years In The Baking – ProjectAbility

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16th March – 20th April, 2024 Project Ability, 103 Trongate, Glasgow, G1 5HD (Opening hours are 11am – 5pm,  (Wednesdays – Saturdays, closed Easter Friday).) The Joint Creativity “10 Years in the Baking” exhibition, hosted by the charities Versus Arthritis and Project Ability, is set to open in Glasgow and will display artwork created by […]

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Seeing Glasgow: An Artist’s View – Avril Patron

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Thursday 14 March, 2024  7-8pm Glasgow City Heritage Trust, 54 Bell Street, Glasgow, G1 1LQ & Online One of Glasgow’s foremost artists, Avril Paton, made the city and its citizens the principle focus of her work. She is best known for her painting ‘Windows in the West’, which is one of Scotland’s favourite paintings. Its […]

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Poor Things Screening plus Alasdair Gray Archive Q&A + Exhibition

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Saturday, 17 February, 2024 The Pyramid at Anderston, 759 Argyle Street Glasgow G3 8DS The incredible tale about the fantastical evolution of Bella Baxter; a young woman brought back to life by the brilliant and unorthodox scientist, Dr. Godwin Baxter. Agenda 17:30 – 18:30 Alasdair Gray Travelling Archive Alasdair Gray Archive Explore artworks, manuscripts and books connected […]

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Gray Day 2024

Gray Day

Sunday, 25 February, 2024, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. At OranMor, Top of Byres Road, G12 8QX with @canongatebooks Hosted by the legendary actor and theatre maker Tam Dean Burn  Tam will also be reading a few Alasdair Gray short stories, you are in for a real treat! Crime writer, playwright and the best dressed […]

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Alasdair Gray Archive – Free Tours

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March 1st, 8th, 15th and 23rd, 2024 at 11am The Alasdair Gray Archive is a free, public resource which was established in March 2020 after Alasdair Gray’s death in late 2019. Free weekly tours of the collection with Custodian Sorcha Gray. @GraySorcha To secure a space please email with your preferred date. 

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The George Ward Collection – Images of Old Maryhill

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  3 February – 11 May, 2024 Maryhill Burgh Halls, 10 – 24 Garbraid Avenue, Glasgow G20 8YE Collection of never-before-seen images of Old Maryhill to be displayed at Maryhill Burgh Halls A local man’s archive of photos and cinefilm footage taken by his father in the 1970s is the subject of a new exhibition. […]

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Collecting African Art at The Hunterian

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Thursday, 22 February, 2024, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Hunterian Art Gallery, 82 Hillhead Street Glasgow G12 8QQ Show map ‘The Trembling Museum’ shows African art objects from The Hunterian collection in a new context. Taking them out of the ‘ethnography’ section of our museum store, and displaying them alongside contemporary artworks in the art […]

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Friday Focus: Scottish Art Acquisitions

Scottish Art Acquisitions

Friday 15 December, 2023 – 1 p.m. – 1.30p.m. Online – Free – Book Tickets at EventBrite Significant additions to The Hunterian collection of Scottish art: Winifred and Margaret Davidson recent bequests and gifts Over the last few decades, the Davidson family has generously handed over to The Hunterian a significant portion of its collection […]

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The Tell Tale Rooms with Andrew Kötting

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Tuesday 5th December, 2023 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Kelvin Hall Lecture Theatre, 1445 Argyle Street Glasgow G3 8AW Artist Andrew Kötting will be presenting a selection of works contextualizing The Tell Tale Rooms project. By University of Glasgow, School of Culture & Creative Arts Prior to next year’s VR Installation at the Advanced Research […]

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Artists’ Christmas Fayre

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Friday 8th December, 2023  1pm – 7pm Saturday 9th December, 2023  11am-5pm Glasgow Art Club’s Christmas Fair Glasgow Art Club, 185 Bath St, Glasgow G2 4HU The fair will be held in our historic building and will showcase a fantastic range of Artists and Artisans Glasgow has to offer. Attendees can savour winter-inspired cuisine and […]

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The Arlington Baths Club

Arlington Baths

61 Arlington Street Glasgow, G3 6DT Telephone:0141 332 6021 info@arlingtonbaths.co.uk www.arlingtonbaths.co.uk Swimming With Gravitational Waves – 18 November Swimming With Gravitational Waves – Arlington Baths Club   Film Night, Saturday 25 Novemberm 6 p.m. Sea Donkey Sea Donkey – Film Night at Arlington Baths Club     The Iconic Arlington Baths Club The Arlington Baths […]

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Stage and Screen Exhibition at The Hunterian

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(image: Parick Caulfield, Party Game: design for back cloth, 1984. © The estate of Patrick Caulfield. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2023.) 10 November 2023 until 25 February 2024 NEW EXHIBITION SHINES A SPOTLIGHT ON STAGE AND SCREEN The Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, 82 Hillhead St, Glasgow G12 8QQ A new exhibition opening at […]

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A Stone, A Spark and A Shard of Glass Exhibition

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14 October 2023 – 27 January 2024 Maryhill Museum, 24 Garbraid Avenue, G20 8YE A STONE, A SPARK, A SHARD OF GLASS: An exhibition by 12 contemporary artists based in G20 inspired by Maryhill Museum and its surroundings. Each word relates to an element of the research of artist members of the G20 Artist Collective […]

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The Lush Exhibition – Project-Ability

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23 September – 28 October, 2023 Project-Ability Lush Exhibition, 103 Trongate, Glasgow G1 5HD Earlier in the year Lush approached Project Ability to collaborate on a very exciting project! The beautifully smelling bath and cosmetics company were looking for new designs for their stunning knot wrap collection. A brief was put out to artists across all […]

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Colour Stories of the Glasgow Style, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

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21st September,2023 – 3:00PM – 4:00PM Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Argyle St, Glasgow G3 8AG The colour palette people now most associate with the Glasgow Style – the UK’s only stylistic response to Art Nouveau – is one of delicate pastels of pink, green and mauve, all favoured at its zenith in the early […]

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‘Revolutionary Colour: A Tour of British Art’, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

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Tuesday 19 September 2023, 11am Free – Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Argyle St, Glasgow G3 8AG Art History Festival 2023 An exploration of paintings that revolutionised British art with their radical colour theory and bold application. This free tour, led by Curator of British Art Dr Jo Meacock, will encompass aesthetes like James McNeill […]

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Glasgow Doors Open Days – It Was The Loom That Broke My Heart

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Part of Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival French Street Gallery, 103-105 French Street, Glasgow G40 4EH The Exhibition – ‘It Was The Loom That Broke My Heart’ is a multimedia installation created by visual artist Marie-Claire Lacey and sonic artist Adam Stearns which will be exhibited at French Street Gallery during Glasgow Doors Open Days […]

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