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

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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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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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 Fabulous Furniture at The Nancy Smillie Shop See Full Range of  Furniture – different fabrics and colours available on select pieces Lovely Lighting at Nancy Smillie See All Lighting Collection Online Jewellery – fabulous […]

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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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Cats Protection Jade Carrera Art Event

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Thursday 28 October, 2021 – 4 p.m. until 9.30 p.m. Cats Protection 93 Crow Road, Partick, G11 9SH Art Exhibition and Sale Please come along to Cats Protection Crow Road, who will be showcasing the work of artist Jade Carrera on 28 October. Jade’s art will be on display and for sale.  Drinks and nibbles […]

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Urban Potentials Exhibition Launch

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23 October, 2021 RGI, 118 Douglas Street, Glasgow G2 4ET  The Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts ‘Urban Potentials’ will exhibit a diverse range of mediums to showcase the creativity and freedom Glasgow’s urban landscape. The exhibition aims to elevate the very best of Scotland’s architects, designers, artists, and printmakers. The theme ‘Urban Potentials’ will […]

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Saturday, October 16, 2021 | Filed under: Art, Photography, Exhibitions what's on-glasgow

Art for Africa in memory of Rony Bridges

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18 November, 2021 – 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Starchild Charity Invites you to their Art for Africa Live and Online Auction in memory of Rony Bridges. McTears Auctioneers The live auction will be an opportunity to meet the trustees of Starchild, some of the artists and other interested individuals. Please come and enjoy some […]

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Ghost Signs Glasgow Exhibition Tour

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September 25th 2021 until December 21st 2021 Arlington Baths, 61 Arlington Street, Glasgow G3 6DT Special Preview at Arlington Baths for club members and guests. Friday 24 September, 7 p.m. ‘Terrific new ‘Ghost Signs’ exhibition launches at Arlington Baths with a special preview for club members and guests. Bring along a pal or two for […]

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Anna H. Geerdes – Borderline Exhibition

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18 September, 2021 – 19 October, 2021 Compass Gallery is proud to present a third solo exhibition by the remarkable Anna Geerdes. A powerful and compelling set of paintings created for a solo exhibition which was postponed due to lockdown. The additional year has given Anna time to further develop and complete an even stronger […]

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Winnie Herbstein – Dampbusters at CCA

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6 August – 4 September, 2021 CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD Tue-Sat: 11am-6pm, Free and unticketed, Gallery Dampbusters is the third in a triptych of films exploring the past, present and future of community organising in Glasgow. The film centres around the work of Cathy McCormack, a housing and anti-poverty activist from Easthall in […]

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Saturday, August 7, 2021 | Filed under: Art, Photography, Exhibitions what's on-glasgow, Cinema

Brian Whittingham – Writing Walks in Kelvingrove

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Walking, Writing Photography Mindfulness Sessions – facilitated by Brian Whittingham Thursday 26 August, 2021 at 10.30 a.m. Meet at Lord Kelvin’s Statue in Kelvingrove Park. Guided Walk exploring the social fabric of the park. Where you will join in the walk, talk, reading, writing and taking photographs. You will take paths less-travelled that will allow […]

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Lifting The Lid on Whistler at the Hunterian

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Whistler: Art and Legacy 9 July – 31 October 2021 Hunterian Art Gallery Admission free and by pre-booked timed ticket A major new exhibition opening at The Hunterian in July explores the art and legacy of American-born artist James McNeill Whistler (1834–1903). The Hunterian at the University of Glasgow is home to one of the world’s […]

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Willie Sutherland – Evolution of Wa at CCA

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Wed 23 June — Sat 26 June 2021 CCA, ClubroomNo booking required, 3 people max per entry / All ages Free Sutherland’s stunning, hand bound, limited edition, signed, beautiful packages of books of the phantasmagorical Dolls House arrived at CCA and are now for sale  at the exhibition. Cards and prints too. ‘Mon down Books have cardboard […]

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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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