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

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

Winter Fine Art and Antiques Auction, Great Western Auction

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29 and 30 November, 2019 Day One – Friday 29th November commencing 10.00am Lots 1-499: Asian & Ethnic Art, Silver, Coins, Militaria, Collectables, Sporting Memorabilia, Whisky & Wine, Ceramics, Clocks & Decorative Arts Day Two – Saturday 30th November commencing 10.00am Lots 500-964: Jewellery & Watches, Furniture, Rugs & 20th Century Design, Paintings, Watercolours & Prints Our […]

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Project Ability Christmas Show 2019

  It’s Project Ability’s 2019 Annual Christmas Show!  Exhibition: 23rd November – 21st December, 2019 Preview: Friday 22nd November, 2019 4-6pm Reception: Thursday 5th December, 2019 6-8pm  Each year Project Ability puts a call out for submissions from artists worldwide to showcase in their Christmas exhibition. This year the theme is PRINT! The gallery and […]

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Oscar Marzaroli Public Reception Streetworks

Oscar Marzaroli The Castlemilk Lads

Banner Image: ‘The Castlemilk Lads’ (1963), © Oscar Marzaroli / The Marzaroli Collection First Major Exhibition of Scotland’s Most Notable Documentary Photographer in Over Thirty Years Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 3 PM – 5 PM Join Streetlevel Photoworks for the public reception of Oscar Marzaroli, the first major exhibition of Scotland’s most notable documentary […]

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Monday, November 11, 2019 | Filed under: Art, Photography, Exhibitions what's on-glasgow

Difference by Design Arts and Crafts Fair, Websters

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30 November and 1 December, 2019 Prints, Photography and Paintings will be on sale – art is being donated by local artists including Anderson Gerard Art. Upper Hall (The Playhouse) at Websters, 416 Great Western Rd, Glasgow G4 9HZ. Funds raised will be used for local events for the elderly. Difference By Design was established […]

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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 Keep Cosy this Christmas Be Beautifully Cosy See full Clothing Range Online Irresistible and Stunning Greek Jewellery Lovely New Gift Range at Nancy Smillie New range of gifts and treats created by a collective artists living with complex epilepsy and learning disabilities. […]

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Art Exhibition at The Arlington Baths Club

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7 – 22 November, 2019 An exhibition of work by Arlington Baths Club’s very talented members. There’s still space for anyone in the club who’d like to exhibit, just ask for details in the poolside office. Funds raised will go towards Restoration Fund at Arlington Baths. Update – who’s involved ‘As you can imagine the […]

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A Gift to Glasgow from New York, The Hunterian

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A Gift to Glasgow from New York: The Phillip A. Bruno Collection 18 October 2019 – 12 January 2020 Hunterian Art Gallery Admission free A new exhibition at The Hunterian, University of Glasgow, celebrates the gift of over 70 works from the collection of distinguished gallery director and art collector Phillip A. Bruno. A Gift […]

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‘A Place for the Work and the Human Being’ Kelvin Hall

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7. Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme The Common Guild Kelvin Hall, 1445 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8AW 24 October 2019 6 p.m. Thursday 24 October 2019, 6pm ‘A Place for the Work and the Human Being’ runs throughout 2019 and takes place in a range of venues, new and old, around Glasgow. The series explores […]

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From Lens to Pen, Finnieston

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1 – 3 November,  2019 The Vacant Space The proceeds from the exhibition will be donated to Glasgow City Mission. Why not come along and have a look. 184 Argyle Street, Finnieston,  Glasgow

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Bearing Witness: the state of journalism and press freedom across the globe

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Tuesday, 15 October, 2019, 6.30 p.m. – 9 p.m. Sogo Art Gallery EXHIBITION RUNS UNTIL NOVEMBER Panel Discussion Join David Pratt and Scottish PEN exploring issues around conflict, journalism and press freedom across the globe. Journalists and photographers bear witness to the changing world around us and challenge power on our behalf, but across the […]

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Black History Month Street Level Photography Temporary Hoarding Magazine and Anti-Racist Graphics

43 – 31 October, 2019 , Monday to Thursday: 10:00am – 8:00pm Hillhead Library, Byres Road Free event, no booking required streetlevelphotoworks.org Another chance to see the graphics from Temporary Hoarding magazine and anti-racist posterworks related to Rock Against Racism which were last shown in 2017 to augment the fantastic Syd Shelton ‘Rock Against Racism’ exhibition in association with Autograph. […]

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Art For Heart’s Sake, Art Fundraiser at The Store 2019

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Annual Charity Art Exhibition and Sale (ART FOR HEART’S SAKE POSTPONED UNTIL DATE IN SPRING) Due to unforeseen circumstances Art for Heart’s Sake has had to be postponed – it will be back in the Springtime bigger and better than ever. ) This year promises to be the best yet. Showcasing work by Scotland’s Top […]

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GUGA: Exploring Gaelic Identities The Hunterian

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Hunterian Exhibition Explores Gaelic Identities 11 October 2019 – 2 February 2020 Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, 82 Hillhead Street, Glasgow G12 8QQ Admission free A new exhibition opening at The Hunterian, University of Glasgow, in October will consider what Gaelic identity means in 21st century Scotland. Scheduled to coincide with the 2019 Royal […]

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Filed under: Art, Photography, Exhibitions what's on-glasgow

Bearing Witness: the state of journalism and press freedom across the globe

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15 October, 2019 Sogo Gallery, 82-86 Saltmarket, Glasgow G1 5LY The Exhibition will run until November. Exhibition and Panel Discussion will take place on 15 October, 2019, 6.30 until 9 pm. Journalists and photographers bear witness to the changing world around us and challenge power on our behalf, but across the globe they are threatened […]

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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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‘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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