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

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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The Arlington Baths Club

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Ghost Signs of Glasgow – Exhibition 25 September – 21 December, 2021 Ghost Signs Glasgow Exhibition Tour   Book to find out more about Glasgow’s Historic Swimming Club. 61 Arlington Street Glasgow, G3 6DT Telephone:0141 332 6021 info@arlingtonbaths.co.uk www.arlingtonbaths.co.uk The Iconic Arlington Baths Club The Arlington Baths Club is one of Glasgow’s hidden gems. It […]

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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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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 Accessorise with Style See range of accessories and jewellery Show Someone You Care Gorgeous Porcelain Giftware See the full range Add A Stylish Edge – Mix it Up Full range mixed metals jewellery Gorgeous Porcelain […]

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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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SWG3 Opens New Gallery – Yard Life

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Opening on Thursday 27th May, 2021 A new urban arts gallery for the graffiti and street art community SWG3, Scotland’s leading multi-disciplinary arts venue, has  announced the launch of its new urban arts gallery – Yard Life. Opening on Thursday 27th May, the gallery marks the first exciting step in SWG3 and Yardworks’ bold plans […]

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Monday, May 24, 2021 | Filed under: Art, Photography, Exhibitions what's on-glasgow

Joan Eardley Centenary – Writers Celebrate her work

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Writers celebrate the work of Joan Eardley in this special event to mark her centenary and launch a new call for work for an anthology. 18 May, 2021 at 7.30 p.m. until 8.30 p.m. Online – Free – Register at Eventbrite About this Event “All becomes art, and as if she was incensed By the […]

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The Joan Eardley Centenary Celebration

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Tuesday, 18 May 2021 – 3 p.m. until 4.30 p.m. Free Online Event – Register at Eventbrite The Hunterian,University of Glasgow, is delighted to be hosting the Joan Eardley Centenary, in partnership with The Scottish Women and the Arts Research Network About this Event Hosted by BBC Arts Correspondent Pauline McLean, this online event brings together an […]

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At Home Artist’s Talk: GOMA

GoMA at 25: Andy Goldsworthy in conversation with Martin Craig 31 MARCH, 2021 6 P.M. – 7 P.M. ONLINE REGISTER AT EVENTBRITE GoMA invites you to join artist Andy Goldsworthy in conversation with GoMA Curator, Martin Craig, as they discuss Goldsworthy’s original commission for GoMA, his works in the collection, and his practice today. Andy […]

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The Dance of the Lunar Creatrix – Marianne Wilson

Celebrating Creativity Reflecting on the present, where structure dominates in a bid to contain the chaos, Marianne Wilson’s The Dance of the Lunar Creatrix uses software and computer programming to explore an abstract, geometric world. In constant flux, her animations are ever changing and evolving, shifting their shape and form to sound. It is an exploration of the […]

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Greenpeace – Kelvin Way’s Low-Traffic Neighbourhood

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Greenpeace Glasgow Group celebrates Kelvin Way’s Low-Traffic Neighbourhood with community art drop. On Valentine’s weekend 2021 volunteers from Greenpeace Glasgow Group hosted a Covid-compliant community art drop on Kelvin Way. The art drop celebrated Low Traffic Neighbourhoods and twinned the Kelvin Way’s bike lane with the Isle Of Arran to promote better-connected transport routes. People […]

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Winter Art Club for Kids – Paper Bag Portraits

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Wednesday, February 17, 2021 – 2.30 – 4.30 p.m.  Online Woodlands Community Development Trust This is the last Winter Art Club of 2021! Keep your eyes peeled for spring… Join Sam Macgregor, a local artist, who will be running a programme of online arts activities for local children and their families during this new period […]

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Glasgow Greenpeace – Kelvin Way Valentine’s Day

We <3 Our Bike Lane 14 February, 2021 – Kelvin Way Greenpeace Glasgow are working on some socially distant happenings to show support for the Kelvin Way being closed to cars (and to all the pop up bike lanes and continued active travel developments across the city as a whole). This is not an outdoor […]

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Virtual Guided Tour of Barcelona’s Picasso Museum and the Gaudi

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Sunday, 14 February 2021 from 23:00 -02:00  Event by Visit in the World at Home and Virtual Tour – Live Online event on Facebook Price: free · Duration: 3 hr Public  ·  Facebook Travel to one of most popular cities in Spain to virtually explore two of the most celebrated museums in the world! #virtualtourlive PICASSO MUSEUM (uayebt, […]

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Street Level Photography: In Focus, Brexit Tears

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4 February, 2021 at 6.30 p.m. Online Event by Street Level Photoworks Price: free · Duration: 1 hr Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook In Focus: Calum Colvin and Robert Crawford ‘Brexit Tears’. Livestreamed through Facebook. Join artist Calum Colvin and poet Robert Crawford who will present excerpts from their project ‘Brexit Tears’. It tells the story […]

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Christmas Exhibition 2020 – Compass Gallery

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The Christmas Show is always an exciting event in the Compass Gallery calendar. Usually a time to welcome all their artists, friends and customers to come along to the gallery and celebrate the year end. This year is exceptionally different. Zooming, virtual shows, emails etc etc have temporarily replaced the usual joy of personal studio […]

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Landmarks: Hugh MacDiarmid’s Brownsbank

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Paintings by Alexander Moffat and Ruth Nicol, Poems by Alan Riach University of Glasgow Arts – Online Event 24 November, 2020 at 5 p.m. Free – Register at EventBrite Join the event 16:30 for a 17:00 start. About this Event ‘Landmarks: Hugh MacDiarmid’s Brownsbank’ brings together portraits by Sandy Moffat, landscapes by Ruth Nicol and poems by Alan Riach. […]

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Compass Gallery – Gregor Smith Exhibition

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Gregor Smith RSW – Four Points: A Geographical Journey 3 October – 28 November, 2020 Gregor Smith RSW has exhibited with Compass Gallery since the 1970s, a regular exhibitor in their mixed exhibitions and a dear friend of Compass Gallery, this will be his fifth solo show with us.   Four Points: A Geographical Journey […]

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Truck Art at The Mela

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29 September, 2020 Online 6.50 p.m. Truck Art at the Virtual Glasgow Mela Join film-maker Bash Khan, Glasgow Museums curator of World Cultures Pat Allan, and Nadia Mirza-Saadi to learn about contemporary life on the road in South Asia, focussing on Truck Art culture in Pakistan and India. With workshop. Join Online Virtual Glasgow Mela […]

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Creative Thursdays – Jewish Textile Art

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Thursday 24 September, 2020 – 10 a.m. Jewish Textile Art: with Prof Malcolm Lochhead, Debby Taylor with Marsha Gladstone. Free Event – Registration link: The Giffnock Synagogue Yoni Jesner Memorial Parochet (Curtain) with Malcolm Lochhead, textile artist and designer. Emeritus Professor of Visual Design, Glasgow Caledonian University – in conversation with Marsha Gladstone: a glimpse […]

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Project-Ability, Virtual Exhibition

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Flashback to February 21 September – 21 October, 2020 An exhibition featuring a selection of paintings that were made just before the studios closed due to Coronavirus. These are paintings that might have been forgotten, archived away and left unseen. So many exhibitions have been cancelled, and many of these paintings would have found their […]

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