Object in Focus

Each week join one of Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum's Curators as they look at one of the artefacts or paintings in more detail!

Object in Focus

About Object in Focus

21st August 2018
28th August 2018
2pm
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum Argyle Street, Glasgow West End G3 8AG
This is a free event
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Discover more about your favourite Kelvingrove objects at one of the regular 'Object in Focus' 10 minute talks!
The Object in Focus events are free, meet at the Enquiries Desk.

Tuesday 20th March: Charles Rennie Mackintosh's Ladies Luncheon Room
What is a 'Gesamtkunstwerk' (a total work of art)? Alison Brown, Curator for European Decorative Art from 1800 will explore its immersive meaning through this tearoom interior designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh in 1900. Happy 150th birthday Mr Mackintosh!

Tuesday 27th March: J D Fergusson's Painting 'The Pink Parasol: Bertha Case'
'The Pink Parasol' is a portrait that is not really a portrait. Join Assistant Curator of Art, Peter Tuka, to discover Fergusson's inspiring combitation of influences by French Fauvists and Anglo-American artist James McNeill Whistler. How does the treatment of portrait as a genre change in early modern art?

Tuesday 3rd April: The New Black: A Black Armour of the 1500s
Why would an armour be black? Who would have owned it? Find out more with Ralph Moffat, Curator of Arms & Armour, about this fascinating harness and the dangerous world of the fighting men to bore it. Usually people think of the knight in shining armour. However, not all armour was like this. There are many reasons why an armour might be black. By taking a closer look we can gain an insight into the world of the warrior and his purpose-designed equipment.

Tuesday 10th April: Samuel John Peploe's painting 'Still Life: Paint Tubes'
The Colourist Peploe is one of the best known modernist painters in Scotland. In 'Still Life: Paint Tubes' he gives us a glimpse of his studio and the materials he uses to paint. What can we learn about the artist's painting technique from a picture like this?

Tuesday 17th April: The Fragrance of Life: Japanese Designs
Dr Yupin Chung, Curator of East Asian Art, talks about the significance of Glasgow's Japanese ceramic collection – how the wares were designed, and their importance to those who used them. The concept of aesthetics in Japan was seen as an integral part of daily life.

Tuesday 24th April: Bessie MacNicol's painting 'Under the Apple Tree'
Join Curator of British Art Jo Meacock as she discusses this decorative Spring painting by Glasgow Girl painter Bessie MacNicol. MacNicol, who studied at Glasgow School of Art and in Paris, was considered the most important woman painter in Glasgow at the turn of the 20th century. Tragically she died at the age of 34 as a result of complications in the late stages of pregnancy. This painting explores ideas of youth, femininity and the seasons.

Tuesday 1st May: Henri Matisse’s painting ‘The Pink Tablecloth’
For Henri Matisse (1869-1954), it was important that people were able to enjoy his art, rather than feel challenged by it. As a result, many of his paintings appear simple, involving nothing more than beautiful colours and shapes. However, they are carefully constructed compositions of skilfully juxtaposed objects involving pattern, colour and design. ‘The Pink Tablecloth’ sings out with bright shades and glorious forms, inviting viewers to enjoy looking at what is on the table as much as Matisse clearly enjoyed painting it.

Tuesday 8th May: Liberation of Bergen-Belsen in 1945 as depicted by Marianne Grant
8th May is internationally celebrated as the 'Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives during the Second World War'. As 'Victory in Europe Day', this day also marks acceptance by the Allies in World War II of Nazi Germany's surrender. Marianne Grant’s drawings from concentration camps are powerful testimonies of the horrors of the Holocaust and its countless victims. Join Assistant Curator of Art, Peter Tuka, in discussion about the liberation of Bergen-Belsen as captured in Marianne’s drawing ‘British Army Arriving’ (1945).

Tuesday 15th May: The Aliens have landed!
Many plants and animals that are now a common sight in Scotland, such as rabbits, grey squirrels and beech trees are not native to Scotland but have arrived following the actions of us humans. Some are welcomed as adding new biodiversity, or provide economic or recreational value, but others are viewed as problematical, like the notorious Japanese knotweed and Giant Hogweed, both familiar sights along the River Kelvin in Glasgow. Botany Curator Keith Watson will explore the range of species now found, and tell the story of their varied arrivals, and discuss how we view these new arrivals - from welcomed guests to problem pests.

Tuesday 22nd May: William Kennedy's painting 'Stirling Station'
Curator of Transport and Technology John Messner takes you on an evocative trip on the steam railway, visiting Stirling Station in the late 1880s. Glasgow Boy William Kennedy's painting ‘Stirling Station’ shows the hustle and bustle of Victorian travel - passengers arriving, trains departing and all the activity of a busy city station.

Tuesday 29th May: Wings for Victory plaque
75 years after the Wings for Victory campaign, Social History Curator Isobel McDonald will discuss the Wings for Victory plaque on display, and look at how schools supported the war effort.

Tuesday 5th June: The Hill House writing desk designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh

Tuesday 12th June: Albert Moore's painting 'Reading Aloud'
Albert Moore’s paintings often included anachronistic details, like the book the women read in this ‘classical’ scene. One of the key figures in British Aestheticism, historical accuracy was not as important to Moore as the beauty of colour, line and form. Curator of British Art Jo Meacock reveals what it is that is so radical and ahead of its time about this enigmatic, decorative painting.

Tuesday 19th June: Frances Macdonald’s Honesty mirror
The ‘Honesty’ mirror, made in 1896 by Frances Macdonald, marks a creative and innovative time for the development of The Glasgow Style. Frances, her older sister Margaret and their future husbands James Herbert McNair and Charles Rennie Mackintosh became known as ‘The Four,’ gaining a reputation for their distinctive style and highly symbolic work. Join Assistant Curator Hannah Willetts to learn more about the Honesty mirror, the craft involved in its making, and the eerie figures and symbolism that earned ‘The Four’ the nickname of the ‘Spook School’.

Tuesday 26th June: Jessie M King’s Toilet Set for Liberty
Jessie Marion King was a prolific artist and designer working in the Glasgow Style and the most commercially successful to emerge from Glasgow School of Art at the time. She skilfully applied her unique eye for design to a variety of media including book design and illustration, ceramics, jewellery and textiles. Join Assistant Curator, Hannah Willetts to find out more about the festoon-decorated silver and enamel toilet set Jessie M. King designed for Liberty’s of London in 1905, and learn more about the artist who would only draw from her imagination.

Tuesday 3rd July: ‘Portrait of a Man with a Lute’, attributed to Jacob van Reesbroeck
 The 17th century was a time of unrivalled prosperity for Holland, and became known as its ‘Golden Age’. Merchants and the middling classes in particular enjoyed a high standard of living, consuming luxurious food wearing and rich clothes. Music was also an important aspect for this society, displaying an individual’s accomplishments and refinement. It also often provided the soundtrack for romance, featuring in scenes of love and courtship. Hear more about this splendid, large portrait of a man with a lute, attributed to a little-known, Antwerp-based artist.

Tuesday 10th July: ‘Extrodinar Good!’ Early Scottish Pistols
Why did Scotland become so renowned for its finely-made pistols? How did they work and how were they made. Ralph Moffat, Curator of Arms and armour will give an insight into the world of the Scottish gunmaker and his very particular clients. Scottish pistols have a unique construction and distinctive style of decoration. They are status symbols as well as lethal weapons. A closer inspection reveals the beautiful details of weapons made by Scotland’s best craftsmen.

Tuesday 17th July: Frank Brangwyn's World War I lithographs
In January 1915 artist Frank Brangwyn produced a set of lithographs to raise money for the newly established St Dunstan’s Hostel for Blind Soldiers and Sailors in London. The prints tell the story of a young soldier going to war, being blinded and hospitalised, and then recuperating and learning a new trade. As an artist Brangwyn purposefully chose emotive subjects that would stir people into action to support the war effort. Join Curator of British Art Dr Jo Meacock as she sets this group of prints in the context of World War I and of the artist’s work.

Tuesday 24th July: Hidden Histories of Glasgow's Ancient Egyptian Collection
Several individuals in the 19th and early 20th centuries were instrumental in the growth of Glasgow's Ancient Egyptian collection. However, their contributions are not always well known. This talk will explore some lesser-known aspects of the history of Egyptology in Glasgow Museums.

Tuesday 31st July: An eighteenth-century quilted jacket
This delightful jacket would have been the perfect choice for Mary Macdowell, the first wife of George Houston of Johnstone Castle, to wear on a hot summer's day. Join Research Manager (Art) Rebecca Quinton to discover how the cut of the jacket was inspired by the sack-back gowns of the mid-1700s, what cord-quilting is and who Mary was.

Tuesday 7th August: Louis Marcoussis' painting 'Still Life in front of a Balcony'
French artist of Polish origin, Marcoussis had adopted a simplified form of analytical Cubism after meeting Braque and Picasso in 1910. He painted only some 270 oils. More than a half of these originate from his most prolific period between the years 1927 and 1930. Join Assistant Curator (Art) Peter Tuka in discussion of Marcoussis’ painting ‘Still Life in front of a Balcony’ 1928 and learn more about Cubism and its key influences on this artist.

Tuesday 14th August: ‘Never have I seen one so good!’: A Crossbow of the 1480s
Very accurate and always controversial – the crossbow is an iconic weapon. How was it made and how did it work? Was it used in battle or just for hunting? Join Curator of Arms and Armour Ralph Moffat to find out more. Unusual materials were used in the weapon’s construction. Technology and artistry combine to produce an object of beauty and deadliness. Animals and humans were on the receiving end. By delving more deeply it is possible to better understand this much-maligned device.

Tuesday 21st August: Charles Rennie Mackintosh's Chinese Room from Miss Cranston's Ingram Street Tearooms
How do you fit an interior of squares and grids into an irregular shaped room? Alison Brown, Curator for European Decorative Art explains the secrets of Charles Rennie Mackintosh's Chinese Tearoom design of 1911. Happy 150th birthday Mr Mackintosh!

Tuesday 28th August: Banner of the United Society of Boilermakers, Shipbuilders and Structural Workers
Big and colourful with powerful imagery, trade union banners are potent symbols of the trade unions and the workers they represent. Join Social History Curator Fiona Hayes to discuss the story of this painted banner from its creation through to its acquisition by Glasgow Museums. How and why the banner was made? How was it used? What’s on the other side of the banner? How does it reflect Glasgow’s recent social and industrial history?

Additional Dates: 28 August 2018

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Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

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My Holiday Collage

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GoMA Guided Tours

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19th August 2018
Enjoy a free guided tour of Scotland's most visited modern art gallery, Glasgow's Gallery of Modern Art!
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Tram Man Tours

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Special Interest Tours

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Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

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Kelvin Hall Building Tours

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Join the volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour of Kelvin Hall and take a peek behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums' store!
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Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

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Instant Art

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GoMA Guided Tours

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Enjoy a free guided tour of Scotland's most visited modern art gallery, Glasgow's Gallery of Modern Art!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

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Join the volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour of Kelvin Hall and take a peek behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums' store!
Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

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Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

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GoMA Guided Tours

GoMA Guided Tours

26th August 2018
Enjoy a free guided tour of Scotland's most visited modern art gallery, Glasgow's Gallery of Modern Art!
Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

26th August 2018
Glasgow Musuems Resource Centre is home to over a million treasures, come and see for yourself on one of their regular Behind the Scenes Tours!
Skateboard Design

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Macmillan Arts and Craft Group

Macmillan Arts and Craft Group

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Get creative at GMRC with their weekly museum object-inspired art sessions for adults affected by cancer.
Special Interest Tours

Special Interest Tours

28th August 2018
Meet the specialist staff at GMRC and learn about their area of the museum collection... come and discover something new!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

28th August 2018
Join the volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour of Kelvin Hall and take a peek behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums' store!
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Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

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GMRC Themed Tours

GMRC Themed Tours

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Join staff at Glasgow Museums Resource Centre for a themed tour of the collections stored at this unique site!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

30th August 2018
Join the volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour of Kelvin Hall and take a peek behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums' store!
Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

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Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

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Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Mini Store Hunters

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Tram Man Tours

Tram Man Tours

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Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

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Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Mini Store Hunters

Mini Store Hunters

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Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

7th September 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Who’s A Pretty Boy Then?

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Angel Light Catchers

Angel Light Catchers

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Discovering Ganesh

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Make a Gond Art Sketch Book with Fizza Kaneez

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Skateboard Design

Skateboard Design

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Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

8th September 2018
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 3 to 12 year olds!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

8th September 2018
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
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Hands On at the Palace

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Skateboard Design

Skateboard Design

9th September 2018
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Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

11th September 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

14th September 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

15th September 2018
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 3 to 12 year olds!
Tram Man Tours

Tram Man Tours

17th September 2018
Take a trip through history at the Riverside Museum on a guided tour with Tram Man, don't be late or he'll leave without you!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

18th September 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

21st September 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

22nd September 2018
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 3 to 12 year olds!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

22nd September 2018
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

25th September 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Wee Creatives

Wee Creatives

26th September 2018
Wee Creatives are regular playful sessions for under 2s at Glasgow Museum Resource Centre... Explore! Create! Play! Fun!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

28th September 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

29th September 2018
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 3 to 12 year olds!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

29th September 2018
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

2nd October 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

5th October 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

9th October 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

12th October 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

16th October 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

19th October 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

23rd October 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

26th October 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

30th October 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

2nd November 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

6th November 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

9th November 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

13th November 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

16th November 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

20th November 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

23rd November 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

27th November 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

30th November 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

4th December 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

7th December 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

11th December 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

14th December 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

18th December 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

21st December 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

28th December 2018
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing

Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing

19th February 2019 - 5th May 2019
12 of the finest drawings by Leonardo da Vinci, lent by Her Majesty The Queen from the Royal Collection, will be on show at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum!
Dippy On Tour: Glasgow

Dippy On Tour: Glasgow

22nd May 2019 - 5th May 2019
Dippy, the Natural History Museum's iconic Diplodocus cast, is going on a natural history adventure across the UK, and will visit Glasgow between 22nd January - 5th May 2019!

Talks and Lectures Events you might like...

Making Scotland an ACE-Aware Nation
Making Scotland an ACE-Aware Nation
18th August 2018
Hydepark Business Centre, Glasgow North
Do you work in the early sector – or would you like to know more about how trauma affects early development? If so, then we have the perfect 2-day course for you!
The Lighthouse Building Tours
The Lighthouse Building Tours
18th August 2018
The Lighthouse, Glasgow City Centre
As part of the Mackintosh 150 celebrations The Lighthouse will be offering building tours throughout 2018!
Glasgow Launch: Catalonia Reborn by Chris Bambery and George Kerevan
Glasgow Launch: Catalonia Reborn by Chris Bambery and George Kerevan
20th August 2018
Waterstones Byres Road, Glasgow West End
Former SNP MP George Kerevan and TV producer/political journalist Chris Bambery will launch their new book Catalonia Reborn at Waterstones Byres Road on Monday 20th August!

History Events you might like...

Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC
18th August 2018
Glasgow Museums Resource Centre, Glasgow South Side
Glasgow Musuems Resource Centre is home to over a million treasures, come and see for yourself on one of their regular Behind the Scenes Tours!
Tennent’s Heritage Walking Trail
Tennent’s Heritage Walking Trail
18th August 2018
Glasgow Cathedral, Glasgow City Centre
Come and explore Auld Glasgow with Tennent’s Brewery on one of their regular Heritage Walking Trail events!
In Search of Saint Patrick Guided Walk
In Search of Saint Patrick Guided Walk
18th August 2018
Old Kilpatrick
Go on search of the story of Saint Patrick in Old Kilpatrick on this guided tour with Glasgow Historic Walks!

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Open Air Cinema: Back to the Botanics
Visit West End's Open Air Cinema is returning to the Botanic Gardens between the 16th and 19th August with a celebration 1980s sci-fi classics including Blade Runner and Back to the Future!
World Pipe Band Championships
The World's biggest Pipe Band Championships are being held on Glasgow Green on the 17th & 18th of August 2018!
Walking With Dinosaurs
The arena spectacular, Walking With Dinosaurs, is coming to Glasgow's SSE Hydro in August! Tickets on sale now!
Brick Wonders
Historic Environment Scotland presents Brick Wonders at Glasgow Cathedral featuring recreations in LEGO® bricks of amazing sights from around the world, curated by artist Warren Elsmore!
Glasgow Shine Night Walk
Join Cancer Research UK on August 18th for the annual Glasgow Shine Night Walk and join in the fight to beat cancer!

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