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

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?

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Other Events at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum or Glasgow Museums

Benny Lynch: The Little King of the Gorbals

Benny Lynch: The Little King of the Gorbals

16th August 2018 - 30th June 2020
The People’s Palace is hosting a community display which gathers together never seen before objects from Benny Lynch’s life and career.
Kelvingrove Organ Recitals

Kelvingrove Organ Recitals

1st January 2019 - 31st December 2019
Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum holds delightful daily recitals by eminent local organists and visiting players!
Dippy On Tour: Glasgow

Dippy On Tour: Glasgow

22nd January 2019 - 6th 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 - 6th May 2019!
Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing

Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing

1st February 2019 - 6th 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!
Domestic Bliss

Domestic Bliss

8th March 2019 - 31st December 2020
Domestic Bliss is a new exhibition that brings together works from Glasgow Museums' collection to reflect on GoMA's building history as a former house, Royal Exchange and civic space!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

22nd March 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Mythical Beasts

Mythical Beasts

23rd March 2019
St Mungo Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, come along on Saturday 23rd March and create your own mythical beast!
The RSPB at Kelvingrove

The RSPB at Kelvingrove

23rd March 2019
You'll find RSPB Scotland holding family friendly events most weekends and during the school holidays at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum!
60s Op Art

60s Op Art

23rd March 2019 - 24th March 2019
Riverside Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, come along on Saturday 23rd or Sunday 24th March and make your own funky optical art!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

23rd March 2019
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 5 to 12 year olds!
Myths & Monsters

Myths & Monsters

23rd March 2019
Glasgow Museums are offering a fun, drop in workshop where you can create your very own mask, inspired by some of the monstrous objects within Kelvin Hall's stores!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

23rd March 2019
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Egyptology Scotland Lecture: Ancient Egypt: Travellers Graffiti, Digital Recording & Conservation

Egyptology Scotland Lecture: Ancient Egypt: Travellers Graffiti, Digital Recording & Conservation

23rd March 2019
Egyptology Scotland welcome you to join them for their latest lecture at Kelvingrove, 'Ancient Egypt: Travellers Graffiti, Digital Recording & Conservation'!
The RSPB at Kelvingrove

The RSPB at Kelvingrove

24th March 2019
You'll find RSPB Scotland holding family friendly events most weekends and during the school holidays at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum!
Wee Creatives

Wee Creatives

27th March 2019
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

29th March 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

30th March 2019
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 5 to 12 year olds!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

30th March 2019
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Wee Dragonfly Decorations

Wee Dragonfly Decorations

30th March 2019 - 31st March 2019
Riverside Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, come along on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st March and make your own Dragonfly Decorations!
The RSPB at Kelvingrove

The RSPB at Kelvingrove

1st April 2019
You'll find RSPB Scotland holding family friendly events most weekends and during the school holidays at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum!
A Wizard’s World

A Wizard’s World

1st April 2019 - 12th April 2019
Discover some weird and wonderful objects from a world of spells, potions and divination in this magic inspired tour at Kelvin Hall!
St Mungo Museum Spring Holiday Programme

St Mungo Museum Spring Holiday Programme

1st April 2019 - 14th April 2019
Get crafty this spring holiday by taking part in one of the fun and free family workshops at St Mungo Museum!
Riverside Museum Spring Holiday Programme

Riverside Museum Spring Holiday Programme

1st April 2019 - 14th April 2019
Get crafty this spring holiday by taking part in one of the fun and free family workshops at the Riverside Museum!
Mini Store Hunters

Mini Store Hunters

1st April 2019
2 to 5 year olds and their grown ups can come and explore the stores, handle objects and get creative on the first Monday and Friday of each month!
GMRC Spring Holiday Programme

GMRC Spring Holiday Programme

2nd April 2019
Get crafty this spring holiday by taking part in one of the fun and free family workshops at Glasgow Museums Resource Centre!
The RSPB at Kelvingrove

The RSPB at Kelvingrove

2nd April 2019
You'll find RSPB Scotland holding family friendly events most weekends and during the school holidays at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum!
The RSPB at Kelvingrove

The RSPB at Kelvingrove

3rd April 2019
You'll find RSPB Scotland holding family friendly events most weekends and during the school holidays at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum!
GMRC Spring Holiday Programme

GMRC Spring Holiday Programme

3rd April 2019
Get crafty this spring holiday by taking part in one of the fun and free family workshops at Glasgow Museums Resource Centre!
GMRC Spring Holiday Programme

GMRC Spring Holiday Programme

4th April 2019
Get crafty this spring holiday by taking part in one of the fun and free family workshops at Glasgow Museums Resource Centre!
The RSPB at Kelvingrove

The RSPB at Kelvingrove

4th April 2019
You'll find RSPB Scotland holding family friendly events most weekends and during the school holidays at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum!
Mini Store Hunters

Mini Store Hunters

5th April 2019
2 to 5 year olds and their grown ups can come and explore the stores, handle objects and get creative on the first Monday and Friday of each month!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

5th April 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
The RSPB at Kelvingrove

The RSPB at Kelvingrove

5th April 2019
You'll find RSPB Scotland holding family friendly events most weekends and during the school holidays at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

6th April 2019
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

6th April 2019
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 5 to 12 year olds!
The RSPB at Kelvingrove

The RSPB at Kelvingrove

6th April 2019
You'll find RSPB Scotland holding family friendly events most weekends and during the school holidays at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum!
The RSPB at Kelvingrove

The RSPB at Kelvingrove

7th April 2019
You'll find RSPB Scotland holding family friendly events most weekends and during the school holidays at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum!
The RSPB at Kelvingrove

The RSPB at Kelvingrove

8th April 2019
You'll find RSPB Scotland holding family friendly events most weekends and during the school holidays at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum!
The RSPB at Kelvingrove

The RSPB at Kelvingrove

9th April 2019
You'll find RSPB Scotland holding family friendly events most weekends and during the school holidays at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum!
GMRC Spring Holiday Programme

GMRC Spring Holiday Programme

9th April 2019
Get crafty this spring holiday by taking part in one of the fun and free family workshops at Glasgow Museums Resource Centre!
The RSPB at Kelvingrove

The RSPB at Kelvingrove

10th April 2019
You'll find RSPB Scotland holding family friendly events most weekends and during the school holidays at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum!
GMRC Spring Holiday Programme

GMRC Spring Holiday Programme

10th April 2019
Get crafty this spring holiday by taking part in one of the fun and free family workshops at Glasgow Museums Resource Centre!
GMRC Spring Holiday Programme

GMRC Spring Holiday Programme

11th April 2019
Get crafty this spring holiday by taking part in one of the fun and free family workshops at Glasgow Museums Resource Centre!
Wee Adventurers on the Move

Wee Adventurers on the Move

11th April 2019
Come along to Riverside Museum and join in this new toddler session full of stories, songs and messy play!
The RSPB at Kelvingrove

The RSPB at Kelvingrove

11th April 2019
You'll find RSPB Scotland holding family friendly events most weekends and during the school holidays at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum!
The RSPB at Kelvingrove

The RSPB at Kelvingrove

12th April 2019
You'll find RSPB Scotland holding family friendly events most weekends and during the school holidays at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

12th April 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

13th April 2019
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 5 to 12 year olds!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

13th April 2019
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
The RSPB at Kelvingrove

The RSPB at Kelvingrove

13th April 2019
You'll find RSPB Scotland holding family friendly events most weekends and during the school holidays at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum!
The RSPB at Kelvingrove

The RSPB at Kelvingrove

14th April 2019
You'll find RSPB Scotland holding family friendly events most weekends and during the school holidays at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum!
Romans: Autism-friendly Workshop

Romans: Autism-friendly Workshop

14th April 2019
Glasgow Museums Resource Centre are hosting an autism-friendly family workshop exploring the life and times of the Romans on Sunday 14th April!
Expert’s Talk at Kelvingrove: Marvellous Machines of War -Leonardo and the Origins of Siege Engines

Expert’s Talk at Kelvingrove: Marvellous Machines of War -Leonardo and the Origins of Siege Engines

16th April 2019
Join Dr David Nicolle, an internationally-renowned expert on warfare, for a talk on the earliest war machines at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum on April 16th.
T.Rex in Town

T.Rex in Town

18th April 2019 - 31st July 2019
Step back in time to the Cretaceous period at Kelvin Hall and meet Trix in this once in a lifetime opportunity to come face to face with a T.Rex!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

19th April 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
The RSPB at Kelvingrove

The RSPB at Kelvingrove

19th April 2019
You'll find RSPB Scotland holding family friendly events most weekends and during the school holidays at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

20th April 2019
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
The RSPB at Kelvingrove

The RSPB at Kelvingrove

20th April 2019
You'll find RSPB Scotland holding family friendly events most weekends and during the school holidays at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

20th April 2019
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 5 to 12 year olds!
The RSPB at Kelvingrove

The RSPB at Kelvingrove

21st April 2019
You'll find RSPB Scotland holding family friendly events most weekends and during the school holidays at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum!
The RSPB at Kelvingrove

The RSPB at Kelvingrove

22nd April 2019
You'll find RSPB Scotland holding family friendly events most weekends and during the school holidays at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum!
Wee Creatives

Wee Creatives

24th April 2019
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

26th April 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

27th April 2019
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

27th April 2019
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 5 to 12 year olds!
The RSPB at Kelvingrove

The RSPB at Kelvingrove

28th April 2019
You'll find RSPB Scotland holding family friendly events most weekends and during the school holidays at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum!
Twilight Yoga With Dippy

Twilight Yoga With Dippy

2nd May 2019
Beginners & experienced yogis are invited to join Alan Lambie for Revive Twilight Yoga with Dippy, a unique chance to practice yoga in the beautiful surroundings of Kelvingrove!
Mini Store Hunters

Mini Store Hunters

3rd May 2019
2 to 5 year olds and their grown ups can come and explore the stores, handle objects and get creative on the first Monday and Friday of each month!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

3rd May 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

4th May 2019
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

4th May 2019
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 5 to 12 year olds!
Wee Adventurers on the Move

Wee Adventurers on the Move

6th May 2019
Come along to Riverside Museum and join in this new toddler session full of stories, songs and messy play!
Mini Store Hunters

Mini Store Hunters

6th May 2019
2 to 5 year olds and their grown ups can come and explore the stores, handle objects and get creative on the first Monday and Friday of each month!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

10th May 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

11th May 2019
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 5 to 12 year olds!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

11th May 2019
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair

Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair

17th May 2019 - 19th May 2019
Browse and buy artwork from an exciting range of galleries and artists when the Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair returns to Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in May!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

17th May 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

18th May 2019
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

18th May 2019
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 5 to 12 year olds!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

24th May 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

25th May 2019
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 5 to 12 year olds!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

25th May 2019
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Wee Creatives

Wee Creatives

29th May 2019
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

31st May 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

1st June 2019
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

1st June 2019
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 5 to 12 year olds!
Mini Store Hunters

Mini Store Hunters

3rd June 2019
2 to 5 year olds and their grown ups can come and explore the stores, handle objects and get creative on the first Monday and Friday of each month!
Mini Store Hunters

Mini Store Hunters

7th June 2019
2 to 5 year olds and their grown ups can come and explore the stores, handle objects and get creative on the first Monday and Friday of each month!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

7th June 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

8th June 2019
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

8th June 2019
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 5 to 12 year olds!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

14th June 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

15th June 2019
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 5 to 12 year olds!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

15th June 2019
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

21st June 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

22nd June 2019
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

22nd June 2019
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 5 to 12 year olds!
Wee Creatives

Wee Creatives

26th June 2019
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 June 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

29th June 2019
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 5 to 12 year olds!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

29th June 2019
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Linda McCartney Retrospective

Linda McCartney Retrospective

5th July 2019 - 12th January 2020
A major retrospective of photography by Linda McCartney will be shown in the UK for the first time at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow from 5th July 2019 to 12th January 2020!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

5th July 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

12th July 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

19th July 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

26th July 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

2nd August 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

9th August 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

16th August 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

23rd August 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

30th August 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

6th September 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

13th September 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

20th September 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

27th September 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

4th October 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

11th October 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

18th October 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

25th October 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

1st November 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

8th November 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

15th November 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

22nd November 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

29th November 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

6th December 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

13th December 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

20th December 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!

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