Art is the Flower: Mackintosh Heritage Skills

This weekend workshop at House For An Art Lover is packed with creative skills has been created to celebrate the 150 anniversary year of Mackintosh’s birth.

Art is the Flower: Mackintosh Heritage Skills

About Art is the Flower: Mackintosh Heritage Skills

During this weekend you will learn the skills of stencilling, gesso making and appliqué, all cherished and practised by Mackintosh at the turn of the century. You will learn the techniques from scratch and practise them enough to achieve artwork using each technique.

This weekend packed with creative skills has been created to celebrate the 150 anniversary year of Mackintosh’s birth. Using techniques he favoured, and some of his designs you will work as a true “Glasgow Style” crafter to create some artwork… a gesso panel, a stencilled panel and an appliqué piece of soft work.

This is a perfect course for beginners and more experience art lovers. We will have a look at how Mackintosh used those techniques and have a go yourself using some of his design. You will go home with some new techniques and some realised artwork. A huge treat for traditional makers.

Elisabeth Viguie-Culshaw is a Glasgow based stencil artist who specialises in turn of the century stencilling. She was responsible for the re-creation of Charles Rennie Mackintosh stencils on display in House for an Art Lover. Today she researches, teaches and works on commissions and is currently completing a restoration project in a George Walton A-listed property in Dunblane.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Art is the Flower: Mackintosh Heritage Skills are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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Mackintosh at the GSA Tour

4th January 2018 - 19th December 2018
Join a daily tour with GSA's talented student guides to view their unique collection of original Mackintosh furniture!
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5th October 2018 - 21st October 2018
Studio Pavilion at House for an Art Lover is pleased to present 'all threads lead back to here' a group exhibition by attendees of The Art Room Creative Arts Service at PPWH.
Mackintosh Queen’s Cross Free Entry Wednesdays

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17th October 2018
Mackintosh Queen's Cross is one of Glasgow's hidden architectural gems, explore the church for free every Wednesday!
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17th October 2018
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Tours of The Mackintosh House

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19th October 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
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As part of the Mackintosh 150 celebrations The Lighthouse will be offering building tours throughout 2018!
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Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
Mackintosh Queen’s Cross Free Entry Wednesdays

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24th October 2018
Mackintosh Queen's Cross is one of Glasgow's hidden architectural gems, explore the church for free every Wednesday!
Tours of The Mackintosh House

Tours of The Mackintosh House

24th October 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
Tours of The Mackintosh House

Tours of The Mackintosh House

25th October 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
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26th October 2018 - 16th December 2018
Studio Pavilion at House for an Art Lover is pleased to present Inside Out: Ronald Forbes: Paintings and Films a solo exhibition by Scottish artist Ronald Forbes.
Tours of The Mackintosh House

Tours of The Mackintosh House

26th October 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

27th October 2018
As part of the Mackintosh 150 celebrations The Lighthouse will be offering building tours throughout 2018!
Tours of The Mackintosh House

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30th October 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
Mackintosh Queen’s Cross Free Entry Wednesdays

Mackintosh Queen’s Cross Free Entry Wednesdays

31st October 2018
Mackintosh Queen's Cross is one of Glasgow's hidden architectural gems, explore the church for free every Wednesday!
Tours of The Mackintosh House

Tours of The Mackintosh House

31st October 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
Tours of The Mackintosh House

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1st November 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
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Drawing & Painting Studio

1st November 2018
Build the skills and techniques to create original work in watercolours, oils or acrylics at House for an Art Lover!
Tours of The Mackintosh House

Tours of The Mackintosh House

2nd November 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

3rd November 2018
As part of the Mackintosh 150 celebrations The Lighthouse will be offering building tours throughout 2018!
Tours of The Mackintosh House

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6th November 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
Mackintosh Queen’s Cross Free Entry Wednesdays

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7th November 2018
Mackintosh Queen's Cross is one of Glasgow's hidden architectural gems, explore the church for free every Wednesday!
Tours of The Mackintosh House

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7th November 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
Tours of The Mackintosh House

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8th November 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
Tours of The Mackintosh House

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9th November 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
The Lighthouse Building Tours

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10th November 2018
As part of the Mackintosh 150 celebrations The Lighthouse will be offering building tours throughout 2018!
Tours of The Mackintosh House

Tours of The Mackintosh House

13th November 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
Mackintosh Queen’s Cross Free Entry Wednesdays

Mackintosh Queen’s Cross Free Entry Wednesdays

14th November 2018
Mackintosh Queen's Cross is one of Glasgow's hidden architectural gems, explore the church for free every Wednesday!
Tours of The Mackintosh House

Tours of The Mackintosh House

14th November 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
Tours of The Mackintosh House

Tours of The Mackintosh House

15th November 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
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16th November 2018
Enjoy a day in Glasgow, discovering Mackintosh turn of the century stencilling and practising your brush skills with artist Elisabeth Viguie Culshaw!
Tours of The Mackintosh House

Tours of The Mackintosh House

16th November 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

17th November 2018
As part of the Mackintosh 150 celebrations The Lighthouse will be offering building tours throughout 2018!
Tours of The Mackintosh House

Tours of The Mackintosh House

20th November 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
Mackintosh Queen’s Cross Free Entry Wednesdays

Mackintosh Queen’s Cross Free Entry Wednesdays

21st November 2018
Mackintosh Queen's Cross is one of Glasgow's hidden architectural gems, explore the church for free every Wednesday!
Tours of The Mackintosh House

Tours of The Mackintosh House

21st November 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
Tours of The Mackintosh House

Tours of The Mackintosh House

22nd November 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
Tours of The Mackintosh House

Tours of The Mackintosh House

23rd November 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

24th November 2018
As part of the Mackintosh 150 celebrations The Lighthouse will be offering building tours throughout 2018!
Tours of The Mackintosh House

Tours of The Mackintosh House

27th November 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
Mackintosh Queen’s Cross Free Entry Wednesdays

Mackintosh Queen’s Cross Free Entry Wednesdays

28th November 2018
Mackintosh Queen's Cross is one of Glasgow's hidden architectural gems, explore the church for free every Wednesday!
Tours of The Mackintosh House

Tours of The Mackintosh House

28th November 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
Tours of The Mackintosh House

Tours of The Mackintosh House

29th November 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
Tours of The Mackintosh House

Tours of The Mackintosh House

30th November 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

1st December 2018
As part of the Mackintosh 150 celebrations The Lighthouse will be offering building tours throughout 2018!
Tours of The Mackintosh House

Tours of The Mackintosh House

4th December 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
Mackintosh Queen’s Cross Free Entry Wednesdays

Mackintosh Queen’s Cross Free Entry Wednesdays

5th December 2018
Mackintosh Queen's Cross is one of Glasgow's hidden architectural gems, explore the church for free every Wednesday!
Tours of The Mackintosh House

Tours of The Mackintosh House

5th December 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
Tours of The Mackintosh House

Tours of The Mackintosh House

6th December 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
Tours of The Mackintosh House

Tours of The Mackintosh House

7th December 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

8th December 2018
As part of the Mackintosh 150 celebrations The Lighthouse will be offering building tours throughout 2018!
Tours of The Mackintosh House

Tours of The Mackintosh House

11th December 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
Tours of The Mackintosh House

Tours of The Mackintosh House

12th December 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
Tours of The Mackintosh House

Tours of The Mackintosh House

13th December 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
Tours of The Mackintosh House

Tours of The Mackintosh House

14th December 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

15th December 2018
As part of the Mackintosh 150 celebrations The Lighthouse will be offering building tours throughout 2018!
Tours of The Mackintosh House

Tours of The Mackintosh House

18th December 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
Tours of The Mackintosh House

Tours of The Mackintosh House

19th December 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
Tours of The Mackintosh House

Tours of The Mackintosh House

20th December 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
Tours of The Mackintosh House

Tours of The Mackintosh House

21st December 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

22nd December 2018
As part of the Mackintosh 150 celebrations The Lighthouse will be offering building tours throughout 2018!
Tours of The Mackintosh House

Tours of The Mackintosh House

25th December 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
Tours of The Mackintosh House

Tours of The Mackintosh House

26th December 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
Tours of The Mackintosh House

Tours of The Mackintosh House

27th December 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
Tours of The Mackintosh House

Tours of The Mackintosh House

28th December 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
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Pollok House Arts Society presents The Mirror Visions Ensemble, their only UK performance, at House for an Art Lover on Sunday 20th January!
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