The Glasgow School Of Art

The Glasgow School Of Art

About The Glasgow School Of Art

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Mackintosh's 'masterwork' The Glasgow School of Art, built 1897-1909, bookends his architectural career. Heavily influenced by the Arts and Crafts style, Japanese detailing and Scottish baronial architecture, this work of 'total design' showcases Mackintosh's holistic approach.

Widely considered to be his greatest architectural work, for over 100 years the Mackintosh building functioned as a working art school. In May 2014 a fire damaged the west wing of the Mackintosh building and as such there is no visitor access to the interiors whilst restoration gets underway.

There is still plenty for visitors to do and see at The Glasgow School of Art, including GSA’s brand new Mackintosh Furniture Gallery, Window on Mackintosh visitor centre and shop in the recently completed, state of the art Reid building.

GSA’s award-winning student guides conduct daily Mackintosh at the GSA Tours. Explore Charles Rennie Mackintosh's story at The Glasgow School of Art, from student to master architect, as this popular tour enables visitors to uncover his ideas, inspirations, education and relationships. The tour looks at the fascinating exterior design of the Mackintosh building and provides exclusive access to the brand new Mackintosh Furniture Gallery.

Discover Glasgow's most daring new architectural work with a Reid Building Tour, every Saturday at 3pm. Or step outside with GSA's award-winning guides on a City Walking Tour - a unique way for residents and newcomers alike to discover Glasgow and delve further into the city's creative past and present.

Every ticket supports the School.

Upcoming Events at The Glasgow School Of Art

Mackintosh at the GSA Tour

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!
Glasgow School of Art - Open Studio - Spring Weekends

Glasgow School of Art - Open Studio - Spring Weekends

28th April 2018
Open Studio at the Glasgow School of Art are offering a wide range of Weekend courses during April where you can try your hand at Photography; Ceramics Handbuilding; Life Drawing & Painting and more!
Glasgow School of Art - Open Studio - Spring Weekends

Glasgow School of Art - Open Studio - Spring Weekends

29th April 2018
Open Studio at the Glasgow School of Art are offering a wide range of Weekend courses during April where you can try your hand at Photography; Ceramics Handbuilding; Life Drawing & Painting and more!
Mackintosh at the GSA Tour

Mackintosh at the GSA Tour

18th May 2018 - 20th May 2018
Festival of Museums: Come and discover the talent, beauty, ambition and ingenuity of Charles Rennie Macintosh's work!
Mackintosh’s Glasgow Walking Tour

Mackintosh’s Glasgow Walking Tour

18th May 2018 - 20th May 2018
Festival of Museums: Come and discover the talent, beauty, ambition and ingenuity of Charles Rennie Macintosh's work!
The Unspoken - live performance and Q+A

The Unspoken - live performance and Q+A

22nd May 2018
Don't miss the chance to hear the second ever performance of Scottish composer, Jay Capperauld's, first work for chorus, ‘The Unspoken’.

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