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COMMONSpace: a newly designed area at GoMA to showcase community collaborations and projects.

You may have already come across COMMONSpace – the new community exhibition space at GoMA, located at the rear of Gallery 2. COMMONSpace emerged out of conversations with people we… Read more COMMONSpace: a newly designed area at GoMA to showcase community collaborations and projects.

Quilt by Haemophilia group

“HaemophiliARTS: Bloody good!”

In December 2019, Haemophilia Scotland and the GoMA Learning and Access team met to discuss the possibility of having an exhibition in GoMA’s CommonSpace. April 17th 2021 marked World Haemophilia Day and we had originally planned to launch the exhibition on this day. However, COVID-19 has meant that the exhibition will now launch on April 17th 2022 and, in preparation for this, over the next few months the GoMA blog will introduce the women involved in the project.

Coffee with a Curator:From Ornament to Change – Contemporary Art and Human Rights programmes

In 2002 GoMA launched its social justice programmes with Sanctuary: Contemporary art and human rights. ​In this “Coffee with a Curator”, recorded on 9 April 2021, Producer Curator – Katie Bruce discusses the development of the social justice programmes for GoMA and their impact on the museum.

that sinking feeling – A GYG exhibition

that sinking feeling is the final output from the 2020/21 GoMA Youth Group (GYG), a collective of young people aged between 16 and 25. This year’s GYG have been working with us since September 2020. Through this collaboration, they hope to help us develop the Gallery as a space where young people feel represented. 

Little Animation Studio – The Mice and the Bakers

‘The Mice & the Baker’ is the current exhibition in GoMA’s CommonSpace. It features a short animated film, result of the Creative Scotland-funded education project ‘Little Animation Studio’. Over a period of 9 months, this used adapted digital technologies to support primary school children from Harmeny School (Balerno) to create their first fully animated short film.

Sawti: my voice

Dates: 19 June – 1 December 2019 Space: COMMONSpace Sawti: my voice was a project which aimed to raise awareness of mental health issues among women going through the asylum… Read more Sawti: my voice

The Big Draw 2019

The theme of the 2019 Big Draw festival was #DrawnToLife focusing on the vital role of creativity for health and wellbeing. GoMA has been leading successful programmes targeting wellbeing for… Read more The Big Draw 2019

Mindful Art – Take a line for a walk

Are you looking for ways to feel calmer, happier? Why not try out some mindful art techniques at home! For this activity, you’ll only be needing some paper and any… Read more Mindful Art – Take a line for a walk

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