A Month of Painting

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January is an exciting month if you like contemporary painting!

GoMA is teaming up with Glasgow School of Art for three events around the painting exhibition currently on in GoMA, A Picture Show, and they are all FREE you just have to book a place.

First up is a symposium hosted across both venues on Tuesday the 21st of January. The backdrop of this symposium is A Picture Show but the day will focus on wider issues within contemporary painting with key note speakers; artist Melissa Gordon and artist & curator at Norway’s National Gallery Gavin Jantjes. The day will start at GoMA in the morning and finish in the Mackintosh Lecture theatre in Glasgow School of Art in the afternoon. With a keynote speaker and panel discussion we hope the day will be engaging, challenging and thought provoking. A must for anyone with an interest in painting today.

 Book through Eventbrite via this link:


The other two events are informal conversation events by the artists in A Picture Show.

The first one on Thursday the 23rd of January at 6pm will see Merlin James, Hanneline Visnes & Charlie Hammond in conversation. Talking about their work in Gallery 2 the artist will walk around the exhibition discussing their work, the show and the wider context of contemporary painting.

The second event will take place on Thursday the 30th of January at 6pm and will consist of Neil Clements, George Ziffo & Andrew Kerr in conversation. The events will run 6pm – 7:30pm.

 Thursday 23rd of January event


 Thursday the 30th of January


Here’s a link to a full tour of A Picture Show by curator Sean McGlashan


Looking forward to seeing you all there!


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