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GoMA’s Big Big Bus Tour Saturday 17th May

Join us for this special all day event. Creative bus tours inspired by Nathan Coley’s brilliant installation ‘Lamp of Sacrifice’ (a 3D artwork representing 286 places of worship). As the… Read more GoMA’s Big Big Bus Tour Saturday 17th May

Six Months In … Six Months To Go!

What a packed few months it’s been here at GoMA! I’m now six months into my internship and my enthusiasm for the role is at an all time high from… Read more Six Months In … Six Months To Go!


Happy International Women’s Day to all you amazing and inspirational women out there! We are really proud to have a number of amazing women artists’ work on display at the… Read more HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

Illuminated Letters exhibition

We are looking forward to installing this exhibition in GoMA at the end of the week. It has been fabulous working with Glasgow Women’s Library again and this project has… Read more Illuminated Letters exhibition


Here is the information on the upcoming sessions for our Adult Art Afternoons which started at the beginning of this year. They are on every Sunday 1 -3 pm for… Read more ADULT ART AFTERNOONS

A Month of Painting

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,… Read more A Month of Painting

Adult Art Afternoons Sundays 1.00pm-3.00pm

Join us every Sunday for a range of adult activities from hands on creative sessions to walking tours leaving from GoMA. Here is what is on for January:  Sunday 5 January – Collage Posters Taking inspiration from the Living with War show create a photographic collage. The work of Kennard and Phillips will form the basis for the artwork. Sunday 12 January – Drawing Techniques In this experimental drawing class we will explore the use of charcoal. No experience is necessary and all materials will be provided. Sunday 19 January… Read more Adult Art Afternoons Sundays 1.00pm-3.00pm

Rule of Thumb

Today is International Human Rights Day and the final day of the UN 16 Days of Action to eliminate violence against women.  I wanted to mark this day by updating our blog archive with the information on Rule of Thumb – our social justice programme on violence against women, which ran from 2004 -2005. Following on from Sanctuary in 2003, this programme developed the work at GoMA on social justice and elbowroom, the lead-in exhibition, opened on International Human Rights Day in 2004. Work on Rule of Thumb had begun… Read more Rule of Thumb

The “New Girl”

[gigya src=”″ width=”500″ flashvars=”offsite=true&lang=en-us&page_show_url=/photos/glasgowmuseums/sets/72157637309462134/show/&page_show_back_url=/photos/glasgowmuseums/sets/72157637309462134/&set_id=72157637309462134&jump_to=” allowFullScreen=”true” ] Slideshow from the Saturday Art Club 2 November 2013 (including Play me I’m Yours Glasgow) In June 2013 when dissertations had been handed in, exams had been graded and Graduation Day loomed it was time to revaluate the goals that I had for the last four years. I no longer had the excuse of essays and exams and now had to tackle the scary concepts of my ‘next step’ the ‘career path’ and just the ‘becoming a full functioning adult’ in general. My degree… Read more The “New Girl”