You may have seen this article in Art in America already, but if not Merlin James has written an interesting piece about artist-run spaces and galleries in Glasgow. Merlin is also one of the painters in the upcoming show in Gallery 2 ‘A Picture Show’…. more on that in a later post. Artist-run Glasgow – News – News & Opinion – Art in America.
As part of GoMA’s work within Glasgow Museums we are involved in conversations and discussions with other peers across the wider museums sector. Last year Victoria Hollows, Contemporary Arts and Museum Manager at GoMA, was asked by Bernadette Lynch to submit a paper to a publication she was guest editing. This Special Issue of Museum Management and Curatorship: ‘Working through conflict in museums’ is now available and there is more information over on the blog ‘I Object!: Working through Conflict in Museums’. Victoria’s paper is called ‘The performance of internal… Read more Exciting Announcement!! →
Although this exhibition not in the GoMA building, I have been working with the artists, 198 Contemporary Art and Learning and Tramway to bring To Gypsyland to Glasgow as part… Read more To Gypsyland – Glasgow Tramway 26 April – 19 May 2013 →
Every Day Niall Macdonald, Laura Aldridge, Mick Peter, Hayley Tompkins, Scott Myles, Carla Scott Fullerton The installation is nearly complete and the final touches with technicians and artists were happening… Read more Every Day →
I spent a fantastic day in the company of creative, inspiring women yesterday. Thanks very much to the Glasgow Women’s Library team and our intern Anna for a lovely afternoon. Illuminated Letters has been officially launched in style.
This Talks and workshop Programme has been devised in collaboration with Rachel Mimiec to respond to research themes and interests in her practice. You can see the programme below or… Read more Talks and workshop programme for PLOUGH, Rachel Mimiec →
Objective is a city wide conversation on sculpture. 16 venues with a brand new space opening up for the duration of the project (Tender Bar) and multiple events and performances. Glasgow will celebrate, discuss and challenge sculpture during March and April 2013. So grab a map from one of the venues and go explore the city and contemporary sculpture then join in conversation with the many free events, performance and workshops. #Objective Objective PDF It’s been months of preparation, actually a rather quick turn around from the first meeting in… Read more Objective, a city wide conversation on sculpture →
Rachel Mimiec is currently GoMA’s Associate Artist. This is a role which recognizes the valuable contribution she has made to GoMA’s work over the past few years, and which reflects… Read more ‘PLOUGH’ Rachel Mimiec (22 February – 27 May 2013) →
installation shot ‘WATERCOLOURS’ image © and courtesy Glasgow Museums One of our technicians is just putting the finishing touches to the exhibition ‘WATERCOLOURS’ in our Family Create Space in Gallery 2. This exhibition is related to PLOUGH and it was curated by Rachel Mimiec as part of her Associate Artist work with Red Road Family Centre Nursery.There are two works in the exhibition which opens today to the public, (but officially tomorrow morning with the children!). The main work is the film ‘WATERCOLOURS’. This film shows the watercolour paintings made… Read more WATERCOLOURS – an exhibition of work by children at Red Road Family Centre Nursery →