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Glasgow’s Gallery of Modern Art and The Common Guild have made the final purchases after being awarded up to £1 million through Art Fund International, the Art Fund’s scheme which has assisted five museums to grow their collections of International Contemporary art over the past five years. A range of major works by some of the most celebrated contemporary artists from around the world has been added to Glasgow’s Collection during the project. Photographs, films, performance and installation works by artists from Germany, North America, Ireland and Slovakia are among… Read more GoMA AND THE COMMON GUILD COMPLETES £1 MILLION COLLECTING PROJECT

Winter Sun

One week today and Winter Sun will open in Balconies 1 & 2. It is part of a series of exhibitions that have been proposed by external organisations which, because they… Read more Winter Sun

Visual Highlights from the Learning programme in 2012

Martin Craig, GoMA’s learning and Access curator, recently gave a presentation to fellow museums colleagues with highlights from the Learning programme last year. So here are some of those events and workshops which were documented by our staff. [gigya src=”″ width=”500″ flashvars=”offsite=true&lang=en-us&page_show_url=/photos/glasgowmuseums/sets/72157632691011651/show/&page_show_back_url=/photos/glasgowmuseums/sets/72157632691011651/&set_id=72157632691011651&jump_to=” allowFullScreen=”true” ] Not everything is here and included are: ATELIER PUBLIC secondary school workshops Seminars Resource spaces ZEST holiday programmes Festivals The Big Draw Social Media Week GoMA Bites And Saturday Art Club Missing something …. glance through our other sets on flickr to see more of the… Read more Visual Highlights from the Learning programme in 2012

A Response to being in GoMA on School Placement

The following post is from Ferran who has been an enthusiastic member of the team in GoMA for the past week. He was on a one week school placement and spent time with different teams in the building. Everything from front of house duties to writing this blog entry. Thanks Ferran and look forward to seeing you back at GoMA. The GoMA Team. GoMA Listened to Me My experience from working at the GoMA has been really beneficial to my love art and my academic career. I have been here… Read more A Response to being in GoMA on School Placement

Saturday Art Club – 19 January 2013

The GoMA Saturday Art club has been running now for 9 years. Look out for something special for the 10 year birthday party. Set up in September 2003 it started… Read more Saturday Art Club – 19 January 2013

This is post that I wrote last year for the playable spaces blog to document the work I had been doing with Rachel Mimiec in her role as Associate Artist (May 2011 – May 2013). We are currently working together on her upcoming exhibition PLOUGH, which opens in Gallery 3 on 21 February and we are in the process of firming up the programme that goes with that alongside some of the marketing materials. I hope to be able to post some of them up soon. – KB

New Year – New Resolutions

Welcome to the Blog for the Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) Glasgow. The GoMA team have discussed starting a blog for a while now and what it might be. Well it’s January 2013 and in the spirit of New Year Resolutions here is the first post. It might take the team a little while to get into the swing of things, but the hope is that this blog can be an archive, information, musings on gallery practice and observations from staff throughout the building. Suggestions welcome as to perspectives and… Read more New Year – New Resolutions

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