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Revisiting the work of Black Artists in Scotland through New Collecting || OPENING EVENT

AfroScots is a new show in the opulent Gallery 1 at GoMA that revisits the work of Black artists in Scotland through recent collecting. In collaboration with Mother Tongue – an independent curating duo – the exhibition focuses on showing older works from Glasgow Museums’ collection as well as new acquisitions through the New Collecting Award from Art Fund.

Still from the film ‘The Center for Short Lived Phenomena’ projected onto a wall, where two men in high vis shirts and white helmets are examining fallen rocks.

Drink in the Beauty in Gallery 3 extended until 22 May 2022!

Drink in the Beauty was the first show to celebrate GoMA’s 25th anniversary year and has been extended now until 22 May 2022. The exhibition explores representations of landscape, geology… Read more Drink in the Beauty in Gallery 3 extended until 22 May 2022!

Online Engagement – Embracing Digital

The GoMA Learning Team blog about moving programmes to the digital and wha tthey have learned delivering programmes for babies, children and adults.

Ashanti Harris: An Exercise in Exorcism // Saturday 20 November 2021, 4pm

GoMA will host a performance of An Exercise in Exorcism – a performance re-conceived by Ashanti Harris for three dancers to be performed in the opulent main space at GoMA. This continues the series of performances where artists have been commissioned to to respond to the building and develop a performance as part of the 25 anniversary programme for GoMA.

Protagonist Antagonist/ BLOCK BLOCK BLOCK

BLOCK BLOCK BLOCK was commissioned by the charity Glasgow Life to mark the museum’s 25th anniversary and supported by Art Fund’s Respond and Reimagine Fund. The following is a response to the live performance that took place on Friday 22 October 2021 in Gallery 1

!NEWS! European Museum Academy – inaugural Art Museum Award

GoMA are delighted to have come third in the inaugural Art Museum Award presented by the European Museum Academy. Congratulations to the winner – Trapholt Museum of Modern Art, Craft and Design in Kolding, Denmark!

Anniversary notes on attempts to date and place a poem (p.117)- Ama Ata Aidoo

Letter in January and in the notes section at the end of the book Barby discovered that the poem is placed in Glasgow and dated September 21, 1991. We are now 30 years on from that date and are marking this anniversary and noting that her words continue to resonate today.

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. 

We are now accepting applications for the new cohort of the GoMA Youth Group 2021-2022

The GoMA Youth Group would like to invite young people aged 16-25 to take part in our 2020/21 programme.

We are looking for people with an interest in museums, galleries, or contemporary art. or who consider themselves creative and are looking to develop skills and experience while meeting like-minded individuals.

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