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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.

COMMONSpace: a newly designed area at GoMA to showcase community collaborations and projects.

You may have already come across COMMONSpace – the new community exhibition space at GoMA, located at the rear of Gallery 2. COMMONSpace emerged out of conversations with people we… Read more COMMONSpace: a newly designed area at GoMA to showcase community collaborations and projects.

Land Levels and Rises 2010, Carol Rhodes © and courtesy the artist

New Acquisitions announced!

GoMA is delighted to announce some exciting acquisitions we have made over the last few months for Glasgow Museums’ collection – with more to come (of course) – and it… Read more New Acquisitions announced!

confirmed speakers for queer timɘs school 23 -27 July 2018

We are excited to reveal the people who have agreed to present at queer timɘs school next week. With over 20 speakers it is a unique school and includes Alice Andrews (Glasgow… Read more confirmed speakers for queer timɘs school 23 -27 July 2018

Aaron Angell, photo Max Slaven

Aaron Angell // Gallery 1 // 8 December 2017 – 18 March 2018

Aaron Angell Gallery One December 8 2017 – March 18 2018 Leading British artist Aaron Angell presents a series of new works including ceramic sculpture, inflatables, painting, Victorian furniture and… Read more Aaron Angell // Gallery 1 // 8 December 2017 – 18 March 2018

Untitled Wall Drawing (Selected Errors), 2011, Stephen Sutcliffe - photo Alan Dimmick

Stephen Sutcliffe: Work from the Collection // Gallery 3

Work from the Collection opened last Thursday evening and is an exhibition by the Glasgow-based artist Stephen Sutcliffe. Glasgow Museums purchased five works by Sutcliffe for the City’s collection in… Read more Stephen Sutcliffe: Work from the Collection // Gallery 3

Stones Steeped in History

At the end of July 2017 the Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) in Glasgow unveiled a permanent display on its two elliptical balcony spaces within the interior of the building.… Read more Stones Steeped in History

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