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Exciting Announcement!!

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!!

Every Day

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

Objective, a city wide conversation on sculpture

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

WATERCOLOURS – an exhibition of work by children at Red Road Family Centre Nursery

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

Illuminated Letters is a partnership project between Gallery of Modern Art Glasgow and Glasgow Women’s Library inspired by GoMA’s exhibition of the works of Niki de Saint Phalle. This project takes as its starting point the recently donated ‘illuminated letters’ of Niki de Saint Phalle in the collection of GoMA. We invited GWL to build a learning programme, with staff at GoMA, linked to the exhibition and the letters in particular and Illuminated Letters grew out of those conversations. GWL have just posted these lovely letters of invitation on the… Read more

Winter Sun – 14.02.13

Art in Hospital installed the exhibition yesterday in the balconies and it is now open to the public. I have already overheard some lovely comments about the work from GoMA… Read more Winter Sun – 14.02.13


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

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

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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