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GENERATION – Douglas Gordon

Douglas Gordon Pretty much every film and video work from about 1992 until now. 27 June – 29 September 2014 Douglas Gordon is one of the most important, internationally known… Read more GENERATION – Douglas Gordon

Adult Art Afternoons Sundays 1.00pm-3.00pm

Join us every Sunday for a range of adult activities from hands on creative sessions to walking tours leaving from GoMA. Here is what is on for January:  Sunday 5 January – Collage Posters Taking inspiration from the Living with War show create a photographic collage. The work of Kennard and Phillips will form the basis for the artwork. Sunday 12 January – Drawing Techniques In this experimental drawing class we will explore the use of charcoal. No experience is necessary and all materials will be provided. Sunday 19 January… Read more Adult Art Afternoons Sundays 1.00pm-3.00pm

Rule of Thumb

Today is International Human Rights Day and the final day of the UN 16 Days of Action to eliminate violence against women.  I wanted to mark this day by updating our blog archive with the information on Rule of Thumb – our social justice programme on violence against women, which ran from 2004 -2005. Following on from Sanctuary in 2003, this programme developed the work at GoMA on social justice and elbowroom, the lead-in exhibition, opened on International Human Rights Day in 2004. Work on Rule of Thumb had begun… Read more Rule of Thumb

HearAfter, a sound installation by Nichola Scrutton

A few months ago I had arranged an exploratory meeting with Nichola Scrutton to talk about her proposal for HearAfter. Nearly two hours later and after an incredibly interesting conversation… Read more HearAfter, a sound installation by Nichola Scrutton

Walking Tour: Glasgow’s Hidden Art

GOMA led a walking tour around Glasgow City Centre to discover sculptural gems, both old and new. All the people present were part of Glasgow Health Walks network – Free walks up to an hour long led by volunteers – http://www.glasgowlife.org.uk/healthwalks Health Walks deliver an array of social benefits including making people fitter, healthier and improving their mental health. We were very lucky with the weather and started the tour at the Gallery of Modern Art, moving on outside to the statue of the Duke of Wellington by the artist… Read more Walking Tour: Glasgow’s Hidden Art

A Picture Show, Gallery 2

Glasgow Museums is a vast organisation with colleagues spread across the venues in the city. Catching up can sometimes be particularly hard to do outside of formal meetings, but sharing… Read more A Picture Show, Gallery 2

GoMA Summer Learning Programme

With the school holidays just starting (as has the traditional wet Scottish summer) we thought we had better get our programme out there for the next few months. Information on… Read more GoMA Summer Learning Programme

Ian Hamilton Finlay: Poet, Artist, Revolutionary, opens 20 June 2013

Join us on Thursday 20 June, during opening hours, for the opening of a new major exhibition in Gallery 3, Ian Hamilton Finlay Poet, Artist, Revolutionary. Ian Hamilton Finlay is… Read more Ian Hamilton Finlay: Poet, Artist, Revolutionary, opens 20 June 2013

Artist-run Glasgow – News – News & Opinion – Art in America

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.

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