Talks and workshop programme for PLOUGH, Rachel Mimiec

PLOUGH, RAchel Mimiec, images courtesy of Glasgow Museums © Alan Dimmick
PLOUGH, Rachel Mimiec, image courtesy of Glasgow Museums © Alan Dimmick

This Talks and workshop Programme has been devised in collaboration with Rachel Mimiec to respond to research themes and interests in her practice. You can see the programme below or open up the PDF of the leaflet which accompanies her show. PLOUGH programme PDF

ALL events are FREE but please book on 0141 287 3059 or as places will be limited.

Artists Talk: Rachel Mimiec
Thursday 14 March, 6pm

An opportunity to hear Rachel Mimiec talk about her recent studio practice, her role as the Associate Artist at GoMA and the exhibition PLOUGH.

The Walker
Cameron McNeish
Thursday 18 April, 6pm
An opportunity to hear from wilderness hiker, backpacker, author and broadcaster Cameron McNeish. Prepare for a fascinating evening with one of the UK’s best known mountain walkers and commentators.

The Conservationist: A talk on John Muir by  Will Collin, John Muir’s Birthplace Trust.
Thursday 25 April, 6pm
A talk to celebrate John Muir Day (21 April).

Come along and join us to hear Will Collin has been influenced and inspired by John Muir (1838-1914), the pioneering, influential Scots-born American conservationist who was passionate about the wild dedicated his life to protecting wild places. He campaigned successfully for the establishment of National Parks to safeguard vast tracts of wild lands, including Yosemite Valley in California.

Will is involved in the friends of John Muir’s Birthplace and more information on him can be found here.

The Documentary filmmaker
Gordon Buchanan
Thursday 2 May, 6pm
Join renowned wildlife filmmaker Gordon Buchanan as he talks about his experiences documenting nature and animals in some of the world’s most captivating landscapes.

Landscape and the Sublime
Dr Joanna Meacock
Thursday 9 May, 6 pm
Jo Meacock recently joined Glasgow Museums as Curator of British Art. She will talk about the concept of the ‘sublime’ in landscape painting referring in particular to works in Glasgow Museums collections.

Tour: Exploring the Sublime
Friday 17 May, 2-3 pm
Glasgow Museums Resource Centre, 200 Woodhead Road, South Nitshill, Glasgow, G53 7NN Please book places on 0141 276 9300 or

Rachel Mimiec has asked Dr Joanna Meacock (Curator of British Art) and Polly Smith (Senior Conservator) to join her for an intriguing tour of Glasgow Museums store to explore the idea of the ‘sublime’ in painting from their different disciplines: artist, curator and conservator.

Workshops Programme
A range of workshops for all ages and skills inspired by the work of Rachel Mimiec
Family Workshops

Saturday Art Club, is on every Saturday from 10:30 am -12:30pm for families with children 3 – 12 years. Drop in to these Rachel Mimiec inspired classes:

Saturday 9 March – ‘Play with Paint ’ try different fun and messy painting techniques.
Saturday 6 April – ‘Natural Art’ let nature inspire your artwork.
Saturday 13 April – ‘Plough through Paint’ Get stuck in to this colourful painting workshop
Saturday 11 May – Rachel Mimiec will lead a very special Saturday Art Club.

Adult Workshops

Adult Drawing Club
Sunday 14 April 1pm- 3pm

Drop in for an informal afternoon of drawing in the galleries. Experiment with a range of drawing techniques and materials in this Rachel Mimiec inspired Drawing Club. All skills welcome, – materials provided.

GoMA Bites , adult taster sessions once a month from 1pm-3pm
Sunday 19 May – Work with the artist, Rachel Mimiec will lead a special GoMA bites.
For further details of the programme please visit the GoMA web page

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