Past Event

Join our March online lecture: ED JOHNSON -“Stained Glass Collections at the Burrell” on Tuesday 26th March at 2pm!

The Burrell Collection’s holdings of stained-glass are nothing short of world class. Acquired throughout Burrell’s life, the collection he, and his wife, Lady Constance, assembled was a source of great pride for Sir William and stands comparison with the major collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York and the Victoria and Albert Museum, […]

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Join our online February Lecture, “Women of Note” this Tuesday 27th February at 2pm!

MARION MAUDSLEY – Women of Note The talk will focus on the lives of Mary Somerville and Nan Shepherd, depicted on the Royal Bank of Scotland £10 and £5 notes respectively. There will be a brief overview of women on UK banknotes and on the design of these notes (please have these banknotes beside you

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Join Us for our first Online Lecture for 2024 on Tuesday 30th January at 2pm! Carolyn Foran will give a presentation on the Glasgow Museums Annual Art Competition

Glasgow Museums Annual Art Competition for Children was first established in 1904 and continues to this day, supported by the Friends of Glasgow Museums. During his tenure as Director of Museums at Glasgow Corporation, FoGM Founder Dr Tom Honeyman introduced a visionary model of participation and engagement, inspiring and encouraging many generations of school pupils

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Join our November online Lecture – “Liotard: An Unfamiliar Star of 18th Century European Art” Tuesday 28th Nov at 2pm

Jean-Étienne Liotard (1702-1789) was one of the most accomplished and witty artists of 18th century Europe. Born in Geneva, he pursued a remarkable career, travelling across the continent and the Near East, portraying a riveting crosssection of society in pastel. Renowned for the uncanny realism of his portraits, he enjoyed notoriety because of his exotic

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Join Us for our next Online Lecture on Tuesday 31st October at 2pm, “Banksy: controversial artist or establishment figure?” by Blair Cunningham

With the recent survey at Glasgow’s Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) we have been presented with what seems to be a fresh, and never been seen before insight to the artist’s working practices and ideas. However, not all is as it seems, as much of what is stated and seen has been well known and

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Join Us for our September Online Lecture – “The Art of Tapestry” by Helen Wyld on Tuesday 26th September

Woven with dazzling images from history, mythology and the natural world, and breath-taking in their craftsmanship, tapestries were among the most valuable and high status works of art available in Europe from the medieval period to the end of the eighteenth century. Over 600 historic examples hang in National Trust properties in England and Wales

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There is still time to join us for a Visit to the Mary Quant Exhibition and Lunch – Friday 8th September at 11am.

This special Friends’ event will celebrate the life and work of the late Mary Quant. On the day Friends will meet at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, where from 11am you will have entrance to the V&A’s Mary Quant Retrospective exhibition and your FoGM special-rate ticket (included in price) will give all-day access to this

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