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40 Friends and their Guests enjoy a visit to the Stage and Screen Exhibition at the Hunterian Art Gallery

40 Friends and their guests were given a conducted tour of the Hunterian Art Gallery’s current temporary exhibition, Stage and Screen, on Monday 19th February. The curator of the exhibition, Joseph Sharples, introduced the group to the collection and it’s collector, James L Gordon. Over 400 items were on display and Joseph picked out the […]

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120 Friends and their Guests enjoyed their excellent Annual Christmas Lunch at Kelvingrove!

Another Successful FoGM event! 120 Freinds and their Guests had a thoroughly enjoyable start to the Christmas Season with their Annual Lunch held in the cafe at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum last week. After a drinks reception, everyone found their places at their tables where they enjoyed a delicious three-course meal with wine and

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Friends Enjoy a Talk and Tour of the 2023 Art Competition for Young People!

Last Thursday, a group of Friends thoroughly enjoyed hearing about the history of the Annual Art Competition for Young People from Carolyn Foran, Museum Education Officer, followed by a tour of this year’s prizewinners’ work on display in Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. We were fascinated and very pleased to see such high quality and

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Friends Visit the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Glasgow Yesterday!

Nearly 60 Friends and their guests had a thoroughly enjoyable tour of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in St Vincent Street yesterday. Our visit started in the magnificent College Hall where we were meet by our guides Clare and Kirsty. We given a short history of the RCPSG which was founded in 1599.

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FoGM congratulates all the wonderful Prizewinners of the 2023 Glasgow Museums Annual Art Competition!

Caroline, our Chairperson and Julie, Gail and Barbara from the committee, attended the 2023 Glasgow Museums Annual Art Competition Prizegiving Ceremony at Kelvingrove Art Gallery last Thursday, 28th September. The Prizegiving Ceremony, catering and all the prizes were sponsered by a grant given by the Friends of Glasgow Museums. When we arrived the atmosphere was

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Friends Successful Visit to Mary Quant Exhibition on Friday 8th September!

More than 60 Friends and their guests had a thoroughly enjoyable visit to the Mary Quant Exhibition at Kelvingrove last Friday, 8th September! It was a wondeful way to start our new season of FoGM events, particularly as, after seeing the exhibition, Friends and their guests gathered in the restaurant for a delicious two-course lunch

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FoGM would like to congratulate the Tall Ship Glenlee on their recent 1.8 million award!

Well done to the team at the Tall Ship Glenlee for securing a œ1.8 million award from the National Heritage Memorial Fund. During the last year FoGM has awarded three grants of œ1,000 to develop projects on the Glenlee and we have enjoyed two very successful visits by our members. We are delighted that this

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