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Thursday Talks: 12 March, 6.30pm – Just Like The Real Thing

January 15, 2020

JUST LIKE THE REAL THING? Speaker: Professor Nicholas Oddy, Head of Department of Design History & Theory, GSA Thursday 12 March, 6pm for 6.30pm Nicholas Oddy – Head of Design History and Theory at the Glasgow School of Art and adviser to auction houses the world over – will entertain on a range of fascinating…

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Thursday Talks: 06 February – Working at the Willow

January 14, 2020

Working at the Willow Speaker: Rob MacInnes Thursday 06 February 2020, 6pm for 6.30pm   Rob MacInnes is a graduate of Glasgow School of Art and an ICON Accredited Conservator / Restorer (ACR). He is a Member of the British Society of Master Glass Painters. He designs his own work and has repaired, restored and…

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Thursday Talks – Thursday 07 November, 6pm: From Here to Posterity – the Saving of Scotland’s Film Heritage

August 28, 2019

Thursday Talks Dr Janet McBain: From Here to Posterity – the Saving of Scotland’s Film Heritage Thursday 07 November 2019, 6pm for 6.30pm £10 GAC Members, £12 Non-Members, £5 Students Non-members please book via eventbrite The beginnings of the film archive in Scotland from its inception as a Job Creation Scheme in 1976. A personal…

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Thursday Talks – 5th September, 6pm: Storm in a Teapot – Russian Propaganda Porcelain

February 19, 2019

          Thursday Talks Storm in a Teapot – Russian Propaganda Porcelain Speaker: Maggie Monaghan Thursday 05 September, 6pm for 6.30pm £10/£12/£5 This lecture covers the history of this rare propaganda porcelain, produced as a result of the 1917 Russian Revolution. It describes where and why the porcelain was made, its distribution…

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Thursday Talks – Thursday 03 October, 6pm: Arthur Melville (1855 – 1904)

August 27, 2019

Thursday Talks Thursday 03 October, 6pm for 6.30pm ‘The most brilliantly audacious water-colour painter of his time’: Arthur Melville (1855-1904) £12/£10/£5 Non-members please book via eventbrite Arthur Melville (1855-1904) was one of the most innovative Scottish painters of his generation. The intensity of his colours, his fascination with effects of brilliant light and his dramatic…

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Thursday Talks: 03 October, 6pm: The most brilliantly audacious water-colour painter of his time’: Arthur Melville (1855-1904)

August 27, 2019

Thursday Talks Thursday 03 October, 6pm The most brilliantly audacious water-colour painter of his time’: Arthur Melville (1855-1904) £12/£10/£5   Thursday Talks Thursday 03 October, 6pm The most brilliantly audacious water-colour painter of his time’: Arthur Melville (1855-1904) £12/£10/£5 Non-members please book via Eventbrite   Arthur Melville (1855-1904) was one of the most innovative Scottish…

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July 23, 2019

Launching this August, the Glasgow Art Club is thrilled to announce that the dining room will be open for lunch every Monday to non-members, and members alike! From Monday 12 August, members of the public are welcome to enjoy lunch in the sumptuous surroundings of the Glasgow Art Club dining room which has hosted many…

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Thursday Talks – 6th June, 6pm: The Glasgow Jewish Institute Players

March 12, 2019

Thursday Talks: The Glasgow Jewish Institute Players Thursday 06 June, 6pm for 6.30pm £10 GAC Members, £12 Non-members, £5 Students   The Glasgow Jewish Institute Players was a remarkable community-based theatre group, active from 1936 to 1960, that established an ambitious new model of non-professional theatre in Scotland. Under its charismatic founder, the director and…

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Thursday Talks – 4th July, 6pm: The Architects of the Scottish Cinemas

March 13, 2019

Thursday Talks: The Architects of the Scottish Cinemas 04 July 2019, 6pm for 6.30pm £10 GAC Members, £12 General Public, £5 Students Gordon Barr and Gary Painter are well known for their knowledge of the history of Scottish cinema architecture.  On 4th July they will take a closer look at some of the cinema architects,…

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Thursday Talks – 21 November, 6pm: ‘Ancient Inspiration for Modern Living: Alexander Thomson and Owen Jones’

December 18, 2018

‘Ancient Inspiration for Modern Living: Alexander Thomson and Owen Jones’ Dr Ailsa Boyd Thursday 21 November, 6.00pm for 6.30pm (rescheduled date) £10 Members £5 Students/£12 Non-members please book via eventbrite Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson (1817-1875) and Owen Jones (1809-1874), were architects and designers based in Glasgow and London respectively. Almost direct contemporaries, they were known for…

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Thursday Talks – 05 December, 6pm: The Rites & Rings of Christmas from Saturn to Santa, from assassination to asinine.

October 15, 2019

Ronald Singleton and friends present a jocular-secular show THE RITES AND RINGS OF CHRISTMAS from Saturn to Santa, from assassination to asinine. Thursday 05 December, 6pm for 6.30pm £10 GAC Members, £12 Non-Members, £5 Students Non-members please book via Eventbrite   This takes a jocular, secular look at the way Christmas has come about –…

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Thursday Talks – 4th April, 6pm: Mounting an Exhibition at the National Galleries of Scotland – from Concept to Opening

February 27, 2019

Thursday Talks Creating exhibitions at the National Galleries of Scotland Speaker: Dr Patricia Allerston, Deputy Curator and Chief Curator, European and Scottish Art Thursday 04 April, 6pm for 6.30pm Non-members please book via eventbrite The National Galleries of Scotland has a dynamic exhibitions programme. In addition to a major annual ‘blockbuster’ at the Scottish National Gallery…

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