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

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

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

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

‘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.

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

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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Thursday Talks – 2nd May, 6pm: Of Merriment and Idylls: an exploration into the archives of the Glasgow Art Club and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Of Merriment and Idylls: an exploration into the archives of the Glasgow Art Club and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland – Angela Fussell and Stuart A. Harris-Logan Thursday 02 May, 18.00 for 18.30 £10 members / £12 general public The Glasgow Art Club and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland have had many points of contact […]

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