Thursday Talks

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

          Thursday Talks Storm in a Teapot – Russian Propaganda Porcelain Speaker: Maggie Monaghan Thursday 05 September, 6pm for 6.30pm £10/£12 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 – 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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Thursday Talks – 1st August, 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 01 August, 6.00pm for 6.30pm £10/£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 their innovative adaptations of the […]

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Thursday Talks: The Modern Hotel in Britain

Thursday Talks The Modern Hotel in Britain Speaker: Professor Bruce Peter 07 March 2019, 6pm for 6.30pm £10 members / £12 non-members (please book via eventbrite) Abstract: Based on Bruce Peter’s recent book ‘The Modern Hotel in Britain’, this lecture focuses on Scottish examples of significant Art Deco and Modernist hotel buildings and interiors from […]

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Thursday Talks: Dickens in Glasgow

Dickens in Glasgow Thursday 06 December, 6pm for 6.30pm £10/£12 Non-members please book via eventbrite Ronald Singleton & Friends: Dickens in Glasgow Thursday 06 December, 6pm for 6.30pm Charles Dickens hit Glasgow six times between 1847 and 1869, first to open the Athenaeum (an early FE college), then as actor/manager with a London troupe of […]

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Thursday Talks: What the Four Wore – Mackintosh, Macdonald and the fashion for Artistic Dress

Thursday Talks: What the Four Wore: Mackintosh, Macdonald and the fashion for Artistic Dress Dr Robyne Calvert Thursday 25 October 2018 6pm for 6.30pm £10/£12 Mackintosh’s floppy bow tie is nearly as emblematic as his signature moustache. McNair also sported this fashion, and the Macdonald sisters were known for their unique sense of style, as […]

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