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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 – 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 – 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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Catering Update 22.01.19

Dear Member, We are engaging with members and taking into consideration that there are those of you who do prefer the more traditional lunch. With this in mind, we are delighted to have the very talented Phil Knox, sous chef at One Devonshire Gardens, with us for a short period. Phil will be offering a […]

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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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A Blast from the Past!

A BLAST FROM THE PAST A donation of some 137 back catalogues from the RGI’s Annual Exhibitions has been presented to our Archives at the instigation of RGI Past President, Karin Currie, with the endorsement of fellow PPRGIs Gordon Macpherson, Evelyne Anderson, Kenneth Chrystie, Eric Hagman and Lord Macfarlane. While the RGI’s main Archive is […]

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