Catering Update

December 5, 2018

Catering Update: Dear members, The new style of in house catering service will begin with two weeks’ soft opening, from Monday 10th December. We will be trying out different dishes during this time, to see what kind of things are popular with you all, so please do give us your feedback. To begin with, food will…

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Walk on the Wild Side: Pictures from Peenemunde

November 20, 2018

A Walk on the Wild Side PICTURES FROM PEENEMÜNDE JAMES MCDONALD, 2018 I first travelled to Peenemünde in June of last year and soon developed a near-fixation with the place, making a further two journeys over the next couple of months. Situated at the Northern tip of Usedom, an island straddling the German/Polish border, Peenemünde…

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Charity Valuation Day

August 28, 2018

Charity Valuation Day Saturday 01 September, 12noon – 4pm The Glasgow Art Club Please join Lyon & Turnbull for an open valuation day on Saturday 1st September from 12 noon – 4 pm in the Gallery. Come along and have your treasures valued by their specialist team of experts. Whether you have silver, books, paintings, ceramics,…

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Notice: Marysia Donaldson

August 28, 2018

Caroline, Sally and Sebastian are very saddened to have to inform you and the members of The Glasgow Art Club that Marysia Donaldson, David Abercrombie Donaldson’s widow passed away peacefully at midnight on the 21st of August in The Hospital d’Orange in Provence. It was very sudden and totally unexpected. Marysia will be laid to…

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Club outing to Windyhill, Kilmacolm on Sunday 30 September

August 22, 2018

  Club outing to Windyhill, Kilmacolm on Sunday 30 September This picture-perfect home outside Glasgow, one of only two private homes Charles Rennie Mackintosh built, is a fine example of the designer’s work, often referred to (quite rightly) as an ‘architectural gem’. David Cairns, current owner of Windyhill has kindly offered to host members of…

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Membership Drive: Pairing System

July 31, 2018

Do you like the sound of lower annual subscription fees? If the answer is ‘yes’, then read on!  The Council wishes to push membership fees back to a former time. It has been agreed that the best way to do this is through the establishment of a ‘Pairing System’ to encourage current members to recruit…

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A Concert of Contemporary Music with Pianist Mark Spalding

July 24, 2018

A Concert of Contemporary Music with Pianist Mark Spalding Friday 12 October 2018, 8pm Concert £13.50 GAC members/ £15 guests of members A one course supper with cheese and coffee will be available before the concert 6pm -7.45pm, priced at £18.00 per person. Formerly an organ scholar at St Andrews University, Mark Spalding is presently organist…

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A trip to the Willow

June 5, 2018

You are invited to attend a very special visit to the Original Willow Tea Rooms at 217 Sauchiehall Street on Monday 25 June. The original Willow Tea Rooms have underwent extensive restoration and refurbishment and are set to reopen this month to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of their creator, Charles Rennie Mackintosh. We…

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PAI Prizewinner 2018

May 29, 2018

Congratulations to Carol Moore, recipient of the PAI Glasgow Art Club Award 2018. The 130th Paisley Arts Institute Annual Exhibition runs until 24 June at Paisley Museum and Art Galleries. For more information on the PAI please visit   For more information on the artist please visit

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Coming Soon: Members’ Lounge

March 20, 2018

  Members’ Only / Coming Soon The Reception Room is currently undergoing a bit of a reshuffle, and will soon be known as the Members’ Lounge. Open to Members and their guests, the Lounge will offer our Members a home away from home. With a sitting room ambience and liberally hung with works from the Club collection,…

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The Glasgow Art Club elects new President

February 27, 2018

At the Annual Business Meeting of the Glasgow Art Club held on the evening of Thursday the 22nd of February 2018, the members of the Club elected Mr Joe Hargan PAI as the new President of the organisation. Mr Hargan has made the following statement; “As the newly elected president of the Glasgow Art club…

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Sketches from life

October 18, 2017

Life Drawing Sessions at the Glasgow Art Club Delighted to share a selection of sketches produced during the  life drawing sessions held in our large and bright purpose built studio. The aim of the sessions is to explore the beauty and complexity of the human form through observation of the life model using appropriate drawing…

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Franz Ferdinand visit GAC

October 4, 2017

We were over the moon to have rock superstars Franz Ferdinand pop by for a photoshoot yesterday. Here’s a couple of snaps taken by Naomi on her smartphone. We look forward to seeing the professional shots soon!

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Mackintosh Festival 2017

September 27, 2017

  The Mackintosh Festival invites you to celebrate the life of Charles Rennie Mackintosh through a series of exhibitions, events & tours. There are activities for the whole family at this years festival! October becomes ‘Mackintosh month’ as visitors and locals alike are invited to enjoy a programme of events with a focus on architecture,…

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Life Drawing Sessions at Glasgow Art Club

July 26, 2017

Autumn Life Drawing Sessions at the Glasgow Art Club The Glasgow Art Club is delighted to offer a six-week series of life drawing sessions in our large and bright purpose built studio in Bath Street, Glasgow. The aim of the sessions is to explore the beauty and complexity of the human form through observation of…

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