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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TEA TASTING at the Glasgow Art Club 2018

There is no tea like Rennie’s favourite: tea tasting

There is no tea like Rennie’s favourite TEA TASTING at the Glasgow Art Club Saturday 30 March 2019, 2pm – 3.30pm Join us for a special tea tasting afternoon and experience tea flavour and aromas with Dr Yupin Chung,  Chair of The Seven Strings – Tea Connoisseur Society. Enjoy the four types of tea complemented by […]

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Catering Update

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

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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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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Charity Valuation Day

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

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

  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

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

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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