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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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An oasis of calm and serenity

May 17, 2017

The Billiard Room has now been painted with Farrow & Ball’s beautiful Lichen No.19 estate emulsion. The calm and muted green has a quiet and subtle feel and we think that you will agree that it sets off both contemporary and historical paintings perfectly. The Billiard Room is now truly an oasis of calm and…

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Slán abhaile

May 16, 2017

It is with heavy hearts that we bid farewell to assistant manager Yvonne Hay who has left the Club for new adventures in Ireland. We wish her and family all the best in their new life on the Emerald Isle. Slán abhaile!

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Summer opening hours

May 4, 2017

From Tuesday 30th May until Saturday 2nd September, the Club’s daily opening hours will be as follows: – Mondays and Tuesdays 11am-6pm Wednesdays – Saturdays 11am-8pm Where the Club is open later due to an event, the facilities may be used by Club members for the duration of the event.

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Paint brushes at the ready!

April 25, 2017

With the imminent arrival of works on loan from Her Majesty The Queen there has never been a more fitting time to spruce up the Billiard Room Gallery which has begun to look a little too ‘shabby chic’ and rough around the edges after several years of hosting events and exhibitions. In order to make the…

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The Glasgow Art Club celebrates 150 years!

February 1, 2017

Established in 1867, The Glasgow Art Club is this year celebrating 150 years of existence. The full line up of celebratory events and exhibitions will be announced very soon. Watch this space!

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Drawing Classes with Chick McGeehan

January 24, 2017

Award winning artist, Chick McGeehan (pictured) is currently planning a series of six – week drawing classes focussing on the fundamentals of drawing technique with an emphasis on understanding the visual elements. Classes will run either on Wednesdays, 6.30 – 9.30pm or Thursdays, 1 – 4 pm. Both options are on offer at this point…

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“150 for 150”

October 5, 2016

Members will be delighted to know that since the refurbishment of the Gallery and the grand opening events of 2014, membership numbers have climbed steadily from just over 300 to a respectable 434 at the time of writing. Some 131 Artist and Architect members are supported by 303 lay members, both Town and Country. In…

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