Past Events & Exhibitions

Thu 3rd Mar: James Bridie

January 25, 2022

A Lecture by Gerard Carruthers – 7:00pm for 7:30pm Professor Gerard Carruthers occupies the Francis Hutchison Chair of Scottish Literature at Glasgow University.  Members will recall his superb “Immortal Memory” at our 2019 Burns Supper.  His wide interests include all aspects of Scottish literature and on this occasion, he will talk about one of our…

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29th Oct to 4th Dec (various dates) – ‘Art of the Possible’ Three Exhibitions Focussing on Climate Change & Sustainability

October 20, 2021

Three exhibitions focussing on climate change and sustainability organised by the Glasgow Art Club in collaboration with the The Glasgow School of Art. The exhibitions feature work by the Club’s elected artists and the students and staff of The Glasgow School of Art. The exhibition is being supported by Wallace Seymour Fine Art Products, Exhibit…

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13th Aug to 22nd Oct: Art Inspired by Art

September 26, 2021

An exhibition of members work inspired by that of other artists hanging in the Club’s bar and dining room. Thu 23rd Sep Artists Talk 6pm for 6:30pm members and their guests  

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Thu 2nd Dec: Glasgow’s Re-discovery of Mackintosh

September 26, 2021

Lecture & Film presented by Murray Grigor 6pm for 6:30pm Murray is a distinguished film-maker, writer, artist, exhibition curator and amateur architect who has served as director of the Edinburgh International Film Festival. He is also a Mackintosh scholar who played a part in the revival of the reputation of Mackintosh in his native land and…

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15th Sep to 22nd Oct: A Perfect Day

September 26, 2021

Member’s Solo Exhibition by Catherine King hanging in the Club’s first floor gallery. Fri 1st Oct Member and Guests’ Private View 6pm to 8pm  

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Thu 9th June – The Enduring Appeal of Pastels

May 19, 2022

A Talk by Lynn Howarth & John Rowland 7:30pm Pastellists Lynn Howarth and John Rowland will talk about the past and present use of their preferred media referencing various notable exponents of the media across the ages and its current day adoption. Talk commences at 7:30pm, Doors open at 7 pm Free to members Non…

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15th Sep to 22nd Oct: Reflections of a Changing World

September 26, 2021

Members’ Autumn Exhibition hanging in the Club’s ground floor gallery. Fri 1st Oct  Member and Guests’ Private View 6pm to 8pm

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Fri 15th Oct: Opera Evening with Supper – Lucia di Lammermoor

September 26, 2021

Club member Raymond Williamson has once again delved into his collection to bring us a film presentation of Donizetti’s dramatic opera based on Sir Walter Scott’s novel The Bride of Lammermoor – an appropriate choice as we mark the 250th  anniversary of Scott’s birth. The Club’s previous Opera Film Nights have been hugely enjoyable, and…

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Wed 27th Oct: Artist’s Demonstration – Robert Kelsey

September 26, 2021

A Two Hour Demonstration followed by Lunch commencing 11am Glasgow Art Club Past President, Robert Kelsey is one of Scotland’s best-known artists and he has kindly agreed to demonstrate his skills and techniques to members and non-members of the Club.  He studied with David Donaldson, James Robertson and Alexander Goudie before going to teach art…

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Fri 26th Nov: Scotland – Our Climate Journey

November 19, 2021

Combine a visit to see the ‘Art of the Possible’ climate change exhibition with a screening of this Royal Scottish Geographical Society documentary film – screening commences 6:30pm This 65 minute documentary film charts Scotland’s climate change journey to date uncovering the policies, industries, communities, farmers, scientists and technological innovation that are enabling a transition to a greener…

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Fri 3rd Dec: Sustaining a photographic practice in an ecological crisis

October 15, 2021

An online talk hosted by Glasgow School of Art bringing together photographic and lens-based practitioners from the art school’s  FIX Photography Collective, The London Alternative Photography Collective and The Sustainable Darkroom. The talk provides a platform for conversations around issues of sustainability in terms of photographic materials and processes and will consider some of the questions…

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3rd to 4th Dec: Fairhill Winter Exhibition

November 29, 2021

Artist member Gerard M Burns hosts his two day Winter Exhibition at Fairhill House, Dullatur near Cumbernauld. Exhibition Times – Friday 3rd Dec 12 – 8 pm AND Sat 4th Dec 12 – 5 pm For visiting arrangements, please see Gerard’s website

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Sat 30th Oct: Wallace Seymour Dedicated Natural Paint Workshop

October 15, 2021

Wallace Seymour manufacture a range of 80 fine art colours manufactured entirely from natural plant, insect and ground earth pigments totally free from petro-chemical and ground earth compounds. The colours can be acquired in either gum tempera or oil colour form.  Come to their Saturday afternoon workshop in the Club’s ground floor gallery to learn…

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9th Jul to 10th Sep: The Last of Our Kind

October 1, 2021

Member’s Solo Exhibition of Fine Art Photography by Garth Ivan Linscott hanging in the Club’s first floor gallery. Fri 6th Aug Member and Guests’ Private View 6pm to 8pm    

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Thu 7th Oct: Refurbishment of the Burrell Gallery

September 26, 2021

Evening Lecture 6pm for 6:30pm Lawrence Fitzgerald and Emma McGowan will talk about the gallery’s five year refurbishment and the events leading up to its re-opening  in March 2022. Lawrence Fitzgerald is the Project Lead of the Burrell Renaissance Project, Emma McGowan is the Glasgow Life Head of Development.  This is a timely introduction to one…

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