Events & Exhibitions

Forthcoming Members Events


Members' Meet & Mingle

Friday 08 November, from 12noon.

Members are invited to gather on Friday 08 November from 12noon onwards for a 'meet & mingle'. A delicious hot buffet lunch will be served between 12noon and 2pm (£20 per person, inc. glass of wine). Lunch must be booked in advance but please feel free to pop in for drinks and socialising at any point. A warm welcome awaits!


Ten Wee Drams

Saturday 16 November, 7.30pm

An evening featuring acclaimed Clarinetist Sarah Watts

A unique opportunity to hear the a recital of the ‘Ten Wee Drams’ in the delightful surroundings of the historic Glasgow Art Club.

General admission – £15, Students – £7, GAC Members – £12

Tickets available via Eventbrite. GAC Members should book via the Club (By phone 0141 248 5210 or email

Full details at


Glasgow’s civic collecting of Mackintosh and the Glasgow Style

Wednesday 04 December

Linking to the ‘This is Glasgow’ exhibition, Alison Brown, Curator, European Decorative Art and Design at Glasgow Life will stage a talk outlining the history of the city of Glasgow’s collections in relation to collecting the work of Mackintosh and of his Glasgow Style contemporaries.

Full details to follow.

GAC Christmas Party

Saturday 14 December 14
Christmas Lunch followed by “Back to the 'Fifties,” a party with a difference!
Dress the part and let your hair down at the Christmas party. Prizes for the best-dressed couples!
We’ll have music, dancing and maybe more!
Dress up and join the fun.
Tickets for the Lunch and Party:
Tickets for the party: free for members; £5 for guests.
Lunch: price tbc

Save The Date

The GAC Burns Supper will be held on Friday 31 January 2020.

Thursday Talks

November 07 2019: Dr Janet McBain - From Here to Posterity – the Saving of Scotland’s Film Heritage 6pm for 6.30pm *non-members please book via eventbrite

November 21 2019: Dr Ailsa Boyd - Ancient Inspiration for Modern Living: Alexander Thomson and Owen Jones  6pm for 6.30pm *non-members please book via eventbrite

December 05 2019: Ronald Singleton and friends present a jocular-secular show - THE RITES AND RINGS OF CHRISTMAS from Saturn to Santa, from assassination to asinine. 6pm for 6.30pm *non-members please book via eventbrite

A supper for members will be served following the talks. Please call the Club for details.


All Thursday Talks are open to the general public. 

All Thursday Talks are £10 for members, £12 for non-members and £5 for students.

Please note that, unless stated, all events are open to members of the Glasgow Art Club and their guests only. Public events will generally be advertised through our eventbrite profile.
To book an event please call 0141 248 5210, email or add your name to the book.

Please state any dietary requirements when booking.

Exhibitions Programme 2019

Scottish Portrait Awards Exhibition

Exhibition Runs: 21 January - 09 February

Spring Exhibition

Preview: 22 February
Exhibition Runs: 23 February - 30 March

Florence Sinclair-Mahdavi

Preview: 08 March
Exhibition Runs: 09 March - 30 March

The Mackintosh Series: Seven stories of his artistic journey, John Cairney

Preview: 05 April, 6pm - 8pm
Exhibition Runs: 06 April - 06 May

SSAA: Ligne et Couleur

Preview: 11 May
Exhibition Runs: 13 May - 24 May

Lachlan Goudie: Shipyard

Preview: 10 May, 6pm - 8pm
Exhibition Runs: 11 May - 07 June

Hannah Lyth

Preview:  14 June, 7pm - 9pm
Exhibition Runs: 15 June – 18 July

Summer Exhibition

Preview: 14 June, 8pm
Exhibition Runs: 15 June - 27 July

Gavin Macqueen: Journey to the Edge

Preview: Friday 26 July, 6.30pm
Exhibition Runs: 27 July – 26 August

Art & other Objects of Interest

Preview: Friday 02 August, 6pm
Exhibition Runs: 03 August - 31 August

Autumn Exhibition

Preview: 06 September, 8pm
Exhibition Runs: 07 September – 26 October

Denise Fraser: Creation Creation

Preview: 06 September, 7pm
Exhibition Runs: 07 September – 15 October

The Artist's Studio

Preview: 24 October
Exhibition Runs: 25 October - 15 November

This is Glasgow

Preview: 22 November
Exhibition Runs: 23 November - 11 January

Winter Exhibition

Preview: 22 November
Exhibition Runs: 15 November - 11 January

Please note that some dates may be subject to change
All exhibitions are free of charge.
Exhibitions are open to the public 12-5pm Monday - Saturday, or by appointment.
Non-members please ring the doorbell to gain access. If planning a special visit, we recommend calling ahead to check availability.



Club opening hours:

Monday: 11am to 6pm

Tuesday: 11am to 6pm

Wednesday: 11am to 8pm

Thursday: 11am to 8pm

Friday: 11am to 8pm

Saturday: 11am to 8pm

(The Club is licensed until midnight for functions and events)

Sunday: Closed

Hot meals and snacks are currently available in the Dining Room 12 noon until 4pm, Mondays and Tuesdays, and 12 noon until 6pm Wednesdays to Fridays.

(please note that food is only available to GAC Members and their guests)

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