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Glasgow Goes Green

Discover sustainable living facts, fun and food in this preview of Glasgow Goes Green festival. Continue reading

Pehchaan

Spicing up Scotland’s summer is the Tramway Indian art exhibition, Pehchaan. Running from June 18 to July 31, the show captures India’s new aesthetic ‘identity’. Glasgow Museums Curator of World Cultures, Patricia Allan said: “Focus on classical art in museums and galleries reinforces a widely-held perception that Indian art is ancient and has no connection … Continue reading

Southside Fringe

Showing how Scots do Southern hospitality is Glasgow’s Southside Fringe. Running from May 13 – 29, the celebration includes in and outdoor events. Co-founder Corinna Currie said: “We have an amazing selection covering live music, theatre, cabaret, comedy, spoken word, burlesque, literature, visual art, film and well being events.” With such a mix of activities … Continue reading

The Labyrinth Inside 

Exploring inner turmoil in inner London is the modern art exhibition, The Labyrinth Inside. Running from 4 – 21 November, at Lacey Contemporary Gallery, the show features work from Katrine Roberts and Angela Smith. Roberts said: “Angela and I met through Lacey Contemporary Gallery; we were both approached a little over a year ago by … Continue reading

RCA Graduate Show

Art is for everyone; and to prove the point the Royal College of Art (RCA)  welcomed the public, without fee, to its Graduate Show 2015. RCA Head of Communications & Marketing, Áine Duffy said: “This year saw the biggest ever graduating cohort – 648 MA, MPhil and PhD students in total, across six Schools: Architecture; … Continue reading

Merchant City Festival

Preparations have begun for this year’s Merchant City festival and it promises to be the biggest yet. Running twice the length of previous events, the 2015 bill will span July 25 – August 2. Festival Executive Producer, Lorenzo Mele, said: “The 2014 Festival was exceptional because it supported the Commonwealth Games, acting as the cultural … Continue reading

Open House Art Festival

Bringing visual art to the public, Glasgow’s Open House Festival returned for its second year. Running May 2 – 4; the weekend saw local art installed in everyday buildings. Open House Artist Tine Bek said: “The festival involved almost 200 artists, whose work was spread out throughout town, in houses and public spaces; to make … Continue reading

Galoshans Festival

There’s a new UK arts festival and it’s called the Galoshans. With the Scots name for ‘guising’ it’s unsurprisingly scheduled North of the border. The exact location is however, more surprising. Unlike most Scottish festivals, it isn’t going to Glasgow or Edinburgh, rather Inverclyde. Bringing the festival to Inverclyde is Scottish charity UZ Arts. The … Continue reading

Southside LIFE Drawing

  Whether you’re doodle daft or a working artist, life drawing classes can provide an outlet. Life drawing’s prehistoric roots can be traced in caves around the world. However, as the practice evolved throughout the centuries, it became an art school staple. This trend was largely set by the Carracci family, in the 1580s, as … Continue reading

Travelogue

If you enjoy Nordic fiction, then why not explore the landscape through visual art? This voyage can be taken in Glasgow’s Briggait (studio) through Clive A Brandon’s Travelogue exhibition (running April 27 to June 5). Travelogue showcases Brandon’s work from residencies in Norway, Scotland, Sweden and Iceland. He explained: “I had visited Scandinavia several times … Continue reading

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