Art for Baby – creativity and mental health for mothers and babies

“It is the strange lot of young mothers to be never alone, but often lonely. […] for many women, particularly those heroic superbeings we call single mothers, loneliness stalks the days like a tiger. […] You can smell a new mother’s hunger for company like the tang of vinegar, a little too strong, a little too sour.”  Nell Frizzell, The … More Art for Baby – creativity and mental health for mothers and babies

Beautiful new works for queer timɘs school prints

Last year saw the incredible 10 anniversary mini-season for the play The Gospel According to Jesus, Queen of Heaven by acclaimed playwright Jo Clifford. The season included performances of the work by Jo, the Brazilian translation with Renata Carvalho and the premier of Untitled (2009), a new commission from Nelly Kelly. GoMA was excited to … More Beautiful new works for queer timɘs school prints

Recent Acquisitions now on display in Taste / Gallery 2

Doors opened today again in Gallery 2 for the latest rotation of collection works in Taste which includes the fantastic new acquisition of May 1st and Fingernails on a blackboard, Bella by Sharon Hayes. Both these works were generously supported by a grant from Art Fund and is the first time they are on display … More Recent Acquisitions now on display in Taste / Gallery 2

Festive Greetings

Well that’s another year flown by with barely a moment to stop! As ever a rollercoaster with a busy public programme plus people moving on to new exciting posts and a chance to welcome people to new posts in the team. As 2019 is drawing to a close we are allowing ourselves a wee moment … More Festive Greetings

queer timɘs school prints /// PAID COMMISSION /// Call for Artist

On the 10 anniversary of the play The Gospel According to Jesus, Queen of Heaven by Jo Clifford, Glasgow Museums is commissioning a new print for the queer timɘs school prints series. queer timɘs school prints is a conceptual artwork originally commissioned from the artist, curator and educator Jason E Bowman with the first iteration … More queer timɘs school prints /// PAID COMMISSION /// Call for Artist

New Acquisition: John Akomfrah ‘Mimesis: African Soldier’

GoMA and Glasgow Museums are delighted to announce an incredible award through Art Fund and 14-18 NOW enabling us to collect a major work by one of the most important contemporary British artists.  John Akomfrah’s  Mimesis: African Soldier (2018) will be a powerful addition to the Glasgow Museums’ collection visibly telling the stories of people … More New Acquisition: John Akomfrah ‘Mimesis: African Soldier’