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
Polygraphs is a group exhibition exploring truth, fiction and evidence in a complicated world. Centred around Abstract (2012), a two-channel video work by Berlin based filmmaker and writer Hito Steyerl, gifted to Glasgow Museums’ collection last year, the exhibition is drawn entirely from Glasgow Museums’ collection. Artists are often witness to a changing global environment … More Polygraphs // Gallery 4 // now open
What a packed few months it’s been here at GoMA! I’m now six months into my internship and my enthusiasm for the role is at an all time high from the amount of exciting events that have taken place. On a research trip to Edinburgh we visited exhibitions at the Fruitmarket Gallery, the Dovecot Studios, … More Six Months In … Six Months To Go!
Slideshow from the Saturday Art Club 2 November 2013 (including Play me I’m Yours Glasgow) In June 2013 when dissertations had been handed in, exams had been graded and Graduation Day loomed it was time to revaluate the goals that I had for the last four years. I no longer had the excuse of essays … More The “New Girl”
GOMA led a walking tour around Glasgow City Centre to discover sculptural gems, both old and new. All the people present were part of Glasgow Health Walks network – Free walks up to an hour long led by volunteers – http://www.glasgowlife.org.uk/healthwalks Health Walks deliver an array of social benefits including making people fitter, healthier and … More Walking Tour: Glasgow’s Hidden Art
Little Sparta – the garden of Ian Hamilton Finlay GoMA’s Learning team made a visit to Little Sparta at the end of June to gain further insight into the work of the artist Ian Hamilton Finlay. The new display of his work is now open in Gallery 3: Poet, Artist, Revolutionary. Little Sparta is situated … More Little Sparta – the garden of Ian Hamilton Finlay
Join us on Thursday 20 June, during opening hours, for the opening of a new major exhibition in Gallery 3, Ian Hamilton Finlay Poet, Artist, Revolutionary. Ian Hamilton Finlay is one of Scotland’s most important artists of recent times, working across poetry, sculpture and printmaking to create a body of work that is both politically … More Ian Hamilton Finlay: Poet, Artist, Revolutionary, opens 20 June 2013