ART & EXHIBITIONS LIST
I GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART 167 Renfrew Street. 332 9797.
Glasgow Girls - Women in the Art School 1880- 1920 Until 31 Aug. An exhibition which surveys the work of women who were students at Glasgow School ofArt. I GLASGOW UNIVERSITY LIBRARY Hillhead Street. 3398855. Mon—Thurs
9. 15am—9. 15pm: Fri 9. i5am—4.45pm; Sat 9.15am-12. 15pm. Next exhibition will be in the autumn term.
I HAGGS CASTLE 100 St Andrews Drive. Mon—Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Glasgow's museum for children.
Digging tor History Until 28 August. A child's-eye view of archaeology with a reconstructed site complete with tools and instruments. See Kids page.
I HARBINGERS 417 Great Western Road. 3399999. Mon—Sat l0am—6pszun noon—5pm: Closed Tuesdays.
The Lighthouse Group Until 31 Aug. Joseph Davie. Brian Cairns and Joseph Nevan are a group of young Glasgow artists who work from the same studio in the WASPS studios. King Street.
I HILLHEAO LIBRARY ()pen Circle Gallery. 348 Byres Road. Mon—Fri 9.30am—8pm. Sat 9.30am—ipm. 2—5pm. Closed Wednesdays.
Ken Palmer Until 29 August. Paintings.
I HUNTERIAN ART GALLERY University of Glasgow. 82 Hillhead Street. 330 5431. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm; Sat 9.30am— 1pm. The Mackintosh House Gallery: Open as above but closed for lunch 12.30-1.30pm. 50p admission on weekday afternoons and Saturdays. A reconstruction ofthe architect‘s home fitted with original furniture. Upstairs the Mackintosh House shows work by four women artists on a ﬂoral theme to complement the Print Gallery's major exhibition of Mackintosh Flower Drawings (see below). Whistlcr's wife Beatrice was an illustrator acquainted with the botanical specimen. Katherine Cameron and Lily Blatherwick are Scottish watercolourists who worked across the 19th and 20th centurieson prints of ﬂowers and Elizabeth Blackadder shows the contemporary artist at work with plants and ﬂowers. Mackintosh Flower Drawings Until 3 Sept. While spanning his full career from the 1890s to 1925. these delicate watercolours were to occupy much ofthe artist‘stime during the latter part of his career when his architectural commissions were in decline. They do however characterise the unique Mackintosh style as potently as his powerful buildings — botanically accurate and aesthetically beautiful. these drawings surely make the most appropriate and unmissable of the Glasgow Garden Festival related exhibitions.
Mackintosh and Others Until 8 October. Shows aspects of the George Smith Collection whose major interest is in Scottish art. notably the work of Mackintosh. Last year Mr Smith was awarded an Honorary Degree by Glasgow University in acknowledgement ofhis work in supporting the university‘s Art Collections. and this exhibition is in recognition of that award.
Art and Botany Public Lecture Series. Lecture Theatre. Hunterian Art Gallery. Wednesdays 2—3pm until 17 August. £1 .50 at door. £10 series. Enquiries tothe Visitors‘ Centre. University ofGlasgow 012. Tel: 3305431.
I HUNTERIAN MUSEUM The University of Glasgow. 339 8855. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5pm; Sat 9.30am—1pm. Twice named Museum of the Year.
Money Plants Until 31 Oct. Plants ofall sorts depicted on ancient and freshly minted coins.
Coracle. Kayak and Canoe Until 22 Sept. Examples of very early watercraft from a
bouyant but pre-steam. unengineered age.
I IMAGES GALLERY 74 Hyndland Road. 334 5311. Mon—Fri 9.30am—5.30pm. No exhibition at present but general stock
includes 18th and 19th century Japanese
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Mackintosh drawings never tire. At the Hunterian Art Gallery this month a large selection oi the tlower drawings have been displayed in Garden Festival year. Easin one oi the best ilower shows so tar.
woodblock prints and 19th and 20th century etchings. watereolours and oils. I J.O. KELLY GALLERY 118 Douglas Street. Mon—Fri 10.30am—2pm and 2.30—5.30pm; Sat 10am-2.30pm.
JD Henderson. J McNaught and BThomson Aug 20-3 Sept.
I JOHN GREEN FINE ART 203 Bath Street. 221 6025. Mon-Fri 10am—5pm; Sat i0am—- 1 pm.
Flowers for the Festival Throughout summer. An exhibition of 19th and 20th century ﬂower paintings.
I LILLIE ART GALLERY Station Road. Milngavie. 956 2351 . Tue—Fri 11am—5pm and 7-9pm: Sat and Sun 2-5pm. Closed Mondays.
Flowers in a Frame Until 4 Sept. An exhibition of ﬂower paintings frotn the Lillie Art Gallery collection which has been built up over the past 25 years.
I MAIN FINE ARTThe Studio Gallery. 16 Gibson Street. 334 8858. Tue-Sat i0am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm.
Summer Exhibition Work by Lesley Main until end Aug. The Mains‘ lovely new gallery in Gibson Street is due to open in September.
I MCGAVIGANS (Graphics and Stationery). 24 Royal Exchange Square. 221 0266
Next exhibition opens 29 Aug.
I MUSEUM OF TRANSPORT Kelvin Hall (Entrance from Bunhouse Road with parking facilities) Mon-Sat 10—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. The newly opened Transport Museum with its fond collection ofcars. trams and trains now back on show. Glasgow Philatelic Society Exhibition Until 27 Aug. Stamps galore.
Sirathclyde Police and Road Saieiy Road Show Until 29 August. ()n the road with the constabulary. Display and films.
I 908 GALLERY 12 ()tago Street. 339 3158. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.
Recent Painting and Batik by Doris Barton McIntyre and Dot Moir Until 25 Aug. McIntyre looks at the Scottish landscape while Moir‘s batik picks up the threadsof Arthurian legend and Norse saga.
I PEOPLE'S PALACE MUSEUM Glasgow Green. 5540223. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 1—5pm. Glasgow's museumof working life. Now in its 90th year. the museum is currently undergoing essential repairs and refurbishment which will last throughout the year.
Stained Glass Gallery A new permanent gallery of secular and religious stained glass. acknowledging Glasgow‘s impressive history in the field.
The Glasgow Boxer Until 31 Oct. Withone exception every Scottish world boxing champion has come from Glasgow or nearby - Johnny Hill was Glasgow‘sfirst world champion. then came Benny Lynch. Jackie Patreson. Wee Walter McGowan
and Jim Watt. Photographs show boxing on the Glasgow scene. past and present. the doctors. the promoters. the referees and doormen. Sounds punchy.
I POLLOK HOUSE 2060 Pollokshaws Road.
6320274. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm. Sun 1—5pm. Neighbour to the Burrell Collection. this 18th century house contains the Stirling Maxwell Collection of Spanish paintings and period furnishings.
I THE SCOTTISH DESIGN CENTRE 72 St Vincent Street. 221 6121. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5pm.
Design for Print Until 27 August. Graphics and print design have to become the key to everything from establishing corporate identity to reviving a ﬂagging image. Just look what they've done to The (iuurdimt. This show takes over 150examplesof work designed and printed in Britain and looks at the impact of new tecltnologyon printing design.
I SPRINGBURN MUSEUM Ayr Street (adjacent to Springburn Railway Station). 5571405. Mon—Fri 10.30am—5pm. Sun 2—5pnr
A Place 10 Slay Until Nov 88. One ofthe largest exhibitions ever mounted on the subject of housing in Scotland. The exhibition traces the transformation in Springburn from a small village and industrial suburb where property was privately owned. to today's town dominated by council tower blocks. home for 50"} of the residents.
I THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521 . Tue—Sat l0am—5.30pm. Sun 2—5.30pm.
Ken Currie Until 28 August. ()ne of Glasgow's young painters shows new work. Pessimistic scenes of the other side ofCulture City. Apart from the History Mural at the People‘s Palace which isa permanent fixture. this is Currie's first major solo show in Scotland. Recommended.
Our Lives Until 28 Aug. Poems and drawings by young people in Strathclyde.
Sean Hudson Until 28 August. Voices front the Spanish Civil War. Photographs evoking the courage and humanity of sixteen Scottish veterans of the Spanish Civil War. A Crawford Centre. St Andrews exhibition.
I TRANSMISSION GALLERY 1.3 Chisholm Street. 552 4813. Mon—Sat noon—6pm.
An Unconventional Concern Aug 23-27 at noon and 6pm each day. A performance by Iiuan Sutherland.
f62h718Restricted Movement 30 Aug-3 Sept at noon and 6pm each day. A performance by Iiuan Sutherland.
I WASPS 26 King Street. 552 0564. Mon—Fri 10am~5pm. Anew shop. exhibition space and resource centre w ith information on work by all WASPS artists. Slide library and information about how to commission work.
Edinburgh WASPS Throughout August and September. A changing selection of work by artists exhibiting at the l’atriothall Studios in [idinburgh during the l-'esti\ al will be transfered to the ( ilasgow- WASPS and shown over the next couple of months.
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Hunterian Art Gallery University of Glasgow
MACKINTOSH AND OTHERS g Aspects ofThe George Smith Collection 8 June — 8 October
MACKINTOSH FLOWER DRAWINGS 9 July — 3 September
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