A city at the heart of art!
The local arts scene continues to thrive in a city which has hosted – and produced – many greats.
Christo’s is based in the West End, specialising in established and emerging Scottish artists and also a wide range of jewellery. The gallery has a number of exhibitions and special events planned for the year.
A mixture of contemporary versions of classic plays and new Scottish drama. They work with writers, directors and companies that have a reputation for producing outstanding work to deliver inspirational live theatre.
Cyril Gerber Fine Art
A small, intimate and informal place for art enthusiasts, collectors and first time buyers to browse through an exciting collection of works and is visited regularly by important British curators and corporate collectors.
Glasgow Botanic Gardens
Glasgow Botanic Gardens is a place of beauty, tranquility and contemplation. It aims to demonstrate to all visitors how the plants on display are the air we breathe, the food we eat, the clothes we wear, the medicine we take.
Worship of God has been carried out within the walls of Glasgow Cathedral for more than 800 years, admire the historical architecture and one of the finest post-war collections of stained glass windows to be found in Britain.
Glasgow Film Festival
The Glasgow Film Festival is an extravaganza of all things celluloid. Around thirty thousand people each year attend over two hundred themed screenings, events and special appearances. Cinema is a Glasgow favourite!
Glasgow Film Theatre
Glasgow Film Theatre shows to very best of international cinema, classics, documentaries and specially curated seasons all year round. With three screens and a cafe bar, the theatre is the perfect place to enjoy the movies.
Glasgow International Comedy Festival
Top comedy stars from around the UK and beyond will be coming to entertain you at the Glasgow International Comedy Festival. They’ll be complemented by the best of home-grown Scottish talent for a comedy extravaganza.
Charles Rennie Mackintosh was an architect, designer and artist, was one of Scotland’s most influential creative figures. Glasgow Mackintosh lets you plan a great day out while visiting some iconic Mackintosh buildings.
Glasgow Print Studio
Glasgow Print Studio stocks a diverse range of original fine art prints. As a showcase for world-class printmaking it exhibits the very best of Scottish and International talent. Visit the Studio in Glasgow’s vibrant Merchant City.
Glasgow School of Art
Of Europe’s leading higher education institutions for education and research in the visual creative disciplines. The building is one of Mackintosh’s soaring masterpieces, with dominates the Renfrew Street skyline.
Holmwood House has been described as Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson’s finest domestic design. It was built in 1857-8 for James Couper, a local businessman and many rooms are richly ornamented in wood, plaster and marble.
House for an Art Lover
Inspired by the designs of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, House for an Art Lover combines art gallery and exhibition space, café, multipurpose artists studios and magnificent visitor attraction into one unique and inspiring venue.
Leiper Fine Art
The Leiper Gallery in the heart of the city centre is a beautifully restored Victorian art gallery showcasing the finest in contemporary Scottish art with a programme of interesting solo and group shows for all to see.
Mackintosh Queen’s Cross
The windows here are Gothic in character, yet are infused with the Mackintosh spirit, and the floral motifs he affected can be easily recognised, particularly on the tracery of the large western window above the chancel.
Mono is a vegan café bar situated in the city centre. You can expect a welcoming environment, quality food and drink with an exciting range of live entertainment, all couched in an ethical and community based context.
Organised by Glasgow Life, Piping Live is a week long celebration of piping culture with everything from traditional Piobaireachd to contemporary bands all lined up to represent the international world of Piping.
The interiors of Pollok House are fabulous and visitors will be delighted by the furnishings, silverware and amazing collection of paintings here. It is hard to believe it is only a few miles away from the city centre.
Refugee Week is one of most exciting and vibrant events in Scotland’s cultural calendar. The festival is central to work in helping refugees rebuild their lives and raising awareness of refugee experiences and issues.
Discover the best of Scotland’s original art at ScotlandArt.com’s gallery. With an exciting programme of events, performances, artists’ talks and cocktail evenings, there will be something to capture any art-lover’s interest.
Scotland’s national opera company and the largest performing arts organisation in Scotland. It presents mainstage productions from a wide range of composers and in a range of periods, languages and styles.
The Baby Grand
The Baby Grand is a well known and respected restaurant and classic piano bar, often referred to as a Glasgow institution due to its excellent reputation spanning over 30 years and dedication to keeping classic jazz alive.
The Glasgow Art Club
Located in the heart of city, The Glasgow Art Club is the private members club with a difference. Steeped in culture and heritage, the club has been a meeting place for generations of the city’s most innovative and creative inhabitants.
The Hill House
Overlooking the River Clyde, sits what is universally regarded as Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s finest domestic creation. It’s a visually arresting mix of, Art Nouveau, Scottish Baronial and Japonisme architecture and design.
The King’s Theatre
The King’s Theatre is one of Scotland’s most historic and significant theatres. It opened in 1904 as one of the most brilliant designs of the prolific theatre architect Frank Matcham and has played host to top stars and shows ever since.
The Pavilion Theatre
For over 100 years, The Pavilion Theatre is one of the oldest theatres in Scotland but has stayed close to it roots producing and providing a traditional venue for comedy, music and all other areas of entertainment.
The Theatre Royal presents a wide variety of drama, dance, comedy, opera and musical theatre. It is home to Scotland’s resident companies, Scottish Opera and Scottish Ballet, and is a unique city centre venue for conferences.
Thistle Gallery is an approachable ‘neighbourhood gallery’ in the West End, featuring an eclectic mix of paintings, sculptures, ceramics, jewellery and textiles. Find out about the artists and stories behind exhibitions.
Tramway is an international art-space which commissions, produces and presents contemporary arts projects. Its vision is to inspire and add to our understanding of today’s world by connecting audiences and artists.
Housing three performance spaces, rehearsal space, offices, a dedicated Tron Participation workshop space and Tron Bar & Kitchen, the building is a vibrant creative hub, that bustles with activity year-round.