What's On

Alan Davie: Beginning of a Far-off World

Alan Davie: Beginning of a Far-off World

24 June 2022 to 24 September 2022
£10.50 (Includes entry to RAPHAEL Magister Raffaello)

A timely tribute to one of the greatest Scottish artists of the 20th century, featuring rarely seen works from each decade of his career.

The Modern Institute: Space Forgets You

The Modern Institute: Space Forgets You

8 July 2022 to 17 September 2022
Free admission

Glasgow's The Modern Institute presents an exhibition celebrating the work of international artists, Julia Chiang, Marc Hundley, John Giorno and textile art collective Arrange Whatever Pieces Come Your Way. 

Art and Aperitivo

Art and Aperitivo

4 August 2022 to 25 August 2022
£12
Dazzle 2022

Dazzle 2022

5 August 2022 to 28 August 2022
Free admission

Showcasing the best in contemporary jewellery, Dazzle provides a platform for both established and up-and-coming makers.

Raphael as Designer

Raphael as Designer

17 August 2022
£5
Online

Learn how Raphael became one of the most sought-after designers in Europe and explore some of his lesser-known projects.

SOLD OUT: Punch Needle for Beginners Workshop with The Modern Crafter

SOLD OUT: Punch Needle for Beginners Workshop with The Modern Crafter

20 August 2022
£50

Rachel from The Modern Crafter will teach you this mindful needle technique to make your own wall hanging.

Raphael in the Digital Age

Raphael in the Digital Age

24 August 2022
£5
Online

Learn more about how exhibition creators use digital and multimedia technologies to enhance our encounters with art.

Renaissance Life Drawing Class

Renaissance Life Drawing Class

3 September 2022
£45

Gain an insight into the drawing techniques and principles used by Renaissance masters and put them into practice, working directly from a life model.

Sold Out: Rug Tufting Experience Day

Sold Out: Rug Tufting Experience Day

3 September 2022
£135

Get to grips with the basics of gun tufting and make your own rug.

Raphael Inspired 2-Day Tapestry Weaving Experience Day

Raphael Inspired 2-Day Tapestry Weaving Experience Day

5 September 2022 to 6 September 2022
£240

This creative workshop will lead you through themes and techniques commonly associated with the Raphael style. 

Tapestry Weaving Experience Day

Tapestry Weaving Experience Day

17 September 2022
£120

A rare chance to learn the art of tapestry weaving at the UK’s longest-running tapestry studio.

Alan Davie: A Fresh Perspective.  In Conversation with Mark Hudson and Film Screening

Alan Davie: A Fresh Perspective. In Conversation with Mark Hudson and Film Screening

23 September 2022
£12.50

Join art critic of The Independent, Mark Hudson and curator Siobhan McLaughlin in conversation for a fresh perspective on Alan Davie.

Katazome Printed Textile workshop

Katazome Printed Textile workshop

24 September 2022
£65.00
KNITWEAR Chanel to Westwood

KNITWEAR Chanel to Westwood

15 October 2022 to 11 March 2023
£10.50

Explore a major exhibition of inspirational 20th and 21st-century fashion knitwear featuring over 150 pieces from the collection of Mark and Cleo Buttefield.

Kaffe Fassett The Power of Pattern

Kaffe Fassett The Power of Pattern

31 March 2023 to 8 July 2023
£10.50

Explore the world of influential artist and designer Kaffe Fassett.

Past Exhibitions & Events

Online Tapestry Studio Tour (October)

29 October 2022 to 2 July 2022
£5.00
Online
Curator Tour: Alan Davie: Beginning of a Far-off World

Curator Tour: Alan Davie: Beginning of a Far-off World

13 August 2022
£8.50

Get deeper insights into this centenary exhibition with curator Siobhan McLaughlin, who graduated from art college 80 years after Davie himself.

Alan Davie Virtual Curator Tour

Alan Davie Virtual Curator Tour

9 August 2022
5.00
Online

Join artist and exhibition curator Siobhan McLaughlin for an exclusive virtual tour of our this timely exhibition.

Rug Tufting Experience Day

Rug Tufting Experience Day

16 July 2022
£135

Get to grips with the basics of gun tufting and make your own rug.

Katazome Printed Textile Workshop

Katazome Printed Textile Workshop

16 July 2022
£65.00

Learn the basics of this centuries-old Japanese printing technique with designer Ellen Martin.

SOLD OUT: William Morris Inspired Embroidery Workshop

SOLD OUT: William Morris Inspired Embroidery Workshop

25 June 2022
Paid admission

Create your own Morris-inspired embroidery piece with experienced tutor Anabel Cano

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Mon-Sun 9.30am-5pm*
Monday 1st August–Monday 29th August 2022

*Late night opening on every Thursday until 8pm

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Late night on Thursday till 8pm