Category Archives: Going Out

Kelly Gallery Christmas Show December 1 – 22

If you’re in Glasgow this Saturday, then there’s an alt Christmas shopping opportunity Off The Square Off the Square on 1 December, not only marks the opening of the RGI Kelly Gallery’s Christmas Exhibition but is also a time when … Continue reading

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Quaffs, quilts & quality art – a Kelly Gallery Christmas

During the Christmas rush, the RGI Kelly Gallery is a relaxing haven for art lovers and shoppers alike. A place where you can recharge your batteries while viewing or buying paintings by Scottish contemporary artists. As well welcoming you to … Continue reading

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August is a wicked month

It’s a long time since I last read Edna O’Brien’s novel August Is A Wicked Month but always a handy title for headlines.  I’m back in ‘Raintown’ after a few days in Inverness, bleary eyed after being subjected to my … Continue reading

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Elastic Tango in Glasgow

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Istanbul – from both sides now

There’s so many good art exhibitions on in Glasgow right now and we have lots of demands on our time, but if you have a free 10 minutes (or more) it’s worth stopping by the Kelly Gallery at 118 Douglas … Continue reading

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Rory Gallagher’s Battered Strat on Canvas

  Images of Rock Legend’s Guitar Headline Gallery’s New Show One of the greatest moments of my life happened on the corner of Church Street in my hometown of Inverness in 1970. Round the corner came the mighty Rory Gallagher, … Continue reading

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Chinese Silver Darlings?

Chinese Export Silver Spirals Until I met Adrien von Ferscht I’d never even heard of Chinese Export Silver, but thanks to his expertise and enthusiasm, I now know that it was collected by Catherine the Great, was commissioned by Tiffany … Continue reading

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Time of the season in Glasgow

There’s always loads happening in Glasgow but even by this going out city’s standards, things seem to be hyper-charged. Here’s just a few events that have come my way this week which I think deserve attention. 1.  The culmination of … Continue reading

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Govan Arts Armada

GOVAN BOMARDMENT ACROSS THE CLYDE Armada sails from ‘Glasgow’s Camelot’ A wave of communication washes over Glasgow’s River Clyde on Saturday 28 April from 1-4pm, when a major public art event harnesses the power of mediaeval catapults, St Kilda mail … Continue reading

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RGI 150th Annual Show prizewinners

A Scots Quair by Elspeth Lamb     RGI Announces 150th Open Annual Exhibition Prize Winners With some of Scotland’s finest contemporary art set to be showcased at its 150th annual exhibition which opens on Sunday 23 October, The Royal … Continue reading

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