Trongate 103

Trongate 103

A centre for the arts and creativity in the heart of Glasgow’s Merchant City.

Trongate 103 is a centre for the arts and creativity based in Glasgow's cultural quarter, The Merchant City. There are exhibition spaces, workshops and production facilities, a seminar room, mechanical kinetic performances, artist studio spaces and Scotland's first and only authentic Russian cafe-gallery. 

Hire our Seminar Room! Contact the gallery for more information.

What's On in March At Trongate 103 ​

​Exhibition ​Date/Time ​Venue
Rosemary Hogarth: Practical Abstraction.

Preview 7-9pm
19-25 Mar

​18 Mar
​​Glasgow Project Room
Caribbean Queer Visualities: A Small Axe project that grapples with the relation between queer sensibilities & visual art practice in the Caribbean, and among artists of Caribbean descent in its diaspora.
​18 Feb - 25 Mar

​Transmisson Gallery
Penguins on Screen: The creativity that goes into each of these characters knows no bounds -  the transformation of the adorable penguin into so many other personalities is one of artist’s many talents.

First Thursday 6-8pm
3 Mar - 13 Apr

2 Mar
​Project Ability
CATS… the 2nd instalment: The 2nd instalment of CATS. An exhibition inspired by all things feline related; big cats, fluffy cats, kittens, lions, tigers, leopards and more!

First Thursday 6-8pm
3 Mar - 13 Apr

2 Mar
​​Project Ability
Willie Owens and Corseford School Art: ​The artwork of current pupils at Capability Scotland's Coresford School, alongside the work of Willie Owens, an ex-pupil who became a very prolific artist. ​17-25 Mar ​Project Ability
Temporary Hoarding and RAR Graphics: To augment the exhibition Rock Against Racism, a display of enlarged covers of the magazine Temporary Hoarding, various posters and album artwork.
​11 Feb - 26 Mar
​Street Level Photoworks
Rock Against Racism: Syd Shelton’s photographs document the volatility of a country divided across race, class and gender. ​11 Feb - 9 Apr ​​Street Level Photoworks
Fragments of Rock Aagainst Racism Scotland:  Rare photographs and graphics from the RAR Edinburgh Carnival in Craigmillar in 1978 and various other memorabilia and photographic remnants from the time. ​11 Feb - 26 Mar ​Trongate 103​ - in association with Street Level Photoworks
Discover Print Day: ​Learn about fine art printmaking. A behind the scenes tour of the workshop, meet some of the printmakers, watch printmaking demonstrations & take a print yourself. 12-4pm. ​25 Mar ​​Glasgow Print Studio 
The Law of Materials: This exhibition focuses on supporting early career artists while exploring what it means to make art, who it speaks to and how materials guide ideas.

31 Mar - 14 May

30 Mar
​Glasgow Print Studio  
INK - Public Archive: Bringing together a selection of works from GPS's extensive archive of over 1,500 prints made by artists since the seventies.  11 Feb - 26 Mar
Glasgow Print Studio
The Jerusalem Palimpsest - Stuart Duffin: No city is legitimate if it takes away the dignity of those who live there.

Mezzotint Open Surgery: Stuart will be answering your questions about Mezzotint. 7-8:30pm, free. 

First Thursday: Artist Talk 6-8pm
​3 Mar - 2 Apr

14 Mar 

2 Mar
Glasgow Print Studio
​​Café Flicker: A great independent movie night packed with short surprises! Want to showcase your film on the big screen? Whether it’s a student short, a music video or scene of a feature you’d like to test on a live audience; Café Flicker is the screen to be!

First Thursday 7-9pm
First Thursday of every month

2 Mar 7pm

​​Eduard Bersudsky Kinetic Sculptures: Stationary sculptures choreographed to haunting music and synchronised light.
​Wed-Sun 1-3pm
​Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre

Regular Events/Classes/Workshops and Shows

Events, ​Classes, Workshops & Shows ​Dates ​Venue
​From Rostov with Love presents works by a group of artists from Rostov-on-Don (Russia) in a variety of media from photography and paintings, to ceramics and handmade arts & jewellery.

Book your events at Cossachok - Graduation, birthdays etc.
​Throughout 2017

Call: 0141 553 0733
​​Russian Cafe-Gallery Cossachok
Street Level Photoworks Courses: Weekend courses throughout the year including Black & White Beginners, Combined Portraiture & Photoshop, Digital Photography, Intermediate Darkroom & Web Design: 

Througout 2017

Call: 0141 552 2151
​Street Level Photoworks
Glasgow Print Studio Courses: Evening & weekend classes in Collagraphy, Digital Imaging, Etching, Mezzotint, Monoprinting, Screenprinting and Woodcut.

Book online: Glasgow Print Studio
Throughout 2017

Call: 0141 552 0704
​Glasgow Print Studio
Thursday Night Social

Create art and meet new friends at this weekly drop in workshop.

6.30pm £5
​Every Thursday throughout 2017

Call for more information: 0141 552 2822
​Project Ability
Saturday Visual Arts Classes

Access a professional studio environment and get support to develop your creative skills and ideas.

 £50 per block of 8 classes
​Takes place 4 times a year in blocks.

Call for more information: 0141 552 2822​
​Project Ability
Create: Children & Young People programme
Connect: Mental Health programme Aspire: Learning Disability programme 

​Throughout 2017

Call: 0141 552 2822
​Project Ability
​​Café Flicker

Monthly 'open mic' night for filmmakers - screen and discuss short films that people submit.

£3 entry. Free for submitting filmmakers & GMAC Film members.

Submit your own film and find out more information: GMAC Film
​First Thursday of each month

​GMAC Film 
Mad About Movies Youth Team

Meets up once a month to discuss upcoming events and new ideas. To be eligible for membership you must have attended at least 2 GMAC Film youth projects and be aged between 16 and 25.

Each month throughout 2017 ​GMAC Film
Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre: Wheels of Life

45min Main Show. £6/£5 concession

​Wednesday -Sunday 3pm

Saturday 3pm & 4:15pm
​Sharmanka Kinectic Theatre
Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre: Wheels of Life 

70min Full Show. £8/£6 concession

​Thursday & Sunday 7pm Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre
​Brennan Artists

Supporting and promoting artists, whilst providing excellent service to the industry, whether it be theatre, television, film, radio, broadcast or non broadcast media.

​Throughout 2017

Call: 0141 553 5403
​Brennan Artists
Scottish Contemporary Art Network

A member led network committed to championing and supporting the contemporary art sector in Scotland.

​Throughout 2017 ​SCAN: ​Scottish Contemporary Art Network
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