From Thursday 28 November 2013
Glasgow Stories Gallery - Closure for redisplay
The Glasgow Stories gallery will close to visitors from Thursday 28th November 2013. The new display in this gallery about Glasgow’s history will open in spring 2014. It will let you find out more about the city and its people, from the medieval period to the early twenty-first century. The displays will also show how Glasgow Museums developed one of finest civic collections in Europe.
From 25 October 2013
Mackintosh Gallery Changes
As part of the Creative Mackintosh festival 2013, the Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Glasgow Style Gallery underwent its first major re-display since the museum reopened in 2006. Fourteen new objects are on display alongside some other objects from the collection. The six donations and eight purchases bring important and beautiful new metalwork, ceramics, glass and stained glass into Glasgow Museums’ collection. Find out more about these beautiful new objects and the gallery here.
From May 2013
Object Cinema - Life in the Rainforest
Following a short closure in January 2014 due to storm damage, the gallery is fully re-opened as of 3 Feburary 2014. In May 2013, our Life in the Artic Object Cinema was transformed into the South American Rainforest. Life in the Rainforest uses film and sound to bring the rainforest to life, and experience this unique and atmospheric place – close-up and in action! Objects on display include exotic animals, colourful clothing and even a giant anaconda snakeskin. Find out more about this fantastic gallery at the dedicated webpage here.