Current Exhibition

Jack Vettriano: A Retrospective - Closed 23 February

Our most recent temporary exhibtion Jack Vettriano: A Retrospective, closed on Sunday 23 February.  This was the first major retrospective of his work, and brought together his most definitive and best-loved works for the first time including the iconic works, including Mad Dogs..., The Singing Butler and Bluebird at Bonneville (pictured above). This exhibition was the busiest temporary display ever staged at Kelvingrove, welcoming over 123,000 visitors. Find out more here

Coming Soon 

How Glasgow Flourished, 1714 - 1837

Opens Friday 18 April - Sunday 17 August - FREE entry 

Discover how Glasgow grew into a city of global importance throughout the 1700s right up until the start of Queen Victoria's reign. Quite simply it was the people that made the city flourish. See how a few fabulously wealthy businessmen, the conscientious city's workers and the industries and great inventions made all this happen. Learn how to make millions, see what life was like for slaves and workers and find out what still remains from that period​ in Glasgow today.  Find out more here


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