Current Exhibition

Current Exhibition

​​Aladsdair Gray: From the Personal to the Universal

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is delighted to be staging this major 'life's work' retrospective in celebration of Alasdair Gray's 80th birthday in December. The exhibition will feature around 100 works, including several loans from private and other collections, and covers Gray's work from his student days at Glasgow School of Art right up to the present day.

Opening on Saturday 11 Ocotber 2014 - Sunday 22 February 2015, tickets are £5 adults, £3 concessions and U16s go free. Find out more​​ 


Past Exhibitions

How Glasgow Flourished, 1714 - 1837

Closed Sunday 17 August 

Our most recent temporary ​let you 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​


Jack Vettriano: A Retrospective - Closed 23 February

Our 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​

Find out more about many of our past exhibitions here​​

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