What's on at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Exhibition: How Glasgow Flourished 1714-1837, is now open until Sunday 17 August. This free exhibition looks at how the city developed into a hub of industry in the Georgian period. Find out more

August Highlights

We have some wonderful events this August - highlights this month are: 

National Ceilidh Trail with Feis Rois
Mon 18th August, 2 - 4pm
An afternoon of traditional and contemporary folk music performed by a group of talented young musicians. Organised by yourth arts organisation Feis Rois, this event is just one of many happening across the country as part of a Natrional Ceilidh Trail. Sit back and listen to their beautifully crafted songs, or get up and dance to one of the livelier numbers! MORE

Animals at the Pond 
Sat 9th and Sun 10th August, 1 - 4pm 
Suggested donation to RSPB £3 
Join the RSPB for an afternoon exploring the variety of creatures that live in and around the Kelvingrove pond, from the heron to the boatman. MORE

Dragonflies -  session for adults
Sun 10th August, 1 - 4pm 
Dragonflies are very beautiful and interesting creatures! Join dragonfly expert Ruary Mackenzie Dodds to learn more about their habitats, behaviour, life cycle and how to identify them. Please book in advance by e-mail or call 0141 331 0993. MORE

Coming Soon - Looking at WW1
come along to the Looking at Art Gallery to see the new display Looking at World War 1. Through sculpture and paintings, this display offers you the opportunity to pause and reflect at a time of national and international WWI centenary commemorations​. MORE

As well as an on going programme of temporary exhibitions and displays, Kelvingrove also hosts a number of other events and activities.

  • There is an array of Family Events include our regular Toddler Time, regular drop-in events led by the RSPB, or join us on most weekends as we run Discover! sessions: drop-in activities and trails for families with children. MORE
  • There are talks, workshops and events for adults throughout the year including our weekly Friday Focus where adults can discover more about their favourite objects, from 1.30pm. MORE
  • ​There is a wonderful Organ Recital each day. To find out more about the Kelvingrove Organ and recitals use the links to the right, or click here
  • Daily tours - at 11am and 2.30pm each day, leaving from Centre Hall

What's On at Glasgow Museums
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