Glasgow Museums Resource Centre

Specialist Tour | Tartan, Fans and Embroidery: Portraits and Fashion

Specialist Tour | Tartan, Fans and Embroidery: Portraits and Fashion
Dates and times
20th Aug 2024
2:30PM - 3:30PM
All ages
A boy's tartan dress, extravagant evening wear, beautiful embroidered cotton and patterned silks - join Curator of British Art Jo Meacock and Curator of Dress and Textiles Rebecca Quinton for a very special tour looking at a selection of portraits beside items of dress in Glasgow Life Museums' collection.


Glasgow Museums Resource Centre

FREE but limited to 15 spaces. Please email or phone 0141 276 9300 to book your place.


Val Prinsep, 'Lady Simpson', 1892, oil on canvas. © CSG CIC Glasgow Museums Collection.

Accessible toilets

The accessible toilet is located on the right, past the reception, approximately 14m from the main entrance. 

Assistance dogs

Hearing loop

Wheelchair access

Baby changing

Baby feeding



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Free wifi

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By Train

GMRC is a short walk from Nitshill train station, and the path is clearly signposted. Trains run regularly between Nitshill and Glasgow Central train station with a reduced service on Sunday.

By Bus

First Bus services 10 and 57 stop near the venue.


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