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Burrell Spotlight Loans and Themed Exhibitions

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Burrell Spotlight Loans and Themed Exhibitions

Burrell at Kelvingrove: Collecting Medieval Treasures

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow
Until 7 July 2019
Drawing from the range of objects collected by Sir William Burrell (1861-1958), this exhibition brings together works in wood, alabaster, stone, metal, ivory, ceramics and stained glass and also features paintings and tapestries.


Tour and Loans Programme: Japan

The Burrell Collection: A voyage to impressionism. Vision of a great ship owner-collector was on display in the Museum of Art, Ehime until 24 March 2019. The next venue in the tour is the Bunkamura Museum of Art in Tokyo where it will be on display between 27 April–30 June 2019.

Tour and Loans Programme: USA and Canada

The Wagner Garden Carpet was on display at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston until 10 February 2019. It is next due to be shown at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto from March 2020.

Tours and Loans Programme: Holland and Germany

Rembrandt's Self Portrait was on display at the Fries Museum, Leeuwarden until 17 March 2019 and is now on display at Schloss Wilhelmshöne in Kassel, where it opened on 12 April until 11 August 2019.

Tours and Loans Programme: UK

  • The Thinker by Rodin for the Rodin: Rethinking the fragment tour opened at New Art Gallery in Walsall on 2 February and runs until 28 April 2019.
  • Nocturne: Grey and Gold, Westminster Bridge by Whistler went on display at Tate Britain in London on 27 March until 11 August 2019.