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October 17, 2016

Sir John Lavery's Pergola latest masterpiece to go on display at Georgian Mansion

    'Glasgow Boy' Heads to Banff  A painting by highly acclaimed post-impressionist and 'Glasgow Boy' Sir John Lavery has gone on public display in the UK for the first time since the 1940s. The...

Sir John Lavery's Pergola latest masterpiece to go on display at Georgian Mansion

    'Glasgow Boy' Heads to Banff  A painting by highly acclaimed post-impressionist and 'Glasgow Boy' Sir John Lavery has gone on public display in the UK for the first time since the 1940s. The Pergola is now being e ...

History, Legend Meet in Art: The Kelpies

    Art, engineering, history, legend -- The Kelpies have connection to all these things, and a few more. But wait, you may be thinking, what are The Kelpies anyway? Works of art, works of engineering, a new feature in the landscape in t ...

Leading 18th century Scottish artist celebrated in new exhibition

    An exhibition which will showcase a collection of artworks by one of Scotland’s greatest 18th century artists, Allan Ramsay, is set to open in the North East.   The Allan Ramsay – Master Draughtsman exhibition, which opens to ...

The Essence of Scotland: Artist Aileen Clarke

    The colors of Scotland are not only memorable, but indelibly burned into our minds, even after just one glimpse. They are vibrant, lush, stark at times, and bring joy, for there is no other land quite like Scotland, is there? Luckily fo ...

Great Tapestry of Scotland

Ever want to see the history of Scotland, in one place? Head to the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh this month to see it! The free exhibition is in the Main Hall from 3-21 September, 2013. The Great Tapestry will tour Scotland, after that. The Great Ta ...

Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA)

Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) Royal Exchange Square Glasgow The building is centuries old, dating back to the eighteenth century when it was an elegant home for a Glasgow merchant who made his fortune in tobacco trade and made a home for his family i ...

It's all about Mary, Queen of Scots

        How much do you know about Mary, Queen of Scots? If you're a history buff, like me, you'll be elated at two major avenues in Scotland, right now, to learn more about her. A new book written and produced by Historic S ...

Exploring Early Scottish Photography

Photography - invented in 1839, and quickly improved upon by the Scots! There were several early photography pioneers that worked with the calotype process, including David Octavius Hill, Robert Adamson, Sir David Brewster, Dr. Thomas Keith, and Mark Napie ...

Free things to do in Glasgow

Glasgow is the second largest city in Scotland, and is chock full of great things to see, do, hear, and eat. And, there is plenty that you can do that are no cost - which is a helpful respite on your budget - and by saving money, you'll be able to expe ...

Get to know Scotland - Immerse yourself in the local culture

One of the best ways to get to know a place is to live like a local - by immersing yourself in the local culture! You can learn how people live, shop, play, and learn by doing it yourself. This way, you can truly explore a place - and get off the tourist t ...