Exhibitions Events

View all the upcoming Exhibitions Events taking place throughout Glasgow below or use the calendar to find Events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Glasgow

Moments in History: William Hunter’s British Medals

Moments in History: William Hunter’s British Medals

10 March 2016 - 27 August 2017
Moments in History displays an outstanding collection of over 900 16th to 18th century Historical medals!
The Blitz Remembered

The Blitz Remembered

12 March 2016 - 13 March 2017
The Blitz Remembered tells the story of the Clydebank Blitz, from the point of view of those who lived through it.
William Hunter to Damien Hirst: The Dead Teach the Living

William Hunter to Damien Hirst: The Dead Teach the Living

25 March 2016 - 05 March 2017
The Dead Teach the Living exhibition features the premiere of Damien Hirst's Necromancer at the Hunterian Museum!
Fizzers: 10 Year of Caricatures

Fizzers: 10 Year of Caricatures

27 May 2016 - 26 March 2017
Movie stars and musicians, sporting heroes and TV personalities star in the Fizzers exhibition at the People's Palace!
John Samson  ‘1975 - 1983’

John Samson ‘1975 - 1983’

18 September 2016 - 17 April 2017
‘1975–1983’, at GoMA Glasgow, presents the complete works of enigmatic Scottish filmmaker, John Samson.
Max Brand and Joanne Robertson: Poppies

Max Brand and Joanne Robertson: Poppies

04 December 2016 - 11 June 2017
Poppies, at the Gallery of Modern Art, explores how contemporary art in Glasgow continues to grow and evolve.
Clyde Life

Clyde Life

06 December 2016 - 06 December 2017
Clyde Life is a stunning, nostalgic photography display capturing the ever-changing landscape of Glasgow’s River Clyde
Alan Kitching: A Life in Letterpress

Alan Kitching: A Life in Letterpress

09 December 2016 - 05 March 2017
A Life in Letterpress is a major retrospective of Alan Kitching's life & work at the forefront of typographical design
Oliver Laric

Oliver Laric

21 January 2017 - 19 March 2017
Catch an exhibition by the Berlin-based artist Oliver Laric, who works in sculpture, video & installation at Tramway.
Put Your Sweet Lips Closer To The Phone

Put Your Sweet Lips Closer To The Phone

21 January 2017 - 25 February 2017
Cameron Morgan returns to Project Ability with his brand new exhibition 'Put Your Sweet Lips Closer To The Phone'.
The Artists of the West Midlands: A New World

The Artists of the West Midlands: A New World

21 January 2017 - 25 February 2017
Project Ability is proud to present their first exhibition of 2017, The Artists of the West Midlands!
Claire Barclay: Yield Point

Claire Barclay: Yield Point

10 February 2017 - 09 April 2017
Tramway is proud to host Yield Point, a major solo exhibition by Glasgow-based artist Claire Barclay!
Polygraphs

Polygraphs

17 February 2017 - 17 September 2017
The Polygraphs exhibition at the Gallery of Modern Art includes some of the most compelling artists working today!
Model Rail Scotland 2017

Model Rail Scotland 2017

24 February 2017 - 27 February 2017
Model Rail Scotland is the biggest model railway show held in Scotland and is a must for every railway enthusiast!
Strathbungo Window Wanderland

Strathbungo Window Wanderland

25 February 2017
Glasgow South Side
Strathbungo Window Wanderland on February 25th will transform Strathbungo into an outdoor gallery for all to enjoy!
What’s on for Families at Glasgow Museums Resource Centre

What’s on for Families at Glasgow Museums Resource Centre

25 February 2017
Bring the family along to the Glasgow Museums Resource Centre for a day crammed with fun events!
What’s on for Families at Riverside Museum

What’s on for Families at Riverside Museum

25 February 2017
The Riverside Museum hold a fantastic programme of activities for all the family throughout the year!
What’s on for Families at Scotland Street School Museum

What’s on for Families at Scotland Street School Museum

25 February 2017
Scotland Street School Museum hold a fantastic programme of activities for all the family throughout the year!
What’s on for Families at the People’s Palace

What’s on for Families at the People’s Palace

25 February 2017
The People’s Palace holds a fantastic programme of activities for all the family to enjoy throughout the year!
What’s on for Families at Glasgow Museums Resource Centre

What’s on for Families at Glasgow Museums Resource Centre

26 February 2017
Bring the family along to the Glasgow Museums Resource Centre for a day crammed with fun events!
What’s on for Families at the People’s Palace

What’s on for Families at the People’s Palace

26 February 2017
The People’s Palace holds a fantastic programme of activities for all the family to enjoy throughout the year!
Object in Focus

Object in Focus

28 February 2017
Each week join one of Kelvingrove's Curators as they look at one of the museums artefacts or paintings in more detail!
The Stitching, Sewing & Quilting and Hobbycrafts Show

The Stitching, Sewing & Quilting and Hobbycrafts Show

02 March 2017 - 05 March 2017
The Stitching, Sewing & Quilting and Hobbycrafts Show returns to the SECC Glasgow from 2nd - 5th March 2017!
CATS... The 2nd Instalment

CATS... The 2nd Instalment

03 March 2017 - 13 April 2017
Project Ability welcome visitors to the second instalment of CATS, an exhibition inspired by all things feline!
Penguins on Screen

Penguins on Screen

03 March 2017 - 13 April 2017
Penguins on Screen is a playful exhibition of new work by Ruth Mutch being held at Project Ability!
A Fair Life

A Fair Life

04 March 2017 - 21 January 2018
Riverside Museum's A Fair Life exhibition captures the rich hidden history of Scottish Showmen and women!
Overseas Property Show

Overseas Property Show

04 March 2017 - 05 March 2017
Join Scotland's leading overseas property agency, Let’s Live Abroad!, for their Overseas Property Show.
Visible Women Festival

Visible Women Festival

04 March 2017 - 05 March 2017
The Visible Women Festival is a two day event celebrating women for International Woman's Day at Kinning Park Complex!
Scottish Cycling, Running & Outdoor Pursuits Show

Scottish Cycling, Running & Outdoor Pursuits Show

10 March 2017 - 12 March 2017
The SECC Glasgow plays home to the second Scottish Cycling, Running & Outdoor Pursuits Show in March!
Allergy and Free From Show Scotland 2017

Allergy and Free From Show Scotland 2017

11 March 2017 - 12 March 2017
The Allergy & Free From Show Scotland at Glasgow's SECC is Europe’s greatest ‘free from’ family day out!
The Scottish Golf Show

The Scottish Golf Show

24 March 2017 - 26 March 2017
What better way to start of your golfing year than with a visit to the Scottish Golf Show at the SECC!
Om Yoga Show

Om Yoga Show

25 March 2017 - 26 March 2017
After a successful debut in April, the OM Yoga Show makes its return to Glasgow's SECC on the 25th and 26th March!
Art of Power: Treasures from Mount Stuart

Art of Power: Treasures from Mount Stuart

31 March 2017 - 14 January 2018
Art of Power is a two venue exhibition showcasing masterpieces from Mount Stuart, Isle of Bute.
Frank Quitely: The Art of Comics

Frank Quitely: The Art of Comics

01 April 2017 - 01 October 2018
Kelvingrove hosts the largest collection of Frank Quitely's work ever displayed in The Art of Comics!
Scotland’s Exclusive Wedding Event

Scotland’s Exclusive Wedding Event

01 April 2017 - 02 April 2017
Don't miss one of the largest & most Exclusive Wedding Events in Scotland at Doubletree by Hilton Glasgow in April!
Glasgow Sci-Fi Cosplay Comic Con 2017

Glasgow Sci-Fi Cosplay Comic Con 2017

08 April 2017 - 09 April 2017
Glasgow's brand new Sci-fi, Cosplay and Comic Convention is being held at The Barrowlands on April 8th & 9th!
Revive MS Support Art Show and Sale

Revive MS Support Art Show and Sale

21 April 2017 - 23 April 2017
Revive MS Support invite you to an exclusive art show and sale by both well-known & amateur artists at The Tall Ship!
Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair

Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair

28 April 2017 - 30 April 2017
The Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair returns for its third year to Glasgow's iconic Old Fruitmarket!
Balconies

Balconies

01 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
Explore the rich and illustrious past of Glasgow's Gallery of Modern Art in new exhibition, Balconies!
Baby & Toddler Show

Baby & Toddler Show

05 May 2017 - 07 May 2017
The UK’s biggest baby and toddler show is coming to Glasgow's SECC with a brand new exhibition in May!
Iveta Smidt - Though I Am Free

Iveta Smidt - Though I Am Free

18 May 2017
Iveta Smidt will be exhibiting some of her most recent work over two weekends in May at the New Glasgow Society.
Iveta Smidt - Though I Am Free

Iveta Smidt - Though I Am Free

19 May 2017
Iveta Smidt will be exhibiting some of her most recent work over two weekends in May at the New Glasgow Society.
Homebuilding & Renovating Show

Homebuilding & Renovating Show

20 May 2017 - 21 May 2017
A visit to The Scottish Homebuilding & Renovating Show at the SECC is a must if you're planning a home upgrade!
Iveta Smidt - Though I Am Free

Iveta Smidt - Though I Am Free

20 May 2017
Iveta Smidt will be exhibiting some of her most recent work over two weekends in May at the New Glasgow Society.
Iveta Smidt - Though I Am Free

Iveta Smidt - Though I Am Free

21 May 2017
Iveta Smidt will be exhibiting some of her most recent work over two weekends in May at the New Glasgow Society.
Ideal Home Show Scotland

Ideal Home Show Scotland

26 May 2017 - 29 May 2017
Ideal Home Show Scotland makes a welcome return to the SEC with a wonderland of inspiration for your home in May!
Iveta Smidt - Though I Am Free

Iveta Smidt - Though I Am Free

26 May 2017
Iveta Smidt will be exhibiting some of her most recent work over two weekends in May at the New Glasgow Society.
Iveta Smidt - Though I Am Free

Iveta Smidt - Though I Am Free

27 May 2017
Iveta Smidt will be exhibiting some of her most recent work over two weekends in May at the New Glasgow Society.
Iveta Smidt - Though I Am Free

Iveta Smidt - Though I Am Free

28 May 2017
Iveta Smidt will be exhibiting some of her most recent work over two weekends in May at the New Glasgow Society.
Ignition Festival of Motoring

Ignition Festival of Motoring

04 August 2017 - 06 August 2017
The Ignition Festival of Motoring will be returning to the SECC Glasgow from 4 - 6 August 2017!
Circle of Life Exhibition

Circle of Life Exhibition

30 September 2017
Join us for Circle of Life, a celebration of all life's events under one roof at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall!

Events in East Renfrewshire

37th Clarkston Christian Aid Art Exhibition

37th Clarkston Christian Aid Art Exhibition

11 March 2017
Hundreds of original works of art will be on display at the 37th Clarkston Christian Aid Art Exhibition in Giffnock!
Mearns Horticultural Society 71st Annual Spring Flower Show

Mearns Horticultural Society 71st Annual Spring Flower Show

14 March 2017
Mearns Horticultural Society will hold their 71st Annual Spring Flower Show on March 14th at Fairweather Hall!

Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

You Are Here: A Journey through Maps

You Are Here: A Journey through Maps

22 July 2016 - 03 April 2017
How much do we really know about maps? Find out at this exhibition at the National Library of Scotland.
Bedtime Stories

Bedtime Stories

10 October 2016 - 24 February 2017
This exhibition at the Museum of Childhood celebrates the power of bedtime stories to inspire the imagination.
Tomorrow’s Lobsters

Tomorrow’s Lobsters

08 November 2016 - 31 March 2017
The Scottish Seabird Centre is hosting The Firth of Forth Lobster Hatchery’s winter exhibition, Tomorrow’s Lobsters.
Monkey Business

Monkey Business

09 December 2016 - 23 April 2017
This family-friendly exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland explores the world of primates.
Challenge // Dispute the Truth or Validity of: It is Possible to Challenge the Report’s Assumptions

Challenge // Dispute the Truth or Validity of: It is Possible to Challenge the Report’s Assumptions

11 February 2017 - 05 March 2017
Trinity Apse will feature work from several artists looking at creating interventions within the space.
Contemporary Mythologies // Narratives of Fantasy and Loss

Contemporary Mythologies // Narratives of Fantasy and Loss

11 February 2017 - 05 March 2017
A showcase of work that engages with contemporary reinterpretations of classical mythology.
The New Laboratory // Interpreting Cross-Disciplinary Practices

The New Laboratory // Interpreting Cross-Disciplinary Practices

23 February 2017 - 26 February 2017
DOK Artist Space and Custom Lane offer venues dedicated to the action of experimenting and the process of creation.
Genius Loci // The Texture of Longing // Exhibition Opening

Genius Loci // The Texture of Longing // Exhibition Opening

24 February 2017
Exhibition opening at City Art Centre of Genius Loci // The Texture of Longing.
Edinburgh Antiques and Collectors Fair

Edinburgh Antiques and Collectors Fair

25 February 2017
Come along to Scotland's premier event for Antiques and Collectables at the Royal Highland Centre.
Genius Loci // The Texture of Longing

Genius Loci // The Texture of Longing

25 February 2017 - 06 March 2017
The exhibition at the City Arts Centre is propelled by the artistic mediation of urban and residential environments.
Edinburgh Antiques and Collectors Fair

Edinburgh Antiques and Collectors Fair

26 February 2017
Come along to Scotland's premier event for Antiques and Collectables at the Royal Highland Centre.
Mark Wallinger Mark

Mark Wallinger Mark

04 March 2017 - 04 June 2017
MARK WALLINGER MARK, the first exhibition in Scotland of work by Turner Prize-winning artist Mark Wallinger.
The Edinburgh Wedding Fair

The Edinburgh Wedding Fair

04 March 2017 - 05 March 2017
The Edinburgh Wedding Fair returns to the Corn Exchange on the 4th & 5th March.
Edinburgh Yarn Festival

Edinburgh Yarn Festival

10 March 2017 - 11 March 2017
The 2017 Edinburgh Yarn Festival takes place at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange on 10th & 11th March.
Edinbrick - An Edinburgh LEGO Model Show

Edinbrick - An Edinburgh LEGO Model Show

11 March 2017
Join us for the first ever Edinbrick - a LEGO model show with all the profits going to Fairy Bricks!
MCN Scottish Motorcycle Show

MCN Scottish Motorcycle Show

11 March 2017 - 12 March 2017
Scotland’s biggest and best motorcycle show returns to the Royal Highland Centre 11th/12th March!
Social Enterprise Exchange Marketplace 2017

Social Enterprise Exchange Marketplace 2017

21 March 2017
The Social Enterprise Exchange Marketplace is on Tuesday 21 March 2017 at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange.
Business Women Scotland Live Event

Business Women Scotland Live Event

23 March 2017
Join us at the Business Women Scotland Live Event, hosted by STV newsreader Rachel McTavish, on 23rd March 2017!
The 7th Annual Scottish Tattoo Convention

The 7th Annual Scottish Tattoo Convention

25 March 2017 - 26 March 2017
The 7th Annual Scottish Tattoo Convention is taking place in The Edinburgh Corn Exchange on 25th/26th March.
The Tomb: Ancient Egyptian Burial

The Tomb: Ancient Egyptian Burial

31 March 2017 - 03 September 2017
The Tomb presents the story of one extraordinary tomb, built around 1290BC and reused for over 1000 years.
Venue Expo & PA Expo

Venue Expo & PA Expo

12 April 2017 - 13 April 2017
As a leading MICE Industry Exhibition, the Venue Expo, co-located with PA Expo, host a show at the EICC.
Edinburgh Comic Con

Edinburgh Comic Con

15 April 2017 - 16 April 2017
Edinburgh Comic Con is returning for its forth year of much geeky goodness.
The Knitting and Stitching Show

The Knitting and Stitching Show

27 April 2017 - 30 April 2017
The Knitting and Stitching Show returns to the Royal Highland Centre from 27th - 30th April.
Edinburgh Antiques and Collectors Fair

Edinburgh Antiques and Collectors Fair

13 May 2017
Come along to Scotland's premier event for Antiques and Collectables at the Royal Highland Centre.
Ingliston Revival Festival

Ingliston Revival Festival

13 May 2017 - 14 May 2017
The 2nd Ingliston Revival arrives at the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh for an action packed weekend on 13-14 May.
Edinburgh Antiques and Collectors Fair

Edinburgh Antiques and Collectors Fair

14 May 2017
Come along to Scotland's premier event for Antiques and Collectables at the Royal Highland Centre.
The Scottish Kennel Club Dog Show

The Scottish Kennel Club Dog Show

19 May 2017 - 21 May 2017
Explore the world of dogs at The Scottish Kennel Club Show at the Royal Highland Centre.
Edinburgh Zoo Nights

Edinburgh Zoo Nights

26 May 2017
Edinburgh Zoo Nights are back, the biggest and best evening summer spectacular in town!
Edinburgh Zoo Nights

Edinburgh Zoo Nights

02 June 2017
Edinburgh Zoo Nights are back, the biggest and best evening summer spectacular in town!
Gardening Scotland 2017

Gardening Scotland 2017

02 June 2017 - 04 June 2017
Gardening Scotland returns to the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh from 2nd to 4th June.
Edinburgh Zoo Nights

Edinburgh Zoo Nights

09 June 2017
Edinburgh Zoo Nights are back, the biggest and best evening summer spectacular in town!
The Royal Highland Show 2017

The Royal Highland Show 2017

22 June 2017 - 25 June 2017
The Royal Highland Show 2017 takes place 22nd - 25th June at the Royal Highland Centre.
Edinburgh Zoo Nights

Edinburgh Zoo Nights

23 June 2017
Edinburgh Zoo Nights are back, the biggest and best evening summer spectacular in town!
The Scottish Car Show 2017

The Scottish Car Show 2017

15 July 2017 - 16 July 2017
Come along to The Scottish Car Show, the largest indoor/outdoor family day out around at the Royal Highland Centre.
Edinburgh Antiques and Collectors Fair

Edinburgh Antiques and Collectors Fair

09 September 2017
Come along to Scotland's premier event for Antiques and Collectables at the Royal Highland Centre.
Edinburgh Antiques and Collectors Fair

Edinburgh Antiques and Collectors Fair

10 September 2017
Come along to Scotland's premier event for Antiques and Collectables at the Royal Highland Centre.
Edinburgh Antiques and Collectors Fair

Edinburgh Antiques and Collectors Fair

18 November 2017
Come along to Scotland's premier event for Antiques and Collectables at the Royal Highland Centre.
Edinburgh Antiques and Collectors Fair

Edinburgh Antiques and Collectors Fair

19 November 2017
Come along to Scotland's premier event for Antiques and Collectables at the Royal Highland Centre.

Events in Lanarkshire

Snippets of South Lanarkshire

Snippets of South Lanarkshire

04 June 2016 - 30 June 2017
Snippets of South Lanarkshire brings together a selection of stories which celebrate the areas varied history!
SLLC Photography Competition Exhibition

SLLC Photography Competition Exhibition

01 February 2017 - 12 March 2017
Come and see all the winning entries from this years SLLC Photography Competition at Chatelherault!
SLLC Photography Competition Exhibition

SLLC Photography Competition Exhibition

16 March 2017 - 31 March 2017
Come and see all the winning entries from this years SLLC Photography Competition at Calderglen Country Park!
Brick City

Brick City

28 June 2017 - 09 August 2017
Brick City, the must-see exhibition for fans of LEGO young and old, is coming to New Lanark this summer!

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Form and Colour: A Way of Being in the World

Form and Colour: A Way of Being in the World

14 January 2017 - 26 February 2017
Form and Colour: A Way of Being in the World is an art exhibition from Paisley-born brothers Dermott and Kevin Egan.
Inspired

Inspired

27 January 2017 - 18 April 2017
Inspired is an annual showcase of the best artwork from school pupils across Renfrewshire at Paisley Museum!
Memories: An Exhibition By Older Artists

Memories: An Exhibition By Older Artists

01 March 2017 - 04 March 2017
Memories is a new exhibition by older people taking part in Impact Arts' Craft Cafe workshops in Renfrewshire!
Bishopton Art Group Spring Preview Exhibition

Bishopton Art Group Spring Preview Exhibition

08 March 2017
Bishopton Art Group will host a preview exhibition of their annual Spring Show at Ingliston Country Club on March 8th!
A Galaxy Far Far Away

A Galaxy Far Far Away

12 March 2017 - 29 May 2017
A Galaxy Far Far Away is a display of astronomical images to compliment the 'May the Toys Be With You' exhibition.
May the Toys Be With You

May the Toys Be With You

12 March 2017 - 29 May 2017
May the Toys Be With You at Paisley Museum is a unique collection of Star Wars memorabilia from collector Matt Fox!
John Byrne Drawing Competition Exhibition

John Byrne Drawing Competition Exhibition

17 March 2017 - 18 April 2017
The John Byrne Drawing Competition exhibition showcases artwork by young people from schools across Scotland!
Bishopton Art Group’s Spring Art & Craft Fair

Bishopton Art Group’s Spring Art & Craft Fair

18 March 2017
Bishopton Art Group are holding their annual Spring Art and Craft Fair on Saturday 18th March in the Community Centre!
The Wedding Exhibition at Braehead Arena

The Wedding Exhibition at Braehead Arena

13 May 2017 - 14 May 2017
Save the date for The Wedding Exhibition hosted by Wedding Services Scotland on the 13th & 14th of May!
PLAY Expo Glasgow 2017

PLAY Expo Glasgow 2017

17 June 2017 - 18 June 2017
The UK’s favourite video gaming expo, PLAY Expo Glasgow, comes to intu Braehead Arena on the 17th & 18th June!

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

12 Hons 2017

12 Hons 2017

20 February 2017 - 29 March 2017
12 Hons 2017 - An exhibition of work from twelve University of Stirling students studying for a BA Art & Design (Hon).
Building Scotland Exhibition

Building Scotland Exhibition

24 February 2017 - 26 February 2017
Building Scotland Exhibition - Find out about the materials used to construct our historic built environment.
Balfron’s ‘Greek‘ Thomson Bicentenary Exhibition 2017

Balfron’s ‘Greek‘ Thomson Bicentenary Exhibition 2017

07 April 2017 - 12 May 2017
Balfron’s ‘Greek‘ Thomson Bicentenary Exhibition 2017 is taking place in Balfron Library from 7th April.

Events in Other Areas

Overseas Property Show

Overseas Property Show

26 February 2017
Join Scotland's leading overseas property agency, Let’s Live Abroad!, for their Overseas Property Show.