Exhibitions events in Glasgow

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

Glasgow Photo Journey: 1978 by Jos Treen

Glasgow Photo Journey: 1978 by Jos Treen

5th July 2021 - 17th November 2021

Taken over the span of one year, 'Glasgow Photo Journey:1978' perfectly encapsulates the hardships, resilience and humour of the people living in our city at the time.
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The Art Of Beatrix Whistler

The Art Of Beatrix Whistler

9th July 2021 - 31st October 2021

This display is dedicated to the art of Beatrix Whistler (1857–96) and features a small selection of her oil paintings and sketches.
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Whistler: Art And Legacy

Whistler: Art And Legacy

9th July 2021 - 31st October 2021

This critically acclaimed major exhibition explores the development of Whistler's artistic practice, showcasing the strengths and richness of the Hunterian's collection and features major works!
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Celebrating Joan Eardley

Celebrating Joan Eardley

30th July 2021 - 31st October 2021

This beautiful exhibition features thirteen works by Joan Eardley one of Scotland's most remarkable artists working in the post-war period!
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Alex Dordoy: The Weather Channel

Alex Dordoy: The Weather Channel

3rd September 2021 - 30th October 2021

Alex Dordoy presents 'The Weather Channel' a new solo exhibition at The Modern Institute focussing primarily on landscapes!
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Martin Boyce: No Clouds or Streams No Information or Memory

Martin Boyce: No Clouds or Streams No Information or Memory

17th September 2021 - 23rd October 2021

No Clouds or Streams No Information or Memory, Martin Boyce's sixth solo exhibition at The Modern Institute, pays homage to the history of design, art, and architecture.
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Victoria Morton: SLEEP LINE

Victoria Morton: SLEEP LINE

17th September 2021 - 23rd October 2021

SLEEP LINE, Victoria Morton's sixth solo exhibition with The Modern Institute, features new canvases on intimate and expansive scales.
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Scattered Sights

Scattered Sights

24th September 2021 - 23rd October 2021

Scattered Sights at CCA Glasgow is an exhibition with painting and sculpture by Hyojun Hyun and Rodrigo Red Sandoval about mining the present.
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Dance International Glasgow

Dance International Glasgow

1st October 2021 - 23rd October 2021

Dance International Glasgow returns this October, taking over the city's streets, galleries, arts spaces, parks and moving vehicles with a dynamic, future-proof programme of events!
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ScotlandArt Gallery and GAFA present: The Emerging Artists

ScotlandArt Gallery and GAFA present: The Emerging Artists

21st October 2021 - 6th November 2021

The ScotlandArt.com Gallery in Glasgow and The Glasgow Academy of Fine Art are excited to be exhibiting the works of GAFA's most recent graduates!
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Glasgow School of Yarn

Glasgow School of Yarn

23rd October 2021 - 24th October 2021

Join us on the 23rd and 24th of October at the Trades Hall in Glasgow's Merchant City for a weekend of yarn squishing and socialising! Cause we definitely deserve it!
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LCD Soundsystem Disco & Exhibition

LCD Soundsystem Disco & Exhibition

23rd October 2021

For one night only, immerse yourself in LCD Soundsystem's world with an exclusive concert screening and exhibition at Platform Glasgow!
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Cathcart Model Railway Exhibition

Cathcart Model Railway Exhibition

30th October 2021 - 31st October 2021

The annual Cathcart Model Railway Exhibition is being held at Pollokshaws Burgh Hall on the 30th and 31st of October!
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The New York Times Climate Hub

The New York Times Climate Hub

3rd November 2021 - 11th November 2021

As world leaders gather in Glasgow for COP26, join the New York Times for nine days of ideas to remake our future at their Climate Hub in SWG3!
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Country Living Christmas Fair

Country Living Christmas Fair

2nd December 2021 - 5th December 2021

Get in the festive spirit when the Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair returns to the SEC Glasgow between the 2nd and 5th December!
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Scottish Mineral, Fossil and Jewellery Show

Scottish Mineral, Fossil and Jewellery Show

4th December 2021 - 5th December 2021

On December 4th & 5th Caledonian Rock Shop will once again host the annual Scottish Mineral, Fossil and Jewellery Show, come and see for yourself what natural treasures can be found here in Scotland!
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The Scottish Caravan, Motorhome & Holiday Home Show

The Scottish Caravan, Motorhome & Holiday Home Show

3rd February 2022 - 6th February 2022

The Scottish Caravan, Motorhome & Holiday Home Show returns to the Scottish Event Campus for 2022 between the 3rd and 6th of February!
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Model Rail Scotland

Model Rail Scotland

25th February 2022 - 27th February 2022

Model Rail Scotland is the biggest model railway show held in Scotland and is a must for every railway enthusiast, don't miss it at the SEC Glasgow on the 25th, 26th and 27th February 2022!
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The Scottish Baby & Toddler Show

The Scottish Baby & Toddler Show

22nd April 2022 - 24th April 2022

The UK's biggest baby and toddler show is returning to the SEC Glasgow between the 22nd and 24th April 2022!
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Girls’ Day Out Show

Girls’ Day Out Show

6th May 2022 - 8th May 2022

The Girls' Day Out Show, at the SEC Glasgow, is the ultimate celebration of all things fun, fabulous and female and it’s all under one roof!
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The Scottish Homebuilding & Renovating Show

The Scottish Homebuilding & Renovating Show

21st May 2022 - 22nd May 2022

A visit to The Scottish Homebuilding & Renovating Show at the SEC Glasgow is a must if you're planning a home upgrade!
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Ideal Home Show Scotland

Ideal Home Show Scotland

27th May 2022 - 30th May 2022

Ideal Home Show Scotland makes a welcome return to the SEC Glasgow with a wonderland of inspiration for your home from the 27th - 30th May 2022!
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ScotHot

ScotHot

8th March 2023 - 9th March 2023

ScotHot, Scotland's premier showcase for food, drink, hospitality and tourism, is returning to the Scottish Event Campus on the 8th and 9th March 2023!
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Events in East Renfrewshire

Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Air and Space Exhibition

Air and Space Exhibition

28th February 2021 - 31st December 2021

Air and Space is an online exhibition of recent paintings from artist Jill Ashforth featuring the beautiful collection Air and Space and her lyrical video poem Joy with the music of Max Richter.

Find out about Air and Space Exhibition on What's On Edinburgh
Ray Harryhausen - Titan of Cinema

Ray Harryhausen - Titan of Cinema

26th April 2021 - 20th February 2022

This exhibition is in collaboration with the Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation to celebrate what would have been film special effects superstar Ray Harryhausen's 100th birthday year.

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Ellie Harrison: Early Warning Signs

Ellie Harrison: Early Warning Signs

1st June 2021 - 31st December 2021

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is hosting one of artist Ellie Harrison’s four Early Warning Signs.

Find out about Ellie Harrison: Early Warning Signs on What's On Edinburgh
The Typewriter Revolution

The Typewriter Revolution

24th July 2021 - 17th April 2022

Drawing on our outstanding typewriter collection, this exhibition features a range of machines, including an 1876 Sholes and Glidden typewriter which was the first to have a QWERTY keyboard.

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Inspiring Walter Scott

Inspiring Walter Scott

6th August 2021 - 9th January 2022

On the 250th anniversary of Sir Walter Scott's birth, experience his novels through objects that inspired him.

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Peace Cranes: An Exhibition

Peace Cranes: An Exhibition

1st September 2021 - 13th November 2021

A monumental contemporary public art exhibition of peace, people and planet by Janis Hart, taking place in St Johns Episcopal Church.

Find out about Peace Cranes: An Exhibition on What's On Edinburgh
Making Nuno: Visionary Japanese Textiles by Sudō Reiko

Making Nuno: Visionary Japanese Textiles by Sudō Reiko

17th September 2021 - 8th January 2022

This autumn, world-renowned tapestry studio Dovecot brings the work of internationally acclaimed Japanese textile designer Sudō Reiko to Scotland with an innovative exhibition.

Find out about Making Nuno: Visionary Japanese Textiles by Sudō Reiko on What's On Edinburgh
Incoming: New Acquisitions at the City Art Centre

Incoming: New Acquisitions at the City Art Centre

19th September 2021 - 31st May 2022

Incoming: New Acquisitions at the City Art Centre presents a selection of paintings, drawings, prints, photographs and sculpture acquired within the last ten years.

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Scotland - The Land, Photographic Exhibition

Scotland - The Land, Photographic Exhibition

29th September 2021 - 30th October 2021

A stunning new Scottish landscapes photographic exhibition by Julian Calverley and other artists is taking place at Gallery Close from 29th September to 30th October.

Find out about Scotland - The Land, Photographic Exhibition on What's On Edinburgh
The Scottish Gallery celebrate 150th anniversary of Samuel John Peploe

The Scottish Gallery celebrate 150th anniversary of Samuel John Peploe

30th September 2021 - 23rd October 2021

The Scottish Gallery will be celebrating the life and works of Samuel John Peploe (1871 – 1935) with a major exhibition of his paintings and drawings to coincide with his 150th anniversary.

Stumbling Block: Jessica Ramm

Stumbling Block: Jessica Ramm

2nd October 2021 - 12th November 2021

With the aid of a children's chemistry set and a selection of household chemicals, Jessica Ramm presents a cycle of prints that evidence everyday magic.

Find out about Stumbling Block: Jessica Ramm on What's On Edinburgh
People, Places, Perspectives

People, Places, Perspectives

7th October 2021 - 13th November 2021

Edinburgh's newest contemporary art gallery, Colinton Arts, reopens its doors on 7th October with its inaugural exhibition, People, Places, Perspectives.

Find out about People, Places, Perspectives on What's On Edinburgh
Parallel

Parallel

8th October 2021 - 29th October 2021

Parallel is a joint exhibition by Olivia Turner and Rhona Taylor at Upright Gallery, including a new series of collaborative works on which the two artists have worked together for the first time.

Find out about Parallel on What's On Edinburgh
Exhibition: From Her Cave

Exhibition: From Her Cave

15th October 2021 - 31st October 2021

From Her Cave by Miren Asiain Lora is an exhibition at the Scottish Storytelling Centre from 15th to 31st October as part of the Scottish International Storytelling Festival.

Find out about Exhibition: From Her Cave on What's On Edinburgh
Reflections, The Light and Life of John Henry Lorimer

Reflections, The Light and Life of John Henry Lorimer

6th November 2021 - 20th March 2022

This exhibition at the City Art Centre will explore John Henry Lorimer’s art through five key themes: light, identity, family, femininity and home.

Find out about Reflections, The Light and Life of John Henry Lorimer on What's On Edinburgh
Tapestry: Changing Concepts

Tapestry: Changing Concepts

13th November 2021 - 13th March 2022

This two-floor exhibition, at the City Art Centre this winter, will feature work by 19 contemporary artists associated with the former Tapestry Department at Edinburgh College of Art.

Find out about Tapestry: Changing Concepts on What's On Edinburgh
The 10th Annual Scottish Tattoo Convention

The 10th Annual Scottish Tattoo Convention

26th March 2022 - 27th March 2022

The 10th Annual Scottish Tattoo Convention returns to The Edinburgh Corn Exchange in March 2022, bigger and better than ever!

Find out about The 10th Annual Scottish Tattoo Convention on What's On Edinburgh
Edinburgh Comic Con 2022

Edinburgh Comic Con 2022

16th April 2022 - 17th April 2022

Edinburgh Comic Con returns to the EICC in 2022 and once more, it will be a weekend of madness from the world of film and TV, comic books, gaming, cosplay and much more.

Find out about Edinburgh Comic Con 2022 on What's On Edinburgh
The Royal Highland Show

The Royal Highland Show

23rd June 2022 - 26th June 2022

One of Scotland's most iconic events, The Royal Highland Show, returns to the Royal Highland Centre between the 23rd and 26th June 2022!

Find out about The Royal Highland Show on What's On Edinburgh

Events in Fife

Explore! Travellers and Trailblazers

Explore! Travellers and Trailblazers

26th April 2021 - 31st December 2021

Let us take you on an epic adventure! Follow in the footsteps of intrepid explorers to discover exotic lands and fantastic voyages through our hands-on, family friendly exhibition!

Find out about Explore! Travellers and Trailblazers on What's On Fife
Blooming Marvellous

Blooming Marvellous

27th April 2021 - 24th October 2021

Everything in the garden’s lovely as we explore the wonderful world of wildlife and plants through our colourful and entertaining family-friendly exhibition!

Find out about Blooming Marvellous on What's On Fife
Art-tastic

Art-tastic

22nd June 2021 - 31st December 2021

Come along to our colourful and entertaining family-friendly exhibition to explore the stories hidden within some of our fantastic paintings.

Find out about Art-tastic on What's On Fife
The Dunfermline Tapestry

The Dunfermline Tapestry

5th July 2021 - 24th October 2021

An incredible large-scale tapestry, created by a Dunfermline community weaving project, has gone on show at Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries.

Find out about The Dunfermline Tapestry on What's On Fife
Loss + Resilience

Loss + Resilience

3rd September 2021 - 28th November 2021

This exhibition is a study in photography and film of the human stories underpinning Hull’s distant water trawling industry, its demise and legacy, by photographer and filmmaker Simon Sharp.

Find out about Loss + Resilience on What's On Fife
Kit Martin Exhibition of Cyanotypes

Kit Martin Exhibition of Cyanotypes

30th October 2021

This Kit Martin Exhibition of Cyanotypes on 30th October is part of an exhibition inspired by 19th century Cupar born sci-fi writer Robert Duncan Milne.

Find out about Kit Martin Exhibition of Cyanotypes on What's On Fife
Jack Vettriano: The Early Years

Jack Vettriano: The Early Years

17th June 2022 - 23rd October 2022

This exhibition is a celebration of Jack Vettriano's extraordinary career and will be showing paintings he created from in his 20s until he moved to London in 2000.

Find out about Jack Vettriano: The Early Years on What's On Fife

Events in Lanarkshire

Landmarks: Hugh MacDiarmid’s Brownsbank

Landmarks: Hugh MacDiarmid’s Brownsbank

1st October 2021 - 31st October 2021

Hugh MacDiarmid's Brownsbank brings together portraits by Alexander Moffat, landscapes by Ruth Nicol and poems by Alan Riach at Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum!

Find out about Landmarks: Hugh MacDiarmid’s Brownsbank on What's On Lanarkshire
Street Art Exhibition

Street Art Exhibition

8th October 2021 - 24th October 2021

Stretching the full length of Biggar High Street with more than 50 shops participating the Biggar Little Street Art Exhibition is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate local talent!

Find out about Street Art Exhibition on What's On Lanarkshire
Biggar Little Artists’ Exhibition

Biggar Little Artists’ Exhibition

22nd October 2021 - 24th October 2021

The Biggar Little Festival will host a Biggar Little Artists' Exhibition in October showcasing the talents of artists from Biggar and the surrounding area!

Find out about Biggar Little Artists’ Exhibition on What's On Lanarkshire

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Galoshans Festival

Galoshans Festival

22nd October 2021 - 12th November 2021

Inverclyde's annual Galoshans Festival is getting ready to kick off on 22nd October, bringing you a whole host of exciting performances and cultural events centred on Halloween traditions!

Find out about Galoshans Festival on What's On Renfrewshire
The Wedding Exhibition at Braehead Arena

The Wedding Exhibition at Braehead Arena

14th May 2022 - 15th May 2022

Save the date for The Wedding Exhibition hosted by Wedding Services Scotland on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th of May at Braehead Arena!

Find out about The Wedding Exhibition at Braehead Arena on What's On Renfrewshire
Film & Comic Con Glasgow

Film & Comic Con Glasgow

20th August 2022 - 21st August 2022

The Film & Comic Con Glasgow returns to Braehead Arena on the weekend of the 20th & 21st of August!

Find out about Film & Comic Con Glasgow on What's On Renfrewshire

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

The Man Who Could Paint Anything – The Legacy of Thomas Stuart Smith

The Man Who Could Paint Anything – The Legacy of Thomas Stuart Smith

30th April 2021 - 1st January 2022

This exhibition showcases some of The Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum’s remarkable art collection.

The Perfect Foil by Robert Mach

The Perfect Foil by Robert Mach

2nd September 2021 - 14th November 2021

The Stirling Smith Art Gallery & Museum is delighted to welcome a major exhibition of works by Robert Mach.

Find out about The Perfect Foil by Robert Mach on What's On Stirling
Semiconductor

Semiconductor

5th October 2021 - 28th October 2021

Another stunning exhibition comes to the Tolbooth Gallery. 'Semiconductor' is part of Stirling Science Festival and is open from 5th - 28th October.

Find out about Semiconductor on What's On Stirling
AIRS Exhibition

AIRS Exhibition

1st November 2021 - 17th November 2021

Scottish contemporary landscape artist Beth Robertson Fiddes, has created a stunning exhibition of paintings, which shares inspiration with Mhairi Hall’s AIRS.

Find out about AIRS Exhibition on What's On Stirling

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