Tramway is an international art-space that commissions, produces and presents contemporary arts projects.
Our vision is to inspire and add to our understanding of today's world by connecting audiences and artists. Tramway is a space where you are welcomed to witness, engage, experience, participate, to be challenged and to learn...
Tramway 1 is normally associated with large-scale performing arts projects. It is a flexible theatre space capable of meeting the needs of the most demanding projects and ambitious ideas through its ability to adapt and change from show to show.
Tramway 2 is the principal exhibition space and one of the largest single galleries in Europe, approximately 1011 square metres in size. The original tramlines, steel pillars and the sheer scale of this space make it one of the most impressive visual arts spaces in Europe.
The public space that creates a throughway between the exhibition and theatre spaces; Tramway 3 consists of our Box Office, and 'Street' area, which regularly hosts participatory activities and public events. It leads into the Café Bar and looks out onto The Hidden Gardens to the rear of the building.
A studio theatre, with a seated capacity of 86. A very adaptable space Tramway 4 is often utilised as a residency space for artists, as well as hosting performances, talks, film screenings, seminars, and symposia.
Tramway 5 is the street-facing gallery, it was created in 2009 as part of the redevelopment that saw the relocation of Scottish Ballet’s headquarters to adjoin Tramway. This 184 square metre space hosts both international, UK and Scottish artists’ work.
Upstairs at Tramway
The upper level includes a flexible Studio space, with a seated capacity of approximately 80, which hosts our ongoing participation programme: Junction 25, Tramway Young Critics, and Parkour. It often hosts workshops, talks and education classes by external organisations, including Glasgow Schools Youth Theatre, Indepen-dance, and Theatre Arts.
The Upper Foyer gallery space is used to show community exhibitions and participation project outcomes, and is regularly used by Time for Art and Visual Arts Studio students. It also hosts talks, workshops and participation activities.
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Upcoming Events at Tramway
19th November 2021 - 6th March 2022
Following COP 2021 Tramway's main gallery will present a new work for children and young people by Phnom Penh, Cambodia-based artist Khvay Samnang.
4th December 2021 - 27th February 2022
Amartey Golding's new large-scale commission combines filmmaking, photography and a handcrafted garment to highlight generational trauma in Britain and offer collective rituals of healing.
28th January 2022
The multi award-winning Scottish supergroup Mànran promises an unforgettable evening of exhilarating music at Tramway Glasgow as part of Celtic Connections 2022!
29th January 2022
Alogte Oho brings his mix of highlife, Afro-pop, funk, soul and reggae to Tramway Glasgow and Celtic Connections 2022 alongside local performance groups!
12th April 2022
Comedian Paul Merton returns with Impro Chums, Suki Webster Richard Vranch, Mike McShane and accompanist Kirsty Newton! Catch them live at Tramway Glasgow on 12th April!
20th May 2022
Enjoy a night of unprecedented joy and laughter when Simon Amstell brings his stand up tour 'Spirit Hole' to Tramway on Friday 20th May!
4th June 2022
Patrick Kielty brings his bittersweet, poignant and laugh-out-loud funny show Borderline: A Postcard from the Edge of the Union to Tramway Glasgow on Saturday 4th June!
25th August 2022 - 27th August 2022
Your Uncles, Rab Florence and Iain Connell, Burnistoun, are back for another round of drinks and another round of hilarious comedy as they set the world to rights!
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