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
11th May 2022 - 28th August 2022
Human Threads is a large scale, multi-sensory exhibition curated by the Edinburgh-based organisation Artlink and presented in partnership with Tramway!
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!
22nd May 2022
Bestselling author Ian Rankin and Scottish crime-writing legend William McIlvanney join forces for the first ever case of DI Laidlaw, Glasgow's original gritty detective!
22nd May 2022
The Social Distance Between Us is the much-anticipated follow-up to Poverty Safari from the Glasgow-based rapper, journalist and commentator Darren McGarvey!
22nd May 2022
The adventurer and TV presenter Alice Morrison takes us on three remarkable and inspirational journeys across Morocco.
22nd May 2022
Cosy crime is back, but I bet you weren't expecting these detectives...
22nd May 2022
Generously supported by The Tannahill Fund this promises to be an unmissable session on Scotland role in the Slave Trade.
28th May 2022
Join legendary musician and broadcaster Jarvis Cocker live in conversation at Tramway to celebrate the publication of his highly anticipated new book Good Pop, Bad Pop!
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!
10th June 2022 - 11th June 2022
Little Top is a magical first circus experience for babies aged 0-18 months and their adults at Tramway Glasgow on Friday 10th and Saturday 11th June!
23rd July 2022 - 24th July 2022
The annual Sufi Festival is a cultural experience of Islamic art, culture and heritage in the heart of Scotland's most diverse and multicultural community in Glasgow's Southside!
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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Opened in 2003, the Hidden Gardens is an award-winning unique public greenspace and community development organisation located in Pollokshields, one of Scotland's most diverse communities.
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