The Mackintosh Festival invites you to celebrate the life of Charles Rennie Mackintosh through a series of exhibitions, events & tours. There will be activities for the whole family at this year’s Mackintosh Festival!
A solo show by UK/Kenya artist Grace Ndiritu, with new film of a special performance staged at The Glasgow School of Art.
Fri 9th October - Saturday 12 December 2015 :: 10am - 4.30pm
‘A Return To Normalcy: Birth of a New Museum’ by Grace Ndiritu
Location: Reid Gallery, Reid Building, The Glasgow School of Art, 164 Renfrew St, Glasgow G3 6RF
At the end of the 19th century, a far-reaching movement which brought about an artistic regeneration emerged in Europe, with Nature as its chief source of inspiration. From Barcelona to Helsinki and from Glasgow to Nancy, nature shaped this new aesthetic and gave life to forms which revolutionised lifestyles, as science and art were united in the drive for modernity. The Nature of Art Nouveau is an exhibition which invites you to explore “nature’s temple”, as celebrated by Charles Baudelaire, a world incorporating symbols, scientific discoveries and influences from faraway lands.
Sat 17 October - 24 December 2015 :: 10.30am – 5.00pm, Monday – Saturday, 12.00pm – 5.00pm Sunday
The Nature of Art Nouveau exhibition
Location: The Lighthouse, 11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow G1 3NU
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Throughout October 2015, the fourth annual Mackintosh Festival (formerly Creative Mackintosh Festival) celebrates the achievements of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Glasgow’s most famous architect, designer and artist.
October becomes ‘Mackintosh month’ as visitors and locals alike are invited to enjoy a programme of events with a focus on architecture, design, visual arts and crafts in the city where he lived and worked.
From Thursday 1st until Saturday 31st, a series of events and exhibitions will take place across the main Mackintosh attractions, buildings and collections in and around Glasgow.
From walks, workshops and exhibitions to performances and talks, events are designed for all ages, to appeal to those who know nothing about Mackintosh, as well as established aficionados. The programme will feature a range of formats with free exhibitions and workshops, ticketed tours and socialable evenings with food and drink.
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