Art History Festival 2023 | The Art of Cinema-Going in Glasgow

Wednesday 20 September, 2023

Complementing the ‘Cinema City’ display at the Riverside Museum, this talk by Transport and Technology Curator Neil Johnson-Symington will showcase the various artforms linked to Glasgow’s ‘picture palaces’ from Glasgow Museums’ collections: featuring everything from hand-painted posters to architectural drawings, as well as decorative stained glass and cinema programmes.

Work by artists, including Joan Eardley, Andrew Hay and Douglas Gordon, for whom the cinema has been an inspiration, will also feature.

Location: Learning Space, Riverside Museum

Event type: This is an in-person talk and tour. Spaces for this are on a first come, first served basis. This talk will be held in Riverside Museum’s Learning Space.

This event is part of the Art History Festival (19-23 September 2023), which has been organised with the Association of Art History. Glasgow Museums are hosting a number of talks as part of this programme.

Dates & Times

Riverside Museum
100 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow, G3 8RS
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Wed 20 Sep 15:00- 16:00

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