Herald article on Glasgow’s printing history

The Trust’s new Glas­gow Print trail leaflet was high­light­ed in sto­ries in yesterday’s Glas­gow Her­ald and Evening Times. The leaflet is avail­able through our online shop, price £5 includ­ing p&p.

Glasgow Press Wayzgoose

As part of this year’s Doors Open Day fes­ti­val, the Glas­gow Press is stay­ing in its fac­to­ry for its Wayz­goose (a tra­di­tion­al print­ers’ out­ing) on Sat­ur­day 15 Sep­tem­ber. You can see the fac­to­ry at work, and even join in! For more details and how to get there, see the Doors Open Day web­site.

Glasgow in Print walk fully booked!

The Glas­gow in Print guid­ed walk for Doors Open 2018 is ful­ly booked. When more walks are planned and the dates will be announced on this web­site and on Twit­ter.

Courses in Glasgow

The Glas­gow Print Stu­dio runs a range of cours­es on print mak­ing tech­niques, such as the week­end cours­es on wood­cut tech­niques in Sep­tem­ber 2017. Full details and how to book on their web­site.

Introductory courses in Glasgow

Glas­gow Print Stu­dio are run­ning intro­duc­to­ry cours­es on print­mak­ing in their stu­dio over the next few months. For details see their web­site.

Life in Letterpress

There is a major ret­ro­spec­tive exhi­bi­tion cov­er­ing Alan Kitching’s life and work, span­ning six decades cur­rent­ly in progress at the Light­house Gallery in Glas­gow. Called A life in let­ter­press it includes exam­ples of his work, sketch­books, proofs, arte­facts and equip­ment from his stu­dio. The exhi­bi­tion is on until 5 March 2017.

Etching courses in Glasgow

Glas­gow Print Stu­dio are hold­ing a series of etch­ing cours­es through­out 2016. There are cours­es suit­able for begin­ners, and a course on pho­­to-etch­ing. For more details see their web­site.

Lunchtime talks at Comic Invention

There will be a series of free lunchtime talks in asso­ca­tion with the Com­ic Inven­tion exhi­bi­tion, cur­rent­ly under­way at the Hunter­ian Art Gallery at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Glas­gow. Top­ics will include a Com­ic Inven­tion overview with exhi­bi­tion cura­tor Pro­fes­sor Lau­rence Grove, Hog­a­rth and the Com­ic Strip with exhi­bi­tion cura­tor Peter Black and Colon­na Hynero­tomachia with […]

Comic Invention exhibition opens in Glasgow

The major new exhi­bi­tion, Com­ic Inven­tion, opened at the Hunter­ian Art Gallery on Fri­day 18 March 2016. Fea­tur­ing works by Licht­en­stein, Warhol, Picas­so and Rem­brandt, the show looks at how we tell sto­ries with pic­tures. Com­ic Inven­tion also estab­lish­es the Glas­gow Look­ing Glass of 1825 as the world’s old­est com­ic, con­firm­ing Scotland’s place as the […]

A Life in Letterpress

Don’t miss the exhi­bi­tion at the Light­house in Glas­gow. A life in let­ter­press is a major ret­ro­spec­tive of the life and work of print­mak­er Alan Kitch­ing. Works cov­er­ing six decades are on show, along­side sketch­books, proofs and arte­facts from his stu­dio. The exhi­bi­tion runs until 5 Feb­ru­ary 2017 — there are more details on the […]