Glasgow Mackintosh

Upcoming exhibitions, talks, events and at Mackintosh venues across Glasgow.


Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh  House – meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors from 78 Southpark Avenue (originally Florentine Terrace) the Mackintoshes Glasgow home.  Guided Tours: tours take place from Tuesday - Friday at 10am, 10.30am, 11am, 11.30am, 12pm and 12.30pm. Tours operate on a first come, first served basis. Self Guided Visits: admission is self-guided from 1pm Tuesday - Friday and all day on Saturday and Sunday. Last admission 4.15pm (3.15pm Sunday). Please note, a maximum of 12 visitors are allowed in the house at any one time. Please check our website before you visit.

Daily (closed on mondays) :: Tuesday – Saturday, 10.00am – 4.00pm,  Sunday 11.00am – 3.00pm

Tours of The Mackintosh House

Location: The Mackintosh House, Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, 82 Hillhead Street, Glasgow G12 8QQ
Admission: General Admission £5.00, Concessions £3.00
Tickets available at reception:
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Investigate turn of the century architectural styles with GSA’s knowledgeable student guides. Discover Glasgow’s distinct architectural language, from Victorian influences to Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s innovative designs and the output of his contemporaries working in the Glasgow Style of Art Nouveau.

1 April - 30 September 2017, Friday - Monday :: 1:30pm

Mackintosh’s Glasgow Walking Tours

Location: Visitor Centre, The Glasgow School of Art, 164 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G3 6RF
Admission: Adult: £19.50 Senior / Student £16.00 Under 18s: £9.75
Book tickets online or telephone 0141 353 4526 
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Investigate the story of the Mackintosh building and the architect’s life and work, from student to master designer. Examine the history of the Mackintosh building, uncover Mackintosh’s famous designs, and view rare artwork by his wife and long-term collaborator, Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh, now back on display as part of this special daily tour.

Daily :: 10.30am, 11am, 11.30am, 12pm, 2pm & 3pm

Mackintosh at the GSA Tour

Location: Visitor Centre, The Glasgow School of Art, 164 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G3 6RF
Admission: Adult: £7.00 Senior / Student: £5.75 Under 18s: £3.50
Book tickets online or telephone: 0141 353 4526 
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This exhibition pairs selected examples of Glasgow interiors with iconic Mackintosh chairs to showcase the epitome of Glasgow Style and Art Nouveau hidden inside local buildings. By looking behind the facades in this way, we learn a story about the people of a city: who these buildings were made for, and why.

ongoing :: Monday - Saturday 10.30-5pm and Sunday 12-5pm

Glasgow Interiors

Location: Mackintosh Centre, Level 3, The Lighhouse, 11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow G1
Admission: FREE
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Ever wondered what lies behind the doors of 185 Bath Street? Steeped in culture and heritage, Glasgow Art Club has long been a private meeting place for generations of the city’s most innovative and creative inhabitants. Now, we are giving you the chance to see behind the scenes of one of Glasgow’s best kept secrets! Let our friendly and knowledgeable guides take you through the building to give you a fascinating insight into the history of Glasgow Art Club and its collections. In 1893 two adjacent town houses on Bath Street were transformed by architects Honeyman & Keppie, employing Charles Rennie Mackintosh, into the magnificent Clubhouse which stands today. The Grade A-Listed Clubhouse is resplendent with historically significant interior features – many of which were designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh when he was but 25 years old. Recent extensive refurbishment with substantial financial aid from The Heritage Lottery Fund and Historic Scotland with generous contributions from private donors, has resulted in restoration of the Club’s large Gallery to its original Victorian splendour. Take a tour of The Glasgow Art Club and see the Charles Rennie Mackintosh frieze in the  Main Gallery. 

Every Tuesday from beginning of March untl end of May and from beginning of October until December 2017 :: 11.30am

Free Guided Tours of The Glasgow Art Club

Location: The Glasgow Art Club, 185 Bath Street, Glasgow G2 4HU
Admission: FREE
Please book in advance - called 0141 248 5210 to make your booking.
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