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Music in the University Lunchtime Concert Series: Murray McLachlan - piano

Music in the University Lunchtime Concert Series: Murray McLachlan - piano

Date: Thursday 23 October 2014
Time: 13:10 - 14:00
Venue: University of Glasgow Concert Hall, off University Avenue, G12 8QQ

Bach: Prelude and Fugue in C sharp minor, Bk1
Chopin: Berceuse in D flat Op. 57
John McLeod: Sonata no.5 (2013)
Liszt: Après une lecture du Dante ‘Fantasia quasi sonata’

Funded by the Ferguson Bequest - admission free without ticket - all welcome.

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The Challenge of Good Citizenship Today: Memory, Hope and the Crisis of Trust

The Challenge of Good Citizenship Today: Memory, Hope and the Crisis of Trust

Date: Thursday 23 October 2014
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Venue: Sir Charles Wilson Building
Speaker: Professor Werner Jeanrond

This Stevenson Lecture is given by Professor Werner Jeanrond, Master of St Benet's Hall, Oxford; and formerly Professor of Divinity at the University of Glasgow.He is the author of 'A Theology of Love' (2010).

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Lucy Skaer

Lucy Skaer

Date: Friday 6 June 2014 - Monday 26 January 2015
Time: 11:00 - 16:00
Venue: Hunterian Art Gallery
Speaker: None

This new exhibition features a group of pivotal works by Turner Prize-nominee Lucy Skaer. Skaer employs a variety of media, including drawing, sculpture, film and installation. She creates work both visually compelling and elusive; continuously questioning the relationship between representation and reality.

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The Lost Tomb of Robert the Bruce

The Lost Tomb of Robert the Bruce

Date: Tuesday 24 June 2014 - Sunday 4 January 2015
Time: 11:00 - 16:00
Venue: Hunterian Museum
Speaker: None

This special exhibition celebrates the 700th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn and presents the first complete 3D digital model of the lost tomb of Robert the Bruce (1274 - 1329). King Robert I of Scotland was buried at Dunfermline Abbey and his grave marked by a monument imported from Paris. The tomb was lost in the turmoil of the post-Reformation era, but a grave and fragments of carved and gilded stone, believed to be those of the vanished tomb, were found in 1818 and given to The Hunterian and to the National Museums of Scotland.

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Mackintosh Architecture

Mackintosh Architecture

Date: Friday 18 July 2014 - Monday 5 January 2015
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Venue: The Hunterian Art Gallery

Mackintosh Architecture is the first major exhibition to be devoted to Mackintosh’s architectural work, featuring over 80 architectural drawings from The Hunterian and collections across the UK. Many have never been exhibited before and are on display alongside specially commissioned film, models and archival material.

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Mackintosh Travel Sketches

Mackintosh Travel Sketches

Date: Friday 18 July 2014 - Sunday 15 February 2015
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Venue: The Hunterian Art Gallery
Speaker: None

This exhibition presents a selection of watercolours, sketchbook pages and sketchbooks which show the range of Mackintosh's travels and his interest in Scottish tower houses, medieval English churches and vernacular architecture. It also shows how these studies informed Mackintosh’s architectural practice.

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