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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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Commonwealth Film and Theatre Festival

Commonwealth Film and Theatre Festival

Date: Thursday 17 July 2014 - Sunday 27 July 2014
Time: 00:00 - 00:00
Venue: Various
Speaker: None

Aiming to bring local communities closer to the distant realities from the Commonwealth world, the Commonwealth Film and Theatre Festival will include films from Africa, South-east Asia, the Carribean and the UK.

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Mackintosh Architecture Lunchtime Talk - William Davidson: Art Collector

Mackintosh Architecture Lunchtime Talk - William Davidson: Art Collector

Date: Friday 18 July 2014 - Sunday 4 January 2015
Time: 13:00 - 13;15
Venue: Hunterian Art Gallery
Speaker: Prof. Pamela Robertson

William Davidson: Art Collector by Pamela Robertson, The Hunterian.

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Mackintosh Architecture Exhibition Tours

Mackintosh Architecture Exhibition Tours

Date: Saturday 26 July 2014
Time: 12:15 - 15:15
Venue: Hunterian Art Gallery
Speaker: None

Mackintosh Architecture exhibition tours given by our student MUSEs (Museum University Student Educators). Tours last approximately 30 minutes and are included in exhibition ticket price.

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Tommy's War: A First World War Diary

Tommy's War: A First World War Diary

Date: Monday 28 July 2014
Time: 13:00 - 15:00
Venue: St. Andrew's Building, 11 Eldon Street, Glasgow G3 6NH
Speaker: Dr. Ronnie Scott

What was life like in Glasgow during the First World War? Thomas Livingstone's diary reveals the hardships of the home front, the fear of Zeppelin raids, the blackout and rationing. He also discusses family holidays, the fate of work colleagues who have volunteered, and the escalating price of pipe tobacco. Thomas Cairns Livingston spent his career as a lecturer in English literature at the University of Glasgow. His father's diary records how "Wee Tommy" grew up during the First World War, and reveals the strains of living on the home front during "the war to end wars".

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