Thu, 16 Mar 2017 13:00:00 GMT
A new collaborative exhibition opening later this month will bring major paintings from the Bute Collection at Mount Stuart, Isle of Bute, to The Hunterian, University of Glasgow.
Wed, 08 Mar 2017 10:00:00 GMT
A treasure trove of Scottish coins covering over 600 years of Scotland’s history has been gifted to The Hunterian at the University of Glasgow.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:30:00 GMT
One of the first gold rounds produced from commercially mined Scottish gold has been presented to The Hunterian.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:00:00 GMT
On 22 and 23 February, scholars and experts from around the world gathered at The Hunterian for a workshop focusing on its outstanding collection of Roman artefacts from the Antonine Wall.
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 15:16:00 GMT
The Hunterian celebrated Burns Night on Friday 27 January with an evening of film, music, poetry and performance drawn from the Scottish Bard’s work.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 23:00:00 GMT
Professor David Gaimster, Director of The Hunterian, is to leave the University of Glasgow to take up a major role in New Zealand.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 09:00:00 GMT
The Hunterian lit up on Friday 25 November for the latest Night at the Museum event celebrated St Andrews Day and our current exhibition The Erskine Story: In War and Peace.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 09:00:00 GMT
One of Scotland’s oldest Burns Clubs has donated a unique Past President’s Badge to The Hunterian.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Glasgow’s iconic Kelvin Hall has been officially reopened by the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, at a special ceremony today (November 11). The First Minister unveiled a plaque to commemorate the £35 million refurbishment of the former international sporting venue, and was given a tour of the building.
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 15:00:00 GMT
'The Hunterian in the South' has been launched officially at the University’s Crichton campus in Dumfries.
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 09:00:00 BST
The Hunterian is now home to a pair of exceptionally rare gilded brass andirons designed by English architect and designer Thomas Jeckyll.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 09:00:00 BST
A new exhibition at the University of Glasgow’s Hunterian Museum celebrates the centenary of Erskine Hospital, 100 years after its foundation in 1916.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 15:30:00 BST
Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s original plans for The Glasgow School of Art will be amongst the first items from The Hunterian to move to the new state of the art collections study facilities at Kelvin Hall.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 12:00:00 BST
One of The Hunterian's "greatest treasures" goes on public display today for the first time, in a new UK touring exhibition ‘Skeletons: Our Buried Bones’.The 5,000 British Neolithic skeleton of a woman, unearthed on a beach in Tiree in the early 20th Century, has never been seen in public before.
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 16:00:00 BST
The Hunterian has been nominated for a Scottish Event Award in the category of Educational Event of the Year
Mon, 11 Jul 2016 09:00:00 BST
A fascinating touring exhibition from Wellcome Collection and the Museum of London opens at The Hunterian in August.
Thu, 07 Jul 2016 10:40:00 BST
The Hunterian’s ‘William Hunter to Damien Hirst: The Dead Teach the Living’ exhibition featured in The Guardian’s ‘Five of the best…art exhibitions’ on 1 July.
Mon, 04 Jul 2016 20:00:00 BST
From 28 July, the staff of The Hunterian, the University of Glasgow’s museum and art gallery will begin their move to new offices at Kelvin Hall.
Sun, 03 Jul 2016 09:00:00 BST
There are only two weeks left of the major exhibition Comic Invention at the Hunterian Art Gallery.
Thu, 31 Mar 2016 10:25:00 BST
Our latest annual review, The Hunterian in 2015, is now available for download.
Mon, 21 Mar 2016 13:00:00 GMT
A new exhibition opening at The Hunterian this month will feature the première of Damien Hirst’s Necromancer plus new works by Scott Rogers and Catherine Street.
Mon, 14 Mar 2016 08:00:00 GMT
The major new exhibition Comic Invention opens at the Hunterian Art Gallery on Friday 18 March 2016.
Wed, 09 Mar 2016 16:10:00 GMT
A new exhibition dedicated to William Hunter’s collection of British medals will open at the Hunterian Art Gallery this week.
Mon, 01 Feb 2016 09:00:00 GMT
New research has revealed that a recent acquisition made by The Hunterian may be an early work by English painter, engraver and satirist William Hogarth (1697-1764).
Fri, 15 Jan 2016 09:00:00 GMT
To celebrate Burns Night, The Hunterian at the University of Glasgow will host a special Night at the Museum event on Friday 22 January from 7.00pm – 10.00pm.
Mon, 14 Dec 2015 09:00:00 GMT
A new anthology of poems inspired by paintings from The Hunterian collections is now available from the Hunterian Art Gallery and University Gift Shops.
Mon, 07 Dec 2015 11:00:00 GMT
The Hunterian has been awarded a prestigious Engineering Heritage Award by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers for its model air engine.
Fri, 09 Oct 2015 12:33:00 BST
The Hunterian has recently purchased two important German Expressionist prints with support from the Art Fund.
Mon, 24 Aug 2015 09:00:00 BST
A major exhibition revealing new discoveries in Scottish archaeology will open at the Hunterian Art Gallery this September.
Mon, 03 Aug 2015 09:00:00 BST
The Hunterian has been awarded over £27,000 from Museums Galleries Scotland (Recognition Fund) for a new project which will make its major collection of Renaissance engravings fully accessible for the first time.
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:55:00 BST
The Mackintosh House, one of Glasgow's most popular tourist attractions, will close for approximately 8 weeks from Monday 10 August.
Mon, 29 Jun 2015 09:52:00 BST
Staff at The Hunterian were delighted to hear from an old friend this week.
Wed, 17 Jun 2015 15:24:00 BST
Joan Eardley’s Seated Boy has been allocated to The Hunterian under the Cultural Gifts Scheme. The Hunterian is the first Scottish museum and art gallery to be given a work under the scheme introduced by the UK Government in 2013.
Fri, 19 Jun 2015 13:29:00 BST
The Hunterian is lending 24 of its famous Glasgow Boys works to a major international exhibition in the Netherlands.
Fri, 22 May 2015 10:30:00 BST
The May edition of the Museums Journal features an interview with Hunterian Director Professor David Gaimster about The Hunterian at Kelvin Hall.
Thu, 21 May 2015 12:17:00 BST
One of the most important drawings in The Hunterian collection has been reproduced on the cover of the spring edition of Turner Society News.
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:11:00 GMT
A new display at The Hunterian Art Gallery has uncovered a fascinating mystery – a painting of a famous actress which has been missing for over 100 years.
Fri, 13 Mar 2015 10:25:00 GMT
A new exhibition at The Hunterian brings into focus the enduring legacy of the radical liberal arts institution, Black Mountain College (North Carolina 1933-1957).
Thu, 19 Feb 2015 15:44:00 GMT
Our highly successful Mackintosh Architecture exhibition is now on view at the Royal Institute of British Architects Gallery, 66 Portland Place, London.
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 15:02:00 GMT
The Hunterian has recently received a special donation of several African artefacts which are already being used for teaching and research.
Tue, 03 Feb 2015 15:21:00 GMT
A fascinating and rather enigmatic new acquisition is now on permanent display at the Hunterian Art Gallery.
Tue, 03 Feb 2015 12:34:00 GMT
A new exhibition at The Hunterian will offer rare insight into the creative process of Scottish artist Duncan Shanks, highlighting his rich body of work.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:16:00 GMT
A new exhibition at The Hunterian will reveal one of the UK’s most important collections of books printed in the 15th century or ‘incunabula’.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:59:00 GMT
A network co-ordinated by The Hunterian's Dr Maria Economou has been awarded a £19,875 research network grant by the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:15:00 GMT
Professor David Gaimster has been appointed to the board of new body Historic Environment Scotland (HES).
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 09:01:00 GMT
Researchers from the University of Glasgow have been awarded over £1 million for collections research.
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 08:57:00 GMT
A species of marine reptile that lived around 170 million years ago has been identified from fossils found on the Isle of Skye.
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