Tue, 09 Mar 2021 08:00:00 GMT
The Hunterian is delighted to announce the appointment of Mike Rutherford as Curator of Zoology and Anatomy and Ellen Fenton as Head of Audience Engagement and Experience.
Mon, 15 Feb 2021 09:00:00 GMT
Long term loans of two important 18th-century busts have transformed The Hunterian holdings of historical sculpture.
Mon, 08 Feb 2021 08:00:00 GMT
Fans of the Mary Queen of Scots Project will be delighted to hear that Anne Dulau-Beveridge and Dr Steven Reid feature in the latest edition of the ‘Tudor History and Travel Show’ podcast.
Thu, 11 Feb 2021 08:00:00 GMT
Ricefield Arts launch online wishing tree in partnership with Kelvin Hall.
Thu, 28 Jan 2021 08:00:00 GMT
A new publication to accompany the forthcoming exhibition 'Old Ways New Roads: Travels in Scotland 1720-1832' is available to buy now.
Tue, 08 Dec 2020 08:00:00 GMT
The Hunterian’s next major exhibition, 'Old Ways New Roads: Travels in Scotland 1720–1832', has had a bit of a bumpy ride over the past few months.
Mon, 30 Nov 2020 08:00:45 GMT
The Hunterian has just acquired a marvellous watercolour by Frances Macdonald McNair titled 'Girl with Butterflies'.
Sat, 07 Nov 2020 08:00:00 GMT
A fascinating new Hunterian display celebrates 150 years of the University of Glasgow’s Gilbert Scott building – home to the Hunterian Museum.
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 08:00:00 BST
A new official website dedicated to artist Joan Eardley (1921-1963) has been launched ahead of the centenary of her birth in 2021.
The approach of Christmas, various states of lockdown and the need for indoor-based festive projects has inspired the ‘Mary Queen of Scots Christmas Ornaments Craft Challenge'!
Fri, 11 Sep 2020 08:00:00 BST
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Zandra Yeaman as Curator of Discomfort at The Hunterian.
Fri, 24 Jul 2020 08:00:00 BST
Scottish Women and the Arts Research Network to mark the centenary of Eardley’s birth.
Wed, 15 Jul 2020 08:00:00 BST
The Hunterian is amongst six UK museums to receive support from the Contemporary Art Society’s Rapid Response Fund.
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 09:00:00 BST
A series of fascinating new blog posts are now online as part of the 'Mary Queen of Scots’ project led by Dr Steven Reid, Senior Lecturer in Scottish History at University of Glasgow and Hunterian Curator Anne Dulau-Beveridge.
Wed, 13 May 2020 20:00:00 BST
The Hunterian has launched a 360° virtual tour of the Mackintosh House, the Glasgow home of Scottish architect, artist and designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh.
Mon, 20 Apr 2020 08:00:00 BST
A major Hunterian project is being promoted by BBC arts 'Culture in Quarantine' which aims to bring 'arts and culture into your home' during lockdown.
Mon, 02 Dec 2019 08:00:00 GMT
A new exhibition, now open at the Hunterian Museum, reveals fascinating tales of expedition triumph and tragedy.
Fri, 01 Nov 2019 08:00:36 GMT
This November, The Hunterian at the University of Glasgow will premiere new work from visual artist Alex Impey.
Wed, 25 Sep 2019 10:00:00 BST
A new exhibition at The Hunterian celebrates the gift of over 70 works from the collection of distinguished gallery director and art collector Phillip A. Bruno.
A new exhibition opening at The Hunterian in October will consider what Gaelic identity means in 21st century Scotland.
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 23:00:00 BST
A major new film co-commissioned by The Hunterian will launch as part of next year’s Glasgow International.
Wed, 11 Sep 2019 09:00:00 BST
Two sensory backpacks are available for visitors with sensory needs.
Mon, 02 Sep 2019 08:00:00 BST
The Hunterian at the University of Glasgow has announced eight new staff appointments.
Fri, 05 Jul 2019 08:00:00 BST
A new Hunterian project has received funding from Museums Galleries Scotland, the national development body for Scotland’s museums.
Tue, 21 May 2019 08:00:00 BST
Love was in the air at Kelvin Hall on Sunday morning when the T. rex in Town exhibition became the venue for a very special proposal!
Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
A current exhibition at the Hunterian Art Gallery offers a rare opportunity to see key works from The Hunterian's pioneering collection of German Expressionist prints.
Wed, 13 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
The Hunterian is looking for feedback on an Autism-friendly pre-visit visual resource for the Hunterian Museum.
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
A new three year PhD is being offered jointly within the Centre for Textile Conservation and Technical Art History, and The Hunterian.
Mon, 04 Feb 2019 09:30:00 GMT
Visitors to Glasgow will get an amazing opportunity to see one of the best preserved Tyrannosaurus rex skeletons when it visits Scotland on the last leg of its European tour.
Thu, 24 Jan 2019 22:00:00 GMT
Children and their families are being invited to a special 'Burns Night at the Museum' at the Hunterian Museum on Sunday, 27 January, 2019.
Thu, 10 Jan 2019 10:00:00 GMT
Steph Scholten, Director of The Hunterian, has been appointed to the board of Museums Galleries Scotland.
Tue, 01 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
A new exhibition, now open at the Hunterian Museum, reveals the fascinating coinage of the Byzantine Empire.
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Visitors can still enjoy a number of exhibitions and events at The Hunterian over Christmas and into the New Year.
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
The Hunterian has been awarded £30,000 from Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS) to create a new interpretation space for the Mackintosh House.
Thu, 01 Nov 2018 14:00:00 GMT
Kelvin Hall has been awarded a five-star rating from Scotland’s national tourism organisation.
Sat, 20 Oct 2018 08:00:00 BST
Works from The Hunterian collection are now on display as part of a new exhibition at Compton Verney Art Gallery & Park in Warwickshire.
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 08:00:00 BST
A major new exhibition at The Hunterian, University of Glasgow, will mark an important anniversary in the history of Scotland’s oldest public museum.
Thu, 02 Aug 2018 15:14:00 BST
The Getty Foundation has awarded £115,000 to the University of Glasgow's College of Arts and The Hunterian for Conserving Canvas, a three year training project led by Dr Christina Young.
Mon, 25 Jun 2018 08:00:00 BST
Access to the Mackintosh House at The Hunterian is now self-guided, allowing more visitors to experience the popular attraction.
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 08:00:00 BST
The Hunterian has hosted the most successful Universeum Network Meeting to date, at Kelvin Hall on 13 – 15 June 2018.
Mon, 04 Jun 2018 08:00:00 BST
Visit the Mackintosh House for £1.50 on 7 June 2018.
Mon, 21 May 2018 08:00:00 BST
A project that will focus on items from The Hunterian collections has been funded through the Scottish Universities Research Collections Associate Scheme.
Mon, 14 May 2018 08:00:00 BST
Glasgow is benefitting from new funding awarded to a collaborative partnership in the city to develop vocational skills within its museums.
Thu, 10 May 2018 16:00:00 BST
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Joseph Sharples as Mackintosh Curator at The Hunterian, University of Glasgow.
Wed, 09 May 2018 08:00:00 BST
The Hunterian at the University of Glasgow is to receive £2.178 million in funding, it was announced yesterday.
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 08:00:00 BST
'Still Moving' profiles the influential filmmaker and artist Ulrike Ottinger, whose work has rarely been exhibited in the UK.
A major new exhibition at The Hunterian, University of Glasgow, has brought rare items from Harvard University’s extraordinary collections to Scotland for the first time.
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 09:00:00 GMT
Hunterian Director Steph Scholten reflects on the Scottish museum landscape six months into post.
Tue, 09 Jan 2018 09:00:00 GMT
From 23 January 2018 full price admission to the Mackintosh House will increase from £5.00 to £6.00.
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 09:00:00 GMT
The Hunterian at the University of Glasgow has been awarded £200,000 from the Art Fund’s Moving Image Fund, which helps museums build their collections of artists’ film and video.
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 09:00:00 GMT
The Hunterian’s Mackintosh House will close for a short period of refurbishment from Tuesday 21 November 2017.
Mon, 30 Oct 2017 10:00:00 GMT
The Hunterian will play host to this exciting Night at the Museum event on 24 November which celebrates the world of fantasy fiction.
Thu, 26 Oct 2017 08:00:00 BST
Recent Acquisitions showcases some of the latest additions to The Hunterian’s world-class art collection.
Mon, 09 Oct 2017 09:45:00 BST
A new exhibition dedicated to the history of Scottish coinage is now open at The Hunterian.
Tue, 03 Oct 2017 00:00:00 BST
A Synchronology: the contemporary and other times is the latest in a series of contemporary art displays at The Hunterian, University of Glasgow.
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:00:00 BST
The Hunterian has launched its first virtual exhibition which looks at the unique circumstances of Russia’s first Gulag, the Solovki Prison Camp.
Wed, 02 Aug 2017 09:00:00 BST
The new Director of The Hunterian at the University of Glasgow takes up post this week.
Thu, 13 Jul 2017 08:00:00 BST
The Hunterian has been awarded £60,000 from national development body Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS).
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:00:00 BST
Earlier this month, five competition winners from Lochend Community High School visited the Hunterian Art Gallery to meet Poet Laureate of Glasgow, Jim Carruth.
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:00:00 BST
The Scottish Contemporary Art Network (SCAN) and Outset Scotland have this week announced a new project to support and develop curatorial ambition within Scotland’s collecting institutions.
Wed, 03 May 2017 12:00:00 BST
The Hunterian and HATII have secured highly sought-after funding through Horizon 2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action.
Tue, 02 May 2017 16:00:00 BST
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Steph Scholten as Director of The Hunterian at the University of Glasgow.
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.
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