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.
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.
Thu, 31 Mar 2016 10:25:00 BST
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.
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 15:14:00 GMT
Tue, 02 Apr 2013 12:31:00 BST
The Hunterian Impact Report 2012 is now available online. The report highlights the impact of The Hunterian against the strategic goals of the University, including the renewal of the Hunterian Art Gallery and the opening of our special exhibition Rembrandt and the Passion
Fri, 24 May 2013 15:11:00 BST
The Hunterian has been named a Regional Finalist in the Scottish Thistle Awards, in the Best Visitor Attraction category. We have also been awarded a Certificate of Excellence by Trip Advisor because our visitors consistently rate us highly - thank you, everyone!
Wed, 11 Sep 2013 14:57:00 BST
Allan Ramsay: Portraits of the Enlightenment will cast new light on the work of Allan Ramsay (1713-1784), to mark the tercentenary of his birth. The exhibition features key loans from public and private collections across the UK, including some portraits never shown in Scotland before.
Tue, 15 Oct 2013 11:45:00 BST
The Hunterian Associates Programme (HAP) has been shortlisted for a prestigious Times Higher Education Award. The Programme has been nominated in this year's Outstanding Support for Early Career Researchers category.
Tue, 15 Oct 2013 11:37:00 BST
A unique partnership between Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Life, the University of Glasgow and the National Library of Scotland will transform the historic Kelvin Hall into an exciting new centre of cultural excellence providing collections’ storage, teaching and research, alongside a state-of-the-art Glasgow Club health and fitness centre.
Mon, 28 Jan 2013 16:14:00 GMT
A prehistoric skeleton from The Hunterian collections has been identified as a new species of marine super-predator, distantly related to modern day crocodiles. The research, by the University of Edinburgh, will help scientists better understand how reptiles evolved.
Tue, 31 Jan 2012 15:46:00 GMT
Fri, 13 Apr 2012 09:56:00 BST
The life, death and legend of iconic Scottish explorer David Livingstone is a source of creative fascination for two Dutch artists, whose new international research project into the ‘afterlife’ of the trees associated with the great explorer, is to be shown at The Hunterian.
Tue, 01 Nov 2011 09:25:00 GMT
If you haven’t visited the critically acclaimed ‘Colour, Rhythm and Form: J. D. Fergusson and France’ exhibition at the University of Glasgow’s Hunterian Art Gallery, then perhaps a series of special related events taking place this November will tempt you?
Thu, 29 Mar 2012 10:32:00 BST
Tue, 03 Jul 2012 14:50:00 BST
The Hunterian Art Gallery re-opens to the public this month following extensive refurbishment. This major overhaul has allowed a complete redisplay of the permanent collection, significantly increasing the number of works on show.
Fri, 19 Aug 2011 15:18:00 BST
Three important paintings by the Scottish Colourists will be seen in Scotland for the first time this autumn. The trio, on loan from the French Government, will form part of a major exhibition at the University of Glasgow's Hunterian Art Gallery.
Fri, 19 Aug 2011 15:09:00 BST