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Adele Patrick named Scotswoman of the Year

Adele Patrick named Scotswoman of the Year

Adele Patrick, GWL’s Lifelong Learning and Creative Development Manager, has been named the Evening Times Scotswoman of the Year!

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Jailhouse Block poster, Leeds Roller Dolls vs Auld Reekie Roller Girls, 14/2/10

NMRD Object of the Month: Jailhouse Block poster

National Museum of Roller Derby is the UK’s first permanent collection of ephemera and memorabilia relating to the sport of Women’s Flat Track Roller Derby. February’s NMRD Object of the month is a poster for a roller derby bout between Leeds Roller Dolls vs Auld Reekie Roller Girls in 2010.

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Seeking Donations: Fiction for Young Women

Here at the library we are always looking to expand our sections with more books for our borrowers! Take a look at the titles we’re looking for, recommend your own choice, or donate a book from the list…

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Glasgow Roller Derby t-shirts

NMRD Object of the Month

National Museum of Roller Derby is the UK’s first permanent collection of ephemera and memorabilia relating to the sport of Women’s Flat Track Roller Derby. In 2016, to celebrate our new permanent home in GWL’s new Bridgeton HQ, we bring you an ‘Object of the Month’ from our collection.

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Film-maker Interview #1: Morgan Fraser

Extracts from a conversation between Camilla, a student in Modern and Contemporary Art MSc on placement with us, and Morgan, the volunteer who led on the production of the short film about Helen de Main’s work for 21 Revolutions.

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Sophie Cunningham Zines

New Zines by Sophie Cunningham

We’re very pleased to have recently had two new zines donated by artist Sophie Cunningham, Pocket Guide to Bitches and Pin Up. Sophie is a recent graduate from the Glasgow School of Art who is currently based between Glasgow and London. Her work explores the growing concerns about her generation and questions the role women play in today’s westernised society.

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Sue John with the plaque and certificate recording our newly awared status as a Recognised Collection of National Significance

GWL awarded Recognised Collection of National Significance status

We are so proud to announce that GWL has been awarded ‘Recognised Collections of National Significance’ status by Museum Galleries Scotland, joining Scotland’s elite list of must-see museum collections. This covers GWL’s entire collection of museum and archive holdings.

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Seeing Things give their views of their trip to the Turner Prize

Two weeks ago GWL’s Seeing Things group visited the Turner Prize, Britain’s most high profile annual contemporary art prize currently on show at Glasgow Tramway. Sometimes controversial, the prize provokes the most visible debates about contemporary art practice in Britain, so it was a real treat for Seeing Things to be able to go! This […]

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Engaging young people in the visual arts. A young woman’s perspective.

Almost 6 months to the day that I graduated in the Royal Concert Hall I was there once again, this time as a delegate on behalf on Glasgow Women’s Library for the 2015 engage International Conference.

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What Women Talk About When They Talk About Sex: Podcast #6

This is the sixth in a series of podcasts that share some of the discussion from a group ‘What women talk about when they talk about sex’ that took place at Glasgow Women’s Library during spring and Summer 2015 as part of our Sex in The Women’s Library Season supported by the Wellcome Trust.

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