Young Critics blog

Young Critics are our fabulous team of young women who use social media to promote and review GWL’s exciting events and activities while developing their own skills and confidence and getting behind the scenes with artists, writers and creative women involved in our programme of talks, exhibitions and cultural activities.

Young Critics: Case Studies and Reflection

If you are interested in future programs and events geared towards young women, please join our mailing list, as there will be new activities in the fall.

Young Critics Feedback: Tall Tales

Tall Tales Feedback As the Young Critics project comes to an end, the young women have been reflecting on the experiences they’ve had during their time with us, including their big trip to London. In April, six of the Young Critics traveled there to see the launch of Tall Tales, a touring exhibition featuring women […]

Young Critics tell Tall Tales…

In April, six young women from our Young Critics programme, accompanied by GWL volunteer and sessional worker Lorna MacBean, were invited to attend the launch of the Tall Tales touring exhibition in London. Tall Tales brings together 17 international women’s artists who utilise storytelling techniques in their art. The show will also stop in Rochdale before […]

Internship Reflection: April

With only two months left of her six month internship, our intern Jenna reflects on her time here at GWL…

Events I’ve Gone to This Month: March

Our volunteers and interns attend lots of events here at GWL, and beyond! Read about some of the exciting exhibits one of our interns went to over the course of a month…

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.

Interviewing Ciara Phillips- A Young Critic’s Perspective

Young Critic Esme’s blog about interviewing artist Ciara Phillips whose work is exhibited until April 2016 at the Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) in the Ripples on the Pond exhibition.

Young Critics Image

Five reasons to become a GWL Young Critic

Our Young Critic’s project is starting another block of sessions and is looking for new members. Here are our top five reasons why you should join.

Stories to celebrate

A Refugee Festival Scotland Story Cafe special, featuring writer Remzije Sherifi, left Young Critic Jenny Kelly inspired but feeling full of mixed emotions.

Ballet Chaos

Whiteout, by Barrowland Ballet, will make you laugh, cry and hopefully make you think, finds Young Critics Kirsty Scott.