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April 2020

POSTPONED: Ingrid Pollard

23rd April - 1st June

Following a residency at GWL in 2019 this solo exhibition by artist and researcher Ingrid Pollard reveals her responses to materials held in the Lesbian archive at GWL. Part of Glasgow International 2020.

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Greene King by Ingrid Pollard, for Seventeen of Sixty-Eight, BALTIC Artists Award 2019, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Newcastle

May 2020

POSTPONED: Story Café Special: Grey Hen Press

Free – £2
28th May at 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Enjoy the wit and wisdom of older women poets at this Grey Hen Press Story Café Special.

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Grey Hen Press Story Cafe Special

POSTPONED: Making Her Mark: Celebrating Women in Renfrewshire

28th May at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until 26th June, 2020

Can you name a Renfrewshire heroine? How are women’s lives reflected in Renfrewshire’s towns and villages? How are they celebrated or remembered? Bring your stories and ideas to this exciting new project. A chance to try out something new, take part in creative workshops and make friends.

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Making Her Mark: Jane Arthur

TBC: The Life and Art of Artemisia

Free
28th May at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

To celebrate the National Gallery exhibition of Artemisia Gentileschi’s paintings, we’re hosting a talk about the life and work of this exceptional woman, one of the most talented painters of her generation.

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The Life and Art of Artemisia. Credit: GWL

TBC: Women Making It

29th May at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Be invigorated this Spring with our bitesize learning sessions where we’ll be scrapbooking, badge making, watching films together and much more. Warm and relaxed drop-in sessions, these are perfect if you enjoy craft activities or you’re looking to make new friends!

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Women Making It. Credit: Nikki Chung

POSTPONED: Performing the Past

Free
30th May at 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Over a hundred years ago, Scotland caught ‘pageant fever’ and thousands of performers dressed up and brought the past to life in front of captivated audiences the length and breadth of the nation. Come along to this afternoon of talks, performance and discussion exploring a largely forgotten craze.

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March of Women, Glasgow Women's Library. Credit: Sarah Amy Fishlock

June 2020

TBC: Open Book

Free – £2
2nd June at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

These vibrant and thoughtful monthly Open Book sessions are back for spring, and now led by poet Alice Tarbuck or writer Beth Godfrey.

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Open Book. Credit: GWL

Online: Still Seeing Things

3rd June at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Every Wednesday afternoon at 12.30pm a GWL Volunteer will be taking over @womenslibrary Twitter to guide a virtual visit to an online exhibition or museum archive.

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Seeing things
Connect and Create writing materials. Credit: GWL. Writing materials for Connect and create Writing group image

ONLINE: Create and Connect Showcase

3rd June at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us online and hear work from members of the Glasgow Women’s Library’s Spring Create and Connect group in a magical evening of poetry, prose, storytelling.

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POSTPONED: Making Her Mark: Celebrating Women in Renfrewshire

4th June at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until 26th June, 2020

Can you name a Renfrewshire heroine? How are women’s lives reflected in Renfrewshire’s towns and villages? How are they celebrated or remembered? Bring your stories and ideas to this exciting new project. A chance to try out something new, take part in creative workshops and make friends.

Find out more »
Making Her Mark: Jane Arthur
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