This pioneering women’s heritage walk revealed a hidden history of the West End of Glasgow: pipe-smoking forewomen, revolting schoolmistresses, and the unique car made by and for women. A unique and inspiring insight into the hitherto unsung women who made the West End.
As the Harpies, Fechters and Quines events launch in Edinburgh this month, Theresa Wallace, a volunteer from the Bonnie Fechters group writes about how the Extraordinary Ordinary Women exhibition was developed… The Bonnie Fechters is a group of Edinburgh women who meet socially on a monthly basis to discuss women’s issues, based on an [...]
Morag talks to curator Andrea Kusel and artist Sharon Thomas about the Equals exhibition and the Herstory Portrait series, both on display at Paisley Museum and Art Gallery until 21st October
Our new programme of events is released today and includes exciting news about our permanent home, a full programme of activities to celebrate our twenty-first birthday and events across Scotland.
The Library is offering a guided tour of the Glasgow School of Art degree show for our learners and volunteers.
As an end of term farewell to our Researching Women’s History group in Clydebank, we are hosting a film screening and discussion at the Hub Community Centre. You Play Your Part was produced by film-maker Kirsten MacLeod, who worked in collaboration with women from Govan as they reflected on their lives by the river Clyde. This film was made in association with Plantation Productions and the University of the West of Scotland.
GWL was at the Dundee Women’s Festival in March, organising workshops to complement our mobile exhibition “Between Future and Past”. At the Women’s History Bring and Tell workshops in the afternoon, Elaine told us about her admiration for her daughter, and Sheila brought some beautiful photographs of her mother as a young woman when she [...]
Jac Mantle, one of the wonderful members of GWL’s volunteer team, and prolific arts critic, has written an short article about Making Space and the Discussion Event (which she attended).
We are very pleased to announce that the Making Space film is now available to watch or download online!
The Making Space Documentary: Available Online Soon…