We all have a capacity and responsibility to lead whether we are parenting, nurturing the talents of others, taking on a role in a cultural organisation, steering activist campaigns or showing up to call out inequality in the home or workplace. If we do understand ourselves to be leaders then what are the demands we make of ourselves to use any capacity we might have to bring about change?
Each wee logo in the design of our bespoke face masks is linked to a moment in the history of Scotland’s sole women’s library and museum.
Adele writes about her ‘productive pause’ in 2018/19, after 27 years as a volunteer and staff team member at GWL, to undertake a Clore Fellowship. You can get a flavour of the wide range of activities, visits and collaborations she undertook during a jam-packed seven months of intense learning. The Fellowship gave her time to think about her contribution to the GWL story and the other ways in which she had ‘lived her feminist life’, and what she might demand of herself going forward.
Adele Patrick, Glasgow Women’s Library’s Lifelong Learning and Creative Development Manager, is a Guest Selector at this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival. In her role as Guest Selector, Adele asked women writers appearing at the Festival for playlists of songs by women that empower, inspire and get their creative juices flowing. Below, Adele explains more about the […]
Since 21st September 2016 we have been celebrating and reflecting, thinking and speaking about the development of Glasgow Women’s Library as we mark the organisation’s 25th birthday. This has been a significant process for me personally and professionally. I have had a chance to discuss and write about the process of how GWL was formed, […]
We’re pleased to announce a Communications Designer in Residence opportunity with Glasgow Women’s Library and Glasgow School of Art’s Visual Communications department.
Clare Henry is one of the titans of Scottish journalism, and Glasgow Women’s Library are proud that Clare has chosen to donate copies of all her articles bound in book form to our collection.
This summer no fewer than three renown women artists are working at Glasgow Women’s Library. Kate Davis, Mandy McIntosh and Beth Collar are each mining different areas of our collections to create new works.
The 21 Revolutions exhibition will be showing at the prestigious Royal Scottish Academy during the Edinburgh Art Festival, and there’s just one day left to buy an artwork at exclusive GWL prices.