Rachele, a graduate from the Glasgow School of Art, joined our team in 2017 and worked on a wide range of projects throughout her residency, from creating an arresting visual identity for the Open the Door festival which launched in May 2017 to designing a gender neutral sign for our toilets.
We are again looking for a talented, positive and engaged emerging visual communication designer to join us for a residency for 12 months. This is a voluntary position, which we imagine is suitable for recent graduates (within the last year) or someone with equivalent experience.
Kirsty became our first Visual Communication Resident in 2015 and has continued to work with us ever since. Here she shares some of the projects she worked on and what the residency meant for her. You can see more of Kirsty’s work at www.kirstymcbride.co.uk Being Communication Designer in Residence at Glasgow Women’s Library was […]
We are looking for volunteers to join our team in the new year. Do either of these roles sound like they might be for you?
Find out why our volunteer Anna highly recommends this book.
In 1918, David Lloyd George’s post-war government passed the Representation of the People Act, and for the first time women were included in the political process. Women now accounted for nearly 50 per cent of the electorate, but universal suffrage was a long way off, and women still had to face censure and discrimination in their professional and personal lives.
Zachari Duncalf, researcher, trainer and consultant, as well as a GWL volunteer, has been foraging through the archives for insight into women’s experiences of the psychiatric system.
Our volunteer Elaine introduces Kate Mosse’s latest novel set in 16th century France.
We are seeking to appoint a Front of House Facilitator who will staff our Front of House as well as working with and supporting a team of volunteers to provide a warm welcome to all our visitors.
As part of our commitment to encouraging and supporting green travel we now offer our cyclist visitors access to a locked and dry bike shelter, thanks to funding from Cycling Scotland.
Following our nomination of the “Barras Queen” Maggie McIver, Historic Environment Scotland have announced that she will now be recognised thanks to a Commemorative Plaque to be placed on the Barrowlands Ballroom.