Open the Door: Support

In this final blog post, placement student Katie looks at the theme of support. But what do we even mean by “support”?

A display cabinet photographed from above, showing a selection of zines

Open the Door: Protest

Three key themes run throughout the exhibition in this year’s Open the Door festival – Celebrate, Protest, and Support – and this blog focuses on the second theme of the Open the Door festival, Protest.

Two t-shirts displayed side by side. The t-shirt on the left says "Shhhh Out" and the right-hand t-shirt shows the cover of an edition of Harpies and Quines.

Open the Door: Celebrate

For the past few months, placement student Katie Fannin has been carrying out a research placement in the GWL archives as part of the Applied Gender Studies Masters at the University of Strathclyde, curating the Women’s Words exhibition during her time with us.

Glasgow Women's Library at 23 Landressy Street, Bridgeton

We’re recruiting!

Glasgow Women’s Library is seeking to recruit a Facilities Management Officer.

If the Space Suit Fits: GWL Launch Space Outpost Mission

Glasgow Women’s Library today announced plans to take their Library, Museum and Archive to new heights with the launch of their Space Outpost Mission.

Open the Door logo

GWL Launches Plans for Open the Door 2019

We’re thrilled to launch more news about Open the Door 2019, the third outing of Scotland’s literary festival that puts women to the fore.

Statement on GWL’s withdrawal from the Audacious Women Festival

After withdrawing our involvement in the Audacious Women Festival (AWF) last week, we feel it is necessary for us to provide a fuller explanation. We do this in order to provide full transparency around what led us to this difficult decision and to communicate what we have learned as an organisation through this process.

A green tinted cover that shows two women standing with their bikes. The text reads "Glasgow Women's Library: February to May 2019. “The first law of ecology is that everything is connected to everything else.” ― Nan Shepherd, The Living Mountain"

Spring 2019 Programme Out Now!

Our Spring Programme 2019 is now available and you can pick up your copy of the beautiful printed brochure at GWL, take a look on our website, or download a pdf programme to find out all about events and projects happening this season.

Self Portrait as Saint Catherine of Alexandria

Rare Artemisia Gentileschi Self Portrait to Tour to GWL in March 2019

While unveiling the newest addition to the national collection, the National Gallery also revealed some exciting plans for her future that we’re delighted to be a part of.

Image of Katalina Watt smiling

‘Find Your Place’ by Katalina Watt

‘Find Your Place’ by Katalina Watt was written during the Autumn series of ‘Secret Garden’ creative writing workshops, run by Glasgow Women’s Library in partnership with Edinburgh Art Festival.