There’s no doubt that 2018 is a special year. Events, remembrances and celebrations all over the country mark 100 years since (some) women secured the vote in the UK – and 2018 is also the centenary of the end of World War One. As part of our own recognition of this momentous year, the National […]
Glasgow Women’s Library today announced the launch of a new, specially designed flag that will be ‘flown’ at locations across Scotland as part of their campaign to become Art Fund Museum of the Year 2018.
Archive volunteer, Ellen Embleton, introduces us to the collection she has just catalogued, the papers of writer and activist Barbara Burford.
GWL was recently sent a publication by the biggest German archive on women’s history, the FFBIZ which is located in Berlin. We are thrilled to find out that our publication 21 Revolutions served as a model for the fortieth anniversary special by the FFBIZ. Our intern Jeanette tries to break down the language barrier in this review, puts the work into context and relates what she liked best.
Our Summer Programme 2018 is now available for you to browse at your leisure.
In this blog post, our intern Jeanette reminisces about what volunteering at GWL held for her in the month of May. Be prepared for travels, books and fun at handcrafting.
At the end of March Seeing Things took a trip to Trongate 103 to visit the Project Ability gallery, where Doreen Kay, Amna Sharif and Jacqui Smyth presented their work.
In May, our National Lifelong Learning Development Worker, Morag, was lucky enough to be invited to Fürth in Bavaria for a symposium and the launch of a beautiful new exhibition from our sister museum, the Women’s Cultural Museum (Frauen in der Einen Welt). This is what Morag had to say about her visit: The exhibition, […]
As part of Open the Door 2018 we hear from writer Hannah Van Hove who reflects on her readings of Spark and her current writing project that considers experimental women writers.
Stories crafted from or inspired by fairy tales have been my favourites since I was a child, when they would fill me with wonder and excitement. These days, when I hear about a book of newly crafted fairy tales in adult form, much of the same feeling still remains. There’s something about the whimsy, the […]