Castlemilk Womanhouse Archive

The Castlemilk Womanhouse archive at Glasgow Women’s Library comprises posters, flyers, original artworks, photographs and ephemera. The following images are samples of the wider collection which is steadily being catalogued and made accessible to Library visitors and online.

Castlemilk Womanhouse participants, Bathroom in Haunted House installation, 1990. Image by Rachael Harris, copyright Glasgow Women’s Library.

Castlemilk (Haunted) Womanhouse

Organised by women in the Womanhouse, notably Rachael Harris and Julie Roberts, the Haunted House was a participatory project aimed at children. For weeks, women and children in Castlemilk worked on making gruesome sculptures, installations, and costumes…

Castlemilk Womanhouse poster, Julie Roberts, 1990. Glasgow Women's Library collection. © Glasgow Women's Library

Castlemilk Womanhouse poster

Julie Roberts, 1990. Glasgow Women’s Library collection. © Glasgow Women’s Library

Participant in Coo Geller and Sharon Dipity's papermaking workshop, Castlemilk Womanhouse, 1990. Photograph by Rachael Harris. Glasgow Women's Library collection. © Glasgow Women's Library

Participant in Coo Geller and Sharon Dipity’s papermaking workshop

Castlemilk Womanhouse, 1990. Photograph by Rachael Harris. Glasgow Women’s Library collection. © Glasgow Women’s Library

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Rachael Harris in 'Jobs for the Girls' t-shirt designed by Julie Roberts with 'Jobs for the Girls' stamp logo designed by R Harris. Glasgow Women's Library collection. © Glasgow Women's Library

Rachael Harris in ‘Jobs for the Girls’ t-shirt

‘Jobs for the Girls’ t-shirt designed by Julie Roberts with ‘Jobs for the Girls’ stamp logo designed by Rachael Harris. Glasgow Women’s Library collection. © Glasgow Women’s Library

What is Castlemilk Womanhouse - Artists Call Out Poster, Cathy Wilkes, Julie Roberts and Rachael Harris, 1990. Glasgow Women's Library collection, © Glasgow Women's Library

What is Castlemilk Womanhouse – Artists Call Out poster

Cathy Wilkes, Julie Roberts and Rachael Harris, 1990. Glasgow Women’s Library Collection, © Glasgow Women’s Library

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T-shirt design from Julie Roberts T-shirt making workshop, Castlemilk Womanhouse, 1990. Glasgow Women's Library collection. © Glasgow Women's Library

T-shirt design from Julie Roberts T-shirt making workshop

Castlemilk Womanhouse, 1990. Glasgow Women’s Library collection. © Glasgow Women’s Library

Castlemilk Womanhouse workshop poster, Julie Roberts, 1990. Glasgow Women's Library collection. © Glasgow Women's Library

Castlemilk Womanhouse workshop poster

Julie Roberts, 1990. Glasgow Women’s Library collection. © Glasgow Women’s Library

Women's Own Annual: Glasgow based women working in the Visual Arts, 1990, ed. Adele Patrick, Kate Henderson, Sandra Saul, Lesley Gardiner and Rachael Harris. Women in Profile, 1990. Glasgow Women's Library Collection, © Glasgow Women's Library

Women’s Own Annual: Glasgow based women working in the Visual Arts, 1990

ed. Adele Patrick, Kate Henderson, Sandra Saul, Lesley Gardiner and Rachael Harris. Women in Profile, 1990. Glasgow Women’s Library Collection, © Glasgow Women’s Library

Castlemilk Womanhouse Workshop Participant, circa 1990. Image courtesy of Claire Barclay and Glasgow Women's Library. © Claire Barclay

Castlemilk Womanhouse Workshop Participant

Circa 1990. Image courtesy of Claire Barclay and Glasgow Women’s Library. © Claire Barclay

Castlemilk Womanhouse Exhibition Catalogue (front cover), Women In Profile, 1990. Glasgow Women's Library collection. © Glasgow Women's Library

Castlemilk Womanhouse Exhibition Catalogue (front cover)

Women In Profile, 1990. Glasgow Women’s Library collection. © Glasgow Women’s Library