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Making Her Mark

10th March at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 25th March, 2021

ONLINE: Do you live in Renfrewshire? Help us discover more about women in Renfrewshire past and present and learn new skills at our Making Her Mark workshops!

Women from Meridian attending a conference. Credit: GWL

The Meridian Story

11th March at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

ONLINE: In this conversation event we'll be celebrating the history and legacy of Meridian, the first Women’s Centre dedicated to providing a service for BAME women based in Glasgow from the early 90s to 2007.

Making Her Mark

17th March at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 25th March, 2021

ONLINE: Do you live in Renfrewshire? Help us discover more about women in Renfrewshire past and present and learn new skills at our Making Her Mark workshops!

Knitting pattern cover showing a black and white photo of a young slim woman wearing a knitted underwear set. She is leaning against a chair and her face is shaded so that we cannot see her expression.

Open Archive: Life On and Off the Needle in the 20th Century

17th March at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

ONLINE: This Open Archive presentation will give a snapshot of women’s history through some of the knitting patterns from our museum collection. Knitting is encouraged but not compulsory!

Making Her Mark

24th March at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 25th March, 2021

ONLINE: Do you live in Renfrewshire? Help us discover more about women in Renfrewshire past and present and learn new skills at our Making Her Mark workshops!

Inside GWL. Credit: Google maps street view

This Is Who We Are (BSL Interpreted)

30th March at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

ONLINE: Follow us round our listed building on this virtual tour of GWL! Emily and Katie from the GWL team will share the story of the prints on our walls, dipping into their favourite books from the shelves and showcasing items from our archive and museum collections over zoom.

Pink and purple stitched patch showing two women symbols adapted to include the labrys (double-headed axes).

Open Archive: A Quilter’s Guide to the Lesbian Archive

14th April at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

ONLINE: In this Open Archive event, Sarah-Joy Ford will take us on a journey through objects, ephemera, and histories that have inspired her artistic research, and speak about the joys of exploring lesbian history at GWL.

A selection of books by Maud Sulter overlaid on a table. Some books are open showing collage and photography by Maud Sulter.

Open the Door 2021: Absence/Presence

20th May at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

ONLINE: In this virtual workshop we’ll learn more about Maud Sulter and her work. We'll look together at books and feminist magazines from GWL’s library and archive that highlight some of the important Black feminist and lesbian projects Maud was involved with from the 1980s.

Greene King by Ingrid Pollard, for Seventeen of Sixty-Eight, BALTIC Artists Award 2019, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Newcastle

Ingrid Pollard

28th May - 23rd July

Following a residency in 2019, this solo exhibition will reveal Ingrid Pollard's responses to the fascinating materials held in the Lesbian archive at GWL. The new works offer a vital challenge to the ongoing marginalisation and erasure of LGBTQ+ history and culture.

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