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Education for Women artwork from the Centenary of Womens Suffrage Celebration Event Credit: GWL

Textiles and Activism

13th April - 1st June

Working with textile artist Paria Goodarzi, women from Sakina Group in Glasgow have designed their own creative prints for scarves. This exhibition showcases their work which uses symbols, images and empowering statements to explore and celebrate women’s activism. 

Paper Iron, made for Tiny Territories exhibition by Caroline Christie

Tiny Territories

17th April - 30th May

Come find ‘Tiny Territories’; an exhibition of paper sculptures & photos of unnoticed objects & places.

GWL Building Sign

Summer Programme Launch

23rd May at 1:00 pm - 7:30 pm

It’s our Summer programme launch! Come along for a warm welcome to hear what’s coming up, see the new exhibitions, browse the book sale and meet the team.

Glasgow Women's Library at 23 Landressy Street, Bridgeton

Warm Welcome

1st June at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until 3rd June, 2019

GWL Warm Welcome drop-in days take place on the first Saturday of every month. If you are new to GWL this is a relaxed way to find out about borrowing, volunteering, our programme and collections.

Seeing Things! Photo credit: Nicola Carty

Seeing Things Visit to St Mungo’s Museum

21st June at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

We’re going out and about with Seeing Things to visit St Mungo’s Museum and see an exhibition about Anne Frank, finishing with some relaxed creative writing inspired by diaries and the museum .

Interregnum no. 1, laser cut puzzle bricks, cork and wool, by Sogol Mabadi, 2018. Credit: Iman Tajik

Home Where Home Is Not: Exhibition Launch

22nd June at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Celebrate the launch at GWL of 'Home Where Home Is Not', an ambitious exhibition by Glasgow-based artists Sogol Mabadi and Birthe Jorgensen reimagining fixed notions of home, and what it means to be of more than one place.

Interregnum no. 1, laser cut puzzle bricks, cork and wool, by Sogol Mabadi, 2018. Credit: Iman Tajik

Home Where Home Is Not

24th June - 3rd August

Home Where Home Is Not is an ambitious exhibition by Glasgow-based artists Sogol Mabadi and Birthe Jorgensen reimagining fixed notions of home, and what it means to be of more than one place. This exhibition is across both GWL and Platform, Easterhouse.

A small group sit round a table writing. Everyone has their heads down and looks to be focused. There are tea cups and what look to be photographic prompts on the table.

Respond and Write: Edinburgh Art Festival for Writers

6th August at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Let Donna Moore inspire you to write something new this summer in response to the work of some of the women artists at Edinburgh Art Festival 2019

Visiting Talbot Rice Gallery, 2018. Credit: GWL

The Edinburgh Art Festival Experience

10th August at 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Dip a toe into Edinburgh Art Festival this summer with this beginner-friendly day tour of some of the fabulous, international women artists featured, including Sriwhana Spong and Corin Sworn. 

Rose Frain Survey Works. This Time in History; What Escapes/Afghanistan, 2017 (detail: Burka). Photo: Severin Carrell. ©Rose Frain

Rose Frain Survey Works

7th September - 5th October

See selected works and new works by artist Rose Frain in this exhibition which is installed throughout the library.

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