GSA NEWS RELEASE:  9 October 2019

Work to facilitate further SFRS access to the Mackintosh Building set to begin next week Image: view down on to part of the central corridor showing the amount of fire damaged and other material which needs to be removed to facilitated the further access requested by the SFRS. Work to

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Glasgow School of Art launches international hunt for new director

Flames engulfed the world-renowned Mackintosh building in Glasgow’s city centre. Picture John Devlin   Glasgow School of Art (GSA) has launched an international search to appoint a new director to lead its board of governors. Following a meeting of the board on Monday, the announcement of the recruitment process was

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New American exhibition on Charles Rennie Mackintosh

Art historical nods, prescient color palettes—it’s all represented in a new American exhibition on the Scottish talent Best known for designing the Glasgow School of Art, Charles Rennie Mackintosh produced interiors, furniture, and posters with visionary style during the Scottish city’s Arts and Crafts heyday of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Art school fire report delayed again: Probe into blaze at the iconic Mackintosh building will take at least 18 months

The art school lies devastated after the second blaze The report identifying the cause of the second fire at Glasgow School of Art is not expected to be published until next year – more than 18 months after the blaze. The art school’s chairwoman Nora Kearney has told staff in

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The Hill House gains Museum Accreditation

Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s domestic masterpiece has been granted official museum accreditation for the first time. The Hill House in Helensburgh, Argyll, is the 10th National Trust for Scotland (NTS) property to gain the accreditation, which is the UK industry standard for museums and galleries. The house, which is undergoing a

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Volunteer Spotlight: Puravi’s Experiences Volunteering for CRMS

In our latest ‘Volunteer Spotlight’ Q&A, we chatted to Puravi Kumar, who joined us in October 2018. After starting as a Mackintosh Visitor Services Volunteer, Puravi quickly demonstrated her interest in research driven projects and so became our new Mackintosh Research Assistant. Puravi has played a crucial part in facilitating

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Scottish fire service nears end of ‘formidable’ investigation into Mack fire

The investigation into the major fire that destroyed most of the Glasgow School of Art a year ago has moved into its ’final phases’, according to Scottish fire chiefs. More than 120 firefighters battled to extinguish the blaze when it tore through the landmark Mackintosh building at 11.19pm on June

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s The Hill House – when two roofs are better than one

The architect broke new ground in 1904 with his gorgeous design for a family home. Now, a very modern solution has been adopted to save this expressive masterpiece Catherine Slessor- The GuardianSun 2 Jun 2019 08.00 BST Fate has not been kind to the buildings of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Scotland’s

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh review, Walker Art Gallery – a timely tribute to the guru of Glasgow style

The Sleeping Beauty by Ann Macbeth, embroidered panel, circa 1899-90 CREDIT: CSG CIC GLASGOW MUSEUMS AND LIBRARIES COLLECTIONS The Telegraph – Mark Hudson, Art Critic 19 MARCH 2019 Britain is ridiculously London-centric. The number of modern art movements that have flourished outside the capital barely fills the fingers of one

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Thermal images disclose extensive damage to The Hill House, Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s ‘domestic masterpiece’

Photo issued by National Trust for Scotland of Infra-red Thermographic survey results showing the severity of water damage to the interior of Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s iconic property CREDIT: PA The Telegraph – Simon Johnson 18 MARCH 2019 Thermal images have revealed the damp and water damage to Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s

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