Museum of the Moon

An extraordinary art installation, named Museum of the Moon, is making its debut in Scotland this summer. The installation is being brought to Scotland by UZ Arts who are working in partnership with Synergy Concerts, Take Me Somewhere festival, The Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society and Kelburn Castle Estate. Museum of

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The ‘hen run’ returns: iconic corridor in Glasgow School of Art is reconstructed after disastrous fire

Nearly four years after its destruction in the Glasgow School of Art fire, one of the building’s most distinctive features has been brought back to life. The glass-walled, timber-framed ‘hen run’, which connects two parts of the Mackintosh Building and provided generations of young artists with an area of stunning

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Obituary – Gavin Stamp, architectural activist, professor at Glasgow School of Art and “Piloti” of Private Eye

Architectural historian and activist and professor at Glasgow’s Mackintosh School of Architecture Born: March 15, 1948; Died: December 30, 2017 GAVIN Stamp, who has died of prostate cancer aged 69, was a historian who specialised in architecture and its preservation, a photographer, a Private Eye columnist (nom-de-plume Piloti), a Tory-turned

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Student flats plan next to Mackintosh Building rejected by Scottish Government

Wonderful news before Christmas, the Scottish Government has rejected an appeal for plans to build a student housing development adjoining Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s world-renowned Glasgow School of Art (GSA) building. Plans by developers Urban Pulse would have seen the former Jumpin’ Jaks nightclub on Sauchiehall Street demolished to make way

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Plans to build a transparent “shield” around Mackintosh’s The Hill House

Carmody Groarke has unveiled plans to erect a see-through hood over Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s The Hill House in Helensburgh, Scotland, to help protect it from the elements during conservation works. Mackintosh, a key figure in Britain’s Arts and Crafts movement, designed and built Hill House as a home for the

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Rare Charles Rennie Mackintosh painting secured for nation

A rare watercolour by Charles Rennie Mackintosh has been acquired for the nation at auction. The Road through the Rocks was bought by the National Galleries of Scotland for £65,000. The Road through the Rocks dates from c. 1924-25, following his move to the South of France on the advice of

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Developers have lodged appeal for rejected flats beside Glasgow School of Art

Back in April a proposed block of student flats next to Glasgow School of Art’s (GSA) Mackintosh building was rejected by planners. We have now been notified that the developers have lodged an appeal with the Directorate for Planning and Environmental Appeals. If you wish to lodge further written objections

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Willow Tea Rooms Trust

Opportunities: The ambitious restoration of Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s Willow Tea Rooms building provides opportunities for skilled makers in stencilling, textiles, and plasterwork. The Trust is seeking formal tenders for the design development, making and installation of replica curtains, stencilled textile panels, stencilled wall decoration and a decorative gesso panel. If

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SAH 2017 Annual International Conference

The Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) will present a Mackintosh Symposium, public architecture tours and a seminar on heritage and sustainability as part of its 70th Annual International Conference to be held in Glasgow, June 7–11. These public programs are designed to provide a platform for conference delegates from around

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Mackintosh Bedroom comes home to Bath!

A Bedroom in Bath: Sidney Horstmann and Charles Rennie Mackintosh Exhibition 15 June – 1 October 2017 A suite of furniture designed by the world-famous Glasgow-born architect and designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh is coming ‘home’ to Bath 100 years after it first arrived in the city. Designed for the family

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