‘Letters to Mackintosh’ Creative Writing Project

‘Letters to Mackintosh’ in a creative writing project open to people of all ages. We invite Mackintosh fans to submit a piece of writing no longer than 1000 words, addressed to Charles Rennie Mackintosh as if he was still alive today in celebration of the 152nd anniversary of his birth

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Support the Society

Support the work of the Society and protect the future of Mackintosh Queen’s Cross. The implications of the coronavirus pandemic are wide-ranging and fast-moving. With the temporary closure of our headquarters at Mackintosh Queen’s Cross, this has significantly affected the diverse work of the Society. To help us we are

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New Online Tour of Mackintosh Queen’s Cross

The CRM Society have launched a new online internal tour of of Headquarters, Mackintosh Queen’s Cross. The Society were due to launch internal tours of Mackintosh Queen’s Cross in Spring 2020, however due to the building being closed due the ongoing implications of the Covid-19 pandemic, it is something we

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McGinlay Bell wins ideas contest for Mackintosh-inspired homes

McGinlay Bell has won an ideas contest to reimagine a pair of domestic concepts drawn up by Charles Rennie Mackintosh in 1900. The Glasgow-based practice’s design was described as a ‘runaway effort, beautifully presented’ with a ‘particularly individualistic’ take on the architect’s country house. Second prize went to David MacRitchie

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Prime Minister’s Statement

The Prime Minister addressed the nation last night (23rd March) where he outlined further measures the Government is taking to tackle the spread of COVID-19. The key points from the address were: • The PM warned that if too many people become ill at one time then the NHS will

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

I wanted to update you on the Society’s response to the coronavirus outbreak. Like many organisations, the Society is following the latest advice from the UK Government on the situation. During these exceptional times, the health and safety of our staff, volunteers and visitors is our number one priority. In

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Start of ‘Mackintosh Discovered’ Walking Tours

. The Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society are delighted to continue the expansion of our tour offerings with the ‘Mackintosh Discovered’ walking tour. Starting on April 17th 2020, tours will run most Fridays (with additional days tbc) and will start at 2pm. This introductory walk around Glasgow city centre will delve

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GSA News Release – 14 February 2020

The major work required to facilitate access to the further areas of the Mackintosh Building requested by the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service for their ongoing investigations will begin on 24 February 2020. Given the extent of the requested access – along the whole of the south side of the

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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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