Sale of key designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh will help restoration effort

A key designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh that has not been seen in public since the 19th century has sold at auction for £40,000. The key was used during the opening ceremony of the Glasgow School of Art, one of the architect’s best known designs, in 1899. A donation from

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Volunteer Spotlight: Ian’s Experiences Volunteering for CRMS

We caught up with one of our great volunteers, Ian, who has volunteered for the Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society for over 5 years. His experiences and dedication allowed him to pursue work in the Arts and Heritage sector and he now works for Glasgow Museums, sharing his Mackintosh knowledge and

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Mackintosh 150: a sneak peek at a new Kelvingrove exhibition

Conservator Stephanie de Roemer stands with scalpel poised, the concentration etched on her face. We’re in her laboratory deep within the Glasgow Museums Resource Centre and she is demonstrating the technique used to painstakingly restore a piece not seen in public for decades. Propped up on crates is a section

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Mackintosh Building at GSA – Art Retrofit

Under Page/Park’s deep analysis Glasgow School of Art is on course for a full recovery from its trauma, melding Mackintosh’s original concepts with modern technology. The Mackintosh 3D model scanned by point cloud and augmented by Page/Park. Credit: Glasgow School of Art Much discussion on the nature of the rebuild

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh | The Key to a Masterpiece

In the year of the 150th anniversary of Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s birth, Lyon & Turnbull are proud to present at auction on 11th April 2018 a truly unique piece of design history – the very key used to open Mackintosh’s masterpiece The Glasgow School of Art (now the Mackintosh Building)

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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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AGM Weekend 2018 – Glasgow

We hope that you will be able to attend this year’s AGM which will be held on Saturday 9 June 2018. Details still to be confirmed. Information on the AGM business, the latest Journal and event details are still to be finalised. We are currently working on another exciting weekend

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Gavin Stamp (1948-2017)

Gavin Stamp (1948-2017) It is with great sadness that news of Gavin Stamp’s death in late December has been received by the Society. Gavin’s family have kindly passed on the details of the funeral arrangements and asked that we spread them far and wide. These are included below. Gavin was

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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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