Mackintosh in the Saleroom

In November a Charles Rennie Mackintosh cabinet made at Knockaloe WW1 internment camp for 78 Derngate proved the star lot in Lyon & Turnbull’s highly anticipated Decorative Arts: Design since 1860 auction. The cabinet had a pre-sale estimate of £10,000-£15,000 attracting bidders from around the world, eventually selling for £250,000. Meanwhile,

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Mackintosh in the Saleroom

A Glasgow School of Art Windsor chair for the Library sold at auction in October at Bonhams in Edinburgh for £10,687 including premium. Commissioned for the Glasgow School of Art Library in 1910, of typical form and with later steel reinforcing rods , 47cm wide, 44cm deep, 67cm high (18 1/2in

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an image with a black and white side profile portrait of Mackintosh on the left hand side and a photograph of a botanical drawing on the right hand side

Happy Birthday Mackintosh! Celebrating 152 Years with a reflection on Sintra

On Sunday the 7th of June 2020 we celebrate the 152nd anniversary of Mackintosh’s birth! The CRM Society would normally be hosting physical events in celebration, and though this is not possible this year, we would like to take the opportunity to remember his legacy. We reflect on a piece

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‘Letters to Mackintosh’ Creative Writing Project

‘Letters to Mackintosh’ is 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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