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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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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 Work to remove fire damaged and other material to facilitate further access to the Mackintosh Building requested by the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service will begin on Monday 14 October it was confirmed today, Wednesday

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Glasgow School of Art launches international hunt for new director

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 made, with interviews expected to take place early next year. Workmen at the site

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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 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 an email the report may not be published until

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Mackintosh artists paint Glasgow School of Art fire as angry protest

THEIR peerless artwork has helped preserve the legacy of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Now Dai and Jenny Vaughan have committed the destruction of his most famous building to the canvas in a devastating painting set to be unveiled this week. The Second Fire at Glasgow School of Art will have its

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