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Outwith Contemporaries: exhibition opens with preview party on 5 September

Outwith Festival exists to stimulate and celebrate creative talent and to give a platform to fresh, accomplished work. Outwith Contemporaries is a perfect example: a group exhibition showcasing some of Scotland’s brightest young visual artists. The exhibition opens with a preview party between 6pm and 9pm on 5 September where, as well as painting, photography and sculpture, you can enjoy a beer, a glass of wine and a DJ set in

Becoming Awesomestow: cultural regeneration exhibition features Dunfermline

There’s a very interesting exhibition on at the moment in the beautiful new Reid Building, part of the Glasgow School of Art. It begins tonight andruns until 26 April. Put together by GSA’s Senior Research Manager Julie Ramage, Dr Lorna Hands and Dr Nicky Bird, Becoming Awesomestow  presents the findings of a research project into investments in cultural assets in towns and their effects on regeneration. The research group looked at

The Reid Building at Glasgow School of Art

Designing a new building for the Glasgow School of Art to sit alongside Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s masterpiece must have felt like a huge responsibility for american architect Steven Holl.  The Reid Building, named after Dame Seona Reid, who stood down as director of GSA last summer, provides a new home for the design school.