Glasgow Mackintosh Festival 2006

10th February 2006 at 00:00
Hunterian Art Gallery (including the Mackintosh House)

The Mackintosh House, University of Glasgow, Hillhead St, Glasgow G12 8QQ.

Tel: 0141 330 5431; www.hunterian.gla.ac.uk

What's on: Doves and Dreams: The Art of Frances MacDonald and J Herbert McNair; Watercolours of Margaret MacDonald Mackintosh; continuing professional development

When: August 12-November 18

Costs: gallery freecharge for exhibition and Mackintosh House to be confirmed Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery

Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8AG. Tel: 0141 565 4112; www.glasgowmuseums.com

What's on: Mackintosh and the Glasgow Style Gallery opens; Annual Art Competition for Young People 2006, with a special category celebrating Scotland Street and the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

When: re-opens mid-summer 2006

Costs: free entry but events may incur a charge

The Glasgow School of Art

167 Renfrew St, Glasgow G3 6R0. Tel: 0141 353 4500; www.gsa.ac.uk

What's on: Speculation on an Architectural Language - Mackintosh's architectural competition drawings; Exhibition of Bruce Hamilton's furniture

When: September

Costs: exhibition free but booking necessary; all year round tours of the building pound;2.50 per pupil

The Lighthouse

11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow G1 3NU. Tel: education team on 0141 221 6362; www.thelighthouse.co.uk

What's on: Contemporary Design Exhibition inspired by Mackintosh; Mackintosh Flower Garden; Mackintosh tours; children's workshops; continuing professional development training

When: September

Costs: to be confirmed

Scotland Street School

225 Scotland St, Glasgow, G5 8QB. Tel : 0141 565 4112; www.glasgowmuseums.com

What's on: centenary year; we architects; we builders for pre-fives; tour of school focusing on Mackintosh available on request

When: events happening all year to mark centenary

Costs: tour free or nominal charge; pre-fives pound;10 for group The Willow Tea Rooms

217 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow G2 3EX. Tel: 0141 332 0521; www.willowtearooms.co.uk

What's on: Mackintosh in the Billiard Room - the story of the tearooms and the woman behind them, Catherine Cranston.

When: September

Costs: short free visits are possible to look at the tearooms, or groups can stay for a drink and cake costing pound;1.25 per child and pound;2 per adult. Pre-booking essential for both.

House for an Art Lover

Bellahouston Park, 10 Dumbreck Rd, Glasgow G41 5BW. Tel: Dorothy Johnstone, 0141 353 4770; www.houseforanartlover.co.uk

What's on: The Beginnings - a photographic exhibition revealing how modern day architects, artists and designers made Mackintosh's dream house a reality.

When: September

Costs: between pound;1-pound;2.50 depending on age The Hill House

Upper Colquhoun St, Helensburgh G84 9AJ. Tel: 01436 673900; www.nts.org.uk

What's on: CRM and his contemporaries: Archibald Know, Jessie M King, Margaret Macdonald

When: July 31-October 31

Costs: to be confirmed

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