Argyle Street, Kelvingrove, G3 8AG
Brushes with War
See some amazing strokes with today’s offer at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. Marking the 100th anniversary of the 1918 armistice, Brushes with War is an emotionally-charged exhibition featuring original artwork from soldiers who fought in the trenches during the First World War.
Admire drawings and paintings by soldier-artists of all nationalities, including British, German, Austrian, French and American to name just a few. Providing insight into their uncensored experiences, Brushes with War is a powerful look at the war from those who actually lived through it. Free from propaganda and censorship, this special and impactful exhibition travels through time to depict the early optimism of 1914 to the dark humour found during everyday life in the trenches. Whether you go alone or bring a friend, this is one exhibition that will stay with you long after you leave.
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
A firm favourite with Glaswegians and a symbol of the city’s cultural identity, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum has stood for over 100 years and continues to educate and delight its visitors with its temporary exhibitions and permanent features. With over 22 galleries to explore, featuring everything from the likes of taxidermy animals to Dutch artwork to relics of Ancient Egypt, there’s something for everyone inside this stunning and family-friendly building.