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Door open days

15 September 2018 (Sat 9.30am – 8pm, Archive on display 1pm-3.30pm, Talk 4pm-4.45pm)

Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival

A former tram depot, this vast Southside building was converted into a theatre in 1988. 30 years on, it continues to produce internationally renowned contemporary visual art and performance. Browse historical exhibition catalogues and join us for a talk about the rich history of the building.

A former tram depot, this vast Southside building was converted into a theatre for Peter Brook’s 1988 production of the Mahabharata. 30 years on, and the venue continues to produce internationally renowned contemporary visual art and performance.

An archive of artist books and catalogues will be on display, alongside past programmes, architectural plans and photographs. The archive is open 1-3.30pm, and is followed at 4pm by a talk.

Our large gallery is open for you to explore, and contains a large site-specific installation inspired by its architecture, by artist Samara Scott. Our partners The Work Room will also be opening their doors: find out about their work with dance artists across Scotland.

If you are under 25 you can take part in a series of self-led activities to gain an Arts Award Discover certificate.

Take part in a sun-printing workshop (1-3.30pm) with our friends in The Hidden Gardens, find out about the other art forms in the building, and then share your discoveries with our Arts Award Adviser.

 Find out more about Arts Award here: http://www.artsaward.org.uk

 

Facilities

Limited street parking is available on Albert Drive and nearby residential streets

Accessibility: Flat access at entrance and ground floor, with automatic sliding doors. Entrance to studio theatre is via a shallow ramp. Access to first floor is via a lift.

Live captioning will be available for 4pm talk

Key Information

Building Date: 1893, 1988, 2000

Where to find us

Address
  • 25 Albert Drive
  • Glasgow
  • G41 2PE