Detail of magazine cover by Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh

Glasgow Style: Arts & Crafts from 1890-1930

25 July - 31 December 2014

The end of the nineteenth century saw Glasgow’s artists emerge as accomplished and talented crafts people. Born at the highly influential Glasgow School of Art and blending together the imagery of the Celtic Revival with influences from Art Nouveau and the Arts and Crafts Movement, the term ‘the Glasgow Style’ was coined and came to represent this distinctive style developed in the west of Scotland.

This exhibition explores the unique skills of some of the leading makers associated with this period including Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Talwin Morris, Jessie Marion King, Ernest Archibald Taylor and Margaret and Frances Macdonald, showing the strength and prominence of Glaswegian Arts and Crafts.

Arts Council EnglandSouth Lakeland District CouncilCumbria Life

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  • Detail of magazine cover by Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh
  • Detail of brass panel by Talwin Morris