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From Hornel to Peploe: Early Modern Scottish Art in the Laing Art Gallery

Art historian and curator Alice Strang takes a look at early modern Scottish art in our collection. Edward Atkinson Hornel (1864-1933) was one of the celebrated ‘Glasgow Boys’ who were at the forefront of the Scottish art world of the… Read more

The Hatton Gallery Print Collection

Written by Lizzie Jacklin, Keeper of Art, Hatton Gallery The Hatton Gallery’s permanent collection of over 3300 artworks includes objects ranging from paintings and sculptures to watercolours and posters. Around 1300 of these objects are prints. Sadly our plans to… Read more

Opening Segedunum – a recollection

By Bill Griffiths, Head of Programmes and Collections 20 years ago this month, we opened Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths and Museum to the public. It’s a cliché – but to me it feels like yesterday! At the time of its… Read more

Data Visualisation: What a Wonderful World it Could Be

Written by Katie Cagney, Database and Research Officer. Katie is currently one of ten exceptional fundraisers taking part in Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy’s 2020/21 Fundraising Fellowship. To find out more about the fellowship, please visit https://artsfundraising.org.uk/fellowships “Don’t know much about geography,… Read more

VE Day 75 – Use of Personal Narratives

Written by Roberta Goldwater, Assistant Curator (Regimental) Charge! This week I should have been opening our temporary exhibition, ‘The Final Push’, charting the final six weeks of World War II for two of our regiments; the 13th/18th and the 15th/19th… Read more