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Ephemera collection

Includes catalogues, programmes, flyers and tickets for Glasgow School of Art exhibitions, pageants, lectures and theatrical events as well as posters from Activities Week events and student fashion shows, dating from 1890 to the present. Ephemera also includes a collection of postcards from c1900 to the present, as well as material relating to: Glasgow School of Art's involvement with the international exhibition scene; records of the Woman's Work Exhibition, London, 1900; records of the Glasgow School of Art participation in the Glasgow International Exhibition, 1901; the Exhibition of Modern Furniture, Budapest, 1902; the Brussels Exhibition, 1910; and papers documenting the organisation of the Scottish Pavilion at the Exhibition of Decorative Arts, Turin, 1902. Some of the material is in French and Italian.

The Glasgow School of Art

Identification key for poster reference GSAA/EPH/10/204

This item is an identification key showing each student depicted in the photograph on the poster under the reference number GSAA/EPH/10/204. It was created by Katie Hawson who was a volunteer at The Glasgow School Of Art Archives and Collections in 2013. Eddie Stewart, a former painting and printmaking tutor at the school helped Katie to identify each individual.

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Photographic print of Martin Kippenberger

Black and white photographic print of Martin Kippenberger

This special edition consists of ten posters by Jonathan Monk, originally made for a touring exhibition "Again, A Time Machine", commissioned by Book Works and Eastside Projects. The posters were made according to instructions given to Book Works by the artist, and fly-posted in locations in Birmingham, Bristol, Berlin, New York and London.The edition includes: Ten posters, printed offset litho on blue back poster paper, 841 x 594 mm. A black and white photograph of Martin Kippenberger (detail from fly-posted poster, Berlin), signed and numbered by the artist, 203 x 152 mm. Text work, instructions by Jonathan Monk. Art-work and design by James Langdon; photography by Stuart Whipps (Birmingham, Bristol, London); Jonathan Monk (Berlin) and Roberto De Luna (New York). Published by Book Works in an edition of 45.

Information courtesy of Book Works: https://www.bookworks.org.uk/node/1745

Monk, Jonathan

Poster advertising Activities Week

This poster advertised various events happening during The Glasgow School Of Art's activities week in 1971. The poster details a number of film screenings and talks which took place in the Mackintosh Lecture Theatre. Other events included visits to the National Engineering Laboratory in East Kilbride and to an exhibition of prints by the London based printmaking organisation Editions Alecto. There was also an exhibition of work by John McInnes which was held in the Mackintosh Museum.

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Poster advertising the Interior Design course at The Glasgow School Of Art

This poster advertised the Interior Design course offered at The Glasgow School Of Art. The poster details the structure of the course and the vocational opportunities that could be gained with a degree in Interior Design. The poster also stipulates the entry requirements for the course. These were a minimum of 5 SCE passes or 3 at Higher grade, or 5 GCE passes, 2 at A level. It was mandatory that two of the subjects passed were Art and English.

Campbell, Alison

Poster advertising the 'New Master Of Design Course'

This poster promoted the new one year long Master of Design course offered at The Glasgow School Of Art. The course offered a variety of creative disciplines including ceramics, embroidered textiles, graphic design with illustration and photography, interior design, printed and knitted textiles, product design and silversmithing and jewellery. It ran from January to December and was split into four terms of study with each student's programme tailored to their statement of intent.

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Poster advertising the Product Design course at The Glasgow School Of Art

This poster advertised the undergraduate BA Honours in Product Design course offered at The Glasgow School of Art. The back of the poster answers a number of questions potential applicants might have had, including: Why Glasgow? Why Glasgow School of Art? What are the aims of the course? Will it appeal to me? What are the career prospects? How can I apply? What entrance qualifications do I need? The front of the poster states "There has never been a greater need for product design graduates to take up their crucial role in guiding the future prosperity of society, commerce and culture. The Department of Product Design at Glasgow School of Art is well placed to answer this exciting challenge, offering a rich programme which has earned an international reputation for producing versatile, creative designers."

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Poster for a ceilidh

This poster advertised a ceilidh that was held in the Haldane Hall on the 19th of February 1972 as part of The Glasgow School Of Art's activities week. Activities week was an annual programme of talks, film screenings and social events that ran from 1971 to 1985. Playing at the ceilidh were a number of notable Scottish folk musicians including Cliff Hanley, Billy Connolly, Robin Hall, Jimmy McGregor and Charlie Williamson. An image of this poster can be found in the 1973 Glasgow School Of Art prospectus on page 21.

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Poster for a Centenary Exhibition of Charles Rennie Mackintosh

This poster advertised an exhibition marking the centenary of Charles Rennie Mackintosh's birth. The show itself was held in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London and was open to the public from the 30th of October to 5th of December 1968. The exhibition was sponsored by the Edinburgh Festival Society and arranged by the Scottish Arts Council.

David J Clark Ltd

Poster for a concert entitled 'Academus Ensemble'

This poster advertised a concert of medieval music which was held in the Mackintosh Lecture Theatre on Thursday the 22nd of February 1973 featuring Neil Morrison on lute and guitar. Morrison taught at The Glasgow School Of Art from 1970 to 1972 and made his own instruments. He played a number of concerts around Glasgow at this time, including one at The Third Eye Centre in April 1987.

Mitchell, Charles

Poster for 'A Craft Exhibition of Patchwork Quilts by Alice Barnes', Glasgow

Poster for 'A Craft Exhibition of Patchwork Quilts by Alice Barnes', Third Eye Centre, Glasgow. The date of the exhibition is 18 Jan-17 Feb, no year is given on the poster but it is understood to be 1980 based on the sources below.

Sources: https://reader.exacteditions.com/issues/40443/page/38; https://reader.exacteditions.com/issues/40443/spread/38

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Poster for 'A Craft Exhibition of Patchwork Quilts by Alice Barnes', Glasgow

Poster for 'A Craft Exhibition of Patchwork Quilts by Alice Barnes', Third Eye Centre, Glasgow. The date of the exhibition is 18 Jan-17 Feb, no year is given on the poster but it is understood to be 1980 based on the sources below.

Sources: https://reader.exacteditions.com/issues/40443/page/38; https://reader.exacteditions.com/issues/40443/spread/38

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Poster for a debate entitled 'Art School Creates No Prospects'

This poster advertised a debate which dealt with the positive and negative aspects of studying at The Glasgow School Of Art which was held in the Mackintosh Lecture Theatre on the 8th of December 1976. Speaking for the school in the debate included Roger Hoare, Mike Roschlau, Tom Lyden and Vladimir Soukoup. Speaking against were Dugald Cameron, Julian Gibb, Colin McNaught and Jim Cathcart. Harry J. Barnes was the chairperson. The poster states: "The Motion: This house believes that this art school creates no prospects, no jobs, no firm conclusions, no hopes, few aspirations, little money, nothing but nostalgia..." The poster was printed by Bob Stewart who was a senior lecturer in design at The Glasgow School Of Art at this time.

Stewart, Robert

Poster for a farewell dinner for Kath Whyte

This poster advertised a farewell dinner held for the retirement of Kath Whyte. Whyte taught in The Glasgow School of Art's textile department from 1949 to 1974 and was highly regarded for her work in embroidery and weave.The event took place in the Newbery Tower on the 12th of June 1974. The poster was designed and printed by Robert Stewart who produced a number of the posters in The Glasgow School Of Art's poster collection. Stewart was acting Head Of Design in 1974.

Stewart, Robert

Poster for a farewell dinner for Lennox Paterson

This poster advertised a retirement dinner for Lennox Paterson. Paterson worked at The Glasgow School Of Art between 1964 and 1979, occupying various roles including Head of Design and Deputy Head of the school. He was highly regarded for his wood engravings of animals and the poster features elements of this style. The event was held in the Bourdon Hall at The Glasgow School Of Art on the 20th of December 1979. The poster was designed and printed by Bob Stewart who was a senior lecturer in printed textiles at this time.

Stewart, Robert

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