Angela Wright Commissioned to Create Site-Specific Installation

Angela Wright Commissioned to Create Site-Specific Installation

  British artist Angela Wright will create a site-specific work for the stairwell at the Fleming Collection, inspired by current exhibition Fleece to Fibre: The Making of the Large Tree Group Tapestry.   A graduate of Camberwell College of Art, Wright creates fragile and often vulnerably placed works which test...
Fleece to Fibre: The Making of the Large Tree Group Tapestry

Fleece to Fibre: The Making of the Large Tree Group Tapestry

29 October – 14 February 2015   Gallery One     Fleece to Fibre: The Making of the ‘Large Tree Group’ Tapestry comes to the Fleming Collection from Dovecot Studios and is based around Victoria Crowe’s celebrated painting, Large Tree Group (1975) which was selected by Dovecot in 2012 to...
Life Drawing Classes - 22 Jan, 5 Feb

Life Drawing Classes – 22 Jan, 5 Feb

  A series of life drawing classes taken by artist Janet Casey in the inspiring environment of Gallery Two. Students will be encouraged to develop their drawing skills with a variety of different exercises, as well as having opportunities to work on extended pieces of work over the sessions.  ...
No Foreign Land: Landscapes from the Fleming Collection

No Foreign Land: Landscapes from the Fleming Collection

29 October – 14 February 2015   Gallery One     When the Fleming Collection began in 1962 as a corporate collection of paintings intended to hang on the walls of bank Robert Fleming & Co. it had one simple proviso: the work must be by a Scottish artist or...
Angela Wright Commissioned to Create Site-Specific Installation

Angela Wright Commissioned to Create Site-Specific Installation

  British artist Angela Wright will create a site-specific work for the stairwell at the Fleming Collection, inspired by current exhibition Fleece to Fibre: The Making of the Large Tree Group Tapestry.   A graduate of Camberwell College of Art, Wright creates fragile and often vulnerably placed works which test the duration of their existence.... Read more >
Fleece to Fibre: The Making of the Large Tree Group Tapestry

Fleece to Fibre: The Making of the Large Tree Group Tapestry

29 October – 14 February 2015   Gallery One     Fleece to Fibre: The Making of the ‘Large Tree Group’ Tapestry comes to the Fleming Collection from Dovecot Studios and is based around Victoria Crowe’s celebrated painting, Large Tree Group (1975) which was selected by Dovecot in 2012 to be transposed into tapestry as... Read more >
Knitting Drop-in - 2, 9 & 16 December

Knitting Drop-in – 2, 9 & 16 December

Escape the Christmas crowds and come along to an informal knitting session in Gallery Two. Bring your own knitting to work on while you chat or join us and knit a square for a blanket, which we will be donating to Knit for Peace. Needles and wool will be provided as well as tea, coffee... Read more >
Life Drawing Classes - 22 Jan, 5 Feb

Life Drawing Classes – 22 Jan, 5 Feb

  A series of life drawing classes taken by artist Janet Casey in the inspiring environment of Gallery Two. Students will be encouraged to develop their drawing skills with a variety of different exercises, as well as having opportunities to work on extended pieces of work over the sessions.   Alternate Thursdays: 22 January; 5... Read more >
31 January - Tapestry Weaving Workshop

31 January – Tapestry Weaving Workshop

Tutor: Caron Penney Date: 31 January 2015 Time: 11.00am – 5.00pm Cost: £80, £70 Members   This exciting taster day tapestry workshop for adults is for all levels. Students can learn how to weave through the warps using woollen threads in mixed colours and will be able to play with subtle transitions in colour, learning... Read more >
No Foreign Land: Landscapes from the Fleming Collection

No Foreign Land: Landscapes from the Fleming Collection

29 October – 14 February 2015   Gallery One     When the Fleming Collection began in 1962 as a corporate collection of paintings intended to hang on the walls of bank Robert Fleming & Co. it had one simple proviso: the work must be by a Scottish artist or of Scottish scenes by any... Read more >
Screening of Henry Coombes 'Two Discs and a Zed'

Screening of Henry Coombes ‘Two Discs and a Zed’

7pm 20 September – 7am 21 September   Outside the Fleming Collection     The Fleming Collection is partnering with Nuit Blanche Video to show Henry Coombes’ Two Discs and a Zed (2013) from 7pm Saturday 20 September to 7am Sunday 21 September. Best known for his short films which explore historical themes, Glasgow-based Coombes... Read more >
Fleming Collection commissions WW1 Poem

Fleming Collection commissions WW1 Poem

We continue to mark the centenary of the First World War with the hanging of a significant work from our collection. The Eve of the Battle of the Somme by Herbert James Gunn, painted by Gunn whilst in service during the war, will be available to see from 15 July alongside our current exhibition Traces of... Read more >