Glasgow Museums Research Conference

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Kelvin Hall


G3 8AW

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A celebration of the latest research in Glasgow Museums. Discover the amazing research being undertaken by our curators, conservators, volunteers and academic partners.

9:30 Tea/Coffee

10:00 Introduction

Martin Bellamy (Glasgow Museums)

10:05 Session 1


Isobel McDonald (Glasgow Museums)


Elaine Addington (Glasgow Museums)

Glasgow Museums and Glasgow Natural History Societies

Richard Sutcliffe (Glasgow Museums)

11:00 Tea/Coffee

11:30 Session 2

Imamzade Yahya in Varamin

Shahrzad Shamsedin (Glasgow Museums volunteer)

Thomas Livingstone’s War Diaries

Neil Johnson Symington (Glasgow Museums)

Burrell Tapestries: Beyond the Woven Picture

Helen Hughes (Glasgow Museums)

Accessioning and documentation of 'Pretty much every film and video from about 1992 until now’ by Douglas Gordon

Stephane de Roemer (Glasgow Museums)

12:45 Lunch (not provided)

13:45 Session 3

Uncovering a Masterpiece: Rubens’ portrait of George Villiers

Pippa Stephenson (Glasgow Museums)

Bendor Grosvenor (Art History News)

Queen James and Gorgeous George

Laura Bauld (Glasgow Museums)

14:45 Tea/Coffee

15:15 Session 4

From the Clyde to the Cape Fear: Joannes Wyllie, Scottish Blockade Runner

John Messner (Glasgow Museums)

The Art of Being John Glassford

Tony Lewis (Glasgow Museums)

Ideas of Race, Identity and Slavery amongst the Glasgow Merchant Elite

Marenka Thompson-Odlum (University of Glasgow)

16:15 Close

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