The modern art gallery is located in the Royal exchange square, Glasgow, London. It is popularly called as gallery of modern art. This gallery is very popular contemporary art gallery located outside London. Generally the gallery displays art works by local and international artists. One chief reason behind organizing these exhibitions is raising contemporary social issues by the virtue of its biannual projects.
The gallery of modern art was opened in 1996 in an elegantly designed building in the Glasgow city center. The gallery building appears as a beautiful combination of old and new architecture style. After the date of its opening, just in seven years, the gallery has attracted several millions of visitors. The finest art selection of this gallery still inspires many visitors to visit the gallery.
Other than artworks the Glasgow art gallery carries out several projects. Some of the projects are listed below:
Blind Faith: It was a contemporary art and human rights programme. The gallery of modern art employed some artists like Lisa Fleming, Anne Elliot, Jane McInally and Craig MacLean to work on the Blind Faith project.
GoMA Youth Panel: This was another project carried out by gallery of modern art.
The gallery of modern art has organized certain exhibitions also. Its exhibitions are intended for all ages. Some of the current exhibitions are like:
Downpresserer: This future exhibition was organized by the art gallery on Thursday 15th march 2007 and is expected to end on 28th may 2007.
Histrionics: The exhibition is going to be organized in response of the art gallery’s social justice programme.
Perfectly Wholesome: The exhibition was organized in January 2006. The exhibition was conducted by the Councillors who were involved in the Blind Faith project; they selected those people whom they thought could supply information on Glasgow sectarianism.
The museum has also active participation in providing work placements to different educational institutes and other organizations.