Oswald and Friend, by Elspeth King, Stirling Story no 2 for 14 January 2015

The Ailsa Black exhibition featuring beasts both wild and domestic finishes this week. One beast which will be remaining in the Stirling Smith’s collection is Ailsa’s whimsical portrait of cat-in-charge Oswald. The painting has been purchased by an anonymous benefactor as a tribute to all of the marketing and publicity

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Bridges between Imagination and Reality An exhibition of paintings by Peter Yates

Press Release Bridges between Imagination and Reality An exhibition of paintings by Peter Yates Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum, 23 January – 8 March 2015 This exhibition, from Stirling – born artist Peter Yates, is part retrospective and part new work. Some of the works have been inspired by

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Art Detectives identify MaCallum location.

The Public Catalogue Foundation has over the past ten years photographed 210,000 publicly owned oil paintings from 3,000 collections in the UK.  All of which are available to see on the PCF website. The launch of the the PCF’s ‘Art Detective‘ programme has opened the doors for art experts to

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Summerhall TV finds out more about our McLaren Exhibition

The Stirling Smith welcomed Summerhall TV through the its doors on 9th May, to share our latest exhibitions currently on show in the Galleries.   Our Museums Galleries Scotland Intern James Wedlake, was interviewed and here is the first of the interviews currently available online at the Art In Scotland

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Hugh Green

Hugh Green’s Stirlingshire – a Retrospective

  James Wedlake joined the Stirling Smith staff as an Intern, on the Museums Galleries Scotland Adopt an Intern scheme in September. A graduate in the History of Art from the University of Cambridge, James (23), has encountered and tackled many of the issues involved in curatorship, and is now

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International Recognition for The Stirling Smith Collections

International Recognition for the Stirling Smith Collections   Whilst many Scottish Museums have participated in the National Recognition Scheme for museum collections, the Stirling Smith has been given the gift of international recognition.   For over a year, the Smith has worked in partnership with the Australian Research Council’s Centre of

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The Neish has relocated the Gallery 3

Neish Pewter Collection relocates to the Stirling Smith

The Neish Pewter Collection has moved from Spittal Street and is now located in Gallery 3 where it can be viewed during normal museum opening hours.

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Geraldine Goddard Legacy to the Stirling Smith

Gifted by Geraldine The Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum is pleased to announce the gift of two major paintings to the collection – The Old Drove Road by Joseph Denovan Adam RSA RSW (1841 – 1896) and Golden Grain by John Smart RSA RSW RBA (1838 – 1899). This

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