Mothers day Afternoon Tea

11 March 2018
Sunday, March 11, 2018

Celebrate Mother's Day in the unique surroundings of the Mackintosh Suite at House for an Art Lover. The Music Room will be our afternoon tea lounge for the day, serving up hand cut sandwiches, delicious sweet treats an...

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Easter Recital

15 April 2018
Sunday, April 15, 2018

Scottish Mezzo-Soprano Fiona Joice returns to the house again in Spring 2018 for a solo recital.

Having graduated in 2016 with a First Class honours degree from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland,  Fiona has put to...

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Wedding Open Evening

1 March 2018
Thursday, March 01, 2018

The perfect opportunity to look around the Mackintosh Suite which will be set for a ceremony, drinks reception and dinner to give you an idea of how it will be on your special day. there will be live music fromone of ou...

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Observational Drawing

19 February 2018 - 26 March 2018
Monday, March 26, 2018

This course will help participants improve their visual understanding of our surroundings by using both traditional and experimental drawing methods. Students can expect to immerse themselves in the transformation of 3-...

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Painting Portraits (Feb - Mar)

21 February 2018 - 28 March 2018
Wednesday, March 28, 2018

This 6 week course will introduce you to the basic skills required to create a successful portrait through drawing and sketching. You will then use these skills to develop a finished painted portrait you can be proud of...

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LIFEdrawing (Wednesday 6 - 8PM) (Feb - Mar)

21 February 2018 - 28 March 2018
Wednesday, March 28, 2018

This six week course, on a Wednesday afternoon or evening, is designed to encourage the exploration of a wide variety of life drawing techniques, materials and approaches by working directly from a life model with the g...

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Painting With Watercolours (Feb-Apr)

25 February 2018 - 1 April 2018
Sunday, April 01, 2018

THIS CLASS HAS SOLD OUT.

This 6-week course offers the opportunity to focus solely on watercolours, developing skills and technique.

Students can expect step-by-step instruction on materials, colour-mixing, appl...

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Easter ARTScool! 5 - 8 years

9 April 2018 - 10 April 2018
Tuesday, April 10, 2018

These fantastic 2 day Easter art workshops for children will inspire their inner artistic endeavors. Join us in exploring the landscape through painting and creating their own unique sculptures. These fun and friendly w...

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Easter ARTScool! 9 - 12 years

11 April 2018 - 12 April 2018
Thursday, April 12, 2018

These fantastic 2 day Easter art workshops for children will inspire their inner artistic endeavors. Join us in exploring the landscape through painting and creating their own unique sculptures. These fun and friendly w...

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Stained Glass Masterclass

14 April 2018 - 15 April 2018
Sunday, April 15, 2018

This masterclass will be led by the contemporary glass artist- Siobhan Healy, who is interested in combining her interest in rare flora and fauna with her research into the symbolism of Mackintosh designs.

The cours...

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Drawing Portraits

16 April 2018 - 21 May 2018
Monday, May 21, 2018

This 6-week course will introduce you to the basic skills required to capture a portrait through drawing.  These skills will then be used to complete one or more finished portrait drawings that capture a face that you w...

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Observational Drawing (Apr - Jun)

17 April 2018 - 22 May 2018
Tuesday, May 22, 2018

This course will help participants improve their visual understanding of our surroundings by using both traditional and experimental drawing methods. Students can expect to immerse themselves in the transformation of 3-...

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Life Drawing

18 April 2018 - 23 May 2018
Wednesday, May 23, 2018

This six week course is designed to encourage the exploration of a wide variety of life drawing techniques, materials and approaches by working directly from a life model with the guidance of a professional tutor. Parti...

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Drawing & Painting: Developing Practice

18 April 2018 - 4 July 2018
Wednesday, July 04, 2018

This evening course will encourage participants with some experience of drawing & painting to extend their skills, knowledge and theoretical understanding of fine art practices in a friendly, creative environment. The c...

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Drawing and Painting Studio (Full Day)

19 April 2018 - 7 June 2018
Thursday, June 07, 2018

This course enables participants to spend a morning (10am-12pm), afternoon (1pm-3pm) or full day (10am-3pm) in the studio, building the skills and techniques necessary to create original work in watercolour, oil or acry...

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Drawing and Painting Studio (Morning)

19 April 2018 - 7 June 2018
Thursday, June 07, 2018

This course enables participants to spend a morning (10am-12pm), afternoon (1pm-3pm) or full day (10am-3pm) in the studio, building the skills and techniques necessary to create original work in watercolour, oil or acry...

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Drawing and Painting Studio (Afternoon)

19 April 2018 - 7 June 2018
Thursday, June 07, 2018

This course enables participants to spend a morning (10am-12pm), afternoon (1pm-3pm) or full day (10am-3pm) in the studio, building the skills and techniques necessary to create original work in watercolour, oil or acry...

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Saturday ARThouse ages 5 - 8 Morning

21 April 2018 - 23 June 2018
Saturday, June 23, 2018

This course is designed to allow children to develop their artistic skills through a variety of new projects, during which they will explore different drawing and making techniques. These exciting projects are designed ...

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Saturday ARThouse ages 9 - 12 Morning

21 April 2018 - 23 June 2018
Saturday, June 23, 2018

This course is designed to allow children to develop their artistic skills through a variety of new projects, during which they will explore different drawing and making techniques. These exciting projects are designed ...

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Saturday ARThouse ages 5 - 8 Afternoon

21 April 2018 - 23 June 2018
Saturday, June 23, 2018

This course is designed to allow children to develop their artistic skills through a variety of new projects, during which they will explore different drawing and making techniques. These exciting projects are designed ...

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Saturday ARThouse ages 9 - 12 Afternoon

21 April 2018 - 23 June 2018
Saturday, June 23, 2018

This course is designed to allow children to develop their artistic skills through a variety of new projects, during which they will explore different drawing and making techniques. These exciting projects are designed ...

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Drawing and Painting for Beginners (Morning)

22 April 2018 - 8 July 2018
Sunday, July 08, 2018

This 12-week course, in the morning or afternoon, will encourage creative thought and help participants gain confidence through developing a strong set of artistic skills. Participants will experiment with a variety of ...

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Drawing and Painting for Beginners (Afternoon)

22 April 2018 - 8 July 2018
Sunday, July 08, 2018

This 12-week course, in the morning or afternoon, will encourage creative thought and help participants gain confidence through developing a strong set of artistic skills. Participants will experiment with a variety of ...

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Painting With Watercolours (Apr - Jun)

22 April 2018 - 27 May 2018
Sunday, May 27, 2018

This 6-week course offers the opportunity to focus solely on watercolours, developing skills and technique.

Students can expect step-by-step instruction on materials, colour-mixing, application, drawing and subject ...

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Furniture Upcycling

3 May 2018 - 21 June 2018
Thursday, June 21, 2018

Create your own Vintage, Distressed or Rustic furniture in this furniture upcycling class!

During these classes, you will learn about upcycling paint techniques which can be applied to your own piece of small furnit...

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Fold & Print - Cold Indigo Dyeing

12 May 2018 - 13 May 2018
Sunday, May 13, 2018

Learn the basics of indigo shibori over a weekend. This workshop will allow you to go a little further with the basic tie-dyeing you may be familiar with. By folding, stitching and clamping a folded cloth and using the ...

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Collage, Mixed Media & Print

28 May 2018 - 2 July 2018
Monday, July 02, 2018

Collage, sketching, mark-making, painting, printing, covering up, revealing, tracing, copying, repeating, erasing… this course takes a dynamic cut-and-paste approach to image-making!

In this class you will explore t...

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Patterns in the Landscape

2 June 2018
Saturday, June 02, 2018

Looking at patterns, textures and marks in the landscape, this workshop will help release your inner expression and give you the freedom to play with colour, form and composition. You will draw, paint and use mark-makin...

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Green & Blue Eco Printing

16 June 2018 - 17 June 2018
Sunday, June 17, 2018

Under the right conditions, the prolonged contact of a leaf onto cloth or paper can make a beautiful print. In this two-day course, you will learn the basics of Eco printing. Using local botanical material and working w...

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Patterns in the Landscape

30 June 2018
Saturday, June 30, 2018

Looking at patterns, textures and marks in the landscape, this workshop will help release your inner expression and give you the freedom to play with colour, form and composition. You will draw, paint and use mark-makin...

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Day Events

Mothers day Afternoon Tea

11 March 2018
Sunday, March 11, 2018

Celebrate Mother's Day in the unique surroundings of the Mackintosh Suite at House for an Art Lover. The Music Room will be our afternoon tea lounge for the day, serving up hand cut sandwiches, delicious sweet treats an...

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Easter Recital

15 April 2018
Sunday, April 15, 2018

Scottish Mezzo-Soprano Fiona Joice returns to the house again in Spring 2018 for a solo recital.

Having graduated in 2016 with a First Class honours degree from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland,  Fiona has put to...

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Evening Events

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Wedding Planning

Wedding Open Evening

1 March 2018
Thursday, March 01, 2018

The perfect opportunity to look around the Mackintosh Suite which will be set for a ceremony, drinks reception and dinner to give you an idea of how it will be on your special day. there will be live music fromone of ou...

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Art Classes

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If you require any further information or advice on our art courses, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone 0141 427 9557 during office hours.

Observational Drawing

19 February 2018 - 26 March 2018
Monday, March 26, 2018

This course will help participants improve their visual understanding of our surroundings by using both traditional and experimental drawing methods. Students can expect to immerse themselves in the transformation of 3-...

Find Out More

Painting Portraits (Feb - Mar)

21 February 2018 - 28 March 2018
Wednesday, March 28, 2018

This 6 week course will introduce you to the basic skills required to create a successful portrait through drawing and sketching. You will then use these skills to develop a finished painted portrait you can be proud of...

Find Out More

LIFEdrawing (Wednesday 6 - 8PM) (Feb - Mar)

21 February 2018 - 28 March 2018
Wednesday, March 28, 2018

This six week course, on a Wednesday afternoon or evening, is designed to encourage the exploration of a wide variety of life drawing techniques, materials and approaches by working directly from a life model with the g...

Find Out More

Painting With Watercolours (Feb-Apr)

25 February 2018 - 1 April 2018
Sunday, April 01, 2018

THIS CLASS HAS SOLD OUT.

This 6-week course offers the opportunity to focus solely on watercolours, developing skills and technique.

Students can expect step-by-step instruction on materials, colour-mixing, appl...

Find Out More

Easter ARTScool! 5 - 8 years

9 April 2018 - 10 April 2018
Tuesday, April 10, 2018

These fantastic 2 day Easter art workshops for children will inspire their inner artistic endeavors. Join us in exploring the landscape through painting and creating their own unique sculptures. These fun and friendly w...

Find Out More

Easter ARTScool! 9 - 12 years

11 April 2018 - 12 April 2018
Thursday, April 12, 2018

These fantastic 2 day Easter art workshops for children will inspire their inner artistic endeavors. Join us in exploring the landscape through painting and creating their own unique sculptures. These fun and friendly w...

Find Out More

Stained Glass Masterclass

14 April 2018 - 15 April 2018
Sunday, April 15, 2018

This masterclass will be led by the contemporary glass artist- Siobhan Healy, who is interested in combining her interest in rare flora and fauna with her research into the symbolism of Mackintosh designs.

The cours...

Find Out More

Drawing Portraits

16 April 2018 - 21 May 2018
Monday, May 21, 2018

This 6-week course will introduce you to the basic skills required to capture a portrait through drawing.  These skills will then be used to complete one or more finished portrait drawings that capture a face that you w...

Find Out More

Observational Drawing (Apr - Jun)

17 April 2018 - 22 May 2018
Tuesday, May 22, 2018

This course will help participants improve their visual understanding of our surroundings by using both traditional and experimental drawing methods. Students can expect to immerse themselves in the transformation of 3-...

Find Out More

Life Drawing

18 April 2018 - 23 May 2018
Wednesday, May 23, 2018

This six week course is designed to encourage the exploration of a wide variety of life drawing techniques, materials and approaches by working directly from a life model with the guidance of a professional tutor. Parti...

Find Out More

Drawing & Painting: Developing Practice

18 April 2018 - 4 July 2018
Wednesday, July 04, 2018

This evening course will encourage participants with some experience of drawing & painting to extend their skills, knowledge and theoretical understanding of fine art practices in a friendly, creative environment. The c...

Find Out More

Drawing and Painting Studio (Full Day)

19 April 2018 - 7 June 2018
Thursday, June 07, 2018

This course enables participants to spend a morning (10am-12pm), afternoon (1pm-3pm) or full day (10am-3pm) in the studio, building the skills and techniques necessary to create original work in watercolour, oil or acry...

Find Out More

Drawing and Painting Studio (Morning)

19 April 2018 - 7 June 2018
Thursday, June 07, 2018

This course enables participants to spend a morning (10am-12pm), afternoon (1pm-3pm) or full day (10am-3pm) in the studio, building the skills and techniques necessary to create original work in watercolour, oil or acry...

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Drawing and Painting Studio (Afternoon)

19 April 2018 - 7 June 2018
Thursday, June 07, 2018

This course enables participants to spend a morning (10am-12pm), afternoon (1pm-3pm) or full day (10am-3pm) in the studio, building the skills and techniques necessary to create original work in watercolour, oil or acry...

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Saturday ARThouse ages 5 - 8 Morning

21 April 2018 - 23 June 2018
Saturday, June 23, 2018

This course is designed to allow children to develop their artistic skills through a variety of new projects, during which they will explore different drawing and making techniques. These exciting projects are designed ...

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Saturday ARThouse ages 9 - 12 Morning

21 April 2018 - 23 June 2018
Saturday, June 23, 2018

This course is designed to allow children to develop their artistic skills through a variety of new projects, during which they will explore different drawing and making techniques. These exciting projects are designed ...

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Saturday ARThouse ages 5 - 8 Afternoon

21 April 2018 - 23 June 2018
Saturday, June 23, 2018

This course is designed to allow children to develop their artistic skills through a variety of new projects, during which they will explore different drawing and making techniques. These exciting projects are designed ...

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Saturday ARThouse ages 9 - 12 Afternoon

21 April 2018 - 23 June 2018
Saturday, June 23, 2018

This course is designed to allow children to develop their artistic skills through a variety of new projects, during which they will explore different drawing and making techniques. These exciting projects are designed ...

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Drawing and Painting for Beginners (Morning)

22 April 2018 - 8 July 2018
Sunday, July 08, 2018

This 12-week course, in the morning or afternoon, will encourage creative thought and help participants gain confidence through developing a strong set of artistic skills. Participants will experiment with a variety of ...

Find Out More

Drawing and Painting for Beginners (Afternoon)

22 April 2018 - 8 July 2018
Sunday, July 08, 2018

This 12-week course, in the morning or afternoon, will encourage creative thought and help participants gain confidence through developing a strong set of artistic skills. Participants will experiment with a variety of ...

Find Out More

Painting With Watercolours (Apr - Jun)

22 April 2018 - 27 May 2018
Sunday, May 27, 2018

This 6-week course offers the opportunity to focus solely on watercolours, developing skills and technique.

Students can expect step-by-step instruction on materials, colour-mixing, application, drawing and subject ...

Find Out More

Furniture Upcycling

3 May 2018 - 21 June 2018
Thursday, June 21, 2018

Create your own Vintage, Distressed or Rustic furniture in this furniture upcycling class!

During these classes, you will learn about upcycling paint techniques which can be applied to your own piece of small furnit...

Find Out More

Fold & Print - Cold Indigo Dyeing

12 May 2018 - 13 May 2018
Sunday, May 13, 2018

Learn the basics of indigo shibori over a weekend. This workshop will allow you to go a little further with the basic tie-dyeing you may be familiar with. By folding, stitching and clamping a folded cloth and using the ...

Find Out More

Collage, Mixed Media & Print

28 May 2018 - 2 July 2018
Monday, July 02, 2018

Collage, sketching, mark-making, painting, printing, covering up, revealing, tracing, copying, repeating, erasing… this course takes a dynamic cut-and-paste approach to image-making!

In this class you will explore t...

Find Out More

Patterns in the Landscape

2 June 2018
Saturday, June 02, 2018

Looking at patterns, textures and marks in the landscape, this workshop will help release your inner expression and give you the freedom to play with colour, form and composition. You will draw, paint and use mark-makin...

Find Out More

Green & Blue Eco Printing

16 June 2018 - 17 June 2018
Sunday, June 17, 2018

Under the right conditions, the prolonged contact of a leaf onto cloth or paper can make a beautiful print. In this two-day course, you will learn the basics of Eco printing. Using local botanical material and working w...

Find Out More

Patterns in the Landscape

30 June 2018
Saturday, June 30, 2018

Looking at patterns, textures and marks in the landscape, this workshop will help release your inner expression and give you the freedom to play with colour, form and composition. You will draw, paint and use mark-makin...

Find Out More

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