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Burrell at Kelvingrove: Tapestries

During his lifetime Sir William Burrell (1861–1958) collected over 200 tapestries. The collection, regarded as internationally significant, includes majestic French and South Netherlandish tapestries commissioned by kings, princes and bishops as well as smaller domestic tapestries woven in Germany and England for the emerging wealthy merchant classes.  Many adorned the walls of Sir William’s homes, whilst others were lent to exhibitions, museums and cathedrals throughout Britain.  This exhibition showcases nine works from the 14 – 17 centuries, including two works from the Glasgow International Exhibition, 1901, at Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum.

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  • Date 29th Aug - 30th Nov 2017
  • Time See venue opening hours
  • Age range All ages
  • Admission Free - Drop-in - no ticket required

Venue Information

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

695, Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8AG

Get directions

Tel: 0141 276 9599

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Opening Hours

Monday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Friday: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am - 5:00pm

Access Information

Wheelchair access: Yes

Disabled toilet facilities: Yes

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