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Hunterian Art Gallery

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Address: University of Glasgow | 82 Hillhead St., Glasgow G12 8QE, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-141-330-5430
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Description: This gallery houses the largest collection of Whistlers in the world.
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Not to be missed if you are in Glasgow.

Oh, my. Do yourself a favor and do not miss this Art Gallery across from the University of Glasgow. There is a lot of road construction right now, which might put you off... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Greensboro, North Carolina

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Oh, my. Do yourself a favor and do not miss this Art Gallery across from the University of Glasgow. There is a lot of road construction right now, which might put you off visiting this gallery but do persist in getting to it. It boasts the largest collection of Whistlers in the world. I believe it. Even though I am... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

If art is not your thing, this small gallery may delight you for its intimacy and capacity to explain some of the character of Glaswegians. If you are an art lover, this is a must see destination. Organised around themes rather than chronology, there are 3 unique displays set amongst others of merit. The Glasgow Boys, The Colourists and a... More 

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GLASGOW
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Two floors inside the University. Car Park and easy access to the Museum. Very unusual items in this Art Gallery but not Art. I liked the old stones standing and the really old items down the middle of the museum and all round the sides. Two floors by stairs I can't remember a lift inside but there is one just... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

I appreciated the local Scottish artist display of sketch books in particular, however the entire gallery was very enjoyable and easy to find. I was sad to visit so late in the day (15:00??) that all the tours of the adjacent Mackintosh house were fully booked. Lesson. Either arrive earlier or book in advance (however I do not know if... More 

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Redditch, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This Gallery has the recreation of the Charles Rennie Macintosh family house, with most of the original furniture and fittings. At the top of the house there is an area dedicated to the museum's Rennie-Mackintosh Collection which is very good. There is also a collection of work of the artist Whistler. There is a good selection of books and artwork.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

This is a lovely place to spend a rainy afternoon in Glasgow. A nice selection of paintings, sculpture and drawings. The adjacent Charles Rennie MacIntosh House is an added bonus, and both are free!! Yes, it may not be huge, but well worth a visit.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

This is a lovely museum, displaying many artists from Glasgow and environs. It begins, and builds on, the collection of William Hunter. There is an excellent collection of Whistler paintings. We were able to see an excellent exhibition on Duncan Shanks, a well-regarded Glaswegian artist. His sketches, as well as paintings, coupled with descriptions of his home near Glasgow, made... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Part of Glasgow University it has an excellent collection of mainly Scottish painting Also a large collection of Whistler left by his sister to the University (I think). There is also an impressive Rennie MacIntosh room. Well worth a visit that could be combined with Glasgow Art Gallery nearby.

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Falls Church, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Our morning at the Hunterian Art Gallery was one of my favorite museum experiences in Scotland. We went primarily to see the Mackintosh House, which was outstanding! Getting to see more of Charles Rennie Mackintosh's work was a primary reason for visiting Scotland, so it was quite moving to see his re-created house. Also, our guide was really terrific! He... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We visited the Hunterian after Mackintosh's house (they are co-located). We are by no means academic art appreciators, however we both enjoyed the exhibitions which were both interesting and in some cases remarkable. The staging is excellent and there is sufficient variety between old masters and other groups such as the ' Glasgow Boys' to keep what started as mild... More 

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