House for an Art Lover
Situated in Bellahouston Park, only 10 minutes from Glasgow City
Centre, House for an Art Lover, is a four star
rated Tourist Board visitor attraction and a truly unique
Designed by the famous Scottish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh, House for
an Art Lover provides an excellent resource for visitors as a
cultural attraction and tourist destination, whilst also being one
of the city's finest wedding and event venues.
The Mackintosh Suite of rooms have been realised
by contemporary artists and crafts people from the designs in the
original portfolio, turning Mackintosh's vision into reality.
Visitors can compare these original drawings against each completed
room and also take a personal audio guide tour.
ART LOVERS CAFE & GALLERY
The House is also home to the popular Art Lovers Café. You can enjoy light
refreshments or a meal from the a la carte or daily specials
menu and during the summer months, al fresco dining is on the
Cafe Terrace. The Art Lovers Cafe is open daily from 10.00 to 17.00
with the lunch menu being served between 12.00 and 16.00.
The Cafe Gallery is a contemporary programme of art exhibitions
hosted by the Art Lovers Cafe throughout the year; these
exhibitions can be viewed whilst you are dining, or you can pop in
anytime within the Cafe opening hours for a look.
ART LOVERS SHOP
The Art Lovers' Shop offers a wide selection of
Mackintosh-inspired products, alongside a variety of hand-crafted
jewellery, home accessories and funky must have gifts. As the
perfect destination to purchase that unique present, The Art Lovers
Shop is open daily from 10am - 5pm.
House for an Art Lover is a charitable company whose primary
purpose is the stimulation of public interest in Art, Design &
Architecture, with a remit that includes the development of visual
art exhibitions by some of Scotland's leading artists in the Cafe
Gallery and a related, gallery education
programme for children and adults. Details on regular weekday
and weekend course for adults and children plus specialist arts
workshops/masterclasses and artist talks or demonstrations are
listed on their website.
Enjoy the Painting Summer School led by artist Robert Wilson,
focussing on constructing landscape compositions that capture
the essence of a particular space. A great course suitable for all
levels of ability with materials provided.
On from Saturday 5 July -
Sunday 6 July, 10.00am - 4.00pm - click here for more information and to book
House for an Art Lover also actively promotes art-related
activities witz`hin the grounds of Bellahouston
Park. Grounds for Play is one of these schemes, a small
play park close the House which is an imaginative and challenging
space for children to enjoy all forms of play.
Children under 16: £3.00
Children under 10: Free
Family Ticket (2 Adults, 2 Children): £12.00
Mackintosh Suite Opening Hours
Monday - Thursday: 10.00am - 4pm*
Friday - Sunday: 10am - 12.30pm*
*Opening hours can be subject to change depending
on any private events being held at the House. Please telephone in
advance of your visit or check the website.
Save money during your visit. Simply tear off one of the vouchers and present it to get
2 for 1 on admission tickets.
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