Glasgow international

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Glasgow International is a world-renowned biennial festival of contemporary art. Glasgow International showcases the best of local and international art for wide-ranging audiences. The next edition will happen in the city, from 20th April – 7th May 2018.

The festival will continue to showcase Glasgow as a unique major centre for the production and display of contemporary visual art. Taking place in various venues and locations across the city, including Glasgow’s major art spaces and cultural institutions, the Festival will be comprised of an ambitious programme which includes exhibitions, events, talks, performances and projects by international and Glasgow-based artists.

To learn more about Glasgow International since we began in 2005 please visit our archive.


  • Support and collaborate with local artists and arts organisations to create ambitious new works as well as commission new work by artists working internationally;
  • Work with artists whose practices contribute to an essential and critical contemporary art discourse;
  • Develop artistic discourse between local and international artists and audiences through talks, events, exhibitions and visits;
  • Extend the arts experience across the city and communities by showing work in non-traditional spaces as well as museums and galleries.
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