Burrell Collection


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Burrell Collection

(ˈbʌrəl)
n
(Placename) a gallery in Glasgow, noted for its collection of paintings, textiles, furniture, ceramics, etc
[C20: named after Sir William Burrell (1861–1958), Scottish shipping magnate, and his wife Constance, who founded the collection]
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The council is looking to incorporate a new wedding venue and a new cultural venue to attract visitors and tell the story of the town, including the Berwick Burrell Collection, access to the border archives and the links to LS Lowry.
Good news for the Burrell Collection last week as Glasgow City Council PS5million in funding to repair the building.
It also houses the Burrell Collection - 8,000 objects, including Chinese and Islamic art, gifted to Glasgow by Sir William Burrell.
From there, they will travel to Pollok Park, passing Pollok House and the Burrell Collection, before running through Pollokshields and the Gorbals and back to the Green for the finish line and the acclaim of the crowds.
Today the Warwick Vase forms part of the Burrell Collection in Glasgow, and the castle greenhouse, though splendidly restored, has only a copy of the work it was created to display.
Last February the Burrell Collection (Lending and Borrowing) (Scotland) Bill received Royal Assent, thereby permitting certain terms attached to a deceased philanthropist's gift to be set aside.
OCT 28: The Burrell Collection in Glasgow is inviting children to a book-swap event.
Her portfolio included strategic leadership of four flagship Museum venues; the Zaha Hadid designed Riverside Museum, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Burrell Collection and Gallery of Modern Art.
The world famous Burrell Collection, a purpose-built gallery which opened in 1984 to house the unorthodox and eclectic collection of artefacts gifted to Glasgow by Sir William Burrell is worth a visit or there is the Glasgow Art Gallery and Museum in Kelvingrove, which houses the city's principal collection of paintings, and is Scotland's most frequently visited free attraction.
There are galleries, Glasgow Cathedral, the Botanic Gardens, the world-famous Burrell Collection in Pollok Country Park and the riverside.
There are more than 20 museums and galleries, most of which are free to visit, including the Burrell Collection, the Gallery of Modern Art (my favourite) and The Hunterian Art Gallery at Glasgow University.
In which British city is the Burrell Collection of fine art?