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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I'm not saying the government shouldn't be doing all the other stuff they do - if they want to give PS4m to a museum or PS66m to the Burrell Collection, great.
1971 Gas explosion, above, kills 22 people at a shopping centre in Clarkston, near Glasgow 1983 The Queen officially opens the Burrell Collection in Glasgow's Pollok Country Park.
Contract Notice: SPECIALISED FINE ART TRANSPORTATION - The scope of the work and services to be provided by the contractor includes the packing & removal of the Museums collections from Maryhill stores and the Burrell Collection and delivery to Glasgow Museums Resource Centre and Kelvin Hall and other specified object movements between these locations.
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.
It also houses the Burrell Collection - 8,000 objects, including Chinese and Islamic art, gifted to Glasgow by Sir William Burrell.
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.
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.
Part 3 of the book is the most substantial, consisting of four chapters that examine a total of six major British and American museums and art galleries: the house-museum of Sir John Soane and the Natural History Museum in London; Kelvingrove and the Burrell Collection in Glasgow; the Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh, and the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
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.