We’re thrilled to announce this new exhibition. The Knight map is a contemporary artwork by artist Will Knight, commissioned by Glasgow City Heritage Trust (GCHT) as part of our ‘Gallus Glasgow’ project. This digital outreach project ran from September 2021 and explored the development of Glasgow during the Victorian period, through the eyes of Thomas Sulman, illustrator of the Bird’s Eye View of Glasgow, 1864.
Looking North from the Southside of the Clyde, the Knight map is an incredibly detailed snapshot of modern day Glasgow. Displayed alongside Sulman’s map, it shows how the city has changed and developed over the last 150 years. It documents Will Knight’s approach to creating the contemporary map, with all the layers produced as part of the process on display. The exhibition also uses interactive elements to encourage visitors to ponder what the city will look like in the future.
Saturday 6th- Sunday 14th May 2023, 11.00-17.00 daily, at New Glasgow Society, 1307 Argyle Street.
How to get here:
The exhibition space is located just around the corner from Kelvingrove Museum, about a 30 – 45 minute walk from Glasgow City Centre
By Bus: Glasgow First Bus route 2 stops right next to the exhibition space and bus routes 3 & 77 stop just a street away on Sauchiehall Street | More information via First Bus: https://www.firstbus.co.uk/greater-glasgow
By Train: The closest train station is Exhibition Centre, which is about a ten minute walk | More information via Scotrail: https://www.scotrail.co.uk/
By Subway: The exhibition space is located about a 10 minute walk from Kelvinhall Subway Station | More information via Glasgow Subway https://www.spt.co.uk/travel-with-spt/subway/