Speaker Schedule Finalised

We our excited to share our finalised speaker schedule for the first Gilded Glasgow Project conference.  Please click on the link below to download it.  We are now accepting cheque payments, see our previous post for more information, and get buying your tickets!


Please note, the schedule is subject to change.


Glasgows Gilded Age Conference line-up(pdf)


 Schedule: 8th May 2015


09.00 – 09.30 Registration 


09.30 – 09.45 Welcome by Ranald MacInnes, Chairman of the morning session 


09.45 – 10.30 A Solid Background: 1780 -1865 

Prof. John Hume, Honorary Professor at both the Universities of Glasgow and St. Andrews


10.30 -11.00 The Glasgow Architectural Ironfounders – Innovation & Global Reach 

Dr. David Mitchell, Director of Conservation for Historic Scotland


11.00 -11.20 Ship Models, Design & Display

Emily Malcolm, Curator of Transport & Technology at Glasgow Museums


11.20 – 11.50 Coffee Break 


11.50 – 12.35 Title TBC.

Dr. Robyne Erica Calvert, Mackintosh Research Fellow, Glasgow School of Art


12.35 -13.00 Title TBC.  

Dr. Helena Britt, Lecturer, Undergraduate Pathway  Coordinator, Subject Leader Printed Textiles, Glasgow School of Art


13.00 -14.00 Lunch & Organ recital (approx.20mins)


14.00 -14.15 Welcome Dr. Peter Burman – Chair of Afternoon session 


14.15 – 14.45 Holmwood House 

Ian Gow, previous Curator of the National Trust for Scotland.


14.45 – 15.15 Glasgow in the 1860s and the beginning of ‘a better condition of things in Scotland as regards stained glass

Dr. Sally Rush, senior lecturer in History of Art at the University of Glasgow.


15.15 – 15.30 Coffee Break 


15.15- 16.00 Gilding the lily: Daniel Cottier and the Aesthetic interior

Max Donnelly, Curator of Nineteenth-Century Furniture at the Victoria and Albert Museum


16.00 – 16.15 Closing remarks by Sir Angus Grossart 


16.15 Discussion