Glasgow School of Art – Reid Building

164 Renfrew Street  G3 6RF

Steven Holl Architects (New York) + JM Architects (Glasgow), 2014

Visit GSAs new Reid Building opposite Mackintoshs masterwork. Uncover the history of the School in the Window on Mackintosh visitor centre, open 7 days. Explore the interiors of the Reid Building and view work by students during Graduate Degree Show, Monday Friday.

The Glasgow School of Art’s visitor centre provides a ‘Window on Mackintosh’, with models, photographs, films, animations, drawings and records detailing the famous Mackintosh building by celebrated architect and GSA’s most revered alumnus – Charles Rennie Mackintosh. This permanent exhibition showcases the Schools rich history since its opening in 1845, with original artefacts, student work and records from GSA’s Archives and Collections on display.

Take the rare opportunity to wander around the interior spaces of the Reid Building at The Glasgow School of Art as you visit the final degree show exhibition of the Schools post graduate students. With work on show throughout the Reid Building, this is the perfect opportunity to explore the stunning spaces of this new Glasgow landmark.

Investigate architect Steven Holls contemporary homage to Mackintoshs mastery of light and space. Explore the architectural concepts such as the circuit of connection designed to bring about creative collaboration, discover impressive sky to basement driven voids of light and view contemporary stained glass artwork by Turner Prize winner and GSA alumnus Martin Boyce.

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Opening Times

Mon Fri 10am 4.30pm, Sat & Sun 10am 4.30pm (Visitor Centre Only)


Restrictions on Access: Visitors can explore the Reid building and exhibits in Graduate degree show across the basement, auditorium, ground and first floors Monday Friday. Workshops, private offices and the second – top floors of the building will not be accessible to the public, lower floors only.

Limited Disabled Access
Disabled access to the ground floor.


Disabled Toilet
Refreshments Available

Getting Here

Nearest Train or Subway Station(s): Cowcaddens Subway / Queen St & Central Rail Stations

Parking: On Street Parking Available Charges Apply
Cambridge Street LLP multi story car park, on street parking in Garnethill area with parking vouchers, available from GSA Shop.


0141 353 4526

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Glasgow School of Art Reid Building

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Glasgow School of Art Reid Building
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