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The Burrell Collection - Pollok Country Park, 2060 Pollokshaws Road . The Burrell Collection. History Museum in Glasgow, United Kingdom.
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While the Burrell is closed, you can enjoy highlights from the collection in specially curated free exhibitions at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. The exhibition currently on display is Burrell at Kelvingrove: Collecting Chinese Treasures, which will run until Spring 2020. Visit The Burrell Collection's online shop.
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The Burrell Collection is an art collection in the city of Glasgow, Scotland. It is situated in Pollok Country Park on the south side of the city. The museum closed for refurbishment on 23 October 2016 and was due to reopen in 2020. However, Glasgow Life confirmed in July 2019 that it would be spring 2021 before the re-opening takes place.
The Burrell Collection displays objects from Europe and Asia representing five millennia of art and history
The Burrell Collection displays objects from Europe and Asia representing five millennia of art and history. The focus is on late medieval and early Renaissance Europe but the collection also contains important examples of Chinese and Islamic art, artefacts from ancient civilisations and collections of fine art. The collection was amassed by Glasgow shipping magnate Sir William Burrell and given by him and his wife to the City of Glasgow in 1944. It is displayed in an award-winning building located in a beautiful woodland setting.
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William Burrell was quite the connoisseur. A purpose-built gallery finally opened in the early 1980s in the Pollok Country Park in Glasgow's Southside. The collection definitely merits a pilgrimage. See Han dynasty earthenware, Degas's Jockeys in the Rain and a reconstructed arch from Yorkshire's 14th-century Hornby Castle among the 9,000-plus objects. By Barry Steven Shelby, AFAR Local Expert. More Recommendations.
The Burrell collection was left to Glasgow with the express desire that the people could view the exhibits for free they where housed in kelvingrove art galleries for years and it was so large that art gallery co.A wonderful house to look around with many rooms and spectacular furniture, the pictures on the top floor are particularly interesting if you like art, the volunteer staff are very knowledegable and enthusiastic. Now you can admire the 'Crimean' Simpson watercolours of Glasgow Buildings and the Mc Croran paintings of Glasgow Life in the 1930's. Great Art Gallery in unique surroundings.
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This museum houses the collection of Sir William Burrell, gifted to the city of Glasgow. As featured in Museum Guide for Glasgow.