We will be relaunching our exhibition programme from 19 June, 2021 featuring new work from Beth Shapeero, Fraser Taylor and Rosalind Lawless. 

Our exhibition spaces will be open two days a week (Saturday 10 -5pm and Sunday 10-3pm) and all are free to visit. 

Please read our visitor saftey information carefully to find out what to expect and how to plan your visit. More information on accessibility can be found here. 

We look forward to welcoming you back!


Two-Step / Big 4

by Beth Shapeero + Fraser Taylor

STUDIO | 19 – 27 June 2021

Beth Shapeero and Fraser Taylor have been painting, drawing and printmaking together since 2018. They call their growing collaborative project Two-Step. Both living and working in Glasgow, they were drawn to one another’s work after noticing a distinctly shared aesthetic and process. Two-Step / Big 4 was produced during a five-day residency at Scottish Opera, making use of the production workshop during the latest COVID lockdown. These are the largest works produced to date by the duo. The Studio at the Beacon Arts Centre allows the work to be staged in a completely black space, referencing performance and stage-set and opposing the traditional gallery set-up.

Open Sat (10-5pm) and Sun (10-3pm)

FREE admission

Wall Objects II

by Rosalind Lawless

GALLERY | 19 June – 18 July 2021

"A found slide from the 80s taken by my father for the Clydebank Camera Club. A photograph sent by my sister, taken of a delivered skip for a household clear-out, unknowingly sent upside down. I knew straight away that I wanted to work with both images. I have always been sent photographs from my sister of architecture; I find this of great familial comfort. This has recently reignited ideas of memory, of place and time – the work has always revolved around a sense of history, of the spaces that inspire and the journey of making the work. Throughout this exhibition I aim to examine architectural elements alongside the familial space." - Ros Lawless

Open Sat (10-5pm) and Sun (10-3pm)

FREE admission


Beacon Arts Centre will be relaunching their exhibition program starting June 2021. We are currently working on scheduling the postponed program below which will take us to the end of this year. As soon as we have dates and opening times available for these exhibitions, we will update you here and across the website and social channels.

We are excited to be moving forward. Thank you for your patience.

Fraser Taylor, Guest Curator

Lewis Elegies by Mhairi Law and Calum Angus Mackay


Habitual by Lois Green


Flowers by Ruby Flowers


Shining a light on art at the Beacon

At Beacon Arts Centre we host a constantly changing programme of inspiring and thought-provoking exhibitions in our light and airy upstairs gallery space. Guest Curator Fraser Taylor presents a year-round programme by local, national and international artists – some exclusive to the Beacon.

Fraser studied at Glasgow School of Art and the Royal College of Art. His internationally exhibited work includes large-scale sculptural installations, set design, print media, filmmaking and painting. From 2001 to 2017 he was a Visiting Artist and Adjunct Professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and in 2017 was awarded an Honorary Professorship from Glasgow School of Art.

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