Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA)

Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA)

Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA)
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10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Sunday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
About
Centre for Contemporary Arts is Glasgow's hub for creative activity. The building is steeped in history and the organisation has played a key role in the cultural life of the city for decades. We are proud to contribute to the vibrancy and vitality of Scotland's exciting arts scene. Our year-round programme includes cutting-edge exhibitions, film, music, literature, spoken word, festivals, Gaelic and much more. We have an open-source approach to programming and work with a growing number of partners and individuals to whom we often offer residencies in the building and/or the space to programme their own events. At the heart of all of activities is the desire to work with artists, generate new projects and present them to the widest possible audience. CCA curates six major exhibitions a year, presenting national and international contemporary artists in our gallery space. We are also home to Intermedia Gallery, showcasing emerging artists. Entrance to exhibitions and many events is free. Saramago Cafe Bar offers a relaxed environment and a great menu during the day as well as lively place to hang out in the evenings. Free wi-fi is available throughout the building. Independent shops Aye Aye Books and Welcome Home are located in the entrance area, offering a wide range of publications, craft and design to take home.
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4.0 of 5 bubbles70 reviews
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Climber284982
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 • Business
Toilets on first floor now gender-neutral with urinals and cubicles, one walks past the row of urinals to get to the cubicles. I don't believe women and children should have to walk in on men in public mid-urination. Consider, cultural, political and religious difference. Consider also that you are are a licensed venue with late-night events, and indeed behaviour is subject to change under alcohol consumption. The majority of willy-owners wouldn't want to use a urinal when women and children are around I suspect.
Written 25 July 2022
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Albywon
Sydney, Australia13,650 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022 • Solo
Nice visit today. Had the pleasure of attending a third year recital by Niamh Doohan (fiddle) from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and an exhibition by Renee Helena Brown entitled A Strange Eight.
Great space for the Arts
Written 27 May 2022
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Customer178
Glasgow, UK13 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019
I see they've changed the toilets to gender neutral. ie. mixed sex and there are no longer any toilets that females who want to use female-only toilets can use. CCA has lost my custom.
Written 2 October 2019
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ledoq
Glasgow, UK23 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Solo
I have always loved this venue but on visiting recently noticed that they had put signs up on the toilets. The former ladies are now gender neutral toilets with cubicles’ next door to the former gents, now 'gender neutral toilets with urinals'. I am all for shared facilities and have this at my work (my work building was designed with separate toilet rooms, like lots of disabled toilets, all user neutral and I think that’s great). Sticking up a new sign does not work for me when the facilities weren’t designed for mixed use like this. I am not a fan.
Written 10 May 2019
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vessi80
North Lanarkshire, UK1,128 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2019 • Solo
The facade reflects much of the original Grecian Chambers created by our very own Alexander 'Greek' Thomson. Step inside now and view the brilliant Page Park re- invention. A fusion of the classic 'Greek' with the contemporary cool. Still very much under the 'tourist radar' but totally deserves more attention.
The centre is now re-open and accessible to all. Pick up an events brochure or check the website. This February and March , it's again one of the major host venues for the Glasgow Film Festival. Otherwise, a diverse programme of events throughout the year.
If you're a tourist then no better spot to have a coffee or lunch in such unique surroundings. It's only minutes away from the Fusiliers Museum ( Mackintosh building) and 15 minutes walk from the Tenement House and the Mitchell Library.
If you're a local and don't know it or didn't realise it was open again, then check it out.
Welcoming staff at reception desk and great coffee.
Written 14 February 2019
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Barry W
Gateshead, UK75 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2019 • Solo
Was here a couple of nights ago to Mull Historical Society as part of Celtic Connections 2019.

The gig was excellent.

However, I was also very impressed by the venue. All the staff were very friendly, it has a wonderful decor and great acoustics for live music whilst just being the right size to get a good crowd in.

I hope more of my favourite artists play here!
Written 26 January 2019
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Erifukada
Brussels, Belgium19 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2018 • Couples
We did a rouad trip in Scotland, we were spending just one day in Glasgow. Someone sujested us to go to eat at the CCA. Well, is really a great place to go to eat and to visit to.
Recommended!
Written 12 June 2018
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Nadia M
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2018 • Friends
Visited here today with 4 friends and our babies. Be aware there is a minimum £5 spend on cards and all cash machines nearby charge £2. Service was dreadful. Waited ages for coffees and on paying was met by a small foreign speaking girl behind bar who told me about the minimum spend and if I didnt like it tough! Embarrassed and disgusted I went back to the table and she came storming over shouting in my face saying she would pay for it if I had a problem. I think she didnt like babies to be honest. Do not go unless you are prepared to be spoke to like an idiot by this little rude woman! Wont be back!
Written 26 March 2018
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Viewlander
Crieff, UK1,100 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2018 • Couples
Luck enough to secure tickets for a BBC Scotland Burns night. A very good studio for a gig of this type and easily accessible with good facilities
Written 28 January 2018
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Bigtangle
Oxford, UK283 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2017 • Couples
Really interesting arts space in central Glasgow. Has a small gallery space, shop, bookshop and cafe. Worth a visit for contemporary art.
Written 17 December 2017
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