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SaltSpace Art gallery

270 High Street, Glasgow
G4 0QT

The distinctive turquoise shop front of SaltSpace Gallery is housed among the b-listed 4 story, renaissance style, red sandstone tenements that curve up the east side of the High Street; designed by Burrnet, Boston and Carruthers in 1903 and flanked by the original historic shop fronts with inverted canted doorways. In the gallery, you’ll find exhibitions from exciting new artists and graduates, along with artists in residence creating new work. SaltSpace is an artist cooperative founded in 2019 by graduates of the Glasgow School of Art, with 3 venues across the High Street and Saltmarket.

Email: saltspacecoop@gmail.com
Website: https://www.saltspacecoop.co.uk

Other Information

Travel

Nearest Train and/or Subway: High Street Railway Station
Parking: Metered on-street parking

Accessibility

Physical Access to Building: Limited Access (only part of the building is fully accessible (e.g. ground floor is wheelchair accessible but other areas are only accessible via stairs – please explain below)
Further details: Our main door is at ground floor, however there is an incline on the street and a wedge-shaped step at the entrance measuring 15cm high on the left running up to 20cm high on the right. The street is on a steep incline. There is one non-automatic door, opening inwards at the entrance, measuring 85cm / 33.5 inches wide. The door is usually closed to the street. The space inside the gallery is level, and on the ground floor. There is a change of level with two steps to the right side of the gallery. The floor is hard wood flooring throughout. The Gallery Space at the front is well-lit with natural daylight, & overhead bulb lighting. We do not currently have a hearing loop available. Noise levels vary throughout the space. There is background noise all day, and can be very busy. We welcome trained assistance dogs. Circulation space in the gallery is at least 120cm / 47 inches wide, with permanent window seating. There is no accessible toilets.
Facilities: Seating, Toilet

Organisation

Organisation Information:

We are an artist run creative co-operative providing a supportive platform for new graduates and early year creatives as a stepping-stone into their artistic career, founded by graduates of the Glasgow School of Art. We are a non-profit arts venue, with three Spaces across the High Street and Saltmarket: Salt Gallery at 270 High Street, Salt Community Space at 98 Saltmarket, Salt MakerSpace and Shop at 142 Saltmarket.

Visit This Building

Open Saturday @ 11am till 5pm – No booking necessary