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The organisers of the Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair, GM Events Ltd, are delighted to announce that the 2023 event, with the new name of REVEAL, will take place from the 19-21st of May at Scotland’s foremost events venue, the SEC.


To register your interest for Reveal 2024 email .


Though the Marquee at Kelvingrove Art Gallery provided a good location, it has its limitations and cannot provide the facilities that a modern custom built venue can. We are therefore investing significantly in this change of venue as we seek to match and exceed the expectations of our valued and discerning customers. Here are just a few of the exciting new features that we will be announcing for visitors and exhibitors:

  • Extended exhibition facilities
  • Hospitality area including a Champagne Bar and on-site coffee and catering facilities
  • A Kids Contemporary Creche
  • An extended art storage area
  • An expanded complimentary wrapping area
  • Free exhibitor car parking
  • A first class range of nearby hotels
  • Background music
  • First class exhibitor load-in facilities
  • Educational opportunities and attractions
  • Plentiful visitor car parking
  • First class transport links

The SEC are very keen to host our event and will assist with a range of marketing opportunities that will allow us to tap into their extensive ticketing database which combined with our own marketing and PR campaigns will give a great boost to our launch event at this prestigious venue.


Contemporary art is exciting and dynamic, and we want a name and brand that reflects this as we enter the events new stage of development. Our principles and values at the heart of the event though remain the same. We will continue to offer exhibitors superb value for money, providing a first-class platform to showcase and sell your work to a growing art interested audience. And we will continue to offer our visitors a truly superb range of contemporary art with something for all tastes and budgets in a friendly welcoming atmosphere.


Applications are invited from art galleries, art organisations and professional artists.

REVEAL is a curated event and we will therefore require six samples of work that represent the type of work that you would like to exhibit at the event.


We offer exhibitors two types of exhibition stands namely shell scheme and wooden rectangular stands. Each are priced on a fully inclusive basis with hanging system (shell scheme only), WIFI, power source, gallery standard lighting, trestle table (not available on a 4 x 1 stand) and chair included. There are no hidden extras.

Also included are :

  • Exhibitor name displayed on the stands fascia board
  • Secure storage
  • Two exhibitor passes
  • 20 Complimentary Preview Evening tickets
  • 30 Complimentary weekend tickets
  • Secure storage area
  • Free exhibitor parking
  • PR assistance
  • Easy load in access

Click here for the APPLICATION FORM.

We are keen to stress though that whilst this is an expansion of the Kelvingrove floor plan it is not our intention to grow the event significantly as one of the main attractions of the event to our customers-and they frequently tell us this- is that we offer a comfortable amount of exhibition stands for our visitors to get round and they are not bewildered by the amount of art available.


  • Exhibitors are prohibited from piling art on the exhibition stand floor. All work must be unwrapped and hung on the walls. Work can be presented in exhibitors own browsers. Secure storage facilities are available.
  • Exhibitors cannot sublet their space or any part of it to another party without prior permission.
  • Exhibitors cannot display the work or services of another artist/gallery without prior permission.
  • All work on display must be for sale.
  • No distressed point of sale material is allowed.
  • A deposit will be required on notification of acceptance.
  • If the event is cancelled we will return your deposit and stand fee in full but we cannot be held responsible for any additional expenses you may incur.
  • Exhibitors are responsible for insuring their own work. Public liability only will be covered by GM Events Ltd for the overall running of the fair.
  • Exhibition spaces are non transferable.
  • A few cards and postcards can be displayed and sold but must not dominate the stand.
  • Exhibitors must not play their own music on the stand.
  • An artist can only be represented at one exhibition stand throughout the art fair and therefore cannot be exhibited at multiple stands.
  • Exhibitors are prohibited from selling or distributing alcohol at their exhibition stand.


Reveal is owned and organised by GM Events Ltd who have offices in Glasgow and Aberdeen and whose Director Gerry Muldoon and colleagues have been delivering  events in Scotland, including the Aberdeen Art Fair, for over 14 years. The company has a first class reputation organising a host of high profile events and have worked in partnerships with many public and private sector organisations including Scottish Enterprise, EventScotland, Aberdeenshire Council, Arts and Business Scotland, Forestry Commission Scotland, Petrofac and TAQA.


Our aim is to bring together exhibitors and the discerning art buyers, the art enthusiast and the novice collectors. The Marketing campaign will include:

  • Advertising campaign on Radio Clyde 2.
  • A targeted newspaper and magazine campaign that includes The Herald, Evening Times,  Metro, Herald Magazine, Westender Magazine and Artmag.
  • On-line art magazines and blogs.
  • Promotions with key Glasgow employers, professions, media companies and local authorities.
  • Database marketing to over 25,000 culturally aware prospects in the Glasgow area.
  • An extensive local press ad. campaign.
  • PR and social media campaign led by Naomi Brown PR.
  • Outdoor poster advertising campaign.
  • Marketing and social media partnership with Own Art.
  • Digital campaign with the Herald and Facebook Ads.