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The McLellan Galleries are an exhibition space in the city of Glasgow, Scotland. Built in 1856, the Galleries are named after their founder, Archibald McLellan (1795–1854), a coach builder, councillor and patron of the arts. Following his death, Glasgow Corporation acquired the galleries, and for a time they were known as the Corporation Halls before reverting to their former owner's name. The Galleries were situated behind a frontage of shops in Sauchiehall Street and housed Glasgow School of Art from 1869 to 1899.
In the 1980s, the Galleries were ravaged by fire, but re-opened in 1990 as the largest quality, climate-controlled, temporary exhibition gallery in Scotland.
While Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum was closed for refurbishment between 2003 and 2006, the McLellan Galleries hosted a display of its best-loved works.
Now, in 2012, there is a public campaign to restore the Galleries to the public domain as a major feature in Glasgow’s cultural life.
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