The Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA)
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The Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA) is Glasgow's hub for international contemporary arts, embracing all contemporary art forms including visual art, music, film, performance, dance and spoken word. The building is steeped in history and the organisation has played a key role in the cultural life of the city for decades.
CCA is unique in Scotland, the building has a Grade A listed Alexander 'Greek' Thomson facade and is situated on Sauchiehall Street in the heart of the city. CCA curates six major exhibitions a year, presenting national and international contemporary artists in their gallery space. It is also home to Intermedia Gallery, showcasing emerging artists. Entrance to all exhibitions and many events is free. The CCA is committed to supporting the development of new work and offer a programme of artist residencies.
Within the CCA, Saramango 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.