About Tramway

Find out more about who we are

Wide shot of Tramway's exterior

Tramway is a renowned international arts venue with an interdisciplinary spirit whose mission is to enrich and inspire our communities by providing ambitious, innovative and culturally relevant contemporary visual art and performance.

Through a dynamic year-round programme of dance, live art, engagement activity, festivals and free exhibitions, we aim to stimulate meaningful dialogue between artists and audiences, responding to the urgent cultural, social and political issues of our time.

Tramway is both local and International in its outlook, fostering the professional development of emergent artists in Scotland whilst also presenting ambitious International work by artists from diverse backgrounds.

The programme curation encourages creative experimentation and bold, innovative approaches to our unique venues, culminating in some of the most ambitious presentations of work across Scotland and the UK.

As a public venue in the south side of Glasgow, we play a civic role within our immediate community whilst also serving the artistic sector by fostering international dialogue, exchange and partnerships with our global peers and collaborators.

Tramway is actively engaged in the commissioning, production, presentation, promotion and engagement around contemporary, interdisciplinary art. Our venue hosts many cultural partners and residents including The Workroom, The Hidden Gardens and Take Me Somewhere Festival.

Tramway is a Creative Scotland Regularly Funded Organisation (RFO) and is managed by Glasgow Life, the charity that delivers culture and sport on behalf of Glasgow City Council.

Contact Us

Phone us on 0845 330 3501
Email info@tramway.org

Venue Hire

Tramway regularly hires out different spaces within the venue for functions, conferences, meetings and events. If you would like to make an enquiry about hiring a space in Tramway, please contact us by emailing info@tramway.org

Support Us

Tramway is managed by Glasgow Life, a charitable organisation that seeks to inspire the city’s citizens and visitors to lead richer and more active lives - including through culture. By supporting Glasgow Life, you will help Tramway to continue its invaluable work. Find out how you can donate.