Exhibition History

From 1930 to 1950 Hannah Frank’s drawings appeared regularly at the Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts exhibitions and from 1949 her sculptures were exhibited at the Royall Scottish Academy, Royal Glasgow Institute and the Royal Academy. 

There were also exhibitions at the Portico Gallery, Manchester, Stirling University, and at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Hannah’s brother Arthur Frank organised exhibitions at his scientific instrument shops in Glasgow and Edinburgh in the 1960s when reproductions of the drawings were first made and signed by Hannah.  

1968. Drawings of the 30s by Hannah Frank.  Charles Frank Ltd, 20 Forrest Road, Edinburgh. 
(August 23 – 12 September).  

1969: Sculpture by Hannah Frank & Early Scientific Instruments from the Arthur Frank Collection.  20 Forrest Road, Edinburgh. (26 August – 8 September).  

There was also a solo exhibition at the Royal Glasgow Institute Kelly Gallery:  1968:   Hannah Frank, Retrospective Exhibition, Drawings and Sculpture.  Kelly Gallery, Glasgow. (1-13 August )

2000 Onwards


2001-2002  ‘Hannah Frank – Selected Drawings and Sculpture’: Peter Scott Gallery, Lancaster University, Lancaster (September – January). 

2003 ‘Hannah Frank, A Glasgow Artist’: The Gregson Community Centre, Lancaster. (March). 

2004 ‘Hannah Frank – A Glasgow Artist,’ Lancaster City Museum and Art Gallery, Lancaster.
(25th April – 5th June)

2005 ‘Hannah Frank – A Glasgow Artist,’ Newcastle-under-Lyme Library, Newcastle. (4th – 14th January)

2005 ‘Hannah Frank – A Glasgow Artist,’ Lichfield Library, Staffordshire. (1st – 28th February)

2005 ‘Hannah Frank,’ Garnethill Synagogue, Glasgow. (April – July)

2005 ‘Hannah Frank,’ Riverside Gallery, Inverness. (November – December)

2006 ‘Hannah Frank Retrospective,’ Royal Glasgow Institute, Kelly Gallery, Glasgow.
(28th January – 11th February)

2006 Etz Chayim Gallery, Northwood and Pinner Liberal Synagogue, Middlesex. (May – July)

2006 London Jewish Cultural Centre, Ivy House, London. (October – December)

2007 ‘Hannah Frank, A Jewish Artist of Glasgow,’ Kniznick Gallery, Women’s Studies Research Centre, Brandeis University, Boston. (19th January – 6th April)

2007 ‘Hannah Frank – A Glasgow Artist,’ Freeman’s Auction House, Philadelphia.
(28th October – Sunday 4th November)

2008 ‘Hannah Frank,’ Armand Gold Wind, Hebrew Tabernacle, New York. (7th January – 4th March 2008)

2008 ‘Hannah Frank,’ Doncaster Art Gallery, Doncaster. (3rd May – 4th March)

2008 ‘Hannah  Frank, A Glasgow Artist: 100th Birthday Exhibition. Glasgow University Chapel. 
(23 August to 11 October)

2011 ‘Hannah Frank,’ Royal Glasgow Institute, Kelly Gallery, Glasgow. (6th – 17th March)

2011 ‘Hannah Frank,’ Hidden Lane Gallery, Finnieston, Glasgow. (11th September – 30th October)

2012 ‘Hannah Frank,’ The Curlers Rest, Byres Road, Glasgow. (11th January – 27th February)

2012 ‘Hannah Frank,’ Artertia, Block Street, Lancaster. (11th January – 24th March)

2013 ‘Hannah Frank,’ Shetland Museum and Archive, Lerwick. (2nd February – 4th March)

2014 ‘Hannah Frank, Drawings and Sculptures,’ MacLaurin Gallery, Ayr. (27th July – 22nd September)

2014 ‘Full Circle for Hannah Frank,’ The Nail Factory, Dalbeattie. (2nd November – 19th December)

2015 ‘Hannah Frank – A Glasgow Artist,’ Riverside Gallery, Inverness. (26th November)

2016 ‘Hannah Frank,’ 2canvas, Stockwell Street, Glasgow.

2018 – 2019 Hannah Frank 110th Birthday Exhibition, Glasgow University Chapel, Glasgow. (19th November – 6th February)

2021 HannahFrankArt In the Streets exhibition. Part of the Govanhill International Festival. During the pandemic, Hannah Frank prints were exhibited in selected cafe and bookshop windows around Govanhill, with organised walking tours (August)

2021 Hannah Frank Art.  Part of the Govanhill International Festival.  (August)

2023/2024  Hannah Frank, A Glasgow Artist.  Galeria Soar, Lencois, State of Bahia, Brazil. 
rd December to 15th February).


2002 Peter Scott Gallery, Lancaster University, Lancaster.

2004 ‘Dusty Answer’ exhibited at Harrogate International Conference Centre, Harrogate.
(28th – 30th April)

2004 ‘Suns and Moons,’ Falmouth Art Gallery, Cornwall. (24th April –12th June)

2004 Edinburgh Festival exhibition of the Glasgow Society of Women Artists, Torrance Gallery, Edinburgh. (August)

2005 Glasgow Society of Women Artists ‘Exhibition of Small Works of Art,’ The RGI Kelly Gallery, Glasgow. (28th February – 12th March)

2005 London Jewish Book Week, Royal National Hotel, London. (6th – 13th March)

2005 Fine Art, Design and Antiques Fair, Olympia Exhibition Centre, London. (1st – 6th March)

2005 Jewish Book Week on Tour, Eastwood House, Glasgow. (13th March)

2005 ‘Tree-mendous,’ Falmouth Art Gallery, Cornwall. (19th March – 4th June)

2006 ‘Recent Acquisitions’ Ben Uri Gallery, London. (December)

2012 ‘Equals,’ Paisley Museum, Paisley. (June – October)

2013 ‘Hannah Frank and Daniel Fuller, a Retrospective,’ The Nail Factory, Dalbeattie. (2nd – 30th June)

2015 – 2016 ‘Scottish Women Illustrators and Book Designers,’ Keiller Library, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh. (7th November – 26th June)

2015 – 2016 ‘Modern Scottish Women: Painters and Sculptors 1885-1965,’ Scottish Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh. (7th November – 26th June)

2023-2024 Scottish Women Artists: 250 years of challenging perception. Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh. 
(28 July – 6 January)