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SGS 2021 Calendar now available

We are pleased to announce the official Scottish Glass Society 2021 Calendar is now available to purchase. We would like to thank everyone who submitted images of their work, it was an incredibly tough choice to whittle down submissions to just 13. The calendar includes images of stunning work from 13 of our members including: […]

‘Mapping the Future’ – Read the report

Mapping the Future: The Role of the Scottish Glass Society in Sustaining and Developing the Glass Sector in Scotland   In our 40th anniversary year, we seized the opportunity to take stock of what we had achieved; what the current needs of our members and the wider Scottish glass sector were; and what was needed to […]

SGS 2020 AGM 7 Nov, 10.30am by Zoom

The Scottish Glass Society would like to welcome you to the 2020 Annual General Meeting which will be online for the first time, due to the ongoing Government restrictions surrounding Covid-19. We have kept the agenda short but there is one new item of business – reviewing the constitution of SGS.  In order to be […]

Treasurer Opportunity

North Lands Creative is looking for a Treasurer to join its active Board. We are looking for people who are excited by the opportunity to work with a small and innovative charity and who share our values and enthusiasm to respond to a new era in the creative and community life of contemporary glass and […]

GLASS, MEET THE FUTURE 2021 CALL OUT

Following on from the success of “GLASS, MEET THE FUTURE 2020” in July 2020 online at North Lands Creative, we are pleased to announce that we will proceed with Glass, Meet the Future in 2021. This Film Festival will take place both online and live at the Toyama Glass Art Museum in Japan. Applications are […]

GLASS LIVES WEEK 19-26 NOV 2020

Join North Lands creative between the 19th and 26th of November for their annual edition of Glass Lives Week, a series of commissioned films, podcasts and artist interviews celebrating glass artists in the UK, Europe and those further a field who are connected to European Glass. (Including an interview with us!) The Glass Lives Week full line up […]

SGS at GAS

The Glass Art Society is taking its 2020 conference online after cancelling the event due to be held in Sweden due to the global pandemic, and The Scottish Glass Society is delighted to be part of the virtual event. We will be hosting two sets of online talks featuring artist discussing work they exhibited at […]

HNC Art and Design Art Glass

Booking open for City of Glasgow College 2020-21 HNC Art and Design: Art Glass. The course offers the exciting challenge to explore your creativity through glass. You will use glass as a form of artistic expression in this project-based course to allow you to develop design skills and to explore a range of glass materials […]

The Tom Young Mentoring Programme

We are delighted to be working with Karen Somerville, Director of Angel’s Share on a new mentoring programme for Scottish-based members who do lamp working and want to develop their skills into a business. Karen will mentor one person between April 2020 and January 2021 meeting up to 7 times. There is a budget of […]

Talk with international Glass Artist Karl Harron – The Perfect Vessel

This interactive talk will gently lead you through Karl’s concepts and ideas associated with “Form”. Form: …by which shape is determined, as distinguished from the material of which it is composed, giving it individuality and a distinctive character. Through discussions and Q&A’s the process will be to discard the superfluous and to identify and develop […]