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Celebrating 40 years of volunteers!

Dr Jessamy Kelly presented to our AGM earlier this month to highlight some of the key people who have been involved in SGS over the years and you can now download her presentation to see a celebration of the work of some of those who have contributed over the years. We’re the first to admit […]

The Art of Scottish Glass: 40 years of the Scottish Glass Society

This exhibition marks the 40th anniversary of the Scottish Glass Society. The society was founded in 1979 and ever since it has promoted the appreciation, understanding and development of glassmaking in Scotland. The exhibition charts the history of the society and glassmaking in Scotland as well as glass education and the society’s support of emerging […]

HOT GLASS BLOWER/ASSISTANT POSITION

Hours: F/T 37.5 – 39.5 hrs pw Position: Permanent/or Term Contracted Salary: To be discussed, depending on ability and experience. Glasstorm is a highly respected contemporary glass making facility in the Highland town of Tain. The studio creates commercial glass works for many sectors including shop/gallery retail, trophies/awards and creates public and private commissions. In […]

Guided Tour – Kelvingrove’s 20th century studio glass collection

Join Glasgow Museum’s Decorative Art Research Manager Rosemary Watt for a guided tour at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. Find out more about the studio glass collection in this tour as part of SGS 40th anniversary celebrations. Numbers are limited so there are two tours – this one is for the afternoon tour at 1.30pm. […]

Guided Tour – Kelvingrove’s 20th century studio glass collection

Join Glasgow Museum’s Decorative Art Research Manager Rosemary Watt for a guided tour at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. Find out more about the studio glass collection in this tour as part of SGS 40th anniversary celebrations. Numbers are limited so there are two tours – this one is for the morning tour at 11.30am. […]

Scottish Glass Now – a networking event for glass artists

A networking event for Glass Artists you can participate or be in the audience – the choice is yours…. this 2 hour event will give each presenter just under 7 mins each to present their work, the audience will be able to ask questions at the end. This event is presented by Edinburgh College of […]

Zero to Launch online masterclass

Thinking about starting or growing your glass business? You might be surprised at how fast that can happen – once you have a roadmap that makes sure you get to where you want to go. Join the Scottish Glass Society and Clare Holliday from Indie Retail Academy for this live masterclass as we explore the […]

Curator tour

To mark the 40th anniversary of the Scottish Glass Society, join curator Sarah Rothwell to learn about contemporary glass and the innovative and skilled glass makers featured in the Dan Klein and Alan J Poole Collection. Adults £7, Members & Conc.* £6, Students £5  *Over 60s, students with valid NUS or Young Scot card, unemployed with ID, […]

Glass CSI: Solve those glass crimes!

Want to figure out what went wrong with that glass piece that didn’t turn out as expected? Join our crack team of detectives to investigate! Exclusively for SGS members. (Not yet a member – join now!) £12. Limited spaces. Booking essential – book your place now. Every artist and maker has failures – it’s part […]

Become an SGS Board Member

The Scottish Glass Society is seeking new board members to support its membership as we plan for the future. SGS is celebrating it’s 40th anniversary this year and, as well as honouring the occassion with a range of events and exhibitions, we have been taking a look at what we do and how members and […]