Events

Glass events taking place around Scotland

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 […]

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 […]

SGS AGM

Join us to hear proposals on the 5 year plan for the Scottish Glass Society and make your voice heard about future funding bids to support our activity. Agenda – Scottish Glass Society AGM 2019 Scottish Glass Society AGM 2018 – Minutes Shared lunch – bring a plate. Why not join us for a Curator […]

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 […]

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

An exhibition charting the work of the Scottish Glass Society and the history of Scottish glass over the last forty years, showcasing key artists, artworks and techniques. This information display is sited opposite the Paolozzi Windows – try and time your visit with the morning sunshine to enjoy the full experience.

Convergence

The Scottish Gallery presents Convergence, an exhibition showcasing new work from some of the finest Scottish, British and International artists working in glass today. Vidar Koksvik presents blown glass from Norway, alongside LOEWE Foundation Craft Prize 2019 nominee and Edinburgh College of Art trained Harry Morgan, kiln formed glass from Karlyn Sutherland and a new collaboration from Inge Panneels and photographer Kevin Greenfield.