Events

Glass events taking place around Scotland

Scottish Gallery – Meet the Artist

This is an opportunity to view the Convergence exhibition and to meet a selection of the artists involved: Harry Morgan, Inge Panneels and Kevin Greenfield. This event is free but please book your place through this link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/exhibition-tour-convergence-tickets-68603022487

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.

Curator’s Tour – National Museums of Scotland

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 Book your tickets here

Transition ECA Glass: 110 Years of Glass at Edinburgh College of Art

A talk by Dr Jessamy Kelly about the Glass Programme at Edinburgh College of Art (ECA). Glass has been taught at Edinburgh College of Art since 1909, as one of the most celebrated and established programmes in Europe, the ECA glass programme is unique within Scotland and is one of the few centres of excellence […]

SGS at 40 – members’ celebration

A celebratory gathering with cake and something fizzy to celebrate the work of the members of the Scottish Glass Society. Coming together offers an informal networking opportunity to meet peers and find out more about future plans.  Let us know if you can come by reserving a free ticket here. Not a member? You can […]

Celebration!

Come and join us to celebrate 40 years of Scottish Glass Society with our 2019 member’s exhibition. Featuring the work of 25 members Celebration is an opportunity to experience many different glass making techniques and forms. Celebration will be open at Trades Hall Glasgow from 18 – 25 September 2019.

Introduction to lamp working

Exclusive member opportunity! Join the award-winning team at Angels’s Share Glass for morning’s introduction to the fascinating art of lamp working. Tour the studio and hear about the history of the business, watch the experts at work and then have a go yourself! 7th September 2019, Bridge of Allan Email kirstensgs@yahoo.com to book your place. […]

On the Edge

Today, across Scotland, Scottish Glass Society glass artists and makers are continuing to challenge our perception of the possibilities of glass as an artistic medium. This exhibition brings together the work of 18 members exploring the stress lines between historical concepts and contemporary ideology, often creating works that revaluate our understanding of their chosen medium.

Glass Nexus Forum 2019

North Lands Creative in Lybster is Europe’s leading educational glass facilities and one of the world’s most prestigious centres for the study and development of glass as an art form, providing excellent facilities, opportunities and inspiration to artists working with glass from all over the world. NLC Forum began in 1995 where our co-founder and […]