Events

Glass events taking place around Scotland

National Icons Exhibition

The Scottish Glass Society Annual Exhibition National Icons will be open to the public from Wednesday 13 September through to Sunday 21 September 2023. We will be open from 10 am – 4 pm daily at The Trades House of Glasgow, 85 Glassford Street, Glasgow, G1 1UH. Please come along and support the 26 artists […]

SGS & CGS Discovery Day at Edinburgh College of Art Friday 8th Sept 2023

An inspiring day when you will meet like-minded artists and discover their glass passion and journeys. Member and Student rates available. Unfortunately this event was cancelled at short notice due to issues at ECA which were beyond the control of SGS and CGG. We are arranging to hold Zoom sessions in January and February 2024 […]

‘Journey’ 2021 Exhibition Online Now

Our exhibition “Journey’ is online now! 15th October to Tuesday 30th November The theme of the exhibition is still ‘Journey!’ Over the last 18 months of the Covid pandemic & subsequent lockdowns, every artist has been affected. Some of us have floundered, some have thrived. Some have been touched by the virus itself, others touched […]

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 […]

Masterclass with Karl Harron

In partnership with City of Glasgow College we have 8 places available for members to book on the Karl Harron masterclass. This 2.5 day masterclass provides an opportunity for the investigation into the aesthetic possibilities offered by Bullseye Reflective Glass. Interaction will be the key: discussions, Powerpoint presentations andtechnical talks will encourage and enable participants […]

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 […]