Events

Glass events taking place around Scotland

GLASS, MEET THE FUTURE FILM FESTIVAL 2021

Glass, Meet the Future Film Festival is dedicated to presenting a selection of new films pivoting around the  medium of glass. The festival showcases a cross section of international diverse and engaging series of short films curated and directed by female identified and non-binary filmmakers using glass as the predominant feature. GMTF is a microcosm […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]