Glass events taking place around Scotland

James Maskrey: Histories

The Scottish Gallery are delighted to present James Maskrey’s first solo exhibition with The Scottish Gallery – Histories The main focus of Histories is Captain Scott’s polar expedition and Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Voyage in Endurance; a voyage from 1914 – 1917 that is curently celebrating its centenary. These Antarctic journeys are investigated in individual pieces or […]

Scottish Glass Society AGM 2015

This year’s Scottish Glass Society AGM will be taking place on Saturday 31st October at Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s Queen’s Cross Church, Glasgow, starting at 11am. Schedule for the day: 11am AGM, Followed by a tour of the church given by Stuart Robertson 1pm Sandwich Lunch 2.30pm In the afternoon a talk from Alec Galloway about […]

Stained Glass Exhibition

I have an exhibition of stained glass panels at the Auld Kirk Museum Kirkintilloch from June 20th to July 30th. The exhibition is of copper foiled stained glass panels & portholes with the theme of the radio 4 Shipping Forecast’. Each 5″x 7″ panel has an individual engraved glass label with details of an authentic […]

Painting workshop – Autumn 2015

The Architectural Glass Centre, the commercial arm of the Swansea School of Architectural Glass, is continuing its programme of glass painting workshops/masterclasses with Jonathan Cooke in 2015.

blown glass with ceramic lid

Scots shine at British Glass Biennale

After months of anticipation, the winners of the British Glass Biennale, the highlight of the International Festival of Glass, have been announced. Scotland-based artists made up 14 of the 77 successful exhibitors and took three of the nine prizes up for grabs at the Biennale awards ceremony held on Wednesday 27 May. The Biennale is […]

Glass panel with pink and blue flower and Dylan Thomas quotation

‘Harmony’ Exhibition

This exhibition of contemporary glass art has been organised as part of the recent centenary celebrations to mark Dylan Thomas’ birth. Artists worldwide were invited to submit glass panels in response to the word ‘Harmony’. The Dylan Thomas International Awards for Glass and Poetry were organised and curated by the University of Wales Trinity St […]

Request from Scottish Glass Society: Call to SGS Members

The SGS have a space at the Ruskin Glass Centre as part of the International Festival of Glass on Saturday 30th May from 1.30 – 2.30pm. Our space is close to the British Glass Biennale exhibition space so hopefully lots of people will be passing by. We want to use this space to promote the society and, as […]

‘Lets Talk About The Work….’

An evening hosted by North Lands Creative Glass at the Biennale exhibition. A chance to meet exhibiting artists and hear more about their selected works. Members of the North Lands team will be available with information about their current program and opportunities on offer.  It will be possible to sign up for this event during […]

Volunteers Needed for IFG

Volunteers needed for the International Festival of Glass The International Festival of Glass and British Glass Biennale is looking for enthusiastic, reliable and self-motivated volunteers to be part of the Festival based at the Ruskin Glass Centre, Stourbridge during May and June. The Festival has opportunities for volunteers to work across the four days of […]

SGS trip to St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh

We have an exciting visit to St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh planned for Saturday 16th May.  Please meet at the West door (Parliament square) of St Giles for 1:20pm and tour will begin at 1.30pm. After the tour there will be an opportunity to have tea or coffee in the café at St Giles and a […]