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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 […]

Awards

Scottish Glass Society Awards 2024 The SGS Travel Award of £300 assists students or recent graduates who have been working less than 10 years in glass, who wish to travel to pursue their studies in glass art.  We have changed the criteria a little so that its more relevant to SGS members. The Hamilton Taylor […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Celebration! – open exhibition call out

We are delighted to announce that we will be celebrating our 40th anniversary by holding an open exhibition alongside our juried exhibition On the Edge, at The Trades House of Glasgow this autumn. Applications forms for this exhibition are now available at the bottom of this page. Closing date for entries is midnight on the 25th July […]

Welcome

Welcome to the official website of the Scottish Glass Society, an artist-led, charitable organisation with a mission to promote the appreciation, understanding and development of contemporary Scottish Glass. Visit our Members’ directory to find information on some of the most innovative and skilled glass artists working to the highest professional standards in contemporary glass today as well as […]