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SGS at GAS

The Glass Art Society is taking its 2020 conference online after cancelling the event due to be held in Sweden due to the global pandemic, and The Scottish Glass Society is delighted to be part of the virtual event. We will be hosting two sets of online talks featuring artist discussing work they exhibited at […]

Celebrating 40 years of volunteers!

Dr Jessamy Kelly presented to our AGM earlier this month to highlight some of the key people who have been involved in SGS over the years and you can now download her presentation to see a celebration of the work of some of those who have contributed over the years. We’re the first to admit […]

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 […]

Become an SGS Board Member

The Scottish Glass Society is seeking new board members to support its membership as we plan for the future. SGS is celebrating it’s 40th anniversary this year and, as well as honouring the occassion with a range of events and exhibitions, we have been taking a look at what we do and how members and […]

Results of our members’ survey

Earlier this year we asked members what they value about the Scottish Glass Society, how they feel about the opportunities we offer, and what we should be focusing on for the future. 30% of our membership replied to the survey and you can now view the analysis of the survey results: Analysis of SGS member […]

North Lands announces Leap of Faith artistic programme

Expanding on the human narrative within the bleak and sublime landscape of Caithness, Scotland, North Lands Creative Glass presents Leap of Faith, a programme exploring how glass inspires belief. Humans create ritual spaces places for public gathering and private contemplation, from the stone circle to the church steeple. A leap of faith also implies taking […]

Scottish Glass Society to host A Celebration of Scottish Glass

We are pleased to announce that SGS have been awarded funding from The National Lottery via Creative Scotland to co-ordinate a Celebration of Scottish Glass.  The project will co-ordinate marketing for the flurry of glass activity that is taking place in Edinburgh this September, as well as creating new events. “As we were planning for our […]

Elemental artists announced

We’re pleased to announce the artist selection for our Elemental exhibition, showing at North Lands Creative Glass Gallery, Lybster 25th July – 5th September and Coburg Gallery, Edinburgh 10th – 22nd September 2016. Our thanks go to our jurors Emma Woffenden and Alison McConachie along with Fiona Logue of Craft Scotland for their time and […]

Residency Opportunity – Borders

Glass as a material has played a key role in architecture and science. Reflections: glass: water: art: science is a programme of arts events where the material of glass will form the focus through which to ‘reflect’ on science and architecture with the Haining House and Loch in Selkirk as the physical focus of a […]

Jutta Cuny-Franz Memorial Award

The Jutta Cuny-Franz Foundation have just announced the dates for this years’ memorial award entries. Applications may be submitted from now. Deadline is 16 October 2016. The prize is awarded to artists who make significant use of glass in their works. Participating artists should not be older than 40 years of age, and their work (sculptures, objects) should […]