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The new Stourbridge Glass Museum update 1 March 2016

 

View of The Red House Cone from inside The New Glass Museum.

 

 

Image credit: The British Glass Foundation taken 24 February 2016.

 

The New Glass Museum Opens ......... 19th March 2016

 

The new glass museum on the Isle of Wight opens on 19th March 2016 at 11 am.

Location Areton Barns Craft Village  Main Road Newpoirt PO30 3AA.

isleofwightglassmuseum.org.uk

 

 

 

Glass at the V & A London - 3rd Study Session - 24 June 2016

Advance notice - A study session at the V & A will take place in June 2016. A guided tour of The Glass Galleries & an opportunity to study pieces of glass from the collections.  The date Friday 24 June 2016.

Registration - Reserve your place now

Website - Member log in

Member access to the website is controlled by the membership secretary . Members need to contact the membership secretary for the codes to set up an account.membership@glassassociation.org.uk

GrayStan Glass - The complete catalogue

Want see all the Gray - Stan designs produced  between 1925- 1935.

The designs & further information can be found in Journal 10 where there are over 140 illustrations of Gray-Stan Glass

Details Journal 10

 

 

David Reekie - '' Casual Bystanders'' Exhibition 17 Oct - 15 November 2015

 

“I use the title in my new series Casual Bystanders in an ironic and somewhat sarcastic way, in that there are elements within our society and political elite, who are blind to the growing problems in society and stand casually by as these problems grow”

The Exhibition Venue    Etienne Gallery    De Lande 38    5061 HX Oesterwijk  Netherlands

More information

The New Stourbridge Glass Museum

These pictures taken on 23rd October 2015 show the conversion of the White House Cone / former Stuart's Crystal factory buildings which will house the new glass musem.

Further Information

Glass Cone 107 - Summer 2015

New Glass Museum in Stourbridge gets funding.

The British Glass Foundation have announced funding from the European Regional Development Fund  of over £ 2.1 million for the new glass museum complex.

Details

Glass & Decorative Arts Sale Bamfords Derby 5th August 2015

Something for Keith Murray collectors

Catalogue

 

 

bing 10

Peter Layton : '' The 78 year old breathes life into a dying industry ''

Article published in The Sunday Telegraph 19th July 2015

                  Read the article.           

Whitefriars, Glass designed by Peter Wheeler 1969.

Please see some images of Whitefriars Glass designed by Peter Wheeler  in 1969. These images have been supplied by Circaglass for your enjoyment.

 

             Images    

New Zealand - Community breathes life into art plan

 

Our thanks to one of our members in New Zealand for bringing us this feature.

Community breathes life into art plan

 

Journal 10 Now Published

Glass Cone 106 Published April 2015

Frauenau Glass Museum, Germany.

British Glass Foundation Research visit to the Frauenau Glass Museum, Germany in February 2015.

Frauenau Glass Museum

Gray-Stan Glass Exhibition at Broadfield House Glass Museum

Time is running out to see this stunning exhibition, it closes 1st February.

Image credit Broadfield House Glass Museum.

www.dudley.gov.uk/see-and-do/museums/glass-museum/whats-on-at-broadfield-house/gray-stan-luxury-glass-for-the-modern-age

AGM 27 September 2014 - Stourbridge

The documents for the  2014 AGM which will be held at The Kingswinford Methodist Church are listed here.

Minutes of 2013 AGM

Agenda AGM 2014.

Nomination Forms for Committee Members 2014

Engraved Glass Exhibition October 2014

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