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Tiffany Glass on Display in the USA

Historic Tiffany Windows on Display in Waco, Texas ‘In Company with Angels’, a unique exhibition of seven stained-glass Tiffany windows, has opened for a three-month period at the Lee Lockwood Library and Museum, Waco, Texas. It features 8ft-tall windows depicting … Continue reading

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Rare works by Albrecht Dürer on Display at the Courtauld Gallery

An exhibition entitled ‘The Young Dürer: Drawing the Figure’ has opened at the Courtauld Gallery, London. One of the most important artists of the Northern Renaissance, Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528) produced many designs for stained glass. Previous Vidimus articles have highlighted … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Film Launch Event

The Scottish Stained Glass Symposium & Trust and the School of Scottish Studies Archives (University of Edinburgh) have announced the release of their new DVD ‘Crear McCartney’s Dolphinton Windows’. Filmed in the studio and on site at Black Mount Parish … Continue reading

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Call for Abstracts: Collecting through Connections: Glass and Stained-glass Collectors and their Networks in the 19th Century

The VICARTE research unit (Glass and Ceramic for the Arts and Parques de Sintra – Monte da Lua) have announced an international conference Collecting through Connections: Glass and Stained-glass Collectors and their Networks in the 19th Century, which will be … Continue reading

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Stained Glass on Facebook

The British Society of Master Glass Painters has recently launched a Facebook page, which you can find here. Check the page for news, events, lectures and publications, and don’t forget that Vidimus also has a page at https://www.facebook.com/VidimusOnline.  We welcome … Continue reading

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Forthcoming Stained Glass Events in York

Storytelling in Court and Cloister A one-day conference organized by the Society for the Study of Medieval Languages and Literature, and hosted by the Centre for Medieval Studies at the King’s Manor, University of York, on 2 November 2013. Speakers … Continue reading

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Forthcoming Lectures at the Stained Glass Museum, Ely

Tuesday 22 October: Martin Crampin (University of Wales), ‘Ancient & Modern: Stained Glass from Welsh Churches’ [Fig. 2] St Peter’s Church, Broad Street, Ely, CB7 4AH 7pm for 7.30pm start Tuesday 29 October: Marie Stumpf (Senior Conservator, Glasgow Museums), ‘Research … Continue reading

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Boppard Abroad

Marie Stumpf, Senior Conservator at the Burrell Collection in Glasgow has recently completed a tour of places holding Boppard glass. She has visited the Detroit Museum of Art, Ochre Court and Seaview Terrace in Newport (Rhode Island), the Metropolitan Museum … Continue reading

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Microbial Attack

The subject of microbial attack on stained glass is attracting increasing interest. With the financial support of English Heritage and Canterbury Cathedral Studios, the British CVMA has been able to add a new translation to the Conservation pages of its … Continue reading

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Report on ‘Recent Advances in Glass, Stained Glass and Ceramics Conservation 2013′

ICOM-CC Glass and Ceramics Working Group Interim Meeting and Forum of the International Scientific Committee for the Conservation of Stained Glass (Corpus-Vitrearum-ICOMOS) For four days in October, the Trippenhuis in Amsterdam hosted the first joint working-group and scientific forum of … Continue reading

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