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Illuminating York Minster

York Minster will form one of the focal points in York’s forthcoming ‘Illuminating York’ festival, which runs from 30 October to 2 November. At York Minster, urban artists Black Rose have been brought in to create new street artworks on … Continue reading

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Art Under Attack Exhibition

Smashed stained glass from Rievaulx Abbey and Canterbury Cathedral is featured in a new exhibition at Tate Britain, which opened at the beginning of this month. The exhibition, entitled ‘Art Under Attack: Histories of British Iconoclasm’, explores religious iconoclasm and … Continue reading

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Reminder about The Stained Glass Museum Geoffrey Clarke Appeal

As mentioned in Vidimus 71, The Stained Glass Museum, Ely is raising money to purchase four panels by Geoffrey Clarke.  They are two thirds of the way to reaching their goal, and there is still time to donate!  Please consider … Continue reading

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Call for News!

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Stained Glass to be Featured in Masterpieces: Art and East Anglia Exhibition

Masterpieces: Art and East Anglia will run at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts in Norwich from 14 September 2013 to 24 February 2014. The exhibition will feature a panel from the church of St Peter Mancroft, Norwich. The panel … Continue reading

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Canterbury Glass at the Getty Museum

As mentioned in Vidimus 68, an exhibition opens this month at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Getty Center, featuring six important examples of English stained glass, 12th-century panels from Canterbury Cathedral. The exhibition, entitled Canterbury and St. Albans: Treasures from … Continue reading

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Watch Stained-Glass Work at Canterbury Cathedral!

Videos of the stained-glass conservators working at Canterbury Cathedral are available to watch on Youtube! Viewers can keep up to date with the conservation of the South Oculus window and watch the return of the panels and the fitting of … Continue reading

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Book on Stained Glass by the Birmingham School of Art

A new book has been published on the glass of the Birmingham School of Art. Stained Glass Window Makers of Birmingham School of Art, by Ray Albutt, compiles the work of glass-makers trained as artists and craftsmen at Birmingham School … Continue reading

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New Research into Medieval Red Glass

A new article on the production of medieval red glass is now available to read online here. The research, entitled ‘Technology, production and chronology of red window glass in the medieval period – rediscovery of a lost technology,’ was conducted … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Centre Autumn Lecture

The Stained Glass Centre’s autumn lecture will be given by Sarah Brown, Director of the York Glaziers Trust, and is entitled ‘The East Window of York Minster (1405-8): the conservation of John Thornton’s medieval masterpiece’. The York Glaziers Trust is … Continue reading

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