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The Stained Glass Museum Annual Lecture 2013

The Stained Glass Museum has announced its 2013 annual lecture.  This will be given by Sarah Brown, FSA, on ‘The conservation of a medieval master-piece: John Thorntonʼs stained glass Apocalypse in York Minster’. Sarah Brown is Director of the York … Continue reading

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QEST Scholarship Granted to York Student

With the help of the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust, Merlyn Griffiths will be starting a two-year Masterʼs degree at the University of York.  Merlyn is enrolled on the Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management MA, and will be taking up … Continue reading

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New Appointments at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Two appointments have been made at the The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, in the Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters.  The museum houses a large and encyclopedic collection of stained glass from all over the world, and … Continue reading

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Launch of British Corpus Vitrearum Volume at Merton College, Oxford

The most recent monograph in the British Corpus Vitrearum series, The Medieval Stained Glass of Merton College, Oxford, by Tim Ayers of the University of York, was launched last month on a beautiful spring day at Merton College, Oxford [Fig. … Continue reading

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CVMA Publication Offer from Oxford University Press

To mark the publication of The Medieval Stained Glass of Merton College, Oxford [Fig. 1], Oxford University Press is offering a 20% discount on books in the British CVMA series. In addition to the Merton volume, Vidimus readers will be able … Continue reading

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Middleton Archers Window Conserved

Barley Studio has recently completed the conservation and environmental protection of a famous early sixteenth-century window in the parish church of St Leonard, Middleton. The window, known variously as the Middleton Archers or the Flodden Window, was donated by Sir … Continue reading

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Petition to stop the Government reclassifying craft as non-creative!

A British government proposal will see craft no longer classed as part of the creative industries. Removing craftspeople from the category of creative industries could have potentially huge implications for funding of the crafts, as well as an impact on small … Continue reading

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Friday 7 June: Study Day and Picnic: Stained Glass along the Norfolk and Suffolk border

The Stained Glass Museum is holding a Study Day and Picnic on Friday 7 June. Departing from Ely at 9.30am, the visit will include four churches along the Norfolk and Suffolk border, all of which have splendid stained glass windows, … Continue reading

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Vale Abbey Glass Displayed at Chester

Fragments of fourteenth-century stained glass found during excavations in 1958 from Vale Royal Abbey (Cheshire), a Cistercian monastery built in 1277, are among the items on display in a new exhibition at the Grosvenor Museum in Chester. They may have … Continue reading

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The Cloisters Museum, New York: Videos

Home to an outstanding collection of medieval stained glass, The Cloisters Museum in New York has released a number of films as part of the celebration of its 75th anniversary. These films include clips of the construction of The Cloisters; … Continue reading

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