Category Archives: News

Glaziers Art Fair 2016

Following the success of the first Glaziers’ Art Fair, the Glaziers’ Company will be staging a second fair at the Glaziers Hall, London, which will be open to the public 25 26 October 2016. The fair will showcase the work … Continue reading

Posted in Issue 97, News | Comments Off on Glaziers Art Fair 2016

Messingham Church Restoration

A Lincolnshire church with an important collection of medieval stained glass has been awarded a £229,600 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to carry out extensive repairs to the roof and tackle various other dampness-related problems. Although parts of Holy … Continue reading

Posted in Issue 96, News | Comments Off on Messingham Church Restoration

Geoffrey Clarke Panels Installed at the Stained Glass Museum

In 2014, after a fund-raising appeal, the Stained Glass Museum successfully purchased four unique modern stained-glass panels from the studio of Geoffrey Clarke. Vidimus reported on the conservation of these panels, which was documented on the blog ‘Through the eyes … Continue reading

Posted in Issue 96, News | Comments Off on Geoffrey Clarke Panels Installed at the Stained Glass Museum

University of York Spring Master Class

The University of York MA in Stained-Glass Conservation and Heritage Management Spring Master Class will be held this year on Saturday 27 February 2016 and is entitled ‘The Nineteenth Century: Treasures, Problems, Solutions’. The speakers and lectures are as follows. … Continue reading

Posted in Issue 96, News | Comments Off on University of York Spring Master Class

Call for Papers: The Rood

The Rood in Medieval Britain and Ireland c.900 – c.1500 2–3 September 2016 King’s Manor, University of York The rood – understood as the cross itself, and/or the image of Christ crucified – was central to the visual and devotional culture … Continue reading

Posted in Issue 96, News | Comments Off on Call for Papers: The Rood

ICOM-CC Interim Meeting and Student Forum, Wrocław, Poland

The next interim meeting of the ICOM-CC Glass and Ceramics Working Group will be held in Wrocław, Poland 25–29 May 2016. The conference, focusing on recent advances in glass and ceramics conservation, aims to present relevant case studies in the … Continue reading

Posted in Issue 96, News | Comments Off on ICOM-CC Interim Meeting and Student Forum, Wrocław, Poland

Appeal for Information

In 1974, a church built in the nineteenth century by the British at Pontresina in the Engadine Valley (Switzerland) was demolished. The Museum Alpin (Natural History Museum) in Pontresina will be holding an exhibition from December 2016 to October 2017 … Continue reading

Posted in Issue 96, News | Comments Off on Appeal for Information

Fifteenth-Century Order of the Angel Panels Acquired by the Stained Glass Museum

In November 2015, the Stained Glass Museum purchased two rare medieval stained-glass panels depicting the Virtues and Principalities from a sale at Bonhams in London [Figs 1–2]. These late fifteenth-century panels were purchased with the help of the Arts Council … Continue reading

Posted in Issue 95, News | Comments Off on Fifteenth-Century Order of the Angel Panels Acquired by the Stained Glass Museum

Margaret Agnes Rope Exhibition at Shrewsbury Museum

The first exhibition dedicated exclusively to the life and works of Shrewsbury stained-glass artist Margaret Agnes Rope (1882–1953) will run at Shrewsbury Museum from September 2016 to January 2017. Rope’s work can be seen in over forty churches across four … Continue reading

Posted in Issue 95, News | Comments Off on Margaret Agnes Rope Exhibition at Shrewsbury Museum

Stained Glass Museum Events and News

2016 Study Weekend in Essex: Thursday 21 – Sunday 24 April 2016 The study weekend will be based in the historic town of Colchester, and there will be visits to various sites to see a range of stained glass spanning … Continue reading

Posted in Issue 95, News | Comments Off on Stained Glass Museum Events and News