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The Splendour of Stained Glass from Medieval to Modern Times: Exhibition in Paris until 24 April

A new exhibition is on view at the Gallery Les Enluminures in the Louvre des Antiquaires Centre, Paris. The exhibition features more than twenty pieces of stained glass from the fifteenth to the twentieth centuries and is the third exhibition … Continue reading

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BSMGP Summer Lecture on Lawrence Lee: Friday 17 June

The British Society of Master Glass Painters’ Annual General Meeting and Summer Lecture will be held on Friday 17 June at the Art Workers Guild, Queen Square, London WC1. Admission is by ticket only. The AGM will begin at 5pm followed … Continue reading

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BSMGP Website: New Conservation Pages

We’re pleased to announce an exciting addition to the British Society of Master Glass Painters’ website which deserves widespread support. ‘Conservation in Focus’ is edited by the well-known conservator, Steve Clare, ACR FMGP [Fig. 13]. It contains technical articles and conservation … Continue reading

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Name that Roundel!

This month’s puzzle comes from the parish church of St Helen in York. It shows a woman holding a shield and carrying a column riding a unicorn which is trampling on a woman lying on the ground. Cupid is by … Continue reading

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Diary

Lectures/Trips 11 March: British Society of Master Glass Painters Spring Lecture, Anna Eavis, ‘An 18th-century Recusant’s Collection: the Windows of Milton Manor Chapel, Oxfordshire.’ For more details, the BSMGP website. 23 March: Diana Bullock Memorial Lecture 2011; “Medieval Stained Glass … Continue reading

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William Burges Glass at Castell Coch, Wales

The Welsh Minister for Heritage has agreed that CADW, the Welsh heritage organization, should submit a grant application to the National Heritage Memorial Fund for funds to assist in the purchase of the two ‘missing’ stained-glass panels from the chapel … Continue reading

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New Stained Glass Exhibition in Ghent

On 9 October 2010, the STAM, the new city museum of Ghent (Belgium) opened, replacing the former Bijlokemuseum, which had been closed for renovation since 2005. The renovated and expanded museum has exceeded all expectations. In conjunction with its reopening … Continue reading

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New Displays at Ancestors of Christ Exhibition in Canterbury Cathedral

The next phase of Canterbury Cathedral’s exhibition of figures from the internationally important Ancestors of Christ series of windows has been announced. The figures of Jared (Jareth) and Enoch, David and Nathan, will be on display from 28 March until … Continue reading

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Stained Glass and the Modern Museum – Conservation, Research, Display: 10-11 March, 2011

On 10–11 March, York University’s School of Stained Glass Studies will hold an international masterclass focusing on issues relating to the conservation, cataloguing and display of stained glass. Based in the historic surroundings of the medieval Merchant Taylors’ Hall in … Continue reading

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Exciting Sessions on Stained Glass at Kalamazoo International Congress on Medieval Studies: 12–15 May 2011

This year’s International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo (12–15 May) promises plenty of treats for historians of stained glass. Two main sessions ‘Glazing and Stained Glass: Collaborations, Analogies’ and ‘Investigations involving Stained Glass and Other Disciplines’ … Continue reading

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