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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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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!

We urge readers to get in touch with any news items, events, stories or notables they’d like to see featured in Vidimus.  Please send items to news [at] vidimus [dot] org.

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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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