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The Stained Glass Museum 2014 Annual Study Weekend

The Stained Glass Museum’s 2014 study weekend ‘Salisbury and Wiltshire’ will be on Thursday 24 – Sunday 27 April 2014. It will take place in the delightful county of Wiltshire, where the group will be based in Salisbury. Visits will … Continue reading

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Society of Glass Technology Conferences: Calls for Papers

The Society of Glass Technology has announced the conferences it will be holding in 2014 and is calling for papers.  The SGT Living Glass conference will be heading to Durham University and will also host Glassac14.  Attendees might want to … Continue reading

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Bringing Back 16th-century Beauty at the Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology, Brisbane

The Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology holds a significant collection of medieval and Victorian stained-glass windows that are in desperate need of conservation. The museum, just north of Brisbane, is one of Australia’s foremost collectors of fine arts and … Continue reading

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Stained Glass on Facebook

The British Society of Master Glass Painters has recently launched a Facebook page, which you can find here. Check the page for news, events, lectures and publications, and don’t forget that Vidimus also has a page at https://www.facebook.com/VidimusOnline.  We welcome … Continue reading

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Call for Abstracts: Collecting through Connections: Glass and Stained-glass Collectors and their Networks in the 19th Century

The VICARTE research unit (Glass and Ceramic for the Arts and Parques de Sintra – Monte da Lua) have announced an international conference Collecting through Connections: Glass and Stained-glass Collectors and their Networks in the 19th Century, which will be … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Film Launch Event

The Scottish Stained Glass Symposium & Trust and the School of Scottish Studies Archives (University of Edinburgh) have announced the release of their new DVD ‘Crear McCartney’s Dolphinton Windows’. Filmed in the studio and on site at Black Mount Parish … Continue reading

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Rare works by Albrecht Dürer on Display at the Courtauld Gallery

An exhibition entitled ‘The Young Dürer: Drawing the Figure’ has opened at the Courtauld Gallery, London. One of the most important artists of the Northern Renaissance, Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528) produced many designs for stained glass. Previous Vidimus articles have highlighted … Continue reading

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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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