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The Corning Museum Calls for Submissions for the New Glass Review

The Corning Museum of Glass is inviting artists, craftspeople, designers and architects to submit images of new works that use glass for possible publication in their annual New Glass Review. The New Glass Review is published by the Corning Museum … Continue reading

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New Windows Installed at Westminster Abbey

To commemorate the 60th anniversary of the coronation of Her Majesty The Queen on 2 June 2013, the church where she was crowned, Westminster Abbey, has had two new stained-glass windows commissioned and installed.  The two new windows have been installed … Continue reading

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Burne-Jones Exhibition at the Lady Lever Art Gallery

  An exhibition of drawings by Victorian artist Edward Burne-Jones (1833–1898) opens at the Lady Lever Art Gallery in Port Sunlight this month. The exhibition includes designs for stained glass windows.  Featuring twenty-six drawings, seen together for the first time and … Continue reading

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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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