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 – A Collector’s Eye”. Guest speaker is Revd. Christopher Wood. 7.30pm at King’s Lynn Town Hall, Market Place, King’s Lynn, Norfolk. Tickets £7 (includes glass of wine). For more information, contact: 01553 776632.

14 – 17th April: Stained Glass Museum study weekend visit to the North East including Durham, Newcastle and Sunderland. For more information, visit the events page of the Stained Glass Museum website.

17 June: British Society of Master Glass Painters AGM and Summer Lecture, Alf Fisher and Pippa Martin, Lawrence Lee: master stained glass artist of the twentieth century. For more details, visit the BSMGP website.

Conferences

12 – 15 May: International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo. Includes sessions on medieval stained glass. For more information, visit the university’s website.

21 – 24 July: American Glass Guild 2011 Conference, Asheville, North Carolina, USA. Pre-conference workshops; post-conference tour; renowned speakers; members’exhibition. For more information, visit the Guild’s website.

7 – 9 September: Society of Glass Technology, Annual Conference, Oxford. The conference will include a paper by Alun Adams of Swansea Metropolitan University on Celtic Studios, and a tour of Oxford stained glass by Paul Sancasciani FMGP. For further information on the SGT conference contact Dr David Martlew at  david [dot] martlew [at] gmail [dot] com

26 – 28 September:  CVMA Forum for the Conservation of Stained-Glass Windows Forum on Stained Glass after 1920: technology and conservation in Lisbon. More details are available here.

Current Exhibitions

Until mid-March: Four Ancestors of Christ (first part of a rolling exhibition), Canterbury Cathedral.

Until 17 March: Clayton & Bell, Leading Stained Glass Designers and their Work at Harrow School; Old Speech Room Gallery, Harrow School, London. For more information, visit the school’s website.

Until 25 March: Through the Eye of the Collector: A Rare Glimpse of Stained Glass from Private Collections, at the Stained Glass Museum, Ely Cathedral. For more details, visit the museum’s website.

Until 15 May: Stories to Watch: Narrative in Medieval Manuscripts at the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Center, Los Angeles, USA. For more details, visit the Getty’s website.

Until 30 May: Man, Myth, and Sensual Pleasures: Jan Gossart’s Renaissance, National Gallery, London. For more details, visit the National Gallery’s website.

Until 3 July: Brian Clarke, Life and Death at the VitroMusée, Romont, Switzerland. For more details, visit the museum’s website.

Until 5 August: Treasures of Heaven: Saints, Relics, and Devotion in Medieval Europe at the Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. For more details, visit the museum’s website.

Until 2013: Vitraux de la Renaissance à Chartres at the Centre International du Vitrail, Chartres. For more details, visit the Centre International du Vitrail website.

From March 28: new displays at Four Ancestors of Christ rolling exhibition, Canterbury Cathedral.  See the News page of Vidimus 48 for more  information.

From 23 June 2011 – 10 September: Treasures of Heaven: Saints, Relics, and Devotion in Medieval Europe, at the British Museum, London. For more details, visit the museum’s website.

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