Author Archives: ltempest

St Mary’s Church, Shrewsbury

An appeal has been launched by Friends of St Mary’s church in Shrewsbury after an important renaissance window was damaged during a break-in to the church in the early hours of June 10th. Early estimates suggest that it may cost … Continue reading

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ICON Stained Glass Group Conference 2019: Accommodating the Past

On October 4 2019, the SGG Conference will take place in the Chapterhouse at Gloucester Cathedral. The renowned collection of stained glass at the cathedral will provide a wonderful backdrop to this event. Glass is a fragile medium and historic … Continue reading

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Relief at Notre Dame

Despite the loss of its great medieval roof, preliminary surveys suggest that none of the thirteenth-century glass in the three great rose windows of Notre Dame Cathedral has suffered irreparable damage following the terrible fire in Paris on April 15th. … Continue reading

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New Director at the Vitrocentre and Vitromusée, Romont

On June 1st, Francine Giese will take up the post of director of the Vitrocentre and Vitromusée Romont, due to the retirement of current director, Stefan Trümpler. With a background in Art History, Classical Archaeology and Ancient Near East Philogy, … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Museum Autumn Lecture Series

The Stained Glass Museum, Ely, has announced details of its lecture series for Autumn 2019. The series will focus on the concept of the ‘new’ in relation to stained glass: new commissions, new discoveries of medieval glass, and new ways … Continue reading

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CVMA Joins the Medieval Academy of America

The website of the CVMA (GB), part of the international research project dedicated to the recording and publishing of all medieval stained glass, has been approved for inclusion in the Medieval Academy of America’s database of Medieval Digital Resources http://mdr-maa.org. … Continue reading

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REMINDER: BSMGP Discussion Day 2019: ‘Splendid yet Intimate – Stained Glass for House and Home’

Friday, 31st May, 2019 from 10.00am to 4.30pm Each year the BSMGP holds a discussion day aimed at students and stained glass artists in the early stages of their career, although established artists and interested amateurs are also welcome. This … Continue reading

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REMINDER: BSMGP Summer Lecture 2019

Friday, 14th June 2019 at 6.15pm The British Society of Master Glass Painters’ (BSMGP) Summer lecture will be given this year by the award-winning architectural glass art specialist, Martin Donlin, who will share his Reflections on 30 years of Glass. … Continue reading

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Appeal for Help

Brianne Kozlowski, a graduate from the University of York MA (2013) now consulting in the US, and Drew Anderson of the Metropolitan Museum of Art are appealing for information regarding the design of the 19th c. window from Trinity Church, … Continue reading

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Inspired by Burne-Jones, a Unique Exhibition of Contemporary Glass

4th – 16th June, 2019 The Grange Art Gallery, Rottingdean, East Sussex Among the glitterati attracted to the seaside village of Rottingdean at the end of the 19th century was Edward Burne-Jones, who from 1880 called Aubrey House, on the … Continue reading

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