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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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Canterbury Cathedral: Stained Glass Studio Tour

Friday, 17th May, 2019 Canterbury Cathedral houses one of the country’s most important collections of early medieval stained glass. The Cathedral’s Stained Glass Studio employs a team of expert conservators to restore this historic body of material, as well as … Continue reading

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Canterbury Cathedral Lecture Series: See-through Stories: Windows on the World

Starting on May 1st, Canterbury Cathedral Stained Glass Studio will host a series of six presentations by leading public speakers looking through and at Canterbury Cathedral’s stained glass windows, the biblical figures they illustrate and their relevance for today. The … Continue reading

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