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Selling Exhibition of Medieval Art in New York

The Luhring Augustine Gallery in New York is displaying a panel of German renaissance stained glass in a selling exhibition at its New York gallery, 25 January – 7 March 2020. Gothic Spirit: Medieval Art in Europe is in association … Continue reading

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In Memoriam Prof. Paul Crossley (1945-2019)

Vidimus is very sad to report the recent passing of Prof. Paul Crossley. Prof. Crossley was an eminent historian of medieval architecture and art in its broadest sense, both in-ternational in scope, with a particular thirst for Polish Gothic architecture, … Continue reading

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His colourful materials: University of York acquires 18th-Century stained glass painter’s notebook

The University of York has acquired a notebook belonging to the celebrated glass artist William Peckitt (1731-95) (Fig. 1) shedding new light on his early career as an artist. The book (Fig. 2) appears to chronicle a teenage William Peckitt … Continue reading

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Bardwell Church: Vital Restoration Underway

The late medieval parish church at Bardwell (Suffolk) is undergoing an urgent programme of restoration work, to combat the effects of water leaks and crumbling masonry. Fundraising, beginning in 2017, has raised more than a quarter of a million pounds … Continue reading

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£800,000 Stained Glass Restoration Project at Long Melford

The late fifteenth-century stained glass at Long Melford parish church has long been recognised as one of the most splendid schemes to have survived from late medieval England. Best-known, for its extensive sequence of so-called ‘donor’ figures depicting various relations … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Museum Glass Racks Appeal

The Stained Glass Museum is currently raising funds to buy and install two new bespoke collections storage racks to help to house its growing collection of stained glass. This extra storage space will help to enable the museum to continue … Continue reading

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BSMGP Lecture Series 2020

The British Society of Master Glass Painters has announced details of its annual three-part lecture series for 2020. In the Spring lecture, on March 13th, John Edwards will explore the life and works of Christopher Webb, drawing on Webb’s archive, … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Museum Study Weekend 2020: West Kent

Booking is now open for the SGM’s 2020 Study Weekend. This year, the event will take place Thursday 23rd – Sunday 26th April, and will explore West Kent from a base in Royal Tunbridge Wells. Highlights of the weekend will … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Peter Laurence Martin MA MPhil

It is with great sadness that we report the death of Peter Martin. A professional architect in private practice in Switzerland for 30 years, Peter was first drawn into stained glass studies by chance. While teaching at the University of … Continue reading

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Exhibition at The Stained Glass Museum: ‘Where the Buffalo Roam: Stained Glass from the American Frontier’

September 9th, 2019 – February 20th, 2020 ‘Where the Buffalo Roam’, by award-winning photojournalist M.J. Alexander, reflects the tumultuous history of the American frontier, as memorialised in the windows of its churches and chapels. For centuries, the North American Plains … Continue reading

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