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16/05/2018

“GLORIOUS GLASS”
A joint exhibition by the Scottish Glass Society and the Contemporary Glass Society Scottish Hub

Trades House, Glassford Street, Glasgow
10th – 18th September, 2018

The Trades House of Glasgow
85 Glassford St,
Glasgow
G1 1UH

29/01/2018

C.G.S. – GLASS PRIZE and 'NEW GRADUATE REVIEW' 2018.

We are delighted to announce the winners of the C.G.S. 2018 Glass Prize and Graduates to be included in the 'NEW GRADUATE REVIEW' 2018.

Winner - Natsumi Jones, University of Sunderland (BA)
Second - Jonathan Michie, University of Sunderland. (BA)
Third - Marzena Ostromecka, Edinburgh College of Art. (MFA)

Highly Commended:
Megan McGuirk, National College of Art & Design. Dublin. (BA)
Laura McKinley, Royal College of Art. London. (MA)
Kaja Upelj, Royal College of Art. London. (MA)

29/08/2018

“GLORIOUS GLASS” FORUM DAY
Saturday, 13th October, 2018 from 10.00am to 4.00pm

MAIDSTONE MUSEUM - St. Faith's Street, Maidstone, Kent ME14 1LH
OPEN TO ALL - GLASS ARTISTS, ENTHUSIASTS OR SIMPLY CURIOUS!
Celebrating 20 Years of CGS, this is a chance to hear from 4 glass artists using a range of different glass techniques. They will talk about their work and what inspires them about Glorious Glass!
Speakers: Max Jacquard, Hannah Gibson, Stoney Parsons, Louis Thompson

Cost: £25 (lunch not included) Booking essential - by 8th October at latest.
To book - www.museum.maidstone.gov.uk/whats-on/events/glassmakers-forum

13/08/2018

Next gallery exhibition will involve the clarity of light within glass.
"Exploring Light and Clarity"
Deadline 10th Sept 2018

15/05/2018

Glorious Glass! – 20 Years of the Contemporary Glass Society
Exhibition at Maidstone Museum

Dates: Saturday, 15th September to Saturday, 10th November 2018
Opening hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 12pm-4pm
(from 1st November - closed on Sundays) https://www.facebook.com/cgssoutheast/

The Contemporary Glass Society (CGS) celebrates 20 years since its foundation as the principle supporter and promoter of contemporary glass makers across the U.K. and internationally, representing almost 1,000 members.
We are celebrating this landmark anniversary and raising awareness of the glory of contemporary glass through a series of linked exhibitions which are being held around Great Britain over the next three years. CGS has chosen Maidstone Museum to host our second event.

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