Exploring the relationship between glass and architectural forms whether in terms of building materials or the artist wedded to architecture. The symposium brings together artists and designers with distinguished international profiles: John Lewis; Danny Lane; Brent Richards; Tomasz Urbanowicz and Keith Cummings. Part of the International Festival of Glass www.ifg.org.uk
Opening times: 10am – 5.00pm
Any charges: £130. Student £65
Venue: School of Art and Design, University of Wolverhampton, WV1 1DT
The International Festival of Glass is now a firmly established event in the cultural calendar. The festival celebrates the unique glass making heritage of the area as well as the dynamic emergence of a whole new era of contemporary glass making drawing large national and international audiences into Stourbridge and the Black Country.
The British Glass Biennale is the foremost exhibition of excellence in contemporary glass by artists, designers and craftspeople currently working in Britain. Taking place every two years it is the highlight of the International Festival of Glass. Held in association with the Worshipful Company of Glass Sellers, over £10,000 of prizes will be awarded.
Opening times: 10am – 5pm daily
Any charges: Free (entry fee to the site will apply during the Public Festival 24 – 27 August)