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The Contemporary Glass Society

CGS is the UK’s foremost organisation supporting both established glass artists and up-and-coming makers. Our mission and passion are to promote contemporary glass among the art world and wider public.

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JOIN CGS

Join our contemporary glass community

CGS is a dynamic and growing community, passionate about contemporary glass. We champion the work of glass artists, fuel the enthusiasm of glass collectors and inspire glass lovers.

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EXHIBITIONS

Enjoy contemporary glass

At CGS our ambition is to enable people to discover more about the amazing medium that is contemporary glass – to see, make, enjoy and buy beautiful glass work.

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Latest News

  • 28-11-2021

    Chinese Craft Glass Competition winners announced

    CGS members win prizes in Chinese

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  • 28-11-2021

    European Prize for Applied Arts 2021 exhibition opens this December

    50 European craftspeople exhibit in

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  • 27-11-2021

    Design a glass centrepiece for The Enchanted Garden

    Apply now for Belgian garden

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Current Online Exhibition

“A is for Affordable Part 2”. All work priced from £50 to £500.

Don’t look now but Christmas is on the way! After last year’s successful “A is for Affordable” online exhibition we are returning with “A...

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Members Spotlight

Molnár Zsuzsa Lili

I used to be an economist who was not living her dreams. I worked in the Accounts Payable department of a multinational company for 6,5 years. At the...

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Members Spotlight

JM Fenn

I became interested in glass and the history of glass in 1972. I started glassblowing on my arts degree foundation course in Sheffield in 1977. I...

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Become a member

Join our glass community today! Enjoy a wide range of benefits, including access to other glass artists, world-class exhibitions, exclusive discounts, networks, regular news and opportunities to showcase your work.

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Corporate

Our corporate members are a vital part of our network, offering support, information and discounts to CGS members. You can support them too by clicking through.

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Support Us

Your support is invaluable to our charity and makes a real difference. Share in the excitement of contemporary glass, sustaining ground-breaking exhibitions, world-class conferences and award-winning learning programmes and events.

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