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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 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

  • 21-10-2021

    CGS and Stourbridge Glass Museum offer contemporary glass commission

    Apply now for this prestigious glass

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  • 20-10-2021

    ‘A is for Affordable Part 2’ – buy glass gifts direct from the makers

    An opportunity to buy direct from glass

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  • 19-10-2021

    Richard Seager Award glass commission for Bethan Yates

    Bethan Yates explains undertaking a glass commission during

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Current Online Exhibition

“Graduates Work the Next Generation”-an online glass exhibition curated by The Contemporary Glass Society

“Graduates Work the Next Generation”- an online glass exhibition curated by The Contemporary Glass Society Showing from From 11th October –...

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Members Spotlight

Muna Zuberi

My practice has been centred on ‘identity' and ‘belonging’ and I am interested specifically in ‘labelling’ – how others perceive and...

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Members Spotlight

Rees Bowen

Spiralglass,

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Members Spotlight

Andrea da Ponte

Through the use of transferring images into glass, I want to tell about a world that overflows and offers reflections on what happens today at...

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Members Spotlight

DINA TUROVLIN

To transform a simple sheet of glass into a contemporary art sculpture, giving it movement out of the fragility and rigidness of its raw material, is...

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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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