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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

  • 16-10-2020

    Selling to the trade – is it for you?

    Margeret Bunn runs the British Craft Trade Fair and has worked with designer-makers for over 38...

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  • 12-10-2020

    The Cloud of Unknowing collaborative exhibition at Norwich Cathedral

    Norwich Cathedral’s Hostry is showcasing a collaborative exhibition of work by two artists,...

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  • 09-10-2020

    Nick Mount This Spring exhibition in Sydney, Australia

    Nick Mount has been blowing glass since a cowboy boot-wearing American introduced him to it in the...

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Members Spotlight

Mandy, Treptow

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Members Spotlight

Emma, Mackintosh

Flameworked sculptural and blown glass. Classic and contemporary artisan glass with purpose, taking nature and the natural world as inspiration....

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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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