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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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

  • 26-05-2022

    Dominic Fonde’s Analogue Hearts exhibition at Gallery Arai

    A solo exhibition of drawings and engraved glass, called ‘Analogue Hearts’, by Dominic...

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  • 24-05-2022

    Mel Douglas’ glass showcased in Sabbia Gallery exhibition

    A solo exhibition of work by Australian glass artist Mel Douglas opens in Sydney on 27 May 2022....

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  • 23-05-2022

    Crowdfunding campaign launched to support Glass Works training

    A project to support young European glass makers to become professionals is looking for support...

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Current Online Exhibition

Astronomy and Astral Life Exhibition

Stop and look up! Here is a chance to look to the stars, to view our universe from beyond Earth’s atmosphere. The study of Astronomy includes...

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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

Ally Browning

I have a huge passion for glass and have my own small glass studio on our farm in Shropshire

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Members Spotlight

Vicky Higginson

Sculptural and functional glass combining hand blown glass with

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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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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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