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

  • 26-07-2021

    New eBook on low temperature kilnforming

    New eBook troubleshoots low temperature kilnfiring

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  • 25-07-2021

    Contemporary glass exhibition in Conques, France

    French village hosts contemporary glass

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  • 23-07-2021

    Putting on the Glitz

    KeKe Cribbs is a master of reverse painting on

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Current Online Exhibition

Summer Sunshine

Call Out 12th June Deadline 12th July Launch 26th July Private View 31st July Finish 29th

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Members Spotlight

Caroline at The Glass Shack

Having spent most of my working life in corporate finance and business management, I came to Glass working later in life but immediately knew that...

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Members Spotlight

Jason Leggett

Glass Artist - I became a glass artist just over 5 years ago and i love working with the wonderfully versatile medium of glass. I'm continually...

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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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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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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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