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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

  • 20-05-2022

    Channelling the beauty of Nature in glass

    Wayne Charmer finds tranquillity in the natural world and wants to convey a sense of this through...

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  • 19-05-2022

    Contemporary glass part of ‘Superbloom’ at Tower of London for Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

    A display of flowers has been planted to fill the moat at the iconic Tower of London as part of...

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  • 18-05-2022

    Focus on Norwegian glass in S12 exhibition

    Marking the UN International Year of Glass, Norway’s S12 gallery is presenting an exhibition of...

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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

Teign Valley Glass

Freeblown studio glass for gallery sale or private

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Spencer’s Glass

Hand engraved glassware, can work from photo's or ideas. I work on standard, crystal and repurposed glass depending on

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Jiayun Ding

For me, glass is a fascinating, captivating and exciting material. I find that the experience of manipulating liquid glass has the potential to...

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Connie Mildner

Living and working on an organic farm, I was fully occupied until Dec 17 when we closed the shop, after which I was slowly led into glass fusing...

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Kira Phoenix K’inan

My work brings together fine art and craft through works on paper, inimitable glass sculptures, ephemeral installations and multi-exposure...

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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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