3. Through the looking Glass

New Glass - Ancient Skill, Contemporary Artform (series)

Sunday 24 March Main Hall 2.30pm

Curator Beth Hughes will lead a panel discussion with exhibiting artists on the ancient skill and contemporary artform of glass. The talk will explore the variety of skills shown through the work, and also how the glass has been curated through the house.

Free with admission

2. Nokia & Selfridges

New Glass - Ancient Skill, Contemporary Artform (series)

Friday 8 March

Walking Tour with Victoria Scholes

(Supporting programme for New Glass; Ancient Skill, Contemporary Artform)

Join Victoria Scholes from the Contemporary Glass Society as she delves deeper in to the techniques within the New Glass – Ancient Skill, Contemporary Artform exhibition.


£9, booking essential

Artist talks – lunchtime and afternoons at Glass Games: a desire, a dream, a vision

Lunchtime and afternoon talks by the artists showing at this world-class exhibition of contemporary glass inspired by the Olympic spirit. Much of the work in this exhibition was made especially for the show, and the artists will open up their processes and inspiration in these informal talks.

International Glass Symposium - Architecture and the Artistry of Glass

Exploring the relationship between glass and architectural forms whether in terms of building materials or the artist wedded to architecture. The symposium brings together artists and designers with distinguished international profiles: John Lewis; Danny Lane; Brent Richards; Tomasz Urbanowicz and Keith Cummings. Part of the International Festival of Glass
Opening times: 10am – 5.00pm
Any charges: £130. Student £65
Venue: School of Art and Design, University of Wolverhampton, WV1 1DT

Chris Ainslie - Scratching Around. An Illustrated Talk.

Chris Ainslie is a Fellow of the Guild of Glass Engravers. His talk traces his personal 54 year involvement with glass in a variety of forms, including his time as a monk at Buckfast Abbey and a myriad of interesting glass tales.
Opening times: 11am – approx. 1pm
Any charges: Free, with a £10 deposit refundable on attendance at the talk. Advance Booking Essential.
Venue: Creative Glass Guild, Unit 4 St Philips Central, Albert Road, St Philips, Bristol BS2 0XJ
Tel: 0871 200 3389

Subscribe to RSS - Talk