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BSMGP Centenary Exhibition

Wednesday 18th May - Thursday 19th May

All day

The touring exhibition of stained glass panels celebrates the Centenary ofthe British Society of Master Glass Painters, founded in 1921. Currentmembers of the society were asked to create a new exhibition panelmeasuring 30cm x 30cm on any theme of their choice. Over 90 artists from across the UK and overseas contributed to the onlineexhibition. The tour highlights 60 panels that celebrate the unique art ofglass. The works have been created using both traditional and modernglass techniques, demonstrating the extraordinary range of stained glasscurrently practiced. The artists explore a variety of subjects with a few recurring themes, suchas the environment, the pandemic and the beauty of nature. Theexhibition builds a fascinating insight into the concerns of glass artists ahundred years after the society was established to help stained glassremain relevant. Founded in 1921, the British Society of Master Glass Painters is the UK'sleading organisation devoted exclusively to the art and craft of stainedglass. Membership is open to everyone and they offer a professionalqualification for accredited Associates and Fellows of the society

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