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Facilities Available For Hire

Professional glass artists and ceramicists can hire world class facilities at National Glass Centre, including hot shops, cold working, kilns and flame working equipment. For further information visit nationalglasscentre.com/hire. Enjoy a changing programme of exhibitions, watch artists blowing glass and join in a range of activities for adults and children. Participate in specialised glassmaking courses. Study Glass and Ceramics at BA, MA and PhD level through the University of Sunderland and purchase handcrafted glass and ceramics in our Shop.

Running With Light To The Source.
Photograph by Dave Smith

Neon Workshops was set up in 2008 with an aim to expose, explore and teach neon as a method of expression and cultural production, as well as hoping to challenge common expectations of the material. Ideally located between Yorkshire Sculpture Park, The Henry Moore Institute and the newly opened Hepworth Wakefield Gallery, Neon Workshops is the only arts organisation in Europe and Scandinavia to offer the general public a neon education, and exhibition programme as well as facility hire.

Wendy Newhofer

My first encounters with kiln formed glass were on a Foundation in Art and Design course in 2000. I was immediately captivated by the process. I spent 3 years on a part time Fine Art degree before getting my own kiln and following my instincts to make glass !

"If"Bonded glass & silicone resin
Photo Miles Winter

Peter Newsome PhD, ARBS, RBA is a professional sculptor who specialises in glass sculpture. He has exhibited widely in the UK and in New York and appeared on Sky TV across Europe.

I work with hot glass and cold working techniques and my pieces are sculptural. I like to play with the interior of a blown form creating a hidden world into which you need to look deeper to discover detail. I study at Wolverhampton University on an MA in Design and Applied Arts.

Orphica - detail
Nick Hayes

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