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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

  • 28-02-2024

    Attend Stourbridge Glass Museum’s gala evening

    Stourbridge Glass Museum (SGM) is celebrating the anniversary of its opening with a special Gala...

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  • 28-02-2024

    New British Glass Biennale prize announced

    A new student prize has been announced for the British Glass Biennale (for which the entry deadline...

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  • 28-02-2024

    Calling 2024 graduates for Glass Prize

    Students graduating from a UK or Irish glass course in 2024 have the opportunity to apply for the...

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Current Online Exhibition

“Spring Awaits….” Launched on 17th January 2024

A new year is upon us and we can start to look forward to those longer days, light breezes and sunny days of Spring. Spring – a word that conjures...

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Members Spotlight

Carl van Hees

Carl.GlassStudio is my business name located in Amsterdam,

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Members Spotlight

Jude Howe

I live and work on the East Yorkshire Coast, taking much of my inspiration from the natural

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Members Spotlight

Elizabeth Welch

Elizabeth creates highly detailed borosilicate glass sculptures of animals particularly bird insect and marine life. Each piece made made entirely by...

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Members Spotlight

Jennifer Savage

A love of the ocean and aquatic life has influenced a lot of my work; along with a passion for materials. From lost wax bowls created from an...

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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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