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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

  • 17-02-2024

    Join Glass Art Society trip to Mexico

    Discover the rich cultural tapestry of Oaxaca in Mexico with the Glass Art Society (GAS) this...

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  • 14-02-2024

    22nd International Flameworking Conference in US

    From 15-17 March 2024 Salem Community College in the US will host the 22nd International...

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  • 13-02-2024

    New glass collective holds exhibition

    An exhibition of kiln-formed glass by 14 makers will be presented in Leicestershire in March. The...

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Current Online Exhibition

Spring Awaits….

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

Dori Settles

Pâte de verre remains Dori’s preferred and primary technique in her artistic practice. Whenever possible, she incorporates salvaged glass into her...

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Members Spotlight

Caroline at The Glass Shack

Having spent most of my working life in corporate finance and business management, I came to Glass working later in life but immediately knew that...

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Members Spotlight

Ilona Elger

Since 2019 I am engaged in glass fusing. The subject fascinates me very much. In my workshop I am constantly trying out new

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Members Spotlight

Daisy Parkinson

Daisy Parkinson is a 3rd Year Glass and Ceramics student, specialising in blown and cast glass. Her current practice involves experimentation with...

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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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