Events | 19-09-2023

CGS Discovery Day at the V&A London

Book your tickets now for the Contemporary Glass Society’s (CGS) final Discovery Day of 2023, which is taking place at the iconic Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum in London on Saturday 9 December.

Each Discovery Day is open to all and designed to inspire people to enjoy the world of contemporary glass. There will be talks by practising glass artists, plus other activities during the day.

These include opportunities to meet and network with fellow makers and enthusiasts, join in a ‘Show and Tell’ session, with hands-on experiences of pieces of glass artwork and discussions about a range of glass techniques, plus a tour of the galleries.


10.00am Museum opens – Registration and coffee

10.30am Welcome

10.45am ‘The Devil is in the Detail’ talk by Cathryn Shilling and Anthony Scala

11.45am ‘Reflections and Refractions’ talk by Colin Reid

12.45pm Lunch and tour of galleries (1hr 30 minutes)

2.15pm ‘There’s Always a New Beginning’ talk by Laura McKinley

3.15pm ‘Show & Tell’ with five artists/tea and coffee and networking

4.00pm ‘35 Years in Architectural Glass’ talk by Martin Donlin

5.00pm Farewell

5.15pm End of day

5.45pm Museum closes.


The Hochhauser Auditorium, The Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL. The best access for the Auditorium is the Exhibition Road entrance, but it can also be accessed from the Cromwell Road or Tunnel entrances.


Thanks to Creative Glass and the V&A Museum for their support.

Find out more and buy your ticket via this link.

Image: A selection of glass made by speakers at the V&A Discovery Day.

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