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FREE Admission
Liberty Way, Sunderland, SR6 0GL

Open Daily 10:00 - 17:00 Call: 0191 515 5555

CLICK HERE TO BOOK ONLINE
BOOK BY PHONE: 0191 568 9700
EMAIL: info@nationalglasscentre.com

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New director appointed for National Glass Centre

Sunderland’s growing reputation in the cultural and creative industries has been boosted by the appointment of Keith Merrin as Director of National Glass Centre, who will join in March.

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Raising a glass to Port of Sunderland

A SPECIAL installation has been officially launched at National Glass Centre (NGC) to mark the waves of change at Port of Sunderland over the years.

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National Glass Centre smashes visitor targets for a second year running

National Glass Centre goes from strength to strength as it welcomes over 200,000 visitors – smashing visitor targets for a second year running and showing no sign of slowing down for Summer!

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National glass Centre based artists feature at Venice Biennale

Emotional Leak sculpture exhibited at Glasstress 2015

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Dementia Project Exhibition

National Glass Centre to showcase artwork created by people living with dementia in Sunderland in first exhibition of its kind. 

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Contemporary Glass Society Showcase at National Glass Centre

The Contemporary Glass Society and National Glass Centre launch second year of showcase displays for contemporary glass

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Bring The Happy comes to National Glass Centre

AN exciting new arts project mapping happiness across Wearside and South Tyneside.

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February at National Glass Centre

Valentine's Day, February Half Term Family Activities and new exhibitions. February highlights at National Glass Centre.

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New winter menu in our Brasserie

Throughout the winter months National Glass Centre Brasserie will be serving a wide range of warming dishes, all of which will be made using ingredients sourced from within 50 miles. 

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National Glass Centre shortlisted for prestigious tourism award

National Glass Centre has been shortlisted for the North East England Tourism Awards 2014, in the category ‘Large Visitor Attraction of the Year’.

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National Glass Centre graduate wins prestigious glass award

A South Shields glass artist, who studied glass and ceramics at National Glass Centre at the University of Sunderland has been named as a winner in an inaugural international competition that funds research into new materials, techniques and methods of creating glass art.

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Magdalene Odundo. An exhibition of new work in glass at National Glass Centre.

National Glass Centre invites one of Britain’s most successful artists working in ceramics to develop her practise and explore the potential of working in glass, in an installation at National Glass Centre in Autumn 2014.

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£1 million funding success as National Glass Centre celebrates the anniversary of their re-opening.

National Glass Centre at the University of Sunderland has been awarded £1, 045, 891 as part of a joint bid with Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art.  The funding has been awarded as part of Arts Council England’s National Portfolio funding stream and will secure National Glass Centre’s future until 2018.

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National Glass Centre showcases two artists at prestigious international art fair

National Glass Centre at the University of Sunderland will exhibit work created by the finest artists working in glass and ceramics this week at COLLECT, the International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects, at Saatchi Gallery, London.

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