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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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Glass and Ceramics graduates debut at National Glass Centre

Emerging artists will be making their debut this June with their degree show at Sunderland’s National Glass Centre.

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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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International Print Biennale 2014. 27 June - 9 August 2014

National Glass Centre announce International Print Biennale 2014 residency

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Contemporary Glass Society awards national prizes for glass graduates

The Contemporary Glass Society will be awarding prizes worth more than £2,000.00 to exceptional glass graduates exhibiting at this year’s ‘New Designers: Part 1’ exhibition in London.

 

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Contemporary Glass Society awards national prizes for glass graduates

The Contemporary Glass Society will be awarding prizes worth more than £2,000.00 to exceptional glass graduates exhibiting at this year’s ‘New Designers: Part 1’ exhibition in London.

 

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Duchess of Northumberland Visit National Glass Centre
The Duchess of Northumberland blows glass to launch new project between National Glass Centre and The Alnwick Garden.Read more >>

Antiques in your attic? Pyrex in your pantry?

National Glass Centre values your small collectibles.

Glass and Ceramics Collectors Day
5 April / 11.00 – 16.00 / Free

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Contemporary Glass Society and National Glass Centre Showcase

The Contemporary Glass Society and National Glass Centre announce artists for a new showcase for contemporary glass. 

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National Glass Centre Club scoops prestigious award

The National Art&Design Saturday Club, which helps young people study creative subjects in Sunderland and across the UK, has been granted a prestigious national award after giving local young people the chance to aspire to higher education.

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New Opportunity for CGS members

The Contemporary Glass Society and National Glass Centre create a new showcase for contemporary glass

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Photographic works explore demise of shipbuilding

Photographer Tim Mitchell explores the demise of the shipbuilding industry in his large scale photographic works at National Glass Centre.

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Spectacles exhibition gets the Goldsmith seal of approval

ONE of the world’s most iconic spectacle designers has unveiled a major exhibition at National Glass Centre featuring eyewear created by three generations of his family and photographic works of the famous faces who wore them.

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