Discover the history of glassmaking on Wearside, the science behind the glassmaking process and explore an exciting programme of contemporary glass art exhibitions.
We offer bespoke half or full-day artist led visits on request.
Extended learning projects at National Glass Centre
Booking is easy, fill out an enquiry form on contact a member of the Learning and Engagement team
Our online resources are free to use and download to support visits to National Glass Centre and classroom teaching.
Fnid out about our regular CPD sessions for teachers.
National Glass Centre is free for groups to visit under their own steam.
For a downloadable summary of the activities, tours and visits we offer for primary and secondary schools. Follow the link to download our most recent schools brochure.
Head of Enterprise, Commissioning & the Studio
I am Head of Enterprise, Commissioning and the Studio at National Glass Centre at the University of Sunderland, England and am a member of the Senior Management Team.
My practice is interdisciplinary combining drawing, sculpture and film.
I am an Israeli artist based in the UK working primarily in kiln cast glass.
Glass Maker and Artist
I have worked at National Glass Centre since finishing my degree in 2005.
Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Sara Jo Harrison joined National Glass Centre in 2012 to support the Centre's marketing and Communications strategy.
My work uses a range of media which acknowledges the interface between both traditional practice and new media.
Learning and Engagement Officer
Rachel joined National Glass Centre in 2007 to support the Centre's learning and engagement programme having completed MA Glass the previous year.
Kalki Mansel is one of National Glass Centre's resident glass artists.
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