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Liberty Way, Sunderland, SR6 0GL

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

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FREE Admission
Liberty Way, Sunderland, SR6 0GL

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

Separator National Glass Centre is part of the University of Sunderland
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Secondary and Post-16

Taster Career Sessions

Our career sessions give pupils an insight into working in the cultural sector and the different types of jobs at National Glass Centre through behind the scenes tours and question and answer sessions with staff members. This career related learning session will offer the opportunity to explore the varied roles required to run a cultural venue.

Years 10 and 11

We are offering FREE glass and ceramics career sessions for Year 10 and 11 students interested in pursuing Art and Design at college or university. These artist-run sessions will include a practical workshop in our studio, a tour of the University's Art & Design Foundation and Glass & Ceramics departments, and  a chance to watch our glass blowing demonstration.

Contact Jenny Payne, Learning and Engagement Officer, for more information at or 0191 515 5521.

Students aged 16+

For all students over the age of 16, doing A Levels or GNVQs and studying Art and Design or Technology, we can offer FREE Glass and Ceramics Taster Sessions at the University of Sunderland. These sessions include a tour of the University's Glass and Ceramics facilities and a hot glass making experience.

Contact Ingrid Fairfax, Recruitment Officer, for more information at or 0191 515 3593.

Bespoke Artist-led Sessions

National Glass Centre's Learning & Engagement team work alongside experienced practicing artists to provide you with a tailor made workshop designed to meet your learning objectives. Sessions make use of our exhibitions and studio facilities along with the specialist skills of practising artists to combine critical thinking with creative activity. Workshops can be based around one of the following techniques: fusing, slumping, sandblasting, stained glass, casting, lampworking and printing.





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