There are lots of ways you can enjoy National Glass Centre with your family.
Help Whimsy discover his past at National Glass Centre with our fun trail for all the family!
Our special Adventure Backpacks are a way for you and your family to explore our Centre at your own pace. You can also visit our new Gillian Dickinson Learning Studios where you
will find colouring activities and a range of fun toys for the little ones, kindly supported by the Gillian Dickinson Trust.
Children and young people of all ages can get creative and crafty at our Family Workshops. These hands on sessions include glass painting, glass fusing and sandblasting, in addition to themed workshops for school holidays!
Our new gallery spaces are here to be explored and our friendly staff are always on hand to help. We have changing places and baby changing faciltities and child friendly menus in our Brasserie.
Before your visit have a go at making glass with our virtual glass making game.
My practice is interdisciplinary combining drawing, sculpture and film.
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.
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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