LECTURE BY MARY MACKEY, DUBLIN Mary Mackey, curator of Elements exhibition of contemporary Irish glass and ceramics opening in Shanghai next month, will be giving a talk at the National Gallery of Ireland on Sunday 26th February 2012 at 3pm. The talk is part of a series of lectures at the Gallery about different aspects…

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LECTURE BY PEADAR LAMB, DUBLIN On Tuesday 28th February at 10.30am Peadar Lamb will be giving a lecture at the National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin. The talk will focus on his public art commissions in stained glass including pieces in New York and the recently installed Diptych in the National Maritime Museum. The lecture forms…

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INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF GLASS 2012, STOURBRIDGE, UK The International Festival of Glass is a festival that takes place every two years across Stourbridge’s Glass Quarter. It is now a firmly established event over the August bank holiday which aims to intrigue, innovate and inspire glass makers and the public alike. The festival celebrates the unique…

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BERLIN GLAS UPDATES Berlin Glas eV is pleased to invite everyone to an Open House and Demonstration of glass blowing on 3rd March 2012 from 15:00 to 18:00. The Operations Directors, Tim Belliveau and Phillip Bandura of the Bee Kingdom collective will be making some new sculptures that will be featured during the Pictoplasma Festival…

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EUROPEAN GLASS CONTEXT 2012 – IRISH EXHIBITORS During the European Glass Context 212, two extensive exhibitions will in each exhibition category show the work of 2 glass artists from 30 European countries. The work of 95 artists will be presented in the exhibitions. The exhibition categories are European Glass Art for work made by professional,…

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INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF GLASS 2012, STOURBRIDGE, UK Please click the link below for information about this year’s International Festival of Glass which will take place at Stourbridge, UK. The International Festival of Glass is a festival that takes place every two years across Stourbridge’s Glass Quarter. It is now a firmly established event over the…

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VISUAL ARTISTS IRELAND AND NATIONAL CAMPAIGN FOR THE ARTS EXCHANGE MEETINGThis is a reminder that there is still time to register for the visual arts information and exchange meeting with the National Campaign for the Arts. Visual Artists Ireland is encouraging all artists to come and have your voice heard about the current concerns that…

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SEAN CAMPBELL, CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL Christ Church Cathedral is an exciting and unique venue for art and sculpture. Sean Campbell recently launched new work on 9th February 2012 at this unique venue as part of The Sentinel Project. The preview was opened by Dr. Audrey Whitty and the exhibition runs until 3rd March 2012. Map:…

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PILCHUCK SCHOLARSHIPS Pilchuck’s scholarships mostly take the form of a partial reduction in fees while several full scholarships are also available. Artistic merit is the primary criterion for scholarship awards and is determined by an outside jury of professionals who score applicants on the quality of submitted materials. The scholarship deadline is 13th February 2012.…

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EUROPEAN GLASS CONTEXT 2012 – CONFERENCE European Glass Context 2012 forms part of a biennial symposium for European contemporary glass and ceramics on the island of Bornholm in Denmark. A conference will be held on 16th and 17th September 2012 which aims to spotlight and address current themes impacting contemporary European glass. The studio glass…

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WARM GLASS UK PRIZE The Warm Glass UK Glass Prize for 2012 is now open for entries until March 20th 2012. The brief is to design and make a piece of contemporary kiln glass. For 2012, there is no specific theme for the competition. All entries must include an element of kilnformed glass. Entries in…

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AUGUST CRAFT MONTH 2012 – MADE IN NORTHERN IRELAND August Craft Month promotes contemporary craft and the material arts in Northern Ireland and from around the UK and Ireland. In 2012, as well as promoting exhibitions, workshops, talks / seminars, galleries, shops and craftspeople as we do every year, our particular focus will be on…

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