Dublin, the GSoI is hosting a number of events in the city on June 17th
to coincide with his lecture and exhibition of the ‘Ulysses Cylinders’ at
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also be hosting an informal get-together with drinks, food and a small glass
display for anyone interested at Bagots Hutton Bar (28 South William Street,
15min walk away from Dublin Castle) which will be a lovely chance to catch up
with old friends and maybe make some new ones.
Here’s what will be happening on
Glass at the National Museum of Decorative Arts
Visible Storage section of Collins’ Barracks. Debbie will look at the
historical collection which consists of Irish, American and European glass
dating from the 18th to the 20th Century. Traditional collecting centered
on the industrial manufacture of Belfast, Cork, Dublin and Waterford in
the late 18th to mid 19th Century. Debbie will also discuss the
important collection of high quality Irish/Irish-related contemporary works
that were purchased in association with the Crafts Council of Ireland.
stained glass windows of St. Teresa’s Church
of stained glass windows in St. Teresa’s Church on Clarendon Street, Dublin. The
stained glass windows date back to the 1960’s; some of which were executed by
the Abbey Stained Glass Studio. In 1989 a series of windows for the nave were
commissioned and executed by Irish artist Phyllis Burke. The windows depict
scenes ranging from of the Resurrection to portrayals of various saints.
Blaschka Collection at the Museum of Natural History
Emma Bourke will lead a tour of the Blaschka glass models of sea creatures in
the Museum of Natural History. This unique collection of Blaschka glass is one
of the largest in the world and is still displayed in its original 19th century
cabinets Researcher of Blaschka glass and trained as a scientific lampworker,
Emma has an intuitive understanding of this work. At 3pm she will lead a group
up to the restricted third floor balcony, where she will explain the importance
of these pieces to our national collection, the creation of the work and the
restoration of the exhibits. Spaces are limited on this tour so registration is
essential to be guaranteed a space, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
to reserve a space.