Here we recommend exhibitions of contemporary stained glass.
As yet stained glass as a medium is under-represented in the art world, but we would like to see that change with a wide variety of stained glass works shown in galleries, museums and art fairs across the UK. If you know of an exhibition of stained glass that you would like to recommend please contact email@example.com
Our Centenary Touring Exhibition is travelling round the UK at the moment. You can see the online exhibition and details of venues here.
Brian Clarke is probably the best-known British stained glass artist. He believes ‘stained glass has the potential to contribute to the urban fabric of the 21st century as successfully as it did to the 15th…’. His widely-acclaimed exhibition Brian Clarke: The Art of Light was on at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York City. Here are some wonderful photos of the work on display.
The Stained Glass Museum in Ely is the only museum in the UK dedicated to exhibiting stained glass. It offers a unique insight into the fascinating history of this art-form practised in Britain for over a millennium. The permanent gallery displays over 125 stained glass panels from the thirteenth century to the present day. Temporary exhibitions are held regularly.