Art of Glass

National Museum of Scotland

6 April – 16 September 2018

Supported by a Jonathan Ruffer Curatorial Research Grant from Art Fund, this exhibition looks at the ways in which fifteen UK-based artists are reinventing the role of glass as an art form.

The UK is a leading producer of glass art, boasting unparalleled teaching and facilities which draws in glass artists from all over the world. A number of artists are exploring the possibilities of this medium, innovating the art form by playing with function and style and pushing the boundaries of glass making.

This exhibition celebrates the achievements of the leading glass artists in Britain today, including the work of Filipino-American artist Jeffrey Sarmiento, English sculptor Emma Woffenden, Edinburgh-based Geoffrey Mann and Scottish artist Karlyn Sutherland.

Art of Glass is the result of a significant investigation into glass artists working in Britain today, carried out by National Museums Scotland and The National Centre for Craft & Design.

Venue information

Opening times

Daily, 10am – 5pm 26 Dec and 1 Jan, 12 – 5pm Closed 25 Dec

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