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The Stained Glass Museum Open from 18 May 2021

The Stained Glass Museum has reopened to the public from Tuesday 18th May following the extended lockdown.  New opening hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-3.30pm. Advance booking is encouraged. Joint tickets (to visit both Ely Cathedral and Stained Glass Museum) can be … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Exhibition at York Minster

In June, a new exhibition at York Minster will offer the opportunity to explore the fifteenth-century St Cuthbert Window, which is among the finest extant examples of the art and techniques of medieval glaziers and stonemasons.  For centuries, Cuthbert was … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events

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Protected: Opportunity to download Leicestershire stained glass gazetteer

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New Additions to York Minster Stained Glass Navigator

After its launch happily coincided with the first UK lockdown last spring, the York Minster Navigator continues to be updated. Since the last issue of Vidimus there have been two new additions in windows n2 and s2, the neighbours either … Continue reading

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Job Vacancy: Rochdale Town Hall – Stained Glass Trainee

An exciting opportunity for a Stained Glass Trainee has become available, working with the York Glaziers Trust on the Rochdale Town Hall project. The restoration of this renowned masterpiece of Gothic Revival provides a once in a generation opportunity for … Continue reading

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In Memoriam Mary Clerkin Higgins († 25.12.20)

Mary Clerkin Higgins, renowned stained glass artist and conservator, died on Christmas morning, 2020, in Manhattan, following a four-year struggle with breast cancer. Steven, her husband of forty-four years, and their son, Walker, were by her side. Mary was born … Continue reading

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In Memoriam Elena Krylova († 16.01.2021)

Elena Krylova (Елена Махмудовна Крылова), who passed away unexpectedly from Covid-19, was not only the head conservator but also the spirit and driving force of the Stained Glass Conservation Department of the State Hermitage in St. Petersburg. Born on 7 … Continue reading

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Entire 800-year-old stained glass window from Canterbury Cathedral to be centrepiece of British Museum’s Becket exhibition

In April 2021, the British Museum will host the first ever major UK exhibition on the life, death and legacy of Thomas Becket, whose brutal murder inside Canterbury Cathedral in 1170 shook the Middle Ages. Its centrepiece will be an … Continue reading

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News from the Stained Glass Museum

Although the Stained Glass Museum remains closed due to the current lockdown, the museum has scheduled a series of online lectures this spring. The series begins this week, at 7pm on Wednesday 24 February, with a talk by Jeff Hopewell … Continue reading

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