1 March: Canon Jack Higham will speak about ‘Medieval Stained Glass: From the earliest 7th-century glass to the late medieval period’ to the Peterborough Museum Society. The lecture will be held in the John Clare Theatre, at the Central Library, Broadway, Peterborough, starting at 7.30pm. Non-members of the society are welcome to attend. Attendance costs £2.50. For more details the Peterborough website.

11 March: British Society of Master Glass Painters Spring Lecture, Anna Eavis: ‘An 18th-century rescusant’s collection: the windows of Milton Manor chapel, Oxfordshire’. For more details visit the society’s website.


1215 May: International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo. Includes sessions on medieval stained glass. For more information, see above.

21–24 July: American Glass Guild 2011 Conference, Asheville, North Carolina, USA. Pre-conference workshops, post-conference tour, renowned speakers, members’ exhibition. For more information, see above.

26–28 September: CVMA Forum for the Conservation of Stained-Glass Windows ‘Stained Glass after 1920: technology and conservation’. Lisbon, Portugal. For more details, see above.

Current Exhibitions

Until 13 February: Thurneysser Superstar: Ein einzigartiger Glasmalereizyklus von 1579 at the Kunstmuseum, Basel, Switzerland. Website here.

Until 20 February: Die Staufer und Italien at the Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen in Mannheim, Germany. Website here.

Until 27 February: The Glory of the Painted Page, medieval manuscript illuminations from the permanent collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio, USA. Website here.

Until 28 February: Virtues and Vices: moralizing prints in the Low Countries, 1550–1600, Philadelphia Museum of Art (USA). Website here.

Until mid-March: Four Ancestors of Christ (first part of a rolling exhibition); Canterbury Cathedral. For more information, see above.

Until 17 March: Clayton & Bell, Leading Stained Glass Designers and their Work at Harrow School; Old Speech Room Gallery, Harrow School, London. Website here.

Until 25 March: ‘Through the Eye of the Collector: A Rare Glimpse of Stained Glass from Private Collections’ at the Stained Glass Museum, Ely Cathedral. Website here.

Until 3 July: Brian Clarke, Life and Death at the Vitromusée, Romont, Switzerland. Website here.

Until 2013: Vitraux de la Renaissance à Chartres at the Centre International du Vitrail, Chartres, France. Website here.

Forthcoming Exhibitions

13 February – 5 August: Treasures of Heaven: Saints, Relics, and Devotion in Medieval Europe at the Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, USA. Details here.

23 February – 30 May: Man, Myth, and Sensual Pleasures: Jan Gossart’s Renaissance, National Gallery, London, UK. See above for more information. 

27 February 27– May 30: Kings, Queens, and Courtiers: Art in Early Renaissance France, The Art Institute of Chicago, USA. Details here

From March 28: new displays of the Ancestors of Christ, rolling exhibition; Canterbury Cathedral. See above for more information.

From 23 June 2011 – 10 September: Treasures of Heaven: Saints, Relics, and Devotion in Medieval Europe, at the British Museum, London, UK. Details here.

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