Contemporary Glass in a Museum environment
Beyond Tradition: Contemporary Glass In A Museum Environment
Glass-Themed Weekend Of Free Activities On 29th and 30th September 2012
A new temporary exhibition at Caithness Horizons entitled “Beyond Tradition: Contemporary Glass In A Museum Environment” opened to the public on 11th August. The exhibition is a partnership between North Lands Creative Glass in Lybster and Caithness Horizons. It has been part-funded by Creative Scotland and celebrates the Year of Creative Scotland 2012. The exhibition runs from 11th August until 2nd October.
On Saturday 29th September and Sunday 30th September there will be a weekend of glass-themed special events at Caithness Horizons. Admission is free although donations are welcome.
Saturday 29th September
On Saturday 29th September from 11am until 4pm in the Education Room at Caithness North Lands Creative Glass will be running flame working, glass engraving and stained glass window restoration demonstrations.
At 11am Glass Artist Louise Tait who has contemporary glass pieces in the exhibition will be giving a talk about her work in the AV-Room at Caithness Horizons.
There will be a guided tour of the exhibition at 2pm with Glass Artist and North Lands Creative Glass Studio Manager Michael Bullen. Meet in Reception.
Sunday 30th September
On Sunday 30th September at 12pm Glass Artist Alison Weightman who has a contemporary glass piece in the exhibition will be giving a talk about her work in the Education Room at Caithness Horizons.
At 1.30pm there will be a guided tour of the exhibition with Glass Artist Patricia Niemann who has a contemporary glass piece in the exhibition. Meet in Reception.
At 2.30pm Glass Artist Patricia Niemann will be giving a talk about her work in the Education Room.
Please contact Caithness Horizons on 01847 896508 or visit the website www.caithnesshorizons.co.uk for more information.
Source: Caithness Horizons