The Stained Glass Museum

The Stained Glass Museum

Charity information

The Stained Glass Museum

The Stained Glass Museum exists to collect the finest representative examples of stained glass and associated materials, of all periods for public benefit. It has a national collection of stained glass panels from the 13th to 21st centuries, as well as designs, materials and tools associated with making stained glass.

The Museum is open to the public throughout the year, and has an associated programme of talks, workshops, and events.

Founded 2016

  • Mission statement

    The Stained Glass Museum's governing body believes strongly that stained glass forms an important part of our cultural and artistic heritage, and is committed to raising the profile of the medium as an historic and contemporary art form.

    The Stained Glass Museum aims to develop its role as a leading national centre for the display, research, interpretation, and enjoyment of stained glass for all, while safeguarding and enhancing its collections for the benefit of future generations.

  • Aims

    The Stained Glass Museum aims to:

    • To provide, maintain and develop a museum to benefit and educate the public in the history and appreciation of stained glass
    • To form a representative collection of stained glass panels and windows, designs, cartoons, tools and other materials relating to the history and design of stained gl
    • To develop, safeguard and enhance the Museum’s collection for the benefit of future generations
    • To interpret the collection to a variety of audiences in diverse ways and to raise awareness of stained glass as an important part of Britain’s cultural and artistic heritage
    • To offset running costs of the Museum by generating income from admissions, retail, events and other activities where appropriate
  • Overview

    Established: November 2016

    Registered Charity Number: 1169842

    Board members: 6

    Full time staff: 1

    Part time staff: 8

    Volunteers: 25

    Phone number: 01353 660347

    Address: The Stained Glass Museum CB7 4DL

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