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HAPPY CHINESE NEW YEAR 2021

Happy Chinese New Year 12 February 2021. See the fire breathing Dragon here!

J0B VACANCIES

We are now advertising for 3 roles at the brand new glass museum – part time Curator & Projects Officer; part time Volunteer Co-Ordinator and part time Learning & Public Programmes Officer.  Closing date is 7 February 2021.  Click on Latest News for full details.  

PART TIME CURATOR & PROJECTS OFFICER

Salary £16,600 – 3 year fixed term contract 26 hours per week on a flexible basis to include weekend and evening duties An unique opportunity for a dynamic Curator & Projects Officer at the brand new Stourbridge Glass Museum providing an exciting new home for the internationally significant Stourbridge glass collection in an iconic recently […]

PART TIME LEARNING & PUBLIC PROGRAMMES OFFICER

Salary £13,500 – 3 year fixed term contract 21 hours per week on a flexible basis to include weekend and evening duties A unique opportunity for a dynamic Learning & Public Programmes Officer at the brand new Stourbridge Glass Museum providing an exciting new home for the internationally significant Stourbridge glass collection in an iconic […]

THE GREAT BRITISH BAUBLE TAKEAWAY!

The Great British Bauble Takeaway!  Allister has loved delivering this bauble decorating workshop so much as it gets us all in the Christmas spirit – we couldn’t not do it this year so the solution is below. Our drive thru is operating this Saturday the 5th December from 9 – 5pm for anyone wanting to take […]

PART TIME VOLUNTEER CO-ORDINATOR

Part Time Volunteer Co-Ordinator Salary £13,500 – 3 year fixed term contract 21 hours per week on a flexible basis to include weekend and evening duties An unique opportunity for a dynamic Volunteer Co-Ordinator at the brand new Stourbridge Glass Museum providing an exciting new home for the internationally significant Stourbridge glass collection in an […]

NEW MUSEUM DIRECTOR

The British Glass Foundation is delighted announce the appointment of the new Museum Director for White House Cone Museum of Glass Oliver (Ollie) Buckley with effect from the 1 September 2020. Ollie has a Master of Arts Degree in Museum Studies, specialising in art curatorship and heritage education.  He also has a BA (Hons) in English and […]

UNESCO GLOBAL GEOPARK

Local region hits the geological big-time  We are delighted to report that UNESCO Global Geopark status, as profiled in GCs passim, has been achieved for our region as a result of a lengthy collaboration between Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton Councils and other partners. BGF extends its congratulations to all concerned in securing its designation. […]

STUDIO TOUR MAY 2020 As people can’t get out to visit the studio at the moment due to the Coronavirus we thought it would be good to give a tour and show what is going on in studio at the moment and share some recent footage of some glassblowing action. There’s some interesting footage (in […]

MUSEUM DIRECTOR

Director of White House Cone Museum of Glass Salary £32,000 – £35,000 An unique opportunity for a dynamic cultural leader to become the founding Director of the Museum providing an exciting new home for the internationally significant Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council glass collection in an iconic recently restored historic building set in the Stourbridge Glass […]