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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 […]

£980,000 Grant From The National Lottery Heritage Fund

The British Glass Foundation is pleased to announce that a bid to The National Lottery Heritage Fund (formerly the Heritage Lottery Fund), spearheaded with support from Dudley MBC, has successfully completed its second stage. The project to convert the former Stuart Crystal site in Wordsley into a world-class facility and a new home for the […]

LATEST NEWS – JOHN SMITH

John Smith – As Operations Manager for decades John looked after Broadfield House Glass Museum. The role was far more diverse than many people will ever understand. John was responsible for the upkeep of the building and he knew Broadfield House thoroughly from the depths of the cellar to the top of the roof. He […]

Bibliography of glass

Willy Van Den Bossche The British Glass Foundation has been generously gifted use of the Bibliography of Glass as  compiled by Willy Van Den Bossche, which we can share with you here. This reference book lists titles covering anything glass related and will prove invaluable for those with an academic interest or as a starting point […]

In Memoriam

We are greatly saddened to learn of the death of John P. Smith who passed away on Sunday 24th February 2019 following a recent period of illness. John was a dominant figure in the glass world for many decades, being a former Director of Glass at Mallett and Sons (Antiques) Ltd where customers included most of […]

Student Exhibition

Suspended in Time An exhibition in response to the heritage of the Stourbridge area 24th Feb 18 – 4th Mar 18   Undertaken by Level 5  (second year) Students for the Applied Arts Dept. at Wolverhampton School of Art (Est.1851) the work here in this forthcoming exhibition reflects their own personal investigations into the Stourbridge […]

£980,000 From National Lottery Heritage Fund

The British Glass Foundation is pleased to announce that a bid to The National Lottery Heritage Fund (formerly the Heritage Lottery Fund), spearheaded with support from Dudley MBC, has successfully completed its second stage. The project to convert the former Stuart Crystal site in Wordsley into a world-class facility and a new home for the […]

Current Exhibitions

August 25th – Sept 9th 2017   20 People (representing the 20 years) have been invited to exhibit with Allister at the White House Cone Museum of Glass.  These artists and professionals are folk that Allister has been lucky enough to either simply cross paths/ collaborate and or work alongside. In addition Allister will be displaying […]

New Book – Jewels on the Cut II

Writer and broadcaster Graham Fisher MBE is pleased to announce the launch of his new book Jewels on the Cut II, an exploration of the Stourbridge Canal and the local glass industry.

Talks at WHCMOG

  Talks At the White House Glass Cone  During the International Festival of Glass The White House Cone Museum of Glass will be host to a series of talks from some of the glass worlds most knowledgeable indiviuals. Tickets for these talks can be purchased through the Bruntnell-Astley website by following the links below Prof […]