Conference Information

The most recent Ausglass Conference was held 26-29 January 2017 in Canberra.
 
For details of what was involved check out the (r)evolve website!
 

As part of Ausglass’ mission to support and promote contemporary glass, Ausglass hosts conferences every two years. These conferences are designed to bring glass artists, collectors, and enthusiasts together in order to foster the exchange of ideas, information and new practices in the world of contemporary glass.

At an Ausglass conference our delegates are given the opportunity to:

- Hear talks from speakers from around Australia and the globe.

- Participate in workshops and demonstrations by internationally renowned artists.

- Visit the studios of local artists.

- See world class exhibitions of contemporary glass.

- Make friends and contacts at entertaining social events and parties.

- Grab a bargain or some new information at the trade fair.

 

 

Previous Conference - States of Illumination - Adelaide 2015

The 2015 Conference, titled ‘States of Illumination’, was held in Adelaide from 12-15th of February 2015.  All the activity was based around the Lions Art Centre and the JamFactory (19 Morphett St, Adelaide South Australia).  UNESCO has formally recognized Ausglass as a partner in the International Year of Light and Light based technologies and has endorsed the 2015 Ausglass Conference.

Each day of the conference had its own theme: 

Light as material (day 1)
Illumination of culture through glass (day 2)
The day of enlightenment: illuminating ideas (day 3).
 
There were exhibitions, lectures, workshops, demonstrations, studio visits and parties, with Australian and international guest lecturers, demonstrators, exhibitors and workshop leaders. 
 
Check the conference web site
at www.statesofillumination.com for all the details.