The Stained
Glass Museum


Education - The Story of Stained Glass

Theophilus the Monk demonstrates glass and window making Visions and Dreams Kaleidoscopes
Kaleidoscopes Light Fantastic Victorian Tools
Magnificent Monasteries Heaven and Earth Victorian Tools

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The Story of Stained Glass
Art Science Workshops

Theophilus the Monk demonstrates glass and window making Glass Blowing

How is glass made? How do you put together a stained glass panel? Learn about light and colour and the special qualities of glass. Compare glass with other materials.

  • What happens in the process of making glass? High temperatures, reversible and irreversible changes, creating colour, ancient and modern technology.

  • Theophilus the monk demonstrates glass and window-making in the 13th century.

  • Paint a stained glass panel.

  • Make up a window : construct a pattern from geometric shapes.

  • Stained glass windows were made to tell stories. Listen to one of the dramatic stories told in a stained glass panel

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