New major Acquisition by contemporary artist Kehinde Wiley
(17 May 2021)

Kehinde Wiley, Saint Adelaide (2014)Kehinde Wiley, Saint Adelaide (2014)
The Stained Glass Museum is thrilled to announce a new major acquisition by American artist Kehinde Wiley. The larger-than-life portrait of a young black man in the place of a traditional saint has been placed on public display in time for the museum's reopening on Tuesday 18 May 2021.

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The Stained Glass Museum presents....'Sunrise Stories'
(15 Feb. 2021)

The Stained Glass Museum's Learning department presents 'Sunrise Stories'. Storytelling for ages 6+ inspired by panels from our collection.

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Welcome to our new Learning & Community Engagement Manager
(13 Jan. 2021)

The Stained Glass Museum has appointed David Whitney as its new Learning & Community Engagement Manager.

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Stained Glass Museum closes for second national lockdown
(4 Nov. 2020)

The Stained Glass Museum closes its doors on Wednesday 4 November 2020 for another nationwide lockdown.

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Window Wanderland success
(26 Oct. 2020)

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140 households and businesses across Ely created stunning illuminated window displays as part of the City’s first Window Wanderland event on the evenings of 23rd and 24th October.

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Museum receives Cultural Recovery Fund
(12 Oct. 2020)

The Stained Glass Museum is delighted to have received a grant of £71,790 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund!

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Stained Glass Museum reopens after 5 months of closure!
(5 Aug. 2020)

We are delighted to announce that The Stained Glass Museum will reopen to the public from Wednesday 5 August 2020 with a number of safety measures in place.

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Emergency Grant Funding secured
(15 Jun. 2020)

The Stained Glass Museum is delighted to have been awarded emergency grant funding from The Arts Council and other funders to help see it through an extended period of closure during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Completion of the Resilient Heritage project, Windows onto the future, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.
(5 Jun. 2020)

The Stained Glass Museum completed its 2-year National Lottery Heritage Funded project 'Windows onto the future: investigating options for a resilient and sustainable Stained Glass Museum' in May 2020.

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New acquisiton - a gift from Canterbury Cathedral
(4 May 2020)

Museum Curator Jasmine Allen observing the Damson Tree test panel in Canterbury Cathedral StudiosMuseum Curator Jasmine Allen observing the Damson Tree test panel in Canterbury Cathedral Studios
Canterbury Cathedral’s world-renowned stained glass studio has gifted a beautiful contemporary glass panel designed by Hughie O'Donoghue RA to The Stained Glass Museum.

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The Stained Glass Museum and Coronavirus (COVID-19)
(19 Mar. 2020)

The Stained Glass Museum temporarily closed to the public on 19 March, in response to the fast moving and changeable nature of the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Glass Racks Appeal
(23 Dec. 2019)

We need your help!

Help us raise £30,000 to help preserve our growing collection of stained glass from across the UK.

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SGM wins a Museums in Cambridgeshire Award
(7 Dec. 2019)

Museums in Cambridgeshire AwardMuseums in Cambridgeshire Award
Stained Glass Museum wins award for Spotlight and Behind-the-Scenes Tours at the 2019 Museums in Cambridgeshire Awards

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Spitfires - New acquisition
(7 Dec. 2019)

Spitfires - 2019.2Spitfires - 2019.2
A stunning new 21st century acquisition, Spitfires has been gifted by internationally-renowned artist Brian Clarke to celebrate the museum's 40th anniversary of opening to the public.

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A Royal Visit for our 40th Birthday!
(8 Aug. 2019)

HRH Prince Charles, Patron of the Stained Glass Museum, visits to celebrate the museum's 40th birthday!

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Stained Glass Museum awarded funding for developing future plan
(9 Mar. 2018)

The Stained Glass Museum wins National Lottery support to investigate options for the museum's future development, with the aim of ensuring the museum is more accessible and resilient in the future.

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From 18 May 2021
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Adults £4.50
Children under 16 free


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