21 Years of NGC - 13 June

Thursday 13 June, 7:30pm-9:00pm - National Glass Centre, Sir Tom Cowie Campus - tickets are FREE but must be booked in advance via eventbrite

To celebrate 21 years since National Glass Centre opened to the public in Sunderland, we have gathered a panel of curators, academics and artists to reflect on the work of the centre, its cultural, educational and social impact to date and to dicusss the centre's future potential.

We welcome everyone to join us as we mark this great milestone with this lecture, alongside other events taking place as part of the NGC21 celebrations.

Chairing the dicsussion will be Professor Kevin Petrie, Head of School of Art and Design at University of Sunderland

Panellists are: 

  • Emma Woffenfen – highly acclaimed mixed media sculptor who has trained extensively in glass making techniques

  • Julia Stephenson - Head of Arts at National Glass Centre and curator of the NGC21 exhibition

  • Dr Jeffrey Sarmiento – Associate Professor at University of Sunderland

  • Dr Erin Dickson – Artist