Friday, 11 March 2016

New Glass Museum to open on the Isle of Wight

New Glass Museum to open on the Isle of Wight on Saturday 19th March, 2016 at 11am.

You are invited to attend. It's free!
There is no need to register your attendance; just turn up on the day. Please put the date in your diary or calendar on your mobile.

Target for exhibits
700 items now in cabinets …. aiming for 1000!

The programme for the museum opening event on Saturday 19th March has been finalized. 
An excellent lineup of speakers has been assembled, including Mark Hill, an expert on the BBC Antiques Roadshow and co-presenter of Cracking Antiques, Uncovering Antiques and Collectaholics for BBC2;  Richard Harris, managing director of Isle of Wight Studio Glass;  Michael Rayner, founder of Island Glass and Alum Bay Glass;  Timothy Harris, master glass maker at IOWSG;  and Ron Wheeler, the foremost expert on IOWSG, having been the studio's appointed secondary market specialist for over 35 years.

Read more on the official museum website here: