THE SCOTTISH STAINED GLASS SYMPOSIUM

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					THE SCOTTISH STAINED                            The SSGS MAILING LIST includes:
 GLASS SYMPOSIUM                                Stained glass artists, conservators,
                                                                                                   THE SCOTTISH
                                                enthusiasts, historians and inventorists,
                                                The British Society of Master Glass Painters
                                                                                                  STAINED GLASS
                                                The Church of Scotland                              SYMPOSIUM
                                                Ms Patricia Fergusson, MSP, Minister of
                                                Culture in the Scottish Parliament
                                                The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art
                                                Historic Scotland
                                                The National Association of Decorative and
                                                Fine Arts Societies in Scotland
                                                The National Museum Service in Scotland and
                                                other museums
                                                The Roman Catholic Church
                                                The Royal Commission on Ancient and
                                                Historic Monuments
                                                The Royal Incorporation of Architects in
                                                Scotland
                                                The Saltire Society
                                                Scottish Church Heritage Research
                                                The Scottish Episcopal Church
                                                Northlands Creative Glass, Caithness
                                                among many others.                             Maria Shaw memorial window, Bridge of Allan Church, by
                                                                                               Linda Cannon
                                                SCOTTISH STAINED GLASS SYMPOSIUM
                                                                                               Aims include:
                                                Hon. Secretary:
                                                Mrs Alison Robertson, MA, B Mus                   the exchange of ideas and information
Kings Own Scottish Borderers memorial window,   3 Ross Gardens, Edinburgh EH9 3BS                 the conservation in situ of existing stained
Duns Church, by Douglas Hogg                    email: alison.robertson@fish.co.uk                glass in Scotland
                                                Church of Scotland contact:                       the creation of one or more Repositories
Please return to:                                                                                 with educational and other facilities
                                                Miss Lynn Johnson, BA
Mrs Alison Robertson                            Church Art and Architecture                       the recording of inventories of stained
3 Ross Gardens                                  121 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 4YN              glass throughout Scotland and by Scottish
EDINBURGH                                       Email: ljohnson@cofscotland.org.uk                artists anywhere
EH9 3BS
SCOTTISH STAINED GLASS SYMPOSIUM (SSGS)                                                                  HOW CAN YOU HELP?
   A committee open to all, begun June 2003                                                              Please complete and return this tear-off slip if
   meets three times a year in Edinburgh.                                                                you wish to support the work of the Scottish
   cooperates with a wide range of individual                                                            Stained Glass Symposium
   people, and public and charitable bodies                                                                I would like to be on the mailing list of the
   aims to ‘rescue’ threatened glass and to                                                              Scottish Stained Glass Symposium
   stimulate Scotland’s interest in it
                                                                                                         I am willing:
Chaired by Professor John Hume OBE,
                                                                                                            to record stained glass in buildings
convener of the Church Art and Architecture
Committee [CARTA] of the Church of Scotland                                                                to contribute information from publications
                                                                                                         and archives
CONSERVATION and CHANGE
                                                                                                           to help with typing, or filing or archiving in
SSGS may advise on:                                                                                      Edinburgh
   care and maintenance of glass
                                                                                                            I am a member of the following community
   conservation of glass                                                                                 group/local history society/church/faith group,
   significance of stained glass                                                                         and wish to assist
   planning applications (glass)
                                                                                                         .....................................................
REPOSITORY GROUP
     hopes to establish one or more repository    St John’s Chapel (Oil), Aberdeen Kirk of St Nicholas   NAME (please PRINT) Mr/Mrs/Miss/Ms/other
     to house significant stained glass that      Uniting, by Shona McInnes. Photgraph by Anne Maxwell
     would otherwise be lost                                                                             .....................................................
                                                  SCOTTISH CHURCH HERITAGE
     could provide educational and other
                                                  RESEARCH [SCHR] (Chaired by Edwina
     facilities in the repository                                                                        ADDRESS
                                                  Proudfoot) and SSGS hope to work in
Chaired by Mark Bambrough (Chair of the           partnership.
Institute of Conservation in Scotland, [ICON])
                                                  Information provided by SSGS will be
                                                                                                         .....................................................
                                                  incorporated into SCHR's Gazetteer of Places           .....................................................
RECORDING and INVENTORIES
                                                  of Worship in Scotland, (which already holds
Targets include:                                  limited details on some 10,500 places).                .....................................................
    deciphering, checking, and recording          Preliminary data can be found at
    existing hand-written inventories             www.scottishchurchesgazetteer.co.uk
                                                                                                         POST CODE .....................................
    gathering and creating comprehensive
    indices of stained glass in Scotland and of   THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF
    stained glass artists who are Scottish by     DECORATIVE AND FINE ARTS SOCIETIES                     TEL   ...............................................
    birth or domicile                             OF SCOTLAND [NADFAS] (Chaired by Sheila
    creating an Inventory of Inventories          Townsend-Rose) plans to help SSGS to record
Chaired by Iain Galbraith, stained glass          stained glass in deteriorating or changing
                                                                                                         I ENCLOSE A STAMPED ADDRESSED
inventorist and historian                         buildings.
                                                                                                         ENVELOPE

				
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