Tag Archive: Medieval Stained Glass

Medieval windows removed from York Minster for restoration

Two 600-year-old windows have been removed from York Minster as part of a major restoration project. The windows are part of a sequence of eight and the 11-year project in the cathedral’s South Quire aisle will see all of them removed and restored. They will also be given protective glazing to prevent future damage in…

Medieval stained glass from old Coventry cathedral to be restored

Coventry Cathdral Stained Glass

Fundraising to help preserve the ruins of the old cathedral in Coventry has reached £250,000. This will fund the cleaning and analysis of the medieval stained glass, with work starting in the summer at the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum. It was taken out of the cathedral before World War II and has been stored…

Medieval Stained Glass Tour at Glencairn Museum

medieval stained glass

Bryn Athyn is the host for a tour that will focus on the roles of the artisans that made windows for the medieval cathedrals. Come out to the Glencairn Museum on Saturday, Feb. 4 for its Stained Glass Tour and Demonstration: Understanding Medieval Stained Glass. Over a thousand years ago three guilds of craftsmen worked…