Welcome9:15 – 9:30 amDay Two IntroductionDr. Bronwyn Hughes, OAM
Three9:30 – 10:30 amGlass and Venice
Chair: Matthew Martin
Matthew Martin (University of Melbourne) – Murano Revival Glass in the NGV;
Catherine Kovesi (University of Melbourne) – “To see a world in a grain of sand”: the global lives of Venetian trade beads;
Pierre Palayan (University of Melbourne) – Venetian Glass Mosaic in St. Paul’s Cathedral
Four10:30 – 11:30 amArt Glass
Chair: Alison Inglis
Dr. Andrew Montana (Australian National University) – Lucien Henry’s Oceania in Stained Glass – 1889;
Christopher Menz – Federation at the Stock Exchange;
Amanda Dunsmore (National Gallery of Victoria) – Marion Mahony’s stained glass window for the Unitarian Church of All Souls, Evanston, Illinois. A significant new acquisition for the National Gallery of Victoria.
Break11:30 – 11:45 am
Keynote Conversation: One11:45 am – 12:45 pmGlass and Spirituality
Facilitator: Peter French
David Wright (Glass artist), Sue McPhee-Wright (Anglican priest), The Rev. Dr. Peter French (Anglican priest and Biographer) in conversation
Five12:45 – 1:45 pmGlass and Spirituality
Chair: Joan Barclay-Lloyd
Joan Barclay Lloyd (LaTrobe University) – Magnificat: reflections on some stained-glass windows in Melbourne churches;
Susan Kellett (RSL QLD) – Waller’s War: Spirituality and the Hall of Memory;
Caroline Miley – Anima Mundi in the Antipodes: Christian Waller’s Spiritual Evolution
Long Break1:45 – 2:30 pm
Six2:30 – 3:45 pmGlass and First Peoples
Chair: Robyn McKenzie
Robyn McKenzie (Australian National University) – Kimberley Points in the Museum;
Donna Kennedy (Glaas Inc.) – First Peoples’ potential to develop the Art of Glass
Tina Baum (National Gallery of Australia) – Reflections on Yhonnie Scarce’s works in glass in the 3rd National Indigenous Art Triennial: Defying Empire, 2017
Video of Yhonnie Scarce artist’s talk – “Defying Empire”
Break3:45 – 4:00 pm
Seven4:00 – 5:00 pmGlass Exhibitions and Collections
Chair: Bronwyn Hughes
Joshua White (Artistic Director, Hamilton Gallery) and
Ian Brilley (Curator, Hamilton Gallery) – Challenges and Innovations in Exhibition Design: Luminous John Orval Stained Glass at Hamilton Gallery
Michael Strong (Abbey Museum, Caboolture) – Shards of Light: Fragments Out of Time;
Fiona Moore (Glaas Inc.) – Villa Alba glass exhibition
Keynote Conversation: Two5:00 – 6:00 pmReflections on a celebrated glass collection at the National Gallery of Victoria
Facilitator: Alison Inglis
Geoffrey Edwards and Alison Inglis in conversation

Speaker Profiles

Day One Program

Day Three Program