Craft at the Museum Series: The Contemporary Glass Collection Tour

About the event

Join us at the Ulster Museum for the Craft at the Museum Series. On the 16th August, Kim Mawhinney, Senior Curator of Art, National Museums NI will lead the Contemporary Glass Collection Tour in the Applied Art Gallery at the Ulster Museum.

In this United Nations International Year of Glass 2022, learn how the Ulster Museum has one of the most important collections of international glass in Europe. Explore the different techniques used by glassmakers to create these most amazing artworks.

Free and open to all, we look forward to welcoming you there! Meet in the Applied Art Gallery at the Ulster Museum on the 5th Floor at 1pm.

Image: Marine Group, blown and cast glass, Steffen Dam, 2019. BELUM.V2019.4

Continue to check on the CRAFT NI and the Belfast International Arts Festival Websites for updates on more talks by craft makers throughout August and September.


Where is it taking place?

5th Floor Ulster Museum,
Botanic Gardens,

When is it taking place?

August 16th, 1pm to 2pm

Do you need to book?

No, booking is not required

About August Craft Month with Craft NI

This event is a part of August Craft Month with Craft NI, Northern Ireland’s celebration of craft. Summer 2022 will mark the 16th annual August Craft Month with makers all across Northern Ireland getting involved.

Contact details

Belfast International Arts Festival

Ulster Museum

Craft NI Instagram

Craft NI Facebook

Craft NI ACM Calendar


All August Craft Month events are run independently by the event organisers. For questions regarding the event please contact the event organiser directly.

As COVID guidelines may change between now and the time of each event please check back for updated information, or contact the event organiser directly. Stay safe!

Event Details

Maker: Kim Mawhinney

Starts: Aug 16 at 1:00 pm

Ends: Aug 16 at 2:00 pm

Discipline: Glass Making

Location: Antrim

Type: Studio Tour

Price: Free