'What is Colour? - The Collected Works'

"What is Colour? The Collected Works" The Launch of this new Michael H. Wilson book forms part of the opening celebrations for experienceCOLOUR Read more

Light and Colour in Storytelling

We relate to light from the moment we enter the world until the moment we leave it - but most of us don’t give it much thought. In this talk and demonstration, award winning Theatre Lighting Designer and Director of the Program in Theatre at Princeton University, Jane Cox will investigate how emotion and perception are influenced by light and colour. Read more

Experience COLOUR Teachers Conference

A unique Teachers Conference that will contribute to your own professional development and prepare you for bringing students to the exhibition through a series of lectures, workshops, guided exhibition tours and discussion groups. The conference opens with an optional lecture on Wednsday 29 August at the Glasshouse. Read more

Metal Colour Light Therapy

An immersive introduction to Metal Colour Light Therapy with Hazel Adams from Helios Medical Centre in Bristol.Read more

Glasshouse Heritage Open Day 2018

Heritage Open Days is England’s annual celebration of local history, architecture and culture and we are very proud to be taking part this year. With a day packed full of events and activities which celebrating our Glassmaking heritage.Read more

How Colour Tells the Story of our Longing to be Whole

An introduction to the use of colour in Art Therapy with experienced practioners Karin Jarman and Alasdair Gordon. Read more

Science and Stereotypes. A discussion about Women in STEM and society

Stephanie Green, Founder of Dauntless Daughters, discusses Science and the stereotypes we perpetuate. Stephanie is a equalities activist and artist, founding Dauntless in 2016 to combat the gender imbalance in children's literature. Stephanie believes that if we start at the beginning we can clearly see how we embed social norms surrounding Women in STEM in our very youngest children. Do we as a society need to address how we create academic disciplines that are inherrently gender biased? Read more

Conference: On the Shoulders of Giants

On the Shoulders of Giants The Legacy of Newton, Goethe and Turner Newton, Goethe and Turner are undisputed giants in the fields of science, literature and art respectively. All three strove to understand the nature of light, darkness and colour. In this two day conference at the Glasshouse in Stourbridge we will explore stages of the metamorphosis of the study of light, darkness and colour initiated by Newton. Read more

Steiner Research Days - Steiner Forschungstage

The Steiner Research Group will come to Stourbridge for their meeting this September. Sharing research project and methods for academic work around the work of Rudolf Steiner. All are welcome to this free meeting on 28 - 30 September 2018.Read more

Grains of Infinty: Ruskin, Turner and the Floors of Paradise

Ruskin initially defined colour in painting as inferior to form but his long love affair with the work of Turner led him into a deeper understanding of the complexity of colour and its relation to our most profound experiences in both the natural world and human creativity. With particular emphasis on the handling of paint, Howard Hull, Director of Brantwood, explores the transformation of pigments into messengers of the soul. Read more

Prince Achmed

Prince Achmed is the oldest surviving animation feature film made by Lotte Reiniger and still stands as one of the great classics of the genre. With a new live score by musician Chris Davies this beautiful animated fairytale is based on tales from The Arabian Nights. “A joy to behold. Beautiful and innovative - age only adds to its brilliance and charm.” EmpireRead more

Light Steps

Light Steps by DancingStrong takes young audiences into the magical world of colour, music and interactive dance. Created for 2-5 year old’s Light Steps centres on the exploration of the changing light of day through the experiences of endearing rag doll, Alex. Alex’s journey is overseen by friends, dancers and a musician, whose movement, music and dance mirror the rag doll’s feelings and curiosity as the journey of the sun across the sky are experienced. Read more