Welcome to Glass in Canada

Explore our unique and growing archive of nearly 7000 photos documenting 160 years of the art, history and heritage of stained glass in Canadian public buildings.
And the spiritual yearnings of a young country in constant transition . . .

Try any single term in the SEARCH BOX for serendipitous results.

MAP & Lists of Cities/Provinces

Adam and Eve in Vancouver, 1533 Metz, France | View Piece

A Holocaust Scene in Regina: Prisoners and Captors. Germany, 1990. | View Piece

Indian Runners: the Buffalo Hunt (after Remington) Toronto, 1907 | View Piece

FEATURE ARTICLE: History of Canada in Glass | View Piece

“The Union of Commerce and Industry” with a Racial Omission | View Piece

Assumption of Mary with Angel Musicians | View Piece

featured exhibitions

First Nations, Inuit and Metis, Canadian history, landscapes in glass, war memorials, architecture and (of course!) Saints and Sinners are just a few of many themes we will be presenting in the coming years. Dive into these exhibitions to gain a sense of the enormous range of glass artistry in Canada. And send us your suggestions!

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Read the extraordinary stories of glass makers in Canada, while discovering their studios and unique styles of expression.

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