Glass in Canada: a virtual museum

10,000 PHOTOS from windows as early as 1533

MAP & Lists of Cities/Provinces

Healing the Sick at Lourdes / Mary’s Apparition of 1858 | View Piece

Giniigaaniimenaaning (Looking Ahead) “The Apology” Window, 2012 Parliament of Canada | View Piece

Art Tragedy for Vancouver: Adam and Eve of 1533 in the Cosmic Wheel of God’s Creation | View Piece

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

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

Toronto: “The Union of Commerce and Industry” 1898, with a Significant Omission | View Piece

the glass archive

Click a Province to explore OVER 10,000 photos from some of the thousands of Canada’s steadily disappearing heritage buildings.


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 stories of glass makers in Canada, and discover their studios and unique and varied styles.

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