Welcome to Glass in Canada

Explore our unique and growing archive of some 8000 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, e.g. Winnipeg, Gaboury, nativity, war, signature etc. Not case sensitive.

MAP & Lists of Cities/Provinces

Trompe l’Oeil Nativity Scene, Saskatoon | View Piece

Giniigaaniimenaaning: “Looking Ahead”, 2012 (central section) Parliament of Canada | View Piece

Art Tragedy for Vancouver: Adam and Eve 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” with a Significant Omission | View Piece

Assumption of Mary with Angel Musicians, Saskatchewan | 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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