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Exhibition of student glassworks

July 18-July 28, 2017
Gallery of the Bulgarian Ministry of Culture – Sredets
Aleksandar Stamboliyski Blvd.  17, Sofia, Bulgaria

International workshop “Drawing, painting and glass”

September 14 – September 24, 2017
Public opening on September 14, 2017 at 6.00 PM
Municipal Gallery of Sozopol

Official opening of the International Biennale of Glass 2017

September 27 – October 15, 2017
Public opening on September 27, 2017 at 6.00 PM
Main group exhibition
Sofia History Museum
Banski Square 1, Sofia

Exhibition “Space and Light” by Iliya Yankov

September 27 – October 14, 2017
Public opening on September 27, 2017, 6.00 PM
Boris Georgiev City Art Gallery
1 Lyuben Karavelov Street, 9002 Varna, Bulgaria

Student exhibition of the National High School of Applied Arts

September 28 – October 13, 2017
Public opening on September 28, 2017 at 2.00 PM
National High School of Applied Arts “St. Luke “
Bul. Slivnitsa 134, Sofia

other events at the National High School of Applied Arts “St. Luke ” September 28, 2017:

10.30–11.30 AM – “Milan Krajíček presents his works” – lecture by Milan Krajíček (Czech Republic)
11.30 AM–1.00 PM – “Chemistry in Glass” – lecture by Momka Peeva, “Momka’s Glass” (Bulgaria / USA)

Exhibition “Zdenek Lhotsky’s Atelier”

September 28 – October 20, 2017
Public opening on September 28, 2017 at 6.00 PM
Czech Cultural Center
100 Rakovski Str., Sofia

other events at the Czech Cultural Center on September 28, 2017:

 
4.30–6.00 PM – “Residency Unlimited” – presentation by Natalie Engles, Executive Director of Residency Unlimited (USA)
6.30–7.00 PM – “Technology for casting glass in a mold” – lecture by Zdenek Lhotski (Czech Republic)

Workshops

September 29, 2017
Center for the Arts, New Bulgarian University, Sofia
10.00–11.30 AM – “Basics to Borosilicate”: workshop with Gina Gaffner (USA)
11.30 AM–1.00 PM– “Basics to Borosilicate”: workshop with Briana Schroeder (Canada)
2.00 PM–3.30 PM – “Basics to Borosilicate”: workshop with KT Ehrlich (aka Torchress) (USA)
2.30 PM–3.30 PM– “GLASS + FLAME =?”: laboratory with Miroslav Dimitrov (Bulgaria); student experiments with the techniques shown
3.30–5.00 PM – “Drawing on Glass”: demonstration by Dana Zamechnikova (Czech Republic)

Group Exhibition of the Participants in the International Biennale of Glass 2017

September 29 – October 10, 2017
Public opening on September 29, 2017 at 6.30 PM
The Red Point Gallery
24 St. St. Kiril and Metodiy Str., Sofia

Exhibition SPECULARIS by Marketa Varadinova (Czech Republic)

September 29 – October 04, 2017
Public opening on September 29, 2017, 6.00 PM
Bulart Gallery, Varna, Bulgaria

Exhibition Art Glass Atelier of National University of Art (Bucharest, Romania)

September 30 – October 14, 2017
Public opening on September 29, 2017 at 7.00 PM
 Evdokia Art Glass
120 Rakovski Str., Sofia

Group Exhibition of Participants in the International Biennale of Glass 2017

 
September 30 – October 15, 2017
Public opening on September 30, 2017, 10.30 AM
Museum of Glass, INHOF factory – MOMKA’S GLASS
Beloslav, Bulgaria
 
 

other scheduled events on September 30, 2017 in the Museum of Glass, INHOF factory – MOMKA’S GLASS, Beloslav:

11.00 AM–5.00 PM –Ondrej Strnadel
demonstration and blowing of projects by the hand-blown glass master Ondrej Strnadel (Czech Republic)
2.00 PM–5.00 PM – “Мaking a skull”
demonstration by Rafa Abdon (Spain)

Manifestations in the Museum of Glass, INHOF factory – MOMKA’S Glass, Beloslav

October 1,  2017
10.00 AM–4.00 PM – Demonstration and blowing of projects by hand-blown glass master Ondrej Strnadel (Czech Republic)
10.00 AM–11.30 AM – “GLASS + FLAME =?”: laboratory with Miroslav Dimitrov (Bulgaria)
11.30 AM–1.00 PM – “Basics to Borosilicate”: workshop with Briana Schroeder (Canada)
2.00 PM – 3.30 PM– “Basics to Borosilicate”: workshop with KT Ehrlich (aka Torchress) (USA)
3.30 PM–5.00 PM – “Basics to Borosilicate”: workshop with Gina Gaffner (USA)

Opening of the Group Exhibition of the Participants in the International Biennale of Glass 2017

October 01 – October 15, 2017
Public opening on October 01, 2017, 5.30 PM
INHOF ART GLASS Gallery
Varna, Bulgaria

Manifestations at the Boris Georgiev City Art Gallery, Varna

October 2, 2017
12.00 PM–1.30 PM – „Color, Smart Technologies, Glass: The Interconnection of Science and Art: lecture by Iva Kolorenzova (Czech Republic)
1.30–3.00 PM – „Light, Glass and Mirrors in Czech Contemporary and Conceptual Art”: lecture by Marketa Varadinova (Czech Republic)

Kiril Ganchev, The Big Forgotten Name in Glass Design

lecture by Elizar Milev (Bulgaria)
2 October 2017, 4.00 – 5.30 PM
Sofia History Museum
1 Banski square, Sofia

Exhibition “Libenský & Brychtová | Projects”

October 3 – October 30, 2017
Public opening on October 30, 2017 at 6.00 PM
UniArt Gallery
21 Montevideo Blvd., Sofia

 

As part of the International Biennial of Glass throughout the day on 03.09.17 at the New Bulgarian University will be held the following events:

1.00–3.30 PM –Coldwork Processes’: workshop with Hector Flores (Mexico)
Галерия „УниАрт“,
3.30–5.00 PM – “National University of Art, Bucharest (Romania)”: presentation by Prof. Dan Popovici and Assist. Prof. Ioana Stelea (Romania)
5.00–5.40 PM – “Corning Museum of Glass, New York (USA)”: video lecture

Exhibition “Libenský & Brychtová | Projects”

October 3 – October 30, 2017
Public opening on October 30, 2017 at 6.00 PM
UniArt Gallery
21 Montevideo Blvd., Sofia
 

As part of the International Biennial of Glass throughout the day on 03.09.17 at the New Bulgarian University will be held the following events:

1.00–3.30 PM –Coldwork Processes’: workshop with Hector Flores (Mexico)
Галерия „УниАрт“,
3.30–5.00 PM – “National University of Art, Bucharest (Romania)”: presentation by Prof. Dan Popovici and Assist. Prof. Ioana Stelea (Romania)
5.00–5.40 PM – “Corning Museum of Glass, New York (USA)”: video lecture

Film screening and lecture on the life and work of René Lalique

October 26, 2017 at 2.30 PM
Screening of the film “The Sculptor of the Crystal”, dedicated to the French artist Rene Lalique, followed by a lecture by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Konstantin Valchev and a message about the donated works of authors participating in the first International Biennial of Glass 2017.
UniArt Gallery
21 Montevideo Blvd., Sofia

Exhibition “Glass Flight”

November 23, 2017 – January 2, 2018
Public opening on November 23, 2017 at 6.00 PM
1 Rafael Mihailov Str., Veliko Tarnovo

 

The program of the session held in hall 115 of the Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Veliko Tarnovo:

2.00-2.20 PM – “Artistic identity of the glass material. Techniques for making three-dimensional glass molds, representatives. “- Denitsa Todorova, PhD student at VTU (scientific report)
2.20–2.40 PM – “The role of print in stained glass in the architectural environment” – Vessela Petrova, PhD student at VTU (scientific report)
2.40–3.00 PM – “The energy of colors in the interior” – Veselina Gekova, NBU student (presentation)
3.00–3.20 PM – “Stained glass, a means of expression in art – techniques and development.” – Gabriela Toncheva, PhD student at NBU (scientific report)
3.20 –4.00 PM – Discussion

International workshop “Drawing, painting and glass”

September 14 – October 14, 2018
Public opening on September 14, 2018 at 6.00 PM
Municipal Gallery, Sozopol

Glass Legend

opening of an exhibition of the Glass Atelier at the New Bulgarian University
October 19, 2018, from 5.30 PM
Gallery Vidima
Sevlievo, Bulgaria

Exhibition of the collection of the International Bienniale of Glass

October 20, 2018, 11.30 AM
Gallery Vidima
Sevlievo, Bulgaria