/7th International Symposium
of Engraved Glass Kamenický Šenov/


7th International Symposium of Engraved Glass takes place from 11th to 17th September, 2017. The event will be attended by nearly two dozens of artists representing not only the domestic scene, but also the European and American one. Participation in the symposium is therefore considered to be very prestigious. Besides the professional section, there are also other sections at the symposium - student and craft, which is intended for glass engravers.

The aim of the symposium is to promote the tradition of Czech glassmaking home and abroad, and above all to spark interest in engraved glass as it is a very specific technology typical for glassmaking in North Bohemia, especially Kamenický Šenov. You can also find the oldest glass school in Europe at the same place the symposium is held. The school itself is part of the organizing team. Not only its students have the opportunity to get acquainted with the work of world-famous artists, masters
of engraved glass sustaining tradition of excellent craftsmanship, and to visit a number of professional lectures. The theoretical symposium itself will bring further expert knowledge about the specifics of Czech engraved glass. It will also be completed by interesting facts from abroad, and information of what is happening in the field from museums, research institutions and also producers.

The symposium will be followed by the Town Festival of Kamenický Šenov planned for Saturday, September 16, 2017. At the same time, the Secondary School of Glassmaking in Kamenický Šenov and major glass companies, among them Preciosa, will be open to public.
This year’s symposium is divided in those sections:
International Symposium of Engraved Glass Student Section of the International Symposium of Engraved Glass Theoretical Symposium of Engraved Glass

Supporting Program Fair & Trade Workshops Glass and Light Day Town Festival