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Summer Break

From July 10 until August 10, the Espace VERRE gallery-boutique and administration will be closed for a well-deserved break! Our team will thereafter be back in full force to resume our interrupted winter session and start afresh for a new fall semester come late August. Throughout this period, our technicians will remain onsite so that [...]

By |2020-07-03T11:58:52-05:00July 3rd, 2020|news|0 Comments

Temporary Closure | COVID-19

In these uncertain times, during which we must work together to minimize the negative impacts of COVID-19, Espace VERRE has decided to temporarily suspend all of its activities. It is a time for responsibility and benevolence, and our Board of Directors has sanctioned this difficult decision made with everyone's health and safety in mind -- [...]

By |2020-03-23T14:13:37-05:00March 23rd, 2020|Non classé|0 Comments

Recent Acquisitions on display in the gallery

Until January 31, the Espace VERRE Gallery presents recent acquisitions from its permanent collection. With works by Antony Brin-Piley alias Oak Locoboro and his third-year students (Fall 2019),  Eric Goldschmidt, Rose Grégoire, Michèle Lapointe, Gilles Payette, Patrick Primeau, and Železnŷ Sklo Brod. Espace VERRE is open to the public Monday through Friday, from 9 am [...]

By |2020-01-21T16:23:59-05:00January 21st, 2020|exhibition, news|0 Comments

Montserrat Duran Muntadas wins the 2019 François-Houdé Award

honouring Montreal's finest in emerging craft Montreal, December 3, 2019 – The City of Montreal, in collaboration with the Conseil des métiers d’art du Québec, has bestowed the 2019 François-Houdé Award to artist Montserrat Duran Muntadas for her sculptures combining textile and blown glass. The jury’s selection was based on her exceptional artistic process, as well [...]

By |2019-12-12T15:23:26-05:00December 12th, 2019|news|0 Comments

Holiday Pop Up at the Gallery-Boutique

From November 16 through December 23, Montreal’s one and only glass studio-school presents its very first Holiday pop up show! Find unique and locally-made blown glass pieces to embellish your holiday table, as well as a great variety of gifts that will undoubtedly please your hosts and all those on your nice list! At Espace [...]

By |2019-11-20T15:35:00-05:00November 20th, 2019|exhibition, news|0 Comments

Make Your Own Blown Glass Ornament, 2019 edition

Espace VERRE is pleased to announce the return of its popular holiday tradition, the 12th edition of Make Your Own Blown Glass Ornament! Whether with family, friends or work colleagues, create a unique ornament by choosing from this year’s models and seasonal colours, before assisting one of our glassblowing elves. A magical experience for all, from ages [...]

By |2019-10-03T15:57:55-05:00October 3rd, 2019|news|0 Comments

Interview with Patrick Primeau, star contestant on “Blown Away”

A televised reality competition for glassblowers, now streaming on Netflix Espace VERRE: We’re curious – what was your initial reaction to the casting call for the show? Patrick Primeau: At first, I didn’t feel enthralled by the concept. But discussing the idea with workmates in the hot shop, interest settled in. I saw the competition [...]

By |2019-08-08T14:29:03-05:00August 8th, 2019|Non classé|0 Comments

Portrait of a Fusionnist: 3 questions for DAVID

A 2016 Espace VERRE graduate now completing his second and last year as a member of the Fusion workshop. Other than the hot glass studio, where you develop and create your unique glass pieces, in what setting do you find comfort and inspiration, and is there anywhere that you would like to someday visit? For [...]

By |2019-06-14T15:35:29-05:00June 14th, 2019|news|0 Comments

Remembering Gérald

On se souviendra assurément de la réflexion d’un jeune cycliste sherbrookois émerveillé devant des néons lumineux dans le ciel : « C’est comme une poésie dans la ville. »* Montreal, April 16, 2019 – On April 5, Gérald Collard passed away from cancer at the age of 60. A true neon master, Gérald will be forever remembered as [...]

By |2019-04-18T07:57:34-05:00April 18th, 2019|Non classé|0 Comments

Susan Edgerley wins the 2019 Saidye Bronfman Award

Canada's foremost distinction for excellence in the fine crafts Montreal, February 13, 2019 – The 2019 national Saidye Bronfman Award has been attributed to glass artist Susan Edgerley. Chosen by a jury of peers composed of Canadian craftspeople, the award is bestowed following a vigorous evaluation of all aesthetic aspects of a body of work, including [...]

By |2019-02-14T15:46:10-05:00February 14th, 2019|news|0 Comments