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NEWS AND INSIGHTS

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Creators and Makers

Join us the Second Sunday of each month where we meet and learn from the leaders in our industry.

Included with ISGB membership.

$10.00 for Guests.

Registration is required.

Spring Cleaning Auction 2022 Learn MORE

Spring Cleaning

Start cleaning your studios to donate your unused glass, tools, books, findings and more supporting the ISGB.

We are beadmakers supporting beadmakers

 

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ISGB Glass Workshops

.ISGB is proud to offer virtual glass workshops on our education platform

Included:

Unlimited access
Questions and comments within class
Dedicated Facebook page
Zoom meeting - review and sharing

EDU Scholarship 2023

Viyada & Alexx Cheng Education Scholarship

Giving ISGB members the opportunity to build their own glass dreams

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Call for Gathering Presenters and Instructors

Deadline to submit March 5, 2023

ISGB will hold its annual conference, The Gathering, In Person October 26-29, 2023 in Omaha Nebraska. Events, presentations, and workshops will bring strong creative content that will not only educate, but inspire our attendees.

 

Mission

The mission of the ISGB is to preserve the rich and diverse traditions of the art of glass bead making and glass working techniques; promote educational initiatives and professional development; and encourage innovative use of complementary media among artists and craftspeople.

Digital Magazine

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PUBLISHED QUARTERLY

Glass Bead Evolution is a magazine created by beadmakers for beadmakers, and is inclusive of other mediums. Every issue features a complementary medium while maintaining an emphasis on glass.

Glass Bead Evolution provides its readership robust content that includes insight into artists' private worlds, tours of fascinating venues, tips and techniques for both glass and complementary mediums, a showcase of exquisite work, and reviews of tools, materials, tutorials, and books.

 

Back issues are available.

INCLUDED WITH YOUR MEMBERSHIP

The Gathering

Omaha Nebraska - October 26-29, 2023

The ISGB annual conference, known as "The Gathering"?

We are at our best when we meet to network, take classes, watch presentations, gather with old friends, and meet new ones!

Workshops

Presentations

Presentations

Inspiration

Community