Glass Symposium



venue: George’s Convent, III. Courtyard of Prague Castle, Hradčany, Prague


09.30 arrival and registration of participants of the Symposium
10.00 – 12.30 first block Symposium

  • Introduction of the concept of the exhibition, presentation of the Prague Gallery of Czech Glass by a chairman of the Board of the PGCG Marek Veselý
  • Introduction of the architectonic design of the exhibition – Adam Šimeček, Petr Duba
  • Student’s presentation (approx. 10 min / student)
  • Introduction of the exhibition Cherchez la femme by an art historian and a curator of the exhibition Oldřich Palata

12.30 – 14.00 lunch break
14.00 – 16.30 second block Symposium

– presentation of individual glass studios of universities in the Czech and Slovak Republic:

  • doc. MgA. Petr Stanický MFA, University of Tomáš Baťa, Zlín
  • doc. ak. mal. Ilja Bílek, University of J. E. Purkyně, Ústí nad Labem
  • MgA. Kristina Krotká, Technical university of Liberec
  • ak. arch. Rony Plesl, Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague
  • Mgr. Art. Patrik Illo, Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Bratislava
  • guest: Uta Klotz M.A., Editor-In-Chief of Neues Glas/New Glass

– debate with the audience:

  • The direction of glass art – studies and the reality of the world of glass
  • The direction of the Czech / world art glass
  • Trends in contemporary glassmaking

Presentation of company Lasvit by Maxim Velčovský (art Director)

• 16.30 end of the Symposium