About us

Icon Stained Glass Group is dedicated to the study and conservation of stained glass

The aims of the Icon Stained Glass Group are:

  • To support and contribute to the aims and aspirations of Icon, as set out in its constitution and annual strategy documents and work-plans
  • To disseminate information on stained glass conservation and care of stained and painted glass in a concise and accessible form to colleagues within the heritage sector, and the general public, in partnership with Icon as a whole
  • To provide the SGG membership with a range of professional services including some or all of the following: the holding of study visits, training sessions, seminars and conferences to share and advance practice, the publication of articles and papers in Icon News and the Journal of the Institute of Conservation, the provision of advice through the network of the group, the creation of links to other bodies and to act as a voice for the Group as a professional sub-group of Icon as required
  • To work towards the development of education and training with the discipline and to support the Icon Accreditation scheme and other Icon educational initiatives
  • To promote stained glass conservation and the care of stained and painted glass, and support and foster approaches to best practice
  • To contribute to and comment on consultation papers and other documents andreports within the group’s sphere of knowledge and competence

Reviews of Icon Stained Glass Group conferences