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2009 American Glass Guild Conference Overview

We had a great time at our 2009 Conference! This page provides an overview of what went on. Click the links for more details:

Detailed Conference Schedule

Conference Presenters and Presentations


- Auction

Thurs. July 16
Hands-on workshops

Friday July 17
Morning: walking tour sites included:

  •  St. Paul's Cathedral - windows by Henry Wynd Young, Mayer of Munich, Hardman & Co., J&R Lamb, Henry Holiday and one late (1932) Tiffany.
  • St. Joseph’s Cathedral (local stained glass artist Otto Andrle)
  • Guaranty Building (architect Louis Sullivan and stained glass lobby ceiling by Healy/Millet of Chicago)
  • Buffalo City Hall (interior murals, stained glass ceiling in Council Chambers and a fantastic view from the 28th floor)
  • Ellicott Square Building (architect Daniel Burnham with a very large cast glass ceiling in the lobby)

Afternoon: Presentations, in hotel

Evening: Member Slide Show

Saturday July 18
Presentations, Auction

Sunday July 19
Presentations, Roundtable discussions

Monday July 20
Bus tour sites included

  • Trinity Episcopal Church Buffalo - 5 Tiffany, 9 LaFarge
  • First Presbyterian Buffalo - Tiffany, Mary Tillinghast and one of the few Five Little Angel windows by Tiffany but painted by Joshua Reynolds 1787 in London
  • Buffalo's Temple Beth Zion ( with Ben Shahn designs, adapted by Benoit Gilsoul and fabricated at Willet Studio
  • LUNCH at Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd (Tiffany, early LaFarge, Booth) across the street from the Martin House
  • First Presbyterian Church in Lockport with several sets of Tiffany windows and several Tiffany-esque by Payne Spiers (prize for deciding which is which), and
  • nearby Grace Episcopal Church - windows designed by Margreta Overbeck and fabricated by Lamb Studios. Here is a site with other windows by Overbeck:


Sponsors for the 2009 Conference

for full details on
our sponsors
go to the
2009 Conference
Sponsors page

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last updated: 21 June 2009