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GLAAS Inc (Glass Light Art & Architecture Synergies) is a national

NFP arts organisation with charitable status, run by volunteers.

GLAAS Inc supports glass artists, designers, makers and students

by creating collaborative opportunities, events and exhibitions;

education and training; promotion and information;

and advocacy for the sector.

GLAAS Inc nurtures the next generation of glass innovators in partnership with Melbourne Polytechnic in Prahran,

and through the management of the

Australian Centre for Glass Design.


Provides resources and direction for glass in :  

  • Architectural, Commercial and Heritage

  • Training, Employment and Industry

  • Creative/Visual Arts


Creating collaborative and consultative opportunities for industry, artists and others to lead Australian glass designers to match current world best practice and beyond into the future; and to develop the potential of glass to be utilised more fully in the spaces we inhabit.

GLAAS Inc aims to:

develop and promote glass in art and architecture

provide information about all types of glass in Australia

create opportunities for innovative collaboration with industry

offer creative opportunities in glass to all via education and  access

provide opportunities to generate new ideas through collaboration

explore uses of glass to enhance energy efficiency & sustainability

address architectural, cultural and historical glass issues

stimulate interest in glass use in the built environment 

 Glass by Mark Howard Glassworks

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