Trinity Buffalo's windows illuminated for a unique experience

FACET & FORGE 2024

Join us to celebrate the architectural details of Buffalo from an all-new perspective through the Stained Glass Association of America Foundation. Our community of artisans transform space -- You'll never look at the city the same way again!

Embark on an exploration of stained glass creation at Facet & Forge 2024. This event is the perfect way to spend an evening immersed in the artistry and craftsmanship inherent in architectural glass art, mosaics, and other heritage building trades. Explore Trinity campus as it can rarely be seen: from the perspective of the skilled artisans and tradespeople that built and continue to maintain our city’s fantastic buildings, in live demonstrations.

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Stained Glass Quarterly

For over 100 years, this award-winning magazine has documented the history of architectural glass providing a voice to the stained glass industry, publishing both member and non-member projects of merit.

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Our Mission

Preserving and Innovating the Practices of the Profession. The Stained Glass Association of America is a 120-year-old professional organization whose primary mission is to protect and preserve the integrity of the stained glass industry.

We are the hub that connects the architectural art glass community: we serve over 1500 professionals across the United States, including manufacturers, suppliers, studios, and, educators. We provide scholarships, accreditation, public education, public resources, presentations, and services for stewards. 

As we celebrate 120 years of service, we are looking ahead to proactively bring new voices into our field, support the work of emerging artists, and increase the opportunities to collect and support this unique art form.

We are the advocates and ambassadors for monumental stained glass art across North America.
 

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