Stained-glass copper foil panel course at Museum of Making

11/05/2024 - 01/06/2024, 13:00 - 16:00

Museum of Making

Silk Mill Lane off Full Street




Museum of Making at Derby Silk has undergone a £18m refurbishment and welcomed its first visitors in May 2021. Derby’s stunning Silk Mill building stands…

Make a beautiful Stained-glass copper foil panel with Multimedia Artist and Maker Arthur Scott.

Arthur Scott will lead you through creating your own stained-glass panel, you will be taken through the process of designing and composing your piece. You will learn the traditional skill of copper foiling and supporting knowledge in order to create your own beautiful panel. During the design process, you will consider how the light will interact with your piece and where you might place it.

You will be given a design platform (200mm X 300mm) with which to work. Feel free to research and develop ideas before the course begins; the practicalities of achieving any design will be discussed during the course. Feel free explore the possibilities of stained glass prior to the sessions. Please note, this course does not include glass painting.

You will also discover fascinating connections to Derby Museums’ collections of making, which chart the progress of Derby’s ongoing manufacturing history and the people who were involved.


This course takes place in 3 hour session over 4 weeks.  Priced at £175 per person.  Booking essential.

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