Thursday October 5th
10.00 The museum opens, opportunity to visit current exhibitions
13.00 Welcome. Lennart Johansson, CEO, Kulturparken Småland, Sweden
13.15 Setting the Table – Setting a Lifestyle? Educational table setting projects during the 20th century. Kaisa Koivisto, The Finnish Glass Museum, Finland
14.00 Utility glass from Holmegaard Glassworks - future research, educational activities and exhibitions. Mette Bielefeldt Bruun, Museum Sydøstdanmark, Denmark
15.15 Eternal Glass and Glass deposits – from waste to resource. Lina Grund Bäck, RISE, Sweden
16.00 On the Orrefors table. Anders Selbing, Sweden
16.45 Like or dislike. Erika Lagerbielke, Linnaeus University, Sweden
17.30 Your own time
19.00 Glass tasting Beer, a sensory experience with Erika Lagerbielke at Smålands museum
19.30 Buffet dinner at Smålands museum. Opportunity to visit the museums current exhibitions
Friday October 6th
9.00 Three centuries of tableware from Kosta Glassworks. Gunnel Holmér/Björn Arfvidsson, Kulturparken Småland/The Swedish Glass Museum, Sweden
9.45 Finnish utility glass designs in late 1960s and early 1970s. Carita Rassa, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
11.00 Taylorism as designer of functional glass. Anna Livén West, Sweden
12.30 Bus to Kulturarvscentrum (The Centre for Cultural Heritage)
13.00 Guided tour of the glass collection at Kulturarvscentrum
14.30 Summary and closure, coffee
15.00 Bus to Växjö Resecentrum (train station), 20-30 min
Information about the conference
The conference welcomes researchers, designers, museum staff, glass specialists,
students and glass enthusiasts.
The conference fee 900 SEK includes conference dinner, lunch day 2 and
transport to and from Kulturarvscentrum Småland (archives and collections).
The conference fee will be invoiced to your email address.
Students are invited to attend the lectures free of charge, meals at cost.
Welcome to The House of Emigrants, Södra Järnvägsgatan 2, Växjö.
Register and/or questions:
Phone +46 (0) 470 70 42 04
Please register no later than September 22th.