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Research Unit "Glass and Ceramic for the Arts" - VICARTE

This research unit is a partnership between the Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa and the Faculty of Fine Arts of the Universidade de Lisboa used for teaching and for glass research. Applications of science to glass art and the conservation of glass artifacts is the main activity.The host institution of VICARTE is the Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, where the glass studios and laboratories are located.

 
     
  Stained glass - Mosteiro de Santa Maria da Vitória in Batalha  
     
 

Conservation and restoration of stained glass

Fragments from the Mosteiro de Santa Maria da Vitória in Batalha and of stained glass from Palácio da Pena Chapel are being studied.

Exhibition - Palácio da Pena, Sintra.
Glass and Stained Glass: Ferdinand II’s Passion
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Exhibition of Michael Rogers, Richard Meitner and Robert Wiley

26 November/ 28 February 2014 Library - Faculty of Sciences and Technology, UNL, Caparica

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  ruby glass  
     
 

Ruby gold glass

Ruby gold glass obtained using gamma radiation.
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Master of Glass Art and Science

This international Master started at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Caparica, Portugal in October 2009. Pre-registrations for the academic year 2014-2015 are accepted now. More >>


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Members of VICARTE are collaborating with the Society of Glass Technology in the meeting Glass Science in Art and Conservation - Glassac2014
Durham - 10th to 12th September
York - Saturday 13th September
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Venetian Glass in Portugal, 2014
The Instituto Italiano de Cultura de Lisboa collaborating with VICARTE

Palácio Nacional da Ajuda,
Rosa Barovier Mentasti, February 12, 18.30h.

VICARTE, FCT/UNL Caparica
Cesare Toffolo 10-11 March, 14.00-1800h
Marco Verità, 12 March, 14..00h
Francesca Giubilei, 13 March, 14.00h

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VICARTE, Caparica, 2010-2011, Visitors(With the support of Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, FBAUL and FCT/UNL) More >>

 

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VICARTE is thankful for the support of the following entities: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian,  CRISFORM Marinha Grande,  
Câmara Municipal da Marinha Grande , Santos Barosa, Jasmim, In-Fusão, Barracha Ltda., Saint Gobain Glass Portugal, CRISAL, FERRO Indústrias Químicas,
Portugal, Lta., KERAjet Portugal, Atlantis, Saint Gobain, Portugal, Libbey, Repsol, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Culturgest.