Museo del Vetro

Glass Museum

Riedel Award


Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti and Riedel Crystal will assign an award to a young artist or designer for the design of a glass work. Participants must be under the age of 30 at the expiry date of the award.

The participants must submit a portfolio of home décor accessories and tableware in particular, providing for each one details about the specific glass processing techniques. The portfolio, by the 29th of May 2015, must be sent in both paper copy and digital format (on CD, DVD or memory stick) to: Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti Campo Santo Stefano, 2945 30124 Venezia ­ ITALY Please note that as deadline (May 29) should be considered the date of your sending.

The works will be examined by a special commission established by Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti and chaired by Mr. Georg Riedel. The award will be assigned during the presentation of the “Glass in Venice 2015 Prize”, that will take place at the Istituto Veneto in Venice on the 15th of September 2015.

The winner will be offered three nights’ accommodation in Venice at Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti guest house in the occasion of the award ceremony as well as a trip to Kufstein in Austria to visit Riedel Crystal with the following programme:

– Sunday 29 November 2015: arrival at Munich airport in the afternoon, transfer to Kufstein and accommodation;

– Monday 30 November 2015: visit to Riedel factory to oversee the productivesector and a meeting with the glassmasters;

– Tuesday 1 Dicember 2015: transfer to Germany to visit the Christkindlmarket in Nuremberg and Munich, followed by the return flight to the winner’s place of departure from Munich.

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