Initiated in 2011 by the Drysdale, Clifton Springs, Community Association Inc. (DCSCA) the annual Festival of Glass has grown from a one-day event at one venue to a series of events and installations across the year at venues across the North Bellarine.

July 1 2021 The Festival of Glass became an independent incorporated association - The Festival of Glass Incorporated. It became a registered charity in 2022. 

It continues as a non-profit enterprise run entirely by volunteers. 

The Festival of Glass Incorporated promotes all forms of glass art (sculptural, wearable & functional) across the full spectrum of hot and cold glass techniques (e.g. flamework, studio/furnace glass, kiln formed glass, etching, stained glass, leadlight, mosaics and beadwork).  


Each year the Festival of Glass Incorporated creates and curates a variety of events to promote and celebrate glass art:

our mission

The Festival of Glass Incorporated, the only one of its kind in Australia,  is a unique and distinctive cultural and social event. 

It's mission is to celebrate the beauty, adaptability and usefulness of glass; and highlights the interconnections between glass art, craft and industry.

The Festival aims to support local: