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The 30th International Colloquium of the Corpus Vitrearum

– CV Catalunya – Institut d’Estudis Catalans –

The Concept and Fabrication of Stained Glass from the Middle Ages to Art Nouveau

BARCELONA, 4th-7th July 2022


The colloquium program will be provided in a digital format only and no printed final program will be available on site. You can browse the sessions using the online program below.

4th July 2022 – BARCELONA-IEC

From 08’30h Registration at Institut d’Estudis Catalans (IEC), 47 Carme st., Barcelona

9’00h.- Welcome and Conference Opening of Colloque

9’45h.- Reports of the National Committees of the Corpus Vitrearum

10’50h.- Tea / Coffee

11’20-12’40h Lecture session 1. Chaired by: Tim Ayers

Communications (11’20-12’20h):

Discussion (12’20-12’40h)

12’40-13’10h “The churches in the center of Barcelona (the visit information)”

13’10-14’40h Lunch break (Lunch not includet)

14’40-16’30h Church of Santa Maria del Mar (Visit)

17’00-18’40h Lecture session 2. Chaired by: Michael Hérold

Communications (17’00-18’20h):

Discussion (18’20-18’40h)

18’40-20’00h Free time

20’00h VISIT: Barcelona Cathedral. Reception Barcelona bishopric in the Cathedral terraces. Skyline of medieval Barcelona.

5th July 2022 -BARCELONA- CERDANYOLA (Museu d’Art de Cerdanyola)

8’15h  Plaça de Catalunya, 21 (meeting point) departure to Cerdanyola (bus)

9’00h Museu d’Art de Cerdanyola. Welcome: Dr. Txema Romero, Director

9’30-11’10h Lecture session 3. Chaired by: Isabelle Lecocq

Communications (9’30-10’50h):

Discussion (10’50-11’10h)

11’10-11’40h Tea / Coffee

11’40-13’00h Lecture session 4. Chaired by: Günter Buchinger

Comunications (11’40-12’40h):

Discussion (12’40-13’00h)

13’00-15’00h Lunch. VISIT: Museum, stained glass windows Dames de Cerdanyola

15’00-16’00h Sessió 5 Chaired by: Karine Boulanger

Comunications (15’00-15’40h):

Discussion (15’40-16’00h)

16,00h Back to Barcelona

18-19,30h OPTIONAL VISIT: Basilica Sagrada Família (3/4 groups)

6th July 2022 -BARCELONA- (Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya / Museu del Disseny de Barcelona)

8’30 Plaça de Catalunya, 21 (meeting point) departure to Montjuïc (MNAC) by bus

9’00h Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya. Welcome:  Dr. Pepe Serra, Director

9’30-10’50h Lecture session 6. Chaired by: Aletta Rambaut

Communications (9’30-10’10h):

Discussion (10’30-10’50h)

10’50-11’20h Tea / Coffee

11’20-12’30 h Visit: Cloisonné-glass Collections / Visit: Collections Stained Glass Windows

12’30h Bus

13’00-14’30 LUNCH: Museu del Disseny de Barcelona

14’30-15’00h Museu del Disseny de Barcelona: Welcome Dra. Pilar Vélez (Director)

15’00-15’20h Communication 

15’20-18’30h Collection and Inventories Digitalisation. Objective of the session: to set up a working group of digital databases: Corpus Vitrearum digital

Introduction. Chaired by: Stefan Trümpler

Reports from the national committees on the state of digitization of its historic stained glass archives

Main lecture: Current situation of CVMA image databases


18’30-19’00h Tea / Coffee

19’00-20’00h Plenary session -Only International CV-

All afternoon: VISIT Museu del Disseny de Barcelona (3/4 groups); fons Rigalt and museum stained-glass exhibition.



8’00 h: Plaça Catalunya 21, Barcelona (meeting point). Departure to Girona (by bus)

9,30-10’00h Welcome: Josep Irla auditorium

10’00-10’45h Coffee-Break (Casa de Cultura). Visit: Fita Foundation. Casa de Cultura 2th floor.

10’45-12’05h Lecture session 7. Chaired by: Pedro Redol

Communications (10’45-11’45):

Discussion (11’45-12’05h)

12’10-13’15h Lecture session 8. Chaired by: Sarah Brown. Communications (Fòrum + Colloquium in Josep Irla Room)

Discussion (12’50-13’15h)

13’15-14’30h Lunch.

14’30-17’30h Tour: Visit the Cathedral and the Art Museum – White-Washed Tables of Girona –

Optional: Sant Feliu Church, Casa Masó (inscriptions).

17’30h Garden of Art Museum

18’00h Return to Barcelona

21’00h The Official Dinner Colloquium and Forum attendees.


For the Internacional Colloquium

Barcelona offers the possibility to do a lot of optional visits. We will try to facilitate these out of the program: Casa Milà / Casa Batlló / Casa Amatller / Casa Lleó Morera / Palau de la Música Catalana / Museu del Modernisme / Monestir de Pedralbes /…

You can also visit Reus and other towns or places with interesting stained Glass Windows: Santes Creus, Tarragona,…

If you need some help with it, you can contact us.

Attention; all sessions and schedules are subject to change.