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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 programme 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: Marta Prevorti, IEC Vice-President; Antoni Vila i Delclòs (on behalf of Xavier Barral, President of the Corpus Vitrearum Calalunya); Tim Ayers, President of Corpus Vitrearum International; Neus Munté, Diputació de Barcelona.

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

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. Wellcome: Josep Maria Turull, Cathedral canon. Church,Terrasses – Skyline of medieval Barcelona. Cloister.

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

8’15h  Meeting place to be confirmed. Departure to Cerdanyola (bus)

9’00h Museu d’Art de Cerdanyola. Welcome: representative of the city council and Dr. Txema Romero, Museum 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 Meeting place to be confirmed. 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 Collections: Cloisonné-glass and Stained-Glass Windows

12’30h Bus

13’00-14’25 LUNCH: Museu del Disseny de Barcelona

14’25-15’10h Museu del Disseny de Barcelona: Visit Fons Rigal i Granell (Centre de documentació, -1st floor) 3 groups

15’15-15’35h Communication 

15’35-18’45h 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


18’45-19’00h 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. Meeting place to be confirmed. Departure to Girona (by bus)

9,30-10’00h Welcome: Casa de Cultura de la Diputació de Girona.

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: Dobrosława Horzela

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.

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.