Joseph Briggs, Accrington & Tiffany Glass

Haworth Art Gallery

  • Activity
  • KS 2
  • History
  • Local History

Learn about Joseph Briggs who gifted a collection of American Tiffany glass to the people of Accrington.

Growing up in the town to third generation engravers, Joseph took the skills he learned in his hometown and became the President of Louis C. Tiffany Studios. Pupils will have the opportunity to explore Haworth Art Gallery’s world-famous Tiffany collection and learn about inventions, textiles, glass making, artist influences, and collection handling.


£2.50 per pupil

The session is a  half-day run in the morning from 10am to 11.30am, Tuesday to Thursday

Venue Info

For more information about the Haworth Art Gallery please visit their venue page

Haworth Art Gallery


If you wish to enquire about this learning session please complete the form below. This form gets emailed directly to your chosen venue and a member of staff will contact you to answer any questions and confirm the session is available. Then if you wish to make a formal booking more information will be forwarded to you.


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Please detail up to three preferred dates for your museum session. If you are unsure of a specific date then indicate which term or month you would like the session to take place. An indicated date does not represent a formal booking and all enquiries will need to be confirmed by the venue/organisation and yourselves prior to a booking being made.

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