CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

  

The Museum’s galleries are dedicated to both temporary exhibitions and our Permanent Collections that feature 20th and 21st-century glass. Explore on your own or join a docent-led tour for an interactive and unique adventure into the world of contemporary glass. Explanatory commentary in the form of interpretive text panels, interactive technology and gallery guides are provided to ensure your experience is meaningful and engaging.

 

Glassorama: Environments for Kids Design Glass

Glassorama: Environments for Kids Design Glass

May 7 - September 7, 2014

 

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Coastal Alchemy - Anna Skibska and Associates

Coastal Alchemy - Anna Skibska and Associates

February 22, 2014 - February 8, 2015

 

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Look! See? The Colors and Letters of Jen Elek and Jeremy Bert

Look! See? The Colors and Letters of Jen Elek and Jeremy Bert

February 7, 2014 - February 1, 2015

 

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CAUTION! Fragile. Irish Glass: Tradition in Transition

CAUTION! Fragile. Irish Glass: Tradition in Transition

November 9, 2013 - September 1, 2014

 

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Irish Cylinders by Dale Chihuly and Seaver Leslie with glass drawings by Flora C. Mace - from the George R. Stroemple Collection

Irish Cylinders by Dale Chihuly and Seaver Leslie with glass drawings by Flora C. Mace - from the George R. Stroemple Collection

October 26, 2013 - September 1, 2014

 

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Image credits:

1. Space Wanderer, 2014. Made by Federal Way High School Art Students - Tran Chau, Edward Garcia, Peter Gitau, Paolo Honrade, Robert Hughes, Aaron Matthews and Jeremiah Mored; Circuit boards, Nintendo 64" gaming cartridge, fused glass tile, modeling clay, poster paper, spray paint, LED light and corrugated cardboard; Courtesy of Federal Way High School, with thanks to teachers Jennifer Picardo, Joe Haworth and Stephen Austin.

2. Anna Skibska; La Skibska (detail), 2013; Mixed media collage; 36 x 48 inches; Courtesy of the artist.

3. Jen Elek (American, born 1972); Hug, 2009-2013; Blown glass; Installation (each unit 23 x 9 x 6 1/2 inches); Courtesy of the artists.

4. Róisín de Buitléar (Irish, born 1963) and Fred Curtis (Irish, born 1955); Honor Defend Attack!, 2013; Blown glass, cut; Three objects, each approximately 10 x 3 1/2 x 2 in.; Courtesy of the artists.

5. Dale Chihuly, (American, born 1941). Irish Cylinder #2, 1975. Glass; 10" x 7". Courtesy of the George R. Stroemple Collection, A Stroemple/Stireck Collaboration.

 

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