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.


Mistakes Will Be Made


January 16 - October 23, 2016


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Healing in Flames

Healing in Flames

September 30, 2015 - April 24, 2016


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Every Soil Bears Not Everything

Joey Kirkpatrick and Flora C. Mace: Every Soil Bears Not Everything

September 23, 2015 - September 6, 2016


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Image credits:

1. Erich Woll (American, born 1970); Mistakes Will Be Made (Blue-Footed Boobies), 2014; Hot-sculpted glass; Collection of Museum of Glass, Tacoma, Washington; Gift of the artist; Photo courtesy of the artist.

2. Hot Shop Heroes Team; The Final Goodbye, 2015; Sculpted glass, casings, boots, helmet; 37 x 15 x 15 in.; Collection of Museum of Glass; Photo by Duncan Price.

3. Joey Kirkpatrick (American, born 1952) and Flora C. Mace (American, born 1949); Every Soil Bears Not Everything, 2008; Wood, glass, paint, and steel; 50 x 27 x 5 inches; Photo courtesy of the artists.


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