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.


Shirley Klinghoffer

Shirley Klinghoffer - CRT Revisited

May 23 - October 11, 2015


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Joe Rossano Vanity

Joseph Rossano: Vanity

March 4 - August 30, 2015


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Kids Design Glass adoption

Kids Design Glass Too

January 17 - July 12, 2015


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Image credits:

1. Shirley Klinghoffer (American, born 1944); CRT 0981 (detail), 1999; Slumped glass installation; Dimensions vary; Photo by Malcom Varon; Courtesy of the artist.

2. Joe Rossano in the Museum of Glass Hot Shop; photo courtesy of Museum of Glass.

3. Dale Chihuly (American, born 1941); Basket Drawing, 2013; 30 x 22 inches.

4. Designed by James Barr (American, age 7); Made by Museum of Glass Hot Shop Team; Hamburger Cowboy, February 24, 2013; Solid, blown and hot-sculpted glass with applied bits; 9 x 6 1/4 x 4 1/8 inches; Courtesy of Museum of Glass.


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