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.


Linda MacNeil

Linda MacNeil: Jewels of Glass

January 21, 2017 - October 1, 2017


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Art Deco Glass from the Huchthausen Collection

October 8, 2016 - September 2017


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Red Polyp

Into the Deep

September 24, 2016 - September 2017


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Mistakes Will Be Made


January 16, 2016 - January 22, 2017


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Image credits:

1. René Lalique (French, 1860-1945); Vase Bacchantes (Bacchantes Vase), 1927; Press-molded opal glass; 9 1/2 x 8 3/4 in. (24.1 x 22.2 cm); Collection of David Huchthausen; Photo by Lloyd Shugart.

2. Kait Rhoads (American, born 1968); Red Polyp, 2007; Blown glass, mixed hollow murrine woven with copper wire; steel stand; 45 x 49 x 19 inches; Collection of the artist; Photo courtesy of the artist.

3. David Huchthausen (American, born 1951); Mirage, 1996; Cut, laminated, and optically polished glass; 10 1/2 x 8 x 7 in. (26.7 x 20.3 x 17.8 cm); Collection of the artist; Photo by Lloyd Shugart.

4. 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.


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