Treasures from Glass Collectors

July 13 - September 7, 2015 

Treasures from Glass CollectorsTreasures from Glass Collectors showcases items that were treasured by private collectors and have been gifted or loaned to Museum of Glass so that the public can enjoy and appreciate these remarkable pieces from the Studio Glass movement. The artwork on display includes pieces by Dale Chihuly, Dante Marioni, April Surgent, Lino Tagliapietra, and Cappy Thompson.

In addition to viewing works on display, the exhibition also offers Museum visitors an opportunity to interact with the art by gathering feedback to crowd-source pieces for an upcoming exhibition.

Museum visitors are invited to fill out a ballot selecting their top three choices to be featured in next year’s exhibition. The public can also wear their curator cap online if unable to visit the Museum.

Images of the art in Treasures from Glass Collectors can be viewed on MOG’s Facebook page. Online audiences are asked to cast their vote by “liking” their top three image choices and are encouraged to leave comments about why they voted for their selected pieces. These comments will be included in next year’s crowd-sourced exhibition.


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Posted by Museum of Glass on Wednesday, July 15, 2015


Image Credit: Lino Tagliapietra (Italian, born 1934); Manhattan Sunset, 1997; Blown glass with cane pick-ups, battuto and incisocut; Steel and glass base; 67 x 60 x 20 inches; Collection of Museum of Glass, Tacoma, Washington.

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