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.



Complementary Contrasts: The Glass and Steel Sculptures of Albert Paley

September 9, 2017 - September 3, 2018


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James Mongrain Vessel from Poseidon Series

Ispirazione: James Mongrain in the George R. Stroemple Collection

February 10, 2017 - October 15, 2017


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Linda MacNeil

Linda MacNeil: Jewels of Glass

January 21, 2017 - October 1, 2017


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Image credits:

1. Albert Paley (American, born 1944) in collaboration with William Carlson (American, born 1950). Arc, 2010. Formed and fabricated steel and stainless steel, cast glass; 21 ½ x 31 x 22 in. (54.6 x 78.7 x 55.9 cm). Courtesy of the artist. Photo by Chuck Lysen.

2. James Mongrain (American, born 1968); Vessel from Poseidon, Made at Museum of Glass, 2015; Blown and hot-sculpted glass; 29 3/4 x 18 1/4 x 8 1/8 inches; The George R. Stroemple Collection, A Stroemple/Stirek Collaboration. 

3. Linda MacNeil (American, born 1954. Necklace No. 4 from "Lucent Lines" series, 1984. Plate Glass and 14K yellow gold; 20 1/2x7/8x1/4 inches (52.1x2.2x0.6 cm). Collection of Joan and Jay Ochroch. Photo by Susie Cushner. 


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