2300°: GlassFest

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May 26, 2011 5:30pm to 7:30pm
2300°: GlassFest

This special 2300° kicks off the Second Annual Corning, NY GlassFest. This event features glass artists Michael Rogers and Angus Powers, with music by Sunny Weather.

Live Glassmaking
Glass artists Michael Rogers and Angus Powers will team up and collaborate with their students from Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) and Alfred University to turn molten glass into colorful creations.

Live Music by Sunny Weather
Bask in the sunny sounds of this Ithaca, NY-based band, incorporating roots rock, zydeco, and reggae, to mellow you out and warm you up! Additional music will be provided by Diversion, a Jazz quartet from Corning.

New Exhibitions
Explore our newest exhibition, Mt. Washington and Pairpoint: American Glass from the Gilded Age to the Roaring Twenties.

Hot Food and Cold Drinks Round Out the Night
Enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and soft drinks. Heartier fare is also available for purchase.

Stay for the Corning, NY GlassFest
Celebrate glass in America’s “Crystal City,” May 27 – 29, with live glassmaking demos, artist presentations, wine and beer tastings, and much more! Plan your visit to Corning’s downtown Gaffer District at www.glassfest.org.

Free shuttle bus service from the Museum’s I-86 parking lot is available.

Free admission. Refreshments available.