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Thanksgiving Break Activities

November 27 - 30, 2015

Looking for a fun, affordable destination for school breaks? Visit the Museum for lots of family-friendly activities that will keep the kids (and you!) busy and happy.

Activities for all ages. Included in Museum admission. Great deals all weekend long in the Museum Shops, starting at 7 am Friday morning!

Glassblowing, Flameworking, and Glassbreaking
Drop in to one of our live, narrated glass demonstrations! Watch as molten glass is transformed into beautiful blown glass objects during the Hot Glass Demonstration. Watch as our glass artists make beautiful, intricately detailed creations right before your eyes at a Flameworking Demo. Or learn how glass breaks and why at a Glassbreaking Demo. All demonstrations are included in the price of admission.

Make Your Own GlassPumpkin or Grape Ornament
Enjoy extended Make Your Own Glass hours. Try your hand at these fun fall-friendly glassmaking experiences (additional fee). Projects available for all ages. We recommend booking ahead of time (

Glass Holiday Feast
Stop in to see a festive holiday meal inspired by the warmth and kinship shared at tables throughout the holiday season. The Museum is happy to announce that the glass holiday feast will be on display from November 19 – January 3. Created by the Hot Glass Show team, the holiday feast features meal staples like turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, and green beans. Each year the feast grows as gaffers create and bring their favorite dishes to the table.