Hot Glass Show at Sea

Hot Glass Show at Sea

The Museum collaborates with Celebrity Cruises to tell the world about glass. Celebrity Solstice, Celebrity Equinox, and Celebrity Eclipse each include a hotshop on the top deck of the ship where Corning Museum of Glass gaffers present live, narrated Hot Glass Show glassblowing demonstrations. A popular activity for guests, the Hot Glass Show at sea reaches more than 300,000 people each year. The ships visit ports around the world.

Celebrity Cruises SeaPass Discount
Those who have experienced the Hot Glass Show at Sea aboard the Celebrity Solstice, Celebrity Equinox, or Celebrity Eclipse, or traveled on any Celebrity Cruises ship are invited to visit the Museum as a special guest! Just show your Celebrity SeaPass and receive free admission for two and a 10% discount in the GlassMarket. Plus, kids and teens, 19 and under, are always free. (Valid for US residents only through December 31, 2014. The offer is non-transferable and you must provide a photo ID. Discount applies to non-sale items purchased in-store only. May not be used in conjunction with any other discount.)

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Catherine Ayers was first drawn to the magic of glass when she enrolled in an introductory glassblowing class at The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass. She earned a BFA in glass at The Rochester Institute of Technology, working at The Studio during summer breaks. Catherine furthered her... more
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