2300°

2300°

At 2300°F, hot glass gets interesting—and so do things at The Corning Museum of Glass.

This series of free, themed events features live glassmaking demonstrations by guest artists, live music and great regional fare. You can explore upcoming and past 2300° events below.

When: 6 pm – 8 pm. Third Thursday of each month (November--March). Special date for May 2300°

Cost: Admission is Free. There is a charge for food and drinks. No registration is required.

2015

2300°: Perfect Pairings
January 15, 2015 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Glass and wine are the perfect pair! Enjoy glassmaking demonstrations by Michael Schunke and Josie Gluck, live music by the Sim Redmond Band, and...
2300°: Countdown
February 19, 2015 6:00pm to 8:00pm
The countdown to March 20 is on! Come to 2300° to enjoy live glassmaking by Raven Skyriver, live music by Red Baraat, and great food and drink. Free...
Grand Opening 2300°
March 21, 2015 6:00pm to 9:00pm
It's time to celebrate! This special Saturday edition of 2300° is an event that can't be missed as we throw an extended party to mark the opening of...
2300°: GlassFest
May 21, 2015 6:00pm to 8:00pm
This special 2300° event is the kick off to the weekend-long celebration of GlassFest. GlassFest is a celebration of glass and fire arts in America’s...

2014

2300°: Drink It In
January 16, 2014 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Glassmaker Jeff Mack raises a toast to glass! Watch as he puts his years of experience and knowledge of historic glassmaking techniques to work...
2300°: Multiplied
February 20, 2014 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Brooklyn artist Adam Holtzinger brings his signature style to the Hot Glass Show. Holtzinger’s work is about simple, elegant forms that incorporate...
2300°: March Madness
March 20, 2014 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Inspired by the natural beauty of Cape Cod, designer Taf Schaefer designs sculpture and jewelry. She has designed works for Steuben Glass, as well as...
2300°: GlassFest
May 22, 2014 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Glassblower Dan Sherlock, of Hawke+Axel Glass, creates luxury glass items for decoration, architecture, and customized needs. Watch as he transforms...
2300°: Cornucopia
November 20, 2014 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Watch as the Museum’s 2014 Rakow Commission winner Amber Cowan joins us on the Innovations Stage and brings her own unique flair for up-cycling to...
2300°: Cheers!
December 18, 2014 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Watch glassmaker David Schnuckel brings his talent for goblet-making to the Hot Glass Show stage. David's work is rooted in narrative. Join us to see...

2013

2300°: Finger Lakes Finest
January 17, 2013 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Chase away the January cold with live music, great glassmaking, and wine tastings. Free and open to the public. Glassworking by Eric Meek and Eric...
2300°: Blues
February 21, 2013 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Forget your winter cold blues, with some hot Blues! Free and open to the public. Glassblowing by Sam Drumgoole Watch Sam Drumgoole bring glass to...
2300°: Girlfriends
March 21, 2013 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Enjoy an evening of girlfriends, glassblowing, and making music. (Boyfriends invited too!) Free and open to the public. Glassblowing Demonstration...
2300°: GlassFest Bead Extravaganza
May 23, 2013 5:30pm to 7:30pm
%%Kick%% off the fourth annual GlassFest with a party at the Museum. Free and open to the public. Live Flameworking Demonstrations Watch Kate Fowle...
2300°: Red Hot
November 21, 2013 5:30pm to 7:30pm
At 2300°, things really heat up! Enjoy a night of red hot live music and glassmaking. Free and open to the public. Glassworking by Chris Rochelle...
2300°: Holiday Groove
December 19, 2013 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Chill out this holiday season with live reggae music and mesmerizing glassmaking performances. Free and open to the public. Glassworking by Elements...

2012

2300°: Fire and Wine
January 19, 2012 5:30pm to 7:30pm
 Watch a glassmaking demo by Anne Gant as she makes prints and drawings using hot glass. Also enjoy live music by The Weber Brothers and free wine...
2300°: Mardi Gras Snow Day
February 16, 2012 5:30pm to 7:30pm
See a colorful glassmaking demo by George Kennard. Enjoy a live music performance by Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble, with additional music by the...
2300°: Blues
March 15, 2012 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Watch a glassmaking demo by artist Christopher Lydon and listen to live music by blues band Howling Waters, with a special appearance by drummer Tony...
2300°: GlassFest
May 24, 2012 5:30pm to 7:30pm
This special 2300° kicks off the Third Annual Corning, NY GlassFest. See designer Paul Haigh in a GlassLab design session, and enjoy live music by...
2300°: Americana
November 15, 2012 5:30pm to 7:30pm
At 2300° glass gets even more interesting, and so do things at The Corning Museum of Glass. At this free arts happening, get a taste of down-home...
2300°: Salsa
December 20, 2012 5:30pm to 7:30pm
At 2300° glass gets even more interesting, and so do things at The Corning Museum of Glass. Spice up the holiday season with a hot evening of Latin...

2011

2300°: 1951
January 20, 2011 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Jump back to the '50s with live music by Djug Django. Watch a sea-inspired glassmaking demo by Annette Sheppard and gaffers from the Hot Glass Show...
2300°: The Sky’s the Limit
February 17, 2011 5:30pm to 7:30pm
See a glassmaking demo by installation artist Therman Statom. Hear live music by two Ithaca, NY-based bands, Blue Sky Mission Club and The Gunpoets....
2300°: Majority Rules!
March 17, 2011 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Join us in welcoming spring with a glassmaking demo by artist Katherine Gray, music by the Grady Girls, and a performance by dancers from the Carle...
2300°: GlassFest
May 26, 2011 5:30pm to 7:30pm
This special 2300° kicks off the Second Annual Corning, NY GlassFest. This event features glass artists Michael Rogers and Angus Powers, with music...
2300°: Honky Tonk Holiday
November 17, 2011 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Celebrate the opening of the new exhibit, Founders of American Studio Glass, with a celebration of American classics. Glassmaking by DH McNabb...
Peace, Love, and 2300°
December 15, 2011 5:30pm to 7:30pm
The holiday season heats up with live music by Entrain and Tiger Muskies Rock and Soul Revue, giant snowmen, and much more! Glassmaking by John Kiley...

2010

2300°: Smokin’ Hot
January 21, 2010
Things are heating up at the Museum with live music by the Rozatones and Wingnut, and a glassmaking demo by Jamie Harris. Smokin’ Hot Glassmaking by...
2300°: Birthday Bash!
Feb. 18, 2010 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Join us in celebrating ten years of 2300° with a glassmaking performance by designer Jeff Zimmerman, and live music by Ithaca-based band, Thousands...
2300°: Day After St. Patrick’s Day
March 18, 2010
The St. Patrick's Day celebration continues with live Irish music by The Town Pants, and a St. Patrick's Day-themed demo by glassmakers David...
2300°: GlassFest (2010)
May 27, 2010
Celebrate the start of GlassFest with music by Misty Love and the Motown Sound and a live glassmaking demonstration by Michael Rogers. Our newest...
2300°: East Meets West
November 18, 2010
Kick off the holiday season at the Museum, with the lighting of our annual glass ornament tree. Then see what happens when East Meets West ...
Peace, Love, and 2300° (2010)
December 16, 2010 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Join us for a glass holiday feast, with a glassmaking demonstration by the Museum's own Steve Gibbs, and music by the Horse Flies and Sunny Weather....

2009

2300°: Fire & Ice (2009)
January 15, 2009
Join a drum circle, watch a colorful glassmaking demonstration, listen to a live performance by 17 HIPPIES, and taste local wines at this 2300° event...
2300°: Club 2300°
February 19, 2009
D.J. Nicky Wood, M.C. Marty Marts and D.J. Silenze are heating things up at the Museum. Come out and see colorful glassmaking demonstrations by the...
2300°: Cabin Fever
March 19, 2009 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Cirque de Verre takes the stage with a unique glassmaking performance. Also enjoy live music by Kelley and the Cowboys, and the Red Hots. Glassmaking...
2300° : Tee Off for Summer
May 21, 2009 5:30pm to 7:30pm
At 2300°, things really heat up at the world's most amazing glass museum. Enjoy a unique evening of music, wine, and hot glass at The Corning Museum...
2300°: Glittering Traditions
November 19, 2009
Glass: Tiffany Style! See Kurt Walrath transform molten glass into colorful Tiffany-style creations at the Hot Glass Show, and explore our newest...
2300°: Homecookin’
December 17, 2009
Watch as the Hot Glass Show team prepares a glass holiday feast, then learn about the Finger Lakes Harvest, and taste some of the local spirits. Hot...

2008

2300°: Tiki Fire & Ice
January 17, 2008 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Let an icy-hot night of Tiki-inspired glassmaking and music heat up your January! Tiki-Style Glassmaking with FireMonkey Glass Local artist Marshall...
2300°: Roman Remix
February 21, 2008 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Celebrate the Museum’s new “Reflecting Antiquity” exhibition with a night of fun, Roman style! Roman-Style Glassmaking with Eric Meek and Lewis Olson...
2300°: Spring Equinox
March 20, 2008 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Usher in the spring season at the Museum, with a nature-inspired glassmaking demonstration by artist Marc Petrovic and music by Town Pants. Glass...
2300: Tee Off for Summer
May 22, 2008 5:30pm to 8:30pm
At 2300°, things really heat up at the world’s best glass museum. Enjoy a unique evening of music, wine and enrichment at The Corning Museum of Glass...
2300°: Ornament-A-Palooza
November 20, 2008 5:30pm to 7:30pm
This 2300° kicks off the holiday season at the Museum, with ornament-making demonstrations, colorful glassblowing by artist Christian Thirion and a...
2300°: Winter Solstice
December 18, 2008 5:30pm to 7:30pm
This Caribbean-themed evening is guaranteed to heat up your holidays! Come out and celebrate the launch of the Hot Glass Show on the Celebrity...

2007

2300°: Fire + Ice
February 15, 2007 5:30pm to 7:30pm
See glass and ice come together in a whole new way, with cool music, hot glassmaking, wine tasting and delicious wintery fare.Experimental...
2300°: St. Paddy's Day, Eh?
March 15, 2007 5:30pm to 7:30pm
A cool north wind brings us Canadian glassblowers and musicians for an Irish-themed evening filled with live glassmaking, and great music, food and...
LPGA 2300°
May 24, 2007 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Celebrate LPGA's Corning Classic with a free night full of live music, hot glassmaking, and an array of culinary delights. “Get the lead out,” “...
2300°: Glass Harvest
October 18, 2007 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Enjoy the most inspired and colorful harvest celebration ever—with a bounty of live music, hot glassmaking, and great food and drink.Giant Glass...
2300°: Flower Finale
November 15, 2007 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Take advantage of one of the last opportunities to see the Harvard Glass Flowers at our “Botanical Wonders” exhibition, then watch live glassmaking...
2300°: Winter Solstice
December 20, 2007 5:30pm to 7:30pm
The Hot Glass Show turns 10 years old! It’s the holiday season, the start of winter, and almost school winter break! Do you need more reasons to...

2006

February 16, 2006 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Celebrate the 40th 2300° event, with local wine tastings, ice studios, drums, whistles, live music by Entrain, and more at the Museum.Fire and Ice...
2300°: St. Patrick's Eve
March 16, 2006 5:30pm to 7:30pm
St. Patrick's Day starts early at 2300° - Join in the celebration, with live Irish music by The Town Pants and green glassmaking by Robert Scavuzzo....
2300°: Tee Off for Summer
May 25, 2006 5:30pm to 7:30pm
A new 2300° celebrates the LPGA Corning Classic week and offers a "Taste of the Finger Lakes." Enjoy live music by Big Leg Emma and Ken Butler. Free...
2300°: Harvest
October 19, 2006 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Greet autumn with a pumpkin-filled, harvest-themed evening — with a bounty of cool music, hot glassmaking, and great regional fare.Glass Pumpkin-...
2300°: Worlds Within
November 16, 2006 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Celebrate the opening of “Worlds Within: The Evolution of the Paperweight” with hot glassmaking demonstrations, cool music, and a bounty of culinary...
2300°: Winter Solstice
December 21, 2006 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Extend the shortest day of the year with a Winter Solstice celebration, featuring music by Entrain and a western-themed glassmaking performance.Music...

2005

2300°: Drums, Whistles, Fire & Ice
February 17, 2005 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Our February 2300° heated up the coldest month of the year, with live music by “Big Leg Emma,” giant ice sculptures, Whistleworks and glass whistles...
2300°: St. Patrick's Day with a Twist
March 17, 2005 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Here at the Museum, we're celebrating St. Patrick's Day with a "twist", including live Reggae music by John Brown's Body and a glassblowing...
2300°: Blow Glass Down Under
October 20, 2005 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Celebrate Australian glass art and the Hot Glass Roadshow's recent five-city “Blow Glass Down Under Tour.”Glass Demonstrations by Australian Artist...
2300°: The '60s
November 17, 2005 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Step back in time with us as we celebrate the opening of our new West Bridge show, "Decades in Glass: The '60s" and explore an era when...
2300°: Winter Solstice
December 15, 2005 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Great music and a Western glassmaking adventure liven up the holidays! Celebrate the winter solstice with Ithaca-based band Donna and the Buffalo,...

2004

2300°: Drums, Whistles, Fire & Ice
February 19, 2004 5:30pm to 7:30pm
We're mixing fire and ice at the Museum, with live music by Entrain, flameworked whistles, a drumming circle, wine tastings and more. Music by...
2300°: Cooking with Molten Glass
March 18, 2004 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Join us for the opening of our newest exhibition, and watch glass artist Emrys Berkower cook with molten glass. Enjoy live music by Oculus, and a...
2300°: Beyond Venice
May 20, 2004 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Go "Beyond Venice" with an evening of Venetian-style glass, both in the gallery and on stage, with a glassblowing demonstration by Italian glass ...
2300°: Motor City in the Crystal City
October 21, 2004 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Motor City comes to the Crystal City with Motown music, special glassmaking demonstrations, and vintage cars, in honor of Henry Ford's 75th...
2300°: Animal Instincts
November 18, 2004 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Celebrate the opening of our new West Bridge exhibition, Animals in Glass, a cultural tour of animals represented in glass objects through...
2300°: Winter Solstice
December 16, 2004 5:30pm to 7:30pm
This 2300° features glassmakers from Corning's Gaffer District as well as live music by the eclectic, six-piece band Entrain. Gaffer District...

2003

2300°: Fire and Ice III
February 20, 2003 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Watch glass artists Peter Drobny and Deborah Czeresko use ice to blow hot glass, enjoy ice wine tastings by regional wineries, and listen to music by...
2300º: Opening of “Heads of State”
March 20, 2003 5:30pm to 7:30pm
See Heads of State, then watch artist Richard Jolley demonstrate his technique for making portraits in glass. Enjoy live music by Mike...
2300°: Robert Willson: A Texan In Venice
May 15, 2003 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Come out for an evening of western inspired glass, music, and food and stay for the public opening of Robert Willson: A Texan in Venice....
2300: Western Sunset
October 16, 2003 5:30pm to 7:30pm
George Kennard sizzles at the Hot Glass Show! The Sunny Weather band will present energetic music you love."Robert Willson: A Texan in Venice"  See...
2300: Poetic Kinetic
November 20, 2003 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Paul J. Stankard presents fabulous, mystic paperweight art. Get a close up view of the artistry in an intimate club atmosphere. Music by Lou Grassi...
December 18, 2003 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Celebrate the winter solstice with an Irish twist, featuring glassmaking by Market Street glassblowers and Irish music by The Town Pants. Market...

2002

2300°: Fire & Ice II
February 21, 2002 5:30pm to 7:30pm
At this 2300° event, it's all about fire and ice. See a glassblowing demonstration by Hank Adams and Peter Drobny. Enjoy live music by Mike Callahan...
2300°: A Riesling to Visit
March 21, 2002 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Join in for an evening of wine tastings and spring flowers, featuring glassblowing by artist Christian Thirion, live music by the MacGillicuddies,...
2300°: StudioFest
April 18, 2002 5:30pm to 7:30pm
At StudioFest, meet glass students from Alfred University and Rochester Institute of Technology, as well as the artist-in-residence, instructors, and...
2300°: Unbreakable Spirit
May 16, 2002 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Come celebrate artistic freedom at the public opening of Glass Behind the Iron Curtain: Czech Design, 1948-1978. Watch an engraving...
2300°: 75 Miles of Glass
September 19, 2002 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Kick off the third season of 2300° with a melding of arts and institutions. Meet internationally known painter, sculptor and glass artist Robin...
2300°: FlameFest
October 17, 2002 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Experience the magic of the lamp. Emilio Santini, and a cadre of glass artisans, demonstrate their craft—from bead and marble-making to goblet and...
2300°: World Party
November 21, 2002 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Josh Simpson shines at this month’s 2300° with his galaxy of glass planets and glassmaking performances. The sonic-stew sounds of the Sim Redmond...
2300°: Winter Solstice with an Irish Twist
December 19, 2002 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Inspired by the rambunctious, Celtic-flavored, fast, folk music of the Canadian band Town Pants, David McDermott will unite beauty and function in...

2001

2300°: Fire & Ice
February 15, 2001 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Peter Drobny and Hank Adams will form glass using ice and frozen materials in a one-of-a-kind experimental performace. Guest musicians Sunny Weather...
2300°: G.A.S Conference Preview
March 15, 2001 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Enjoy a Glass Art Society Conference Preview featuring a glass fashion show, glassblowers olympics, and live music by The Sim Redmond Band.
2300°: Spring Break
April 19, 2001 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Hot Glass...Hot Sand...It’s Spring Break at 2300° featuring Aaron Loveitt Alfred University student glass artist and friends. Also enjoy: Live music...
2300°: Nature Reflected in Glass
May 17, 2001 5:30pm to 7:30pm
2300° presents The Gather, a series of lectures, films, videos, and presentations about glass history, arts, and artists, produced in a cool,...
2300°: Scrap Metal Mania
September 20, 2001 5:30pm to 7:30pm
September's 2300° features a live music performance by Mortal Combine and is inspired by the popular television series "Junkyard Wars." Three teams...
2300°: StudioFest
October 18, 2001 5:30pm to 7:30pm
The Hotfoot Club fuels the energy and excitement in The Studio for October’s 2300º. Resident and guest artists melt, gather, spin, and grind at the...
2300°: Venini: Masterpieces of Italian Design
November 15, 2001 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Join us for the public opening of Venini: Masterpieces of Italian Design. It's an evening of curious combinations, as the Syracuse Opera and...
2300°: Winter Solstice American Style
December 20, 2001 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Paint the holidays red, white, and blue in anticipation of the longest night of the year. Live bluegrass music and the traditional fires of solstice...

2000

2300°
February 17, 2000 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Start up the night in a new way...with live music, drinks, and hot glass performances at CMoG, the new Corning Museum of Glass. Bring a crowd.  Mix...
2300°
March 16, 2000 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Check out live flameworking! Start up the night in a new way...with music, drinks, and hot glass performances. Bring a crowd. Free admission. Wine...
2300°
April 13, 2000 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Crystallize your plans! Come and see the new Crystal City and American galleries. Start up the night in a new way... with live music, drinks and hot...
2300°
May 18, 2000 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Toast the Spring and discover what's new in Finger Lakes Wine Country! See wine related hot glassmaking demonstrations. Try out our new interactive...
2300° with Sim Redmond
October 19, 2000 5:30pm to 7:30pm
It's a happening. An adventurous amalgam of glass and music and people. It's a beer tasting. It's N.Y. wines ($2), and food (free). In October, it's...
2300° with Milon Townsend
November 16, 2000 5:30pm to 7:30pm
2300° equals glass, music, and friends, and this month... 2300° equals a dramatic, hot glass performance by Milon Townsend, with live models, a...
2300°: Winter Solstice
December 21, 2000 5:30pm to 7:30pm
December's 2300° celebrates the mystic Scottish spirit during the winter solstice with a night of hot glassblowing, life, conversation, and...