Audio Tour

Audio Tour

Download these free Audio files below to hear the Museum's curators describe a variety of pieces in our collection. Listen to them right at your computer or download them onto your MP3 player to enhance your visit to the Museum.

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Red Wall Hook
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A survey of one of the largest and finest collections of contemporary studio glass in the United States, Voices of Contemporary Glass showcases, for the first time, the collection donated to the Museum in 2006 by Ben W. Heineman, Sr.

The Cold Genius by Judith Schaechter
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Judith Schaechter (American, b. 1961)
United States, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2009
Cut colored glass; lead came; lightbox
H: 76.2 cm, W: 109.2 cm
(2010.4.121)

Marquiscarpa #10
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A survey of one of the largest and finest collections of contemporary studio glass in the United States, Voices of Contemporary Glass showcases, for the first time, the collection donated to the Museum in 2006 by Ben W. Heineman, Sr.

Ceramic Copy of the Portland Vase
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The first major exhibition to focus on the influence of ancient Roman styles on the glassmakers of the 19th century, Reflecting Antiquity, shows modern works along with an exceptional grouping of rare ancient Roman glass.

Botanical Wonders: Flameworking Then and Now (Bob Carson)
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In Botanical Wonders: The Story of the Harvard Glass Flowers, The Corning Museum of Glass brings to bear its unique curatorial, conservation, and glassmaking capabilities to illuminate mo

Glass of the Alchemists: Lead Crystal-Gold Ruby, 1650-1750
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In their well-known attempts to make gold, alchemists also provided the foundation for modern chemistry and material sciences.

Woven Heaven Tangled Earth by Susan Plum
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Woven Heaven, Tangled Earth
Susan Plum (American, b. 1944)
United States, Brooklyn, New York
1999
Flameworked borosilicate glass
Diam: 91.44 cm
(2001.4.70)

Medieval Glass for Popes, Princes, and Peasants
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The phrase “medieval glass” evokes images of stained glass windows. But there is another world of medieval glass: objects made for daily use.

Fern Green Tower by Dale Chihuly
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Dale Chihuly (American, b. 1941)
United States, Seattle, Washington
2000
Blown glass; steel structure
H: 335.3 cm; W: 228.6 cm
(2000.4.6)