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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Electric Table Lamp by Pairpoint Corporation
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Pairpoint Corporation
United States, New Bedford, MA
About 1915–1937
Glass, metal, fabric, paper, marble, electrical wiring/components; tooled and cast glass, assembled
Overall H: 34.3 cm, W: 20.4 cm, D: 10.2 cm

Nef
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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.

Botanical Wonders: Fruit Diseases
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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 more fully than ever before the story of the delicate glass repli

 The Disch Cantharus
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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.

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.

 Forest Glass Goblet
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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.

Tire by Robert Rauschenberg
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Robert Rauschenberg (American, 1925–2008)
With the assistance of Daniel Spitzer and Dan Dailey
United States, Brooklyn, New York
Designed in 1997 and made in 2005

Voices of Contemporary Glass: The Heineman Collection
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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.

Double Face by Ann Wolff
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Ann Wolff (German, b. 1937)
Germany, Berlin
1999
Antique sheet glass, enameled; steel frame
H: 117.5 cm, W: 107.5 cm, D: 11.1 cm
(2004.3.11)

Stay at Home
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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.