All About Glass

All About Glass

This is your resource for exploring various topics in glass: delve deeper  with this collection of articles, multimedia, and virtual books all about glass. Content is frequently added to the area, so check back for new items. If you have a topic you'd like to see covered, send us your suggestion. If you have a specific question, Ask a Librarian at our Rakow Research Library.

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Artist-in-Residence: Shelley James
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Shelley James' work is the result of practiced technical precision and researched techniques. Over the past six years, she has focused her work on "combining...

Behind the Glass: Life & Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum with Dr. Paul Roberts
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In AD 79, the Bay of Naples was rocked by the dramatic eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Pompeii and Herculaneum—and countless nearby farms, estates, and villages—...

North Wing Addition Steel Wall Timelapse
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http://www.cmog.org/expansion One of the most exciting moments in the construction of the North Wing took place this past weekend April 5-6, 2014. The final...

Behind the Glass: Meet the Artist Mark Peiser
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Mark Peiser is an innovator and an American studio glass pioneer who has never hesitated to explore new directions in glass and glassmaking techniques. Since...

Corning Museum of Glass North Wing Expansion
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http://www.cmog.org/expansion Designed by architect Thomas Phifer and Partners, the 100000-square-foot North Wing addition will include a new 26000-square-...

Master Class 10: Eggshell Thin Pâte de Verre with Shin-ichi Higuchi (Trailer)
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Pâte de verre is a kiln-casting process in which colored powdered glass is packed into a plaster mold, then fired at a high temperature. The result is a rela...

Taf Shaefer at 2300°: March Madness
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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 jewelry...

Lalique Perfume Bottle for Coty from René Lalique: Enchanted by Glass
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Hear from curator Kelley Elliott on a select group of object highlights from the exhibition René Lalique: Enchanted by Glass on view May 17, 2014 to January...

Pendant with Bishop Birds from René Lalique: Enchanted by Glass
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Hear from curator Kelley Elliott on a select group of object highlights from the exhibition René Lalique: Enchanted by Glass on view May 17, 2014 to January...

Artist-in-Residence: Alison Lowry
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Irish artist Alison Lowry's works do not shy away from traumatic situations and memories. From Vessels (of Remembrance), her commentary on a horrific child a...

What did you do today at the Corning Museum of Glass?
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No experience is necessary. From hot glassworking, to flameworking, to fusing, to sandblasting—you and your family can do just about anything with glass, wit...

Adam Holtzinger at 2300°: Multiplied (February 2014)
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Brooklyn artist Adam Holtzinger brought his signature style to the Hot Glass Show for 2300°: Multiplied in February. Holtzinger's work is about simple, elega...

Live-streamed Studio Demonstration: DH McNabb
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First in this summer's Live Stream Studio Demo series is DH McNabb. See the schedule of more live-streaming events at http://www.cmog.org/live Watch as DH Mc...

Live-Streamed Studio Demonstration: Christopher Watts
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http://www.cmog.org/live Watch as Christopher Watts demonstrates for his class, A Poacher's Tour of Europe, which will focus on an overview of the variety of...

The Wedding at Cana mechanical glass theater in Motion
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http://www.cmog.org/artwork/mechanical-glass-theater This extraordinary lampworked scene is a rare survivor of animated scenes made in the mid-18th century,...

Live-streamed Studio Demonstration: Karina Guévin & Cédric Ginart
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http://www.cmog.org/live Watch as Karina Guévin & Cédric Ginart demonstrate for their class, Flameworking Cocktail, which focused on providing beginners with...

Narrated Chevron Beadmaking Demonstration
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This 6 minute version of a Chevron bead demonstration, narrated by William Gudenrath, shows the various stages of creating a Chevron bead, from the hot, blow...

Live-streamed Studio Demonstration: Leah Fairbanks
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http://www.cmog.org/live Watch as Leah Fairbanks demonstrates for her class, Wildflower Glass Gardens, which will focus on creating floral glass beads using...

Live-streamed Studio Demonstration: William Gudenrath
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http://www.cmog.org/live Watch as William Gudenrath demonstrates for his class, An In-depth Introduction to Venetian Techniques, which focuses on creating a...

2300° Multiplied (February 2014)
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At 2300°F, hot glass gets interesting—and so do things at The Corning Museum of Glass. Enjoy glassmaking demonstrations, live music, and great food and drink...

2300° Drink It In (January 2014)
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At 2300°F, hot glass gets interesting—and so do things at The Corning Museum of Glass. Enjoy glassmaking demonstrations, live music, and great food and drink...

2300° March Madness (March 2014)
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At 2300°F, hot glass gets interesting—and so do things at The Corning Museum of Glass. Enjoy live glassmaking, live music, and great food and drink. Free and...

2300° Holiday Groove (December 2013)
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Glassworking by Elements Glass and live music by J-san & the Analogue Sons. http://www.cmog.org/event/2300-holiday-groove.

Glassmaking techniques of René Lalique
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Hear from curator Kelley Elliott on the glassmaking techniques of René Lalique and see glassmaking molds displayed in the exhibition René Lalique: Enchanted...

Live-streamed Studio Demonstration: Ben Dombey
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http://www.cmog.org/live Watch as Ben Dombey demonstrates for his class, Smarter Bubbles, which helped students focus on developing a deeper understanding of...

Artist-in-Residence: Jenny Trinks
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Complex but logically composed, Jenny Trinks' works are inspired by architecture and urban spaces. The German artist has been exploring the art of glass fusi...

Artist-in-Residence: Steven Ciezki
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Cups and vessel forms are the founding influence on Steven Ciezki's body of work. Achieving these shapes has led him to experiment and apply theory to his pr...

2300° GlassFest (May 2014)
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At 2300°F, hot glass gets interesting—and so do things at The Corning Museum of Glass. Enjoy live glassmaking, live music, and great food and drink. Free and...

Dan Sherlock at May 2014 2300°
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Glassblower Dan Sherlock, of Hawke+Axel Glass, creates luxury glass items for decoration, architecture, and customized needs. At 2300°: Glassfest in May 2014...

Live-streamed Studio Demonstration: Michael Schunke & Josie Gluck
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http://www.cmog.org/live Watch as Michael Schunke & Josie Gluck demonstrate for their class, Cups and Color, which focused on goblet-making and was supplemen...

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