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.

Mark Zirpel's Roadshow Demo: 2011 Glass Art Society (Seattle)
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Mark Zirpel's Hot Glass Roadshow demo at the Glass Art Society Conference in Seattle, June 1-5, 2011.

Dane Jack: Celebrity Cruise Scholarship Recipient
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As a Corning native and the younger brother of a glassblower, Dane Jack was exposed to glass from a young age. Jack took Dan Mirer's Glassblowing, Design, Production class with the assistance of the Celebrity Cruise Scholarship fund. Learn more about the Celebrity Cruise Scholarship fund: www

Jen Elek's Roadshow Demo: 2011 Glass Art Society (Seattle)
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Seattle artist Jen Elek's Hot Glass Roadshow demo at the Glass Art Society Conference in Seattle, June 1-5, 2011.

Guido Gerlitz's Roadshow Demo: 2011 Glass Art Society (Seattle)
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Guido Gerlitz's Hot Glass Roadshow demo at the Glass Art Society Conference in Seattle, June 1-5, 2011.

Rodman Miller's Roadshow Demo: 2011 Glass Art Society (Seattle)
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Rodman draws inspiration from the shapes that he used to see under a microscope in his Hot Glass Roadshow Demo at the Glass Art Society Conference in Seattle, June 1-5, 2011.

Christopher Lydon at March 2012 2300°
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Philadelphia-based artist Christopher Lydon makes organically inspired sculptural and vessel forms as well as works with intense color contrasts that reference street art and anime. At 2300°: Blues in March 2012, he made a glass guitar modeled on BB King's signature guitar, Lucille.

Jim Mongrain's Roadshow Demo: 2011 Glass Art Society (Seattle)
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Jim Mongrain's Hot Glass Roadshow demo at the Glass Art Society Conference in Seattle, June 1-5, 2011.

Alex Stisser's Roadshow Demo: 2011 Glass Art Society (Seattle)
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Alex Stisser's Hot Glass Roadshow demo at the Glass Art Society Conference in Seattle, June 1-5, 2011.

Keke Cribbs and Ross Richmond Demo: 2011 Glass Art Society Roadshow (Seattle)
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Keke Cribbs and Ross Richmond Demo at the Glass Art Society Conference in Seattle, June 1-5, 2011.

60 Years- Hot Glass around the World
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Outreach is an important part of the Museum's mission. Each year, the Museum's mobile hot shop travels to art fairs and other museums, providing live glassblowing demonstrations. An all-electric hot shop also sits on the top deck of three Celebrity Cruises ships, where Museum glassmakers

2009 Annual Glass Art Society Conference
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www.glassart.org Hope to see you in Corning, NY-- "America's Crystal City" for the 2009 Annual Glass Art Society Conference.

The Best of Twisty Cup Roadshow Demo: 2011 Glass Art Society (Seattle)
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Joe Miller from M-Space explains how creativity and performance are judged at the annual competition, now in its 8th year.

2011 Hot Glass Roadshow: Glass Art Society (Seattle)
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Introduction to the Hot Glass Roadshow at the Glass Art Society Conference in Seattle, June 1-5, 2011.