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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GlassLab in Paris: Marco Mencacci
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The Corning Museum of Glass partnered with the Musée des Arts Décoratifs to present GlassLab, the Museum's design program, in Paris, in the Tuileries Garden,...

GlassLab in Paris: Ladd Brothers
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The Corning Museum of Glass partnered with the Musée des Arts Décoratifs to present GlassLab, the Museum's design program, in Paris, in the Tuileries Garden,...

Live-streamed Studio Demonstration: Amanda Gundy (Sept 3, 2014)
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Watch as Amanda Gundy demonstrates for her class, Next Steps in Glassblowing, where she explored basic forms in glass and builds on fundamental skills. http:...

GlassLab in Paris: Vanessa Mitrani
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The Corning Museum of Glass partnered with the Musée des Arts Décoratifs to present GlassLab, the Museum's design program, in Paris, in the Tuileries Garden,...

GlassLab in Paris: Antoine+Manuel
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The Corning Museum of Glass partnered with the Musée des Arts Décoratifs to present GlassLab, the Museum's design program, in Paris, in the Tuileries Garden,...

GlassLab in Paris: Benjamin Graindorge
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The Corning Museum of Glass partnered with the Musée des Arts Décoratifs to present GlassLab, the Museum's design program, in Paris, in the Tuileries Garden,...

GlassLab in Paris: École Camondo
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The Corning Museum of Glass partnered with the Musée des Arts Décoratifs to present GlassLab, the Museum's design program, in Paris, in the Tuileries Garden,...

Meet the 2014 Rakow Commission Artist: Amber Cowan
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Hear a lecture from the 2014 Rakow Commission artist Amber Cowan. In her sculptures, Cowan flameworks, fuses, and hot-sculpts recycled, upcycled, and second-...

Roman Mold-Blown Glass
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Watch glassmakers recreate ancient Roman glass objects by mold-blowing. This video was filmed in 2014 at the Roman-style wood-fired furnace in Villa Borg, Ge...

Sauterelles Vase 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...

GlassLab in Paris: Matali Crasset
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The Corning Museum of Glass partnered with the Musée des Arts Décoratifs to present GlassLab, the Museum's design program, in Paris, in the Tuileries Garden,...

Live-streamed Studio Demonstration: Kenny Pieper
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http://www.cmog.og/live Watch as Kenny Pieper demonstrates for his class, Form and Techniques, which focused on traditional and not-so-traditional techniques...

Patrick Li at GlassLab Cooper-Hewitt, 2008
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Patrick Li at GlassLab at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, May 17-June 3, 2008. A program of The Corning Museum of Glass, GlassLab brings designers...

Nacho Carbonell: 2011 GlassLab at the Vitra Design Museum
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http://www.cmog.org/glasslab.

Michele Oka Doner at GlassLab Cooper-Hewitt, 2008
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Michele Oka Doner at GlassLab at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, May 17-June 3, 2008. A program of The Corning Museum of Glass, GlassLab brings de...

GlassLab in Paris: François Bauchet
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The Corning Museum of Glass partnered with the Musée des Arts Décoratifs to present GlassLab, the Museum's design program, in Paris, in the Tuileries Garden,...

Clos Sainte-Odile Ice Bucket 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...

Doc Possum at Little Gather
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Clip of local singer-songwriter Doc Possum performing at Little Gather at The Corning Museum of Glass. Learn more Behind the Glass: http://www.cmog.org/blog/...

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° 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...

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...

SOFA Chicago 2003
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The Corning Museum of Glass Hot Glass Roadshow at the International Exposition of Sculpture Objects and Functional Art (SOFA), 2003. http://www.cmog.org/

Laurene Boym at GlassLab Cooper-Hewitt, 2008
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Laurene Boym at GlassLab at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, May 17-June 3, 2008. A program of The Corning Museum of Glass, GlassLab brings designe...

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 by Glass on view May 17, 2014 to January 4, 2015.

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 4, 2015.

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 4, 2015.

Jaroslava Brychtová and Stanislav Libenský
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In 1950, Jaroslava Brychtová joined the design studio of the glassworks at Železný Brod, directing the architectural glass department. Working with her father, the sculptor Jaroslav Brychta, she began to experiment with casting, molding, and melting glass during the 1940s. In 1954, Stanislav

A Century of Pyrex
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America’s Favorite Dish: Celebrating a Century of Pyrex, on view June 6, 2015 through March 17, 2016 celebrates the 100 year anniversary of Pyrex, developed by Corning Glass Works in 1915. Born out of scientific discoveries in glass, and the emerging science of home economics, Pyrex was shaped not

Leopold Blaschka and Rudolf Blaschka: Drawings for Glass Models of Marine Invertebrates
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Although many people have either heard about or visited the Harvard collection of glass flowers, few are familiar with their creators, the father and son model makers, Leopold (1822-1895) and Rudolf (1857-1939) Blaschka. Fewer still know about the Blaschkas’ models of soft-bodied undersea creatures

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