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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Bertil Vallien, Unknown Destination II- Family
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Listen as curator Tina Oldknow, describes Unknown Destination II by Swedish artist Bertil Vallien. Vallien created a series of boats that remind us of journeys. He filled the boats with objects that reference the past and time.

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 designers together with glassmakers to.

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 designers together with...

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 4, 2015. http://www.cmog.org/lalique...

Hot Glass Show on the Celebrity Eclipse
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Hello from the Hot Glass Show on the Celebrity Eclipse! Here is a fantastic Hot Glass team (Brandyn Callahan, Bob Swidergal and Ryan Doolittle) doing what they love to do best while sailing...

Elizabeth Barenthaler oral history interview, 2011 – Rakow Research Library (Audio Only)
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This clip is from an oral history interview with Elizabeth Barenthaler, former employee of Corning Glass Works and The Corning Museum of Glass, recorded May 2011. Elizabeth reminisces about...

American Glass
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This display of glass produced in America in the 18th and 19th centuries includes useful objects made in the 1700s, fancy art glass of the late 19th century, and glass for windows, lighting...

Earth, Glass, Fire
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Merles et Raisins Architectural Glass Panels
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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. http://www.cmog.org/lalique...

Blaschka Case (Technique- Museum App)
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Listen as glass artist William Gudenrath describes flameworking (or lampworking), the technique used by the Blaschkas to create the objects in this case at the Museum. The display tells the story of two remarkable lampworkers, Leopold Blaschka and his son Rudolf, who created in glass thousands of

Michael Glancy- Voices of Contemporary Glass
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Artist Michael Glancy is influenced by the European tradition of working with glass. Voices of Contemporary Glass: The Heineman Collection at The Corning Museum of Glass, May 16, 2009-- January 2, 2011.

Borosilicate glass
Glass Dictionary Term

Glass in which the flux is boric oxide instead of alkali. The first borosilicate glass was created by Otto Schott in 1882. It has a low coefficient of expansion and therefore withstands sudden changes of temperature.

Statuette de la Fontaine Ashtray 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...

Tourbillons 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...

Sèvres Plate from the Duke and Duchess of Windsor Service 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...

[New 8 piece Pyrex refrigerator and oven set].
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Corning Glass Works 139516 [1947].: col.; cm. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging May 2014. Pyrex advertising and trade materials CorningDB 068DF97A-5AD8-4C82-968F-30E07AC5A9C9.pdf Ephemera. gmgpc Advertisements. gmgpc Location:  Secured Stacks- J. Stanley Brothers Collection Call Number:  Glass

Bake her a Christmas present in a "Pyrex" dish.
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Corning Glass Works, Corning, NY, USA. 90983 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Glass Works, [n.d., 1933?] 1 folded brochure: ill. (some col.); (folded) 16 cm., (opens to) 16 x 26 cm. Corning Glass Works, Corning, NY, USA. Cover title. Advertisement for Pyrex ware. When folded, back of brochure illustrates

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/...

Al Donnelly oral history interview, 2014 – Rakow Research Library
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This clip is from an oral history interview with Al Donnelly, former supervisor of consumer information for the Consumer Products division at Corning Incorpo...

Jerry Wright oral history interview, 2014 – Rakow Research Library
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This clip is from an oral history interview with Jerry Wright, former product designer and archivist for Corning Incorporated, filmed May 2014. Jerry reminis...

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...

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...

Ennion and His Legacy: Mold-Blown Glass from Ancient Rome
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At the end of the first century B.C., glassmakers working in the environs of Jerusalem made a revolutionary breakthrough in the way glass vessels were made. They discovered that a gob of glass could be inflated at the end of a hollow tube. This technical achievement—glassblowing—made the production

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: Simone Crestani
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http://www.cmog.org/live Watch as Simone Crestani demonstrates for his class, Developing Your Idea in Boro, which helped students find the best flameworking...

Athlète et Feuillages Panel for Wanamaker's 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...

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...

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