Hot Glass Demo

You are here

GlassBarge at Seneca Falls

Off-site venue
July 7 - 16, 2017
Seneca Falls Canal Fest

Come see the GlassBarge in Seneca Falls, with an all-female glassblowing team — Helen Tegeler, Cat Burns, Heather Spiewak, Catherine Ayers, Megan Mathie, and Rebecca Potash — celebrating 100 years of women's full voting rights and paying tribute to the women who shaped our nation. In partnership with the Women’s Rights National Historical Park and the National Women’s Hall of Fame, GlassBarge will feature the artistry and skill of women glassmakers during two consecutive weekend events in Seneca Falls: the birthplace of the women’s rights movement.

Seneca Falls Canal Fest
Continuous live glassmaking demonstrations by an all-female glassblowing team.
Friday, July 7; 5 pm – 10 pm
Saturday, July 8; 10 am – 10 pm
Sunday, July 9; 10 am – 6 pm

Guest Artist Collaboration with Marie Watt
A continuation of a collaborative effort between The Rockwell Museum and The Corning Museum of Glass, Watt will collaborate with the hot glass demo team to experiment with new ideas and processes.
Tuesday, July 11; 10 am – noon, 1 – 4 pm
Wednesday, July 12; 10 am – noon, 1 – 4 pm
Thursday, July 13; 10 am – 1 pm

Convention Days Celebration of Women’s Rights
Live glassmaking demos will take place hourly on the half hour, beginning at 9:30am and ending at 5:30pm.
Friday, July 14; 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Saturday, July 15; 9:30 am – 5:30 pm*
Sunday, July 16; 9:30 am – 5:30 pm

*Please note there will be no programming from 11 am to 12 pm on Saturday, July 15, during the Convention Days keynote address.