Lectures & Seminars

Lectures & Seminars

Hear from renowned artists, historians and glass experts in our public lectures and seminars. We offer a variety of artist presentations year-round, from free public Meet the Artist lectures in the Museum's Auditorium, to more informal evening presentations by artists teaching and working at The Studio. Each year, since 1961, the Museum has offered an Annual Seminar on Glass: a multi-day event with lectures by historians and experts from around the world.

Upcoming Events

November 15, 2018 4:30pm to 6:00pm

On the third Thursday of March and November, the Education department hosts Evening for Educators, a free networking and professional development event for educators at all levels. Learn what’s new at the Museum and how our school tours can help you meet New York State Common Core Learning...

Rakow Reads: 1913: The Year Before the Stormv
December 5, 2018 1:00pm to 2:45pm

Join us for a discussion of 1913: The Year Before the Storm by Florian Illies, a riveting tale of a world full of hope and unlimited possibility before the beginning of World War I.

December 13, 2018 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Behind the Glass lectures take place the second Thursday of the month. On December 13, Janis Staggs of the Neue Galerie will take us back to 1900 Vienna to meet the key artistic, cultural, historical, and social figures of the time.