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 Glass Question at our Rakow Research Library.

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Bring the Heat: Caitlin Hyde and Helen Tegeler combine glass flameworking and hot furnace work
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Watch master glassmakers Helen Tegeler and Caitlin Hyde explore the duality of good and evil; two artists, two types of glass, two techniques joined for one unstoppable celebration of glassmaking in 2021! Caitlin flameworks imps and angels that dance atop stoppers, while Helen playfully pairs the

You Design It; We Make It! Demonstration | Giraffe Mom and Baby by George Kennard and Xyla
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Watch Wednesday at 10 am Eastern as George Kennard brings Xyla's giraffe mom and baby design to life for our You Design It; We Make It! demonstration!

Melissa and her magic camel Peanut You Design it; We Make It!, designed by Julia
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Watch as Catherine Ayers brings Julia's design to life in this You Design It; We Make It! demonstration. Julia says her design is "about a poor girl named Melissa and her magic camel, Peanut. He can make anything out of sand! The little dots on him are glitter and the pink on his back is

Bring the Heat Demonstration | Caitlin Hyde and Helen Tegeler
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Tune in Wednesday at 10 am Eastern as master glassmakers Helen Tegeler and Caitlin Hyde explore the duality of good and evil; two artists, two types of glass, two techniques joined for one unstoppable celebration of glass making in 2021! Watch as Caitlin flameworks imps and angels that dance atop

Connected by Glass: Marvelous Marbles
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Marvelous Marble Day goes virtual! Hear from National Marble Tournament organizer Doug Watson and Troy Smythe, Education and Interpretation Supervisor at the Museum. Plus the Hot Glass Demonstration team treats you with a special demo exploring patterns and techniques used in the marble making

Blown Away Season 2 | Connected By Glass
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Have you been Blown Away by the second season of the hottest show on Netflix? Join us for an exclusive talk with fan-favorite contestants Jason McDonald, Mike Shelbo, and finalist Cat Burns, as well as Blown Away director Mike Bickerton. As part of the live event, Museum members were invited to a Q

SUNY Corning Community College Celebrates Black Artists featuring Chris Day: Blown, Bound & Bold
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SUNY Corning Community College invites you to celebrate Black History Month! Join SUNY CCC for a presentation and discussion with artist Chris Day. Chris Day fuses glass, ceramics, and metal to explore Black history and personal identity. In this program, he discusses how the legacy of slavery, the

Connected by Glass: Blown Away Season 2
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Have you been Blown Away by the second season of the hottest show on Netflix? Whether it’s the stories of the contestants or the remarkable work they produce, there are many reasons to be inspired by this unique show that celebrates the material we all love. Join us for an exclusive talk with fan

You Design It; We Make It! | Melissa and Peanut by Catherine Ayers and Julia
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Tune in Wednesday at 10 am Eastern as Catherine Ayers brings Julia's design to life for our You Design It; We Make It! demonstration. Julia says her design is "about a poor girl named Melissa and her magic camel, Peanut. He can make anything out of sand! The little dots on him are glitter

Bring the Heat: Carl Siglin and G Brian Juk Create Marbleized Marvels
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Watch as master glassmakers Carl Siglin and G Brian Juk create pieces in hot glass using encalmo, a Venetian glass blowing technique, while demonstrating two completely different ways to marbleize colored glass. Siglin will demonstrate a “switched axis” vertical encalmo pattern when creating a tall

Connected by Glass: Marvelous Marbles
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Join us online from 11 am-12 pm on Sunday, February 14 for a special live streamed event all about marbles. Hear from National Marble Tournament winners and organizers, plus the Hot Glass Demonstration team will treat you to a specialized demo exploring patterns and techniques used in the marble

Bring the Heat Demonstration | G Brian Juk and Carl Siglin
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Watch Wednesday at 10 am Eastern as master glassmakers Carl Siglin and G Brian Juk create pieces in hot glass using encalmo, a Venetian glass blowing technique, while demonstrating two completely different ways to marbleize colored glass.

Donut Monster You Design it; We Make It!, designed by Sofia
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Watch Helen Tegeler bring Sofia's design to life in this demo. See the final Donut Monster starting at 1:50:41. Subscribe to our channel to receive updates when we're live http://youtube.com/user/corningmuseumofglass?sub_confirmation=1 Have an idea you'd like to see made in glass?

Bring the Heat: Tom Ryder
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Watch Tom Ryder create two of his signature pieces, “Tree Vase” and “Sunset Vase” with sculpted flowers. Ryder demonstrates his technique of blowing a bubble of glass into the mold as sticks burn away to leave the imprint of tree branches on the surface of the glass. Colors for the vases will

You Design It; We Make It! | Donut Monster by Helen Tegeler and Sofia
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Tune in Wednesday at 10 am Eastern as Helen Tegeler brings Sofia's donut monster to life in our You Design It; We Make It! demonstration.

Strawberry the Ice Skating Flamingo You Design It; We Make It! designed by Kristi
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Watch glassmaker Chris Rochelle create Strawberry the ice skating flamingo designed by Kristi in this You Design It; We Make It! demo. See Strawberry out of the annealer starting at 1:32:30. Subscribe to our channel to receive updates when we're live http://youtube.com/user

Bring the Heat Demonstration | Tom Ryder
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Tune in tomorrow at 10 am Eastern for our Bring the Heat demonstration with Tom Ryder! Tom will be making both a "Sunset Vase" and a "Tree Vase" for this demo.

Bring the Heat: Catherine Ayers
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In this Bring the Heat live demo, watch master glassmaker Catherine Ayers create figure sculptures out of hot glass. During the demo, Ayers will talk about her initial sketches and the steps she takes when mapping out the forms the figures will take—in this case two female figures; one of which is

Congratulations Madam Vice President
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We are looking forward to watching the Inauguration and witnessing the historic moment a glass ceiling is shattered, and the first woman vice president takes office. We created a visual representation of the phrase “shattering the glass ceiling” to mark this significant milestone in our nation’s

Super Rainbow Fox You Design It; We Make It! designed by Montana made by Catherine Ayers
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Watch as glassmaker Catherine Ayers makes Montana's super rainbow fox in the first You Design It; We Make It! demonstration of the year. See the final fox starting at 1:38:08. Subscribe to our channel to receive updates when we're live http://youtube.com/user/corningmuseumofglass?sub

Bring the Heat Demonstration | Catherine Ayers
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Tune in tomorrow at 10 am Eastern for our Bring the Heat demonstration with Catherine Ayers! During the demo, Ayers will talk about her initial sketches and the steps she takes when mapping out the forms the figures will take—in this case two female figures; one of which is pregnant. While

Behind the Scenes of Blown Away
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Behind the Scenes of Blown Away Created by The Corning Museum of Glass

Blown Away Season 2 Trailer
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Blown Away Season 2 Trailer Provided by Netflix

Claire Kelly Guest Artist Demonstration
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Watch Claire Kelly create a glass fox sculpture in this demonstration presented for the Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass in the Museum's Amphitheater Hot Shop. See the final fox starting at 50:16 Buy glass made by artist Claire Kelly https://shops.cmog.org/artists/glass-artists/claire-kelly

Gingerbread on candy cane skis You Design It; We Make It! designed by Quinn made by George Kennard
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This week's designer Quinn shares the idea behind their design: "Gingerbread cookies are my favorite holiday cookies. Nothing says home for the holidays like baking homemade Christmas cookies with my family. I also like doing outdoor activities with my family when it snows and eating

You Design It; We Make It! | Skiing Gingerbread Cookie by George Kennard and Quinn
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Don't miss our last You Design It; We Make It! livestream of the year Wednesday at 10 am! Watch as George Kennard brings Quinn's skiing gingerbread cookie design to life. Quinn says, "Gingerbread cookies are my favorite holiday cookies. Nothing says home for the holidays like baking

Bring the Heat: Helen Tegeler makes a winter wonderland in glass live
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Taking cues from nature and the cycle of the seasons in this demo, CMoG Gaffer Helen Tegeler combines her sense of humor, creativity, and glassmaking skill to create an object inspired by the winter wonderland that upstate New York becomes at the end of the year. See the final piece starting at 1

Dr. Bob the Avocado You Design It; We Make It! designed by Sophia made by George Kennard
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George Kennard brings Bob the avocado doctor to life in this You Design It; We Make It! demonstration. Sophia, the designer, says: "This is a doctor who happens to be an avocado! He is very kind and patient with his clients and finds ways to cheer them up on bad days. Lastly his name is Bob as

Ennion- Make Your Mark
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Make Your Mark. Donate today https://give.cmog.org/ennion Ennion is an unparalleled cultural network, whose members play a crucial role in ensuring the Museum’s ability to fulfill its mission—to inspire all to see glass in a new light. Ennion members gain access to the cutting edge of glass art,

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