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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.

Mobile Hot Shop
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The Mobile Hot Shop takes the Corning Museum of Glass live glassmaking experience on the road, bringing the artistry and education of glassmaking beyond the walls of the museum – to the public, the design community, and museums worldwide. The Corning Museum of Glass Mobile Hot Shop uses unique

David Walters | Glass Art Society Demo 2017
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If things don't go well, sometimes you learn as much or more than if things go as planned. Hear more from David Walters at the Mobile Hot Shop from the 2017 Glass Art Society conference. Music: “Warmer” by Andy G. Cohen. Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License.

Jen Elek | Glass Art Society Demo 2017
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I've come from a traditional glassblowing background and I really value all the information that my teachers have taught me over the years. I feel like one of the most important things that my teachers have taught me is to continue exploring in the material and not to stay stagnant, to keep

Scott Darlington | Glass Art Society Demo 2017
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Scott Darlington made Tweezer Venus, a solid glass sculpture made using only a pair of tweezers, on the Mobile Hot Shop's inaugural deployment at the 2017 Glass Art Society conference in Norfolk, Virginia. Hear from him about the demo. Music: “Bathed in Fine Dust” by Andy G. Cohen. Released

Richard Jolley | Glass Art Society Demo 2017
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Hear from Richard Jolley at the Mobile Hot Shop during the Glass Art Society Conference. Music: “Oxygen Mask” by Andy G. Cohen. Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License.

Grant Garmezy | Glass Art Society Demo 2017
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Hear from Grant Garmezy and watch him demo on The Corning Museum of Glass Mobile Hot Shop at the Glass Art Society Conference in Norfolk, VA. Music: “A Human Being” by Andy G. Cohen. Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License.