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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Anne Gant at 2300°: Fire and Wine (January 19, 2012)
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Anne Gant is one of the few glass artists to work on paper. Watch as she uses hot glass to make prints and drawings in a fascinating combination of glassblowing and printing or drawing with glass. First, two glassmakers sculpt hot glass into shapes and lines. While the glass is still scorching hot

2300°: Honky Tonk Holiday (November 17, 2011)
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The Corning Museum of Glass presents its popular 2300° series of art happenings each year, featuring live music, hot glassmaking, and great food and drink. This Honky Tonk Holiday event (Nov. 17, 2011), included music by Eileen Jewell, glassmaking by DH McNabb, and more.

2300°: Blues (March 15, 2012)
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The Corning Museum of Glass presents its popular 2300° series of art happenings each year, featuring live music, hot glassmaking, and great food and drink. This video gives you an inside look at the festivities at 2300°: Blues (March 15, 2012), including music by Howling Waters featuring drummer

Peace, Love, and 2300° (December 15, 2011)
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The Corning Museum of Glass presents its popular 2300° series of art happenings each year, featuring live music, hot glassblowing, and great food and drink. This video gives you an inside look at the festivities at Peace, Love, and 2300° (Dec. 15, 2011), including music by Entrain, and glassmaking

Elements Glass at 2300°: Holiday Groove
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At 2300° in December 2013, the master minds behind Elements Glass of Portland, Ore., created a colorful Caribbean sculpture live on the Hot Glass Show stage.

Taf Shaefer at 2300°: March Madness
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Inspired by the natural beauty of Cape Cod, designer Taf Schaefer designs sculpture and jewelry. She has designed works for Steuben Glass, as well as jewelry for the Jane Goodall Institute and sculpture for the World Wildlife Foundation. See her collaborate with Museum glassmakers to realize some

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 glassmaking demonstrations, live music, and great food and drink. Free and open to the public.

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. Free and open to the public.

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. Free and open to the public.

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, he made an eagle with a Steuben feel to it in addition to a bowl form and a Venetian style pitcher.

2300º: Girlfriends (March 2013)
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The Corning Museum of Glass presents its popular 2300° series of art happenings each year, featuring live music, hot glassmaking, and great food and drink. This video gives you an inside look at the festivities at 2300°: Girlfriends (March 21, 2013), including music by Bronwen Exter, Jennifer

2300° March Madness (March 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 open to the public.

2300° Holiday Groove (December 2013)
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Glassworking by Elements Glass and live music by J-san & the Analogue Sons.

David Schnuckel and The Town Pants at December 2014 2300°
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Glassmaker David Schnuckel's work is rooted in narrative. At the 2300° Hot Glass Show stage he created a work with cast glass hands and die that left the final piece up to chance! Hear The...

2300°: Fire and Wine (January 19, 2012)
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The Corning Museum of Glass presents its popular 2300° series of art happenings each year, featuring live music, hot glassmaking, and great food and drink. This video gives you an inside look at the festivities at 2300°: Fire and Wine (Jan. 19, 2012), including music by The Weber Brothers,

2300°: Mardi Gras Snow Day (February 16, 2012)
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The Corning Museum of Glass presents its popular 2300° series of art happenings each year, featuring live music, hot glassmaking, and great food and drink. This video gives you an inside look at the festivities at 2300°: Mardi Gras Snow Day (Feb. 16, 2012), including music by Curley Taylor &

Raven Skyriver at February 2015 2300°
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Hear from artist Raven Skyriver as he sculpts a humpback whale out of hot molten glass at February's 2300° event. Music by Red Baraat.

2300° with Davide Salvadore and Afrobeta
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"I tried to work wood, be a bartender... but in the end, I came back to the furnace. Every time," says Guest Artist Davide Salvadore who took over the Amphitheater Hot Shop for this 2300° demo. Music by Afrobeta. This duo with a cool, underground sound has what has been described as "

2300° with Pauline Deltour and The Jeff Love Band
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Guest Artist Pauline Deltour on her first experience working with glass: "I definitely want to do more things with glass. It's very alive, very unperfect, but that's what makes the beauty of it." Hear more from Deltour and music from The Jeff Love Band at December 2016's

Fred Kahl Guest Artist Demonstration
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Watch guest artist Fred Kahl make a sculpture using cast glass shapes during his Guest Artist demo for 2300°: GlassFest on May 24, 2018. See the final piece out of the annealer starting at 1:37:28. Fred Kahl, or ‘The Great Fredini’ as he is known, is a New York City-based artist (and magician) who

2300°: Americana (November 15, 2012)
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The Corning Museum of Glass presents its popular 2300° series of art happenings each year, featuring live music, hot glassmaking, and great food and drink. This video gives you an inside look at the festivities at 2300°: Americana (November 15, 2012), including music by The Andrew and Noah Band,

John Miller at 2300°: Americana (November 2012)
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Artist John Miller creates his super-sized "Blue-Plate Specials" in glass at the Hot Glass Show during 2300°: Americana. Watch as he turns some American clas...

Pablo Soto at 2300°: Salsa (December 2012)
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At the December 2012 2300°: Salsa, guest artist Pablo Soto created vibrant blue glass vessels in front of a lively crowd. We caught up with him after the show to see what he's been working on lately.

2300°: Salsa (December 20, 2012)
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The Corning Museum of Glass presents its popular 2300° series of art happenings each year, featuring live music, hot glassmaking, and great food and drink. This video gives you an inside look at the festivities at 2300°: Salsa (December 20, 2012), including music by El Rumbon, glassmaking by Pablo

Eric Meek and Eric Goldschmidt at 2300°: Finger Lakes Finest (January 2013)
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At 2300°: Finger Lakes Finest in January 2013, glassblower Eric Meek and flameworker Eric Goldschmidt collaborated to make an amphora with flameworked figures and grapes. See what they had to say about the experience.

2300º: Finger Lakes Finest (January 2013)
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The Corning Museum of Glass presents its popular 2300° series of art happenings each year, featuring live music, hot glassmaking, and great food and drink. This video gives you an inside look at the festivities at 2300°: Finger Lakes Finest (January 17, 2013), including music by The Blind Spots,

Sam Drumgoole at 2300°: Hot Blues (February 2013)
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2300°: Hot Blues featured visiting glass artist Sam Drumgoole who currently lives and works in Columbus, Ohio. Hailing from Rochester, New York, Sam has worked with Dale Chihuly in Seattle and studied at Pilchuck and Alfred University before opening his own studio. For 2300°, Sam worked with Museum

Robin Cass at 2300°: Girlfriends (March 2013)
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2300°: Girlfriends featured visiting Rochester, N.Y., glass artist and RIT professor Robin Cass, and a team of her students. Watch as she works with her team to create a form that highlights glass as a material. Cass studied at the Rhode Island School of Design, became inspired by glass, and got

2300º: Hot Blues (February 2013)
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The Corning Museum of Glass presents its popular 2300° series of art happenings each year, featuring live music, hot glassmaking, and great food and drink. This video gives you an inside look at the festivities at 2300°: Hot Blues (February 21, 2013), including music by the Kelly Bell Band, and

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