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You will also see and enjoy here the collection in contemporary glass art and the fact that the   museum is located in the premise of the panoramic breathtakingly waterfront will add to the charm of your trip as well.

You will get here ample space to study to appreciate the medium of glass through creative experiences, collections and exhibitions. The museum works in such a manner that the artists create works from molten glass in the Hot Shop Amphitheater, the Museum’s working glass studio.

The museum renders ample space for your children to see and enjoy the place along with its activities like the edgy exhibitions of 20th- and 21st-century glass being stored in the galleries.

You cannot afford to miss its facility to take part in the original documentary films about glass art and the artists who create it, shop for stunning gifts in the store and stroll across the remarkable Chihuly Bridge of Glass.

It will interest you to know that the Museum of Glass was designed by Canadian architect Arthur Erickson and it has the fame of being his first major art museum in the US.

You will find the museum having a 75,000 sq. ft in area, featuring 13,000 sq.ft in gallery space and a 7,000-square-foot hot shop as well.

You might be interested to know that this hot shop, being shaped as an angled cone is the museum’s most striking architectural feature as well.

 Exhibitions

Permanent Collections

  • 20th and 21st Century Glass Collection
  • Cappy Thompson: Gathering the Lights

Current Exhibitions

Museum of Glass galleries are also used for temporary exhibitions of 20th- and 21st-century glass.

Coastal Alchemy – Anna Skibska and Associates | February 22, 2014 – February 8, 2015

  • Lightness of Being – New Sculpture – Howard Ben Tré | September 13, 2014 – January 4, 2015
  • Hilltop Artists 20th Anniversary | September 13, 2014 – February 1, 2015
  • Celebrating Lino Tagliapietra | September 24, 2014 – January 18, 2015
  • Iittala Birds by Toikka | September 24, 2014 – February 22, 2015

Past Exhibitions

  • Bohemian Boudoir | January 15 – May 4, 2014
  • Links: Australian Glass and the Pacific Northwest | May 17, 2013 – January 26, 2014
  • An Experiment in Design Production: the Enduring Birds of Iittala | September 25, 2013 – January 12, 2014
  • Northwest Artists Collect | January 19, 2012 – October 27, 2013
  • Translucent: Benjamin Moore | February 16, 2012 – October 20, 2013
  • Outgrowth: Highlights From the Museum’s Collections | February 9, 2013 – April 21, 2013
  • Maestro: Recent Works by Lino Tagliapietra | July 14, 2012 – January 6, 2013
  • Origins: Early Works by Dale Chihuly | May 19 – October 21, 2012
  • Beauty Beyond Nature: the Glass Art of Paul Stankard | November 12, 2011 – July 1, 2012
  • Gathering: John Miller and Friends | October 29, 2011 – June 19, 2012
  • Mildred Howard: Parenthetically Speaking: It’s Only a Figure of Speech | July 2, 2011 – April 29, 2012
  • Glimmering Gone: Ingalena Klenell and Beth Lipman | Oct. 23, 2010 – March 11, 2012
  • Peter Serko: Transformation: Art Changes a City | August 7, 2011 – January 8, 2012[12]
  • Kids Design Glass | October 31, 2009 – October 30, 2011
  • Fertile Ground: Recent Masterworks from the Visiting Artist Residency Program | October 9, 2010 – October 16, 2011
  • Masters of Studio Glass: Richard Craig Meitner | July 17, 2010 – June 19, 2011
  • Preston Singletary: Echoes, Fire, and Shadows | July 11, 2009 – September 19, 2010
  • Incoming: Selections from the Permanent Collection | May 16, 2009 – July 5, 2010[12]
  • Contrasts: a Glass Primer | November 11, 2006 – October 11, 2009
  • White Light: Glass Compositions by Daniel Clayman | September 14, 2008 – June 14, 2009
  • Dale Chihuly: the Laguna Murano Chandelier | September 14, 2008 – April 19, 2009
  • Dante Marioni: Form | Color | Pattern | February 16, 2008 – March 8, 2009
  • Lino Tagliapietra in Retrospect: a Modern Renaissance in Italian Glass | February 23 – August 24, 2008

Visiting Artist Program

You will love the Museum of Glass for its internationally acclaimed and emerging artists through its Visiting Artist Residency Program. You will find it ranging in its span from one day to several weeks as well.

Most residencies are streamed online through the museum’s website and conclude in a Conversation with the Artist lecture.

You can get more information on the museum from info@museumofglass.org

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