Heart of Glass - Blenko Glass
Blenko Glass is a West Virginia treasure that spans generations. Nothing symbolizes the state of West Virginia better or more beautifully than Blenko Glass. We will discuss current and former craftsmen and designers and how important it is that Blenko and West Virginia glass be appreciated and valued by the younger generation.
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Pioneers Of American Studio Glass
The Museum of American Glass at Wheaton Arts (formerly known as Wheaton Village)
presents an exhibit entitled "Pioneers Of American Studio Glass"
featuring work by Edris Eckhardt, Maurice Heaton, and Frances and Michael Higgins.
This exhibit is to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the American Studio Glass Movement.
According to the Press Release, "During the 1940s, '50s and '60s, these artists experimented with different techniques resulting in sculptural forms that ranged from slumped to pâte de verre."
Starts: Tuesday, April 10
Ends: Friday, October 5
Open: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Rd.
Millville, NJ 08332
Wheaton also has a wonderful MYO (Make Your Own) glass program, if you know somebody who wants to experience hot glass for the first time: