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.

Friday, April 26, 2013

Reminder Slow Art Day in Weston Tomorrow

Weston, WV – Slow Down, Look Deeply, Enjoy, Discover. That might be the hummed prayer for thousands around the world as they join a world wide event on Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 11am to 2pm. The event, in its fourth year, asks people all over the globe to visit local museums and art galleries to look at art slowly. Participants are asked to look at five works of art for ten minutes each and then meet together over lunch to talk about their experience.

For More Information Visit www.slowartday.com

The Museum of American Glass in West Virginia is open daily Memorial Day through Labor Day noon to 4:00pm.  The balance of the year the museum is open daily noon to 4:00pm and closed on Wednesday and Sunday. Admission is free. It is easily accessible off I-79 exit 99 onto US 33 West for two miles to Main Avenue. A left turn onto Main and the museum is on the left at 230 Main Avenue. Begun in 1992, the museum relocated to its present location in 2007 and occupies 12,000 square feet with over 12,000 pieces of glass on permanent display. The museum is home to the National Marble Museum and The American Flint Glass Workers Union Archives.  The museum holds an annual marble festival and numerous special exhibits throughout the year.  More information can be found at http://magwv.com/. Questions about programs or the museum can be directed to 304-269-5006.


Anonymous said...

Did ne one do fhis

Anonymous said...

If you are going to publish items such as this
why not do it so we have enough time to plan to attend?
Ted E