The Burke Prize awards $50,000 to an artist working in a world of expanded media. Entries are due by May 31, 2020.
A showcase of contemporary art and craft made of glass demonstrates how this millennia-old material continues to adapt effortlessly to our own era.
New Glass Now is on view at The Corning Museum of Glass through January 5, 2020.
The Corning Museum of Glass’s GlassBarge is traveling the New York waterways from Brooklyn to the Finger Lakes, offering free demonstrations of glassblowing.
In 1903, an inventor patented a method of preserving corpses in glass, one of a number of radical inventions that has sought to resist death’s decay.
The small leather-bound book was used by Tiffany Studios glassmaker Leslie Nash to record recipes, designs, and personal notes on glass chemistry.
CORNING, NY — To closely inspect the evolution of the microscope, the Corning Museum of Glass is highlighting the lens-making behind the optical tool.
CORNING, NY — The 19th-century glass models of marine invertebrates created by father-son duo Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka were intended to capture as accurately as possible the delicate bodies of underwater creatures.
The finest glassware of the Renaissance was made by artisans on the Murano island in Venice, and their techniques were intensely guarded.
Melting glass over a flame, the 19th-century Czech father-and-son team of Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka replicated in fragile detail specimens of the natural world.
CORNING, NY — This Friday, a luminous new wing of the Corning Museum of Glass opens for the display of contemporary glass art and its molten creation.
The Corning Museum of Glass has unveiled plans to expand their museum with a 100,000-square-foot expansion designed by architect Thomas Phifer and Partners, the team who completed the award-winning North Carolina Museum of Art that was described by one architectural writer as a “museum building that strives to nearly disappear.”