Displays over 6,000 glass objects in fifteen galleries and created by the different glass companies in Sandwich during the 19th and 20th centuries. Museum includes glassblowing demonstrations, multi-media theater,contemporary glass gallery, introductory exhibits. Museum Store sells reproductions, jewelry, perfumes,paperweights,vases.
Special Exhibit: Transitional Glass - The Art of Debbie Tarsitano - Renowned glass artist since 1976, a pioneering women of the art glass movement whose retrospective of her work shows development of lifetime career from early oil paintings to hot glass techniques, flame work, encasement, hot sculpting glass casting,Pate de Verre jewelry.
Also, Contemporary Gallery - Life Forms by Bryan Randa. Creatures from our natural world - garden and oceans.. Both compelling shows.
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