Imagine Museum

1901 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg, FL 33713 - United States




Comprehensive Survey of Contemporary Glass Art - 1960s to present

Featuring preeminent works from the American Studio Glass Movement and an extraordinary selection of contemporary glass sculptures from around the world. Imagine Museum has over 500 significant pieces of glass works on display from their 1500-piece collection. The artwork is dramatically displayed throughout the 34,000 square feet of gallery space.


The collection on the first floor was curated by Corey Hampson, President of Habatat Galleries. Located in Royal Oaks, Michigan, Habatat Galleries is one of the largest glass art galleries in the United States. Hampson and his team worked with the museum’s benefactor to select artists and artwork that best represented the history of the American Studio Glass movement. The artwork on display does not include the entire collection; but rather selections that communicate the history of glass in the United States, and how the worldwide exchange of techniques, processes and concepts contributed to the ongoing story of American studio glass. As we move forward, more exhibitions will be curated from the collection, further continuing the investigation and interpretation of the medium and its contemporary context.

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