2300° at The Corning Museum of Glass

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2300°: Worlds Within

November 16, 2006 5:30pm to 7:30pm
2300°: Worlds Within

Celebrate the opening of “Worlds Within: The Evolution of the Paperweight” with hot glassmaking demonstrations, cool music, and a bounty of culinary delights.

Exhibit Opening—“Worlds Within: the Evolution of the Paperweight”
Explore the world of paperweights, from microcosms encased in glass to whimsically shaped objects. A highlight of the exhibition is the Museum’s thousandth paperweight—created specifically for The Corning Museum of Glass by artist Josh Simpson.

Glass Demonstrations by Josh Simpson
Simpson will fire up the Hot Glass Show stage with his innovative glassworking techniques, his intricate planetary designs, and his astounding skills. Browse some of Simpson's work available for sale in the GlassMarket.

Music by Thousands of One
Join the thousands of fans who’ve fallen in love with the lively, activist-infused musical stylings of this eco-friendly Ithaca band. "This is spiritual, Afrocentric funk-soul-reggae hip-hop hybrid... organic and involved... positive" - Ithaca Times.

Refreshments available. Free admission.