Glass Demos

Glass Demos

Live glassmaking provides a unique context for understanding the Museum’s amazing collection. Learn more about the techniques used to make the objects in the galleries by watching today’s glassmakers at work. Watch as a master glassmaker takes a glowing gob of molten glass on the end of a pipe and skillfully shapes it into a vase, bowl, or sculpture at the narrated Hot Glass Demo. See flameworkers shape rods of glass into fanciful objects at the Flameworking Demo.