Press Releases

Press Releases

Five Pods - Ann Gardner
October 12, 2011
The Corning Museum of Glass will unveil its 2011 Rakow Commission on October 21: Five Pods by Seattle-based artist Ann Gardner. Gardner, who is the first glass mosaic artist to be awarded a Rakow Commission, instills a unique three dimensionality in her works. Gardner initially worked in hand-... more
Red/Amber Sliced Descending Form - Harvey K. Littleton
September 1, 2011
In 1962, two groundbreaking workshops led by artist Harvey K. Littleton and glass scientist Dominick Labino introduced artists to the material of glass as a medium for artistic expression. Littleton and Labino presented their development of a small, portable furnace and low temperature melting-... more
June 7, 2011
The Corning Museum of Glass will bring its GlassLab program back to the Vitra Design Museum during Art Basel 2011, pairing international designers with Corning Museum glassmakers for a series of collaborative design performances. GlassLab design sessions will take place on the Vitra Campus in Weil... more
Karol Wight
May 24, 2011
Karol Wight, senior curator of antiquities at the Getty Villa and internationally renowned specialist in Roman glass, was named the next executive director of The Corning Museum of Glass, the world’s foremost museum dedicated to the art, history, and science of glass. Wight will succeed David... more

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