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In Sparkling Company Hot Glass Live Stream with Eric Meek

Watch as Senior Manager of Hot Glass Programs Eric Meek makes glass that celebrates cool treats such as ice cream and syllabub, a popular dessert with 18th-century Britain's high society. Curatorial Assistant Linnea Seidling provides historical insight into these glass objects during the demo, bringing life to how these desserts were enjoyed at the time. See the final piece starting at 1:11:44. Join us for our summer live stream demo series highlighting objects and themes from our new exhibition, In Sparkling Company: Glass and the Costs of Social Life in Britain During the 1700s. In context of this exhibition, curators from The Corning Museum of Glass present historical perspectives on the glassmakers’ creations https://www.cmog.org/sparkling Watch the exhibition trailer ✨✨In Sparkling Company: Glass and the Costs of Social Life in Britain During the 1700s✨✨ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrUFe3PzxuI