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In Sparkling Company Hot Glass Livestream | Jeff Mack creates colorful twist cane stem goblets

Watch as Hot Glass Programs Supervisor Jeff Mack and Curatorial Assistant Linnea Seidling explore twisted cane stems and ribbon themes. Alongside Seidling’s curatorial perspective to the presentation, Mack shares his glassmaking expertise in creating complex, twisted cane variations for stemware of the 1700s—with a contemporary flair. Join us for our summer livestream 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, Museum curators present historical perspectives on the glassmakers’ creations. Live streams are happening weekly over the summer! Find the full schedule on Subscribe to be notified when we're live Often incorporating traditional techniques blended into a contemporary vision, Jeff Mack crafts his work to not only highlight his personal expression, but to bring forward the actual process of glassmaking. “I love the diversity of the material, the way that it’s made and manufactured, and the teamwork aspect,” Mack said. “I love working directly with glass, and at the same time, I am fascinated by the history of the material; exploring its many uses for art, industry, architecture, and everything in between.” His work ranges from intimate vessels and sculptures to public artworks. More about Jeff Mack And follow him on Instagram at