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It Takes a Creative Village!

Posted on Oct 15, 2021, by

 Museums are centers of creative ideas and exploration. I like to think of Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass as a creative village where there are always fun, welcoming things to do and see… most of which are admission free. We have so many innovative activities and exhibitions all created with you in mind. Please come and be […]

We’re Open!

Posted on Oct 12, 2021, by

The Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass will resume normal hours and activities on Wednesday, October 13, after a four-day suspension of operations due to a breakthrough Covid-19 exposure. “In consultation with our Board of Directors, we thought a temporary closure was the prudent and responsible action to take to allow all of our employees and volunteers […]

Temporary Covid-19 Closure

Posted on Oct 7, 2021, by

The Board of Directors and the Executive Director of the Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass regret to relay that the museum will temporarily close due to a Covid-19 exposure from a breakthrough case. October’s Art Activity Day and all other programs will also be canceled. This closure is a difficult decision for us to make as […]

Get Ready for Fall Fun!

Posted on Sep 3, 2021, by

It’s been one year since my arrival at Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass and I had the pleasure of now experiencing all of Wisconsin’s seasons. For an East Coast transplant, I have found each one special, but fall is my favorite. Especially this fall with all of our upcoming activities at the museum! Did you know that […]

We’re Back!

Posted on Jun 30, 2021, by

We’re back! Stronger than ever for YOU! Bergstrom Mahler Museum of Glass offers engaging discoveries to ignite creativity, spark fun and cultivate learning for all. With your help, we have overcome the challenges of the past year and are re-energized with new and exciting programs, events, classes and exhibitions. It’s a full summer and fall […]

Liane Butitta & Kay Hendrickson’s Virtual Tour of “Docents Know Glass”

Posted on Mar 29, 2021, by

Volunteer docents Liane Butitta and Kay Hendrickson take us on a virtual tour of their selections and discuss the reasons behind their choices for display in the exhibit, Docents Know Glass. (video below) With combined docent experience totaling more than 75 years, our volunteer guides have selected works for exhibition from the permanent collection that […]

From Our Executive Director

Posted on Feb 10, 2021, by

It’s YOUR Museum! “Flexible pivots” has been our mantra over the past year as we find nimble ways to continue to serve our community in pandemic times. We have moved much to the virtual world, found ways to remain safely open, and most importantly continued to provide high-quality experiences regardless of global setbacks. I like […]