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Building Community

Posted on Nov 5, 2021, by

Glass-making is all about collaboration and building communities. Likewise, our work and play at Bergstrom-Mahler revolve around creating unique, fun, and often free experiences and events for you, our community. This November, I am delighted to share that we will have extended hours until 8 pm each Thursday night beginning on the 11th. Stay late to experience […]

Board of Directors Approves the Acquisition of Nine Objects for the Collection

Posted on Dec 17, 2015, by

The Board of Directors of Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass approved the acquisition of ten objects for the collection at the board meeting on December 16th: The objects include seven paperweights and two contemporary glass objects. Jerry Silverstein and Robert Zimmerman gifted four weights: Jim D’Onofrio (b.1951), Arizona, USA. Blue Frog paperweight, 1997 David Graeber, New […]

Museum Changes Name to Better Reflect Its Focus

Posted on Nov 5, 2013, by

In October 2011, the Bergstrom-Mahler Museum Staff and Board of Directors decided that all museum programming and exhibitions would focus on glass to better align its programming with its core abilities and permanent collections. Since that announcement, the museum staff has been educating visitors along a continuum of glass with nationally recognized exhibitions featuring the […]