September 8, 2017 – February 11, 2018
About the Exhibit
The Searching for Excellence exhibition includes a curated selection of approximately 50 contemporary glass objects from private collections located throughout the Midwest. Through the representation of objects from private collections, this exhibit explores how private collectors assist museums in building collections for the public benefit.
The exhibit includes works from founders of the Studio Glass Movement up to and including contemporary masters. Represented artists include Dale Chihuly, Harvey Littleton, Lino Tagliapietra, William Morris, Paul Stankard and others.
September 8 – 9
Opening Weekend Symposium
includes discussion of legacy and care of private collections, glass studio tours, dinner. Find details here.
Art After Dark, Third Thursdays
9/21, 10/19, 11/16, 12/21 5 – 7pm
Explore the exhibition and collection, meet artists and see them demonstrate their skill.
Art Activity Days on Saturdays
9/9, 10/7, 11/11, 12/2, 1/6, 2/3 10 am – 1 pm
Drop in and make a fused glass project and memories with family and friends.