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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 […]

AACG Wisconsin Artists Series – Beth Lipman

Posted on Sep 30, 2020, by

Beth Lipman’s sculptural practice explores aspects of material culture and deep time through still lives, site-specific installations and photographs. Ephemeral and intricate, her work addresses mortality, materiality and temporality, critical issues since the inception of the still life tradition in the 17th Century, that continue to be relevant today. Recorded September 17, 2020.

AACG Wisconsin Artists Series Continues with Stephanie Trenchard, August 27

Posted on Aug 13, 2020, by

Stephanie Trenchard 6:00 p.m. CST on 8/27/2020 Live on Zoom Sturgeon Bay, WI artist Stephanie Trenchard will join Curator of Collections and Exhibitions Casey Eichhorn to talk about her work in figurative glass and enamels. Her cast glass pieces often depict motifs of motherhood and partnership and how these themes affect the creative process as […]