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In Sparkling Company

Casket with glass panels, fused, gilded, and molded nonlead glass; metal. Probably England, possibly James Cox, about 1760–1770.

News from the Corning Museum of Glass on its 2020 Spring Exhibition Sourced from CMoG press releases on the exhibit and its accompanying book In Sparkling Company, Reflections on Glass in the 18th Century British World   The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) announced its spring exhibition In Sparkling Company: Glass and Social Life in […]

Tiffany Mosaics At the Corning Museum of Glass

Tiffany Mosaics At the Corning Museum of Glass

The Creation of the First Major Exhibition of Tiffany Glass Mosaics “God has given us our talents, not to copy the talents of others, but rather to use our brains and imagination in order to obtain the revelation of true beauty.”  – Louis Comfort Tiffany When viewing the results of Louis Comfort Tiffany’s drive for […]

René Lalique – Enchanted by Glass at the Corning Museum of Glass

René Lalique - Enchanted by Glass at the Corning Museum of Glass

René Lalique – Enchanted by Glass at the Corning Museum of Glass By Kelley Jo Elliott, Curator Glass is a wonderful substance. Everything makes it an incomparable plastic medium in the hands of an ingenious artist, offering his imagination and talent almost limitless scope for discovery. –René Lalique1 From 1884, when his first jewelry designs […]

Corning Museum of Glass Features 3,500 Years of Glass Beads

Corning Museum of Glass Features 3,500 Years of Glass Beads

Corning Museum of Glass Features 3,500 Years of Glass Beads Featured in Major Exhibition at The Corning Museum of Glass CORNING, NY, May 8, 2013 Featuring for the first time nearly 200 of the most important beads and beaded objects from the Corning Museum’s collection. This summer, a major exhibition at The Corning Museum of […]

The Corning Museum at 50

The Corning Museum at 50: Preserving 3,500 years of sand, ash, lime and fire – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – July 2001 by Adam Halterman They make glass. By day and night, the fires burn on…and bid the sand let in the light. -Carl Sandburg, In Reckless Ecstasy, 1904 Sand, ash, lime and fire: […]