Tag Archives: American Glass

Great Collections: April 2018

Great Collections: April 2018

On View: The Lauzon Collection at the Clark Art Institute There are two words that can thrill museum curators and collectors alike when it comes to sharing knowledge and enthusiasm for a collection – “on view.” Making this happen is an opportunity for both to see and learn more about those items they are passionate […]

Building a Glass Museum by the Numbers

Building a Glass Museum by the Numbers

The West Virginia Museum of American Glass at 25 By Tom Felt Dreams can be compelling and when the dream is big, the outcome can be truly exciting. Imagine a museum that celebrates everything that was made in American glass, from the very earliest years to today’s studio art glass movement. Does that sound audacious? […]

The Kaplan Collection Vintage Perfume Bottles on Display, April 25th – July 5th

Jay and Pamela Kaplan have been collecting perfume bottles from the DeVilbiss Company of Toledo, Ohio, for over 20 years. Their collection includes over 400 bottles made from important American glass houses such as Steuben, Cambridge, Frye and Imperial. The majority of the collection features bottles manufactured between 1924-1929, when Art Deco was the signature […]