Hot Glass Road Show at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Oct. 5-14, 2012

This entry was posted in Arts & Entertainment, Attractions & Recreation, on October 4th, 2012 .

Kalamazoo, Mich. — It’s hot. It’s glass. And it’s here in Kalamazoo.

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A master glassmaker is mid-way in his creation of a glass platter. The Hot Glass Roadshow of the Corning Museum of Glass is at giving demonstrations at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Oct. 5-14. General admission: $7; members $5.

A team of master glassmakers from the Hot Glass Roadshow of the Corning Museum of Glass is at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts from Oct. 5-14, 2012. Attendees will witness narrated demonstrations of the hot glass process and see molten glass globes turned into stunning creations.

Everyone is welcome to the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts’ back parking lot to watch the demonstrations. For the show, general admission is $7; members is $5. The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts’ regular exhibits are always free.

Demonstration schedule:
• Oct. 5 & 12: 11:30 a.m.; 12:15 p.m.; 1 p.m.; 5:30 p.m.; 6:15 p.m.; 7 p.m.; 7:45 p.m.
• Oct. 6 & 13: 11:30 a.m.; 12:15 p.m.; 1 p.m.; 1:45 p.m. 2:30 p.m.; 3:15 p.m.; 4 p.m.
• Oct. 7 & 14: 12:30 p.m.; 1:15 p.m.; 2 p.m.; 2:45 p.m.; 3:30 p.m. 4 p.m.
• Oct. 9 & 10: 11:30 p.m. 12:15 p.m.; 1 p.m.; 1:45 p.m.; 2:30 p.m.; 3:15 p.m.; 4 p.m.
• Oct. 11: 11:30 a.m.; 12:15 p.m.; 1 p.m.; 5:30 p.m.; 6:15 p.m. 7 p.m.

 

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts’ additional glass-related programs:
• Oct. 11: 10 a.m. Glass art lecture by artists Richard Jolley and Tommie Rush. Art League members are free; Kalamazoo Institute of Arts members are $10; general admission $12; students $3.
• Oct. 16: Noon 1800s glass works excavation talk by David Brose.
• Oct. 23: Noon Glass bead presentation by artists Tracey Bell, noon.

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Master glassmakers from the Hot Glass Roadshow of the Corning Museum of Glass in New York made this glass pumpkin. The glassmakers are doing demonstrations at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Oct. 5-14, 2012.

The Hot Glass Roadshow takes the live glassmaking experience on the road, bringing the artistry and education of glassmaking beyond the walls of The Corning Museum of Glass – to the public, the design community, and museums worldwide.

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