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Lino Boats - A Rare Treat

By Greg Owen, Manager of Audience Engagement and Hot Shop Heroes 

Muranese Maestro Vetario (glass master) Lino Tagliapietra returns to the Museum of Glass Hot Shop this week with a very special project: boats. 471 more words

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Glassblowing in Florida

Do you get excited when you sift through your emails in the morning and come across one from Groupon or Living Social?  No? Well, I do. 442 more words


Weeks 6 & 7: Windchime Making, Princess Mononoke, and Halloween


Where to begin…along with school (here’s a view from the top), my program took us to make wind-chimes this week! A professional glass blower taught us the old way to blow glass and I’ve got to say, it takes practice. 253 more words


Thank You, Sir Alistair Pilkington

What would life be like without glass? A lot of modern technology—like computers, cameras, and smart phones—depend on it. Decorative or utilitarian, it’s all around us, often right in front of us, and we are accustomed to looking straight through it. 536 more words


Join Me On The Gram...

SAG is on Instagram for your viewing pleasure. Here’s a few pics that you can find @staffordartglass Follow for follow.

Art And Design


Here is the pile of beads I’ve made since I set up my lampwork studio. Yikes! I hope you join me in the next journey to become a better lampworker ( most people call this glassblowing but it’s not). 140 more words

Poignon invests in business, holds community art event

Ryan and Monica Poignon, owners of the Poignon Project, located at 227 East Perry Street, have invested into their small business by purchasing the building they were renting. 295 more words