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Join us to celebrate the launch of Voices in Studio Glass History: Art and Craft, Maker and Place, and the Critical Writings and Photography of Paul Hollister, a multi-media, web-based digital exhibition and publication that rethinks and reinterprets the history of postwar American studio glass. Learn more about this project, get a tour of the website, and hear from contemporary curators and writers Susie Silbert (Curator of Postwar and Contemporary Glass, The Corning Museum of Glass), Andrew Page (Editor of Glass: The UrbanGlass Quarterly), and Mary Savig (Curator of Craft, Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution), who will join us for a panel discussion moderated by Catherine Whalen (Associate Professor, Bard Graduate Center).

March 16, 6–7:30 pm

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Can’t wait? Hear from renowned glass artists now!

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This series consists of conversations between artists associated with the studio glass movement in the United States. Glass centers such as UrbanGlass, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), and Pilchuck Glass School are a focus. Moderated by Barb Elam, co-organizer of the Voices in Studio Glass History digital exhibition.


Voices in Studio Glass History is co-created by Barb Elam, Associate Director of Visual Media Resources and Study Collection Librarian; Associate Professor Catherine Whalen; and Jesse Merandy, Director of Digital Humanities/Exhibitions.

This project was made possible by support from The Paul and Irene Hollister Endowment at Bard Graduate Center. 

This research was supported by a Craft Research Fund grant from The Center for Craft.

This event will be live with automatic captions. This event will be held via Zoom. A link will be circulated to registrants by 10 am on the day of the event.