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Take an immersive journey through our collection of glass masterpieces that bring intricate shapes to life and magically transforms color and light. Our glass Museum showcases major works of contemporary American and International art by founding and leading artists in the field of studio glass and art expression. 

Martin Blank
Golden Bloom
(Cast Glass)
Petr Hora
Sculpted Blown Glass
(Cast Glass)
Bertil Vallien
Janus Head Series
(Sand Cast Glass)

YOUR SAFETY

Our priority is to provide a safe environment for our visitors to have an uplifting experience. We follow all recommended CDC guidelines to ensure a stress-free environment when appreciating our collection of outstanding glass art.  

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Discover the magic of glass, where it comes from, how the art is created, the Studio Glass Movement, and the contemporary artists who have taken this medium and turned it into a mission of inspiration, innovation and creativity. There’s a guided tour for every area of interest regarding the collection at IM and the amazing properties of glass. Book your tour today!

YOUR SAFETY

Our priority is to protect our visitors and staff, and we are making significant preparations to ensure a safe, clean and healthy environment for you and our community.

SPECIALTY TOURS

We have planned several Specialty Tours to provide you and up to five additional guests with unique experiences, as well as control of your time and safety at the museum.

Glass Art has the Power to Inspire, Uplift and Educate.

When you visit museums in St Petersburg, Florida, take an evocative journey through Imagine Museum, a one-of-a-kind glass art museum featuring a comprehensive collection from the American and International contemporary glass art movements. During your visit, you may explore over 500 glass art masterpieces, all dramatically lit to transport you into a world of beauty, mystery and mastery in our 34,000 square foot gallery space. Our displays are part of a 1500-piece preeminent collection from internationally recognized artists who work in the glass medium. From the early works of the American Studio Glass Movement and the first pioneer, Harvey Littleton, to those he influenced in the early 1960s to drive the movement forward, and on to the current works from the hottest artists around the world working in glass today, you will find startling works with an extraordinary diversity of materials, techniques and intent. Swipe >
Delight in the glass blowing technique of Lino Tagliapietra from Murano… See how Czech artist, Petr Hora, has perfected glass casting techniques… Get transported by the ethereal, mystical works created by master artist, Bertil Vallien, with his groundbreaking sandcasting techniques… Explore the varying techniques of contemporary U.S. women artists who are blazing a trail in glass art…

Discover “Becoming…” an installation that challenges your imagination and how you think about transformation in science, nature and art.. And finally, visit our Imagine Museum Gift Store to find one-of-a-kind beautiful glass pieces to take home with you. Imagine Museum is unlike any art museum you will encounter. As you walk through the galleries of our museum, we hope to inspire, uplift and educate you in the seemingly impossible, yet magical ways that only glass can evoke when paired with an artist's creativity.
“I became interested in making female figurations of night….I wanted to wrap the female figure in dusk, exploring both beauty and darkness.”
Karen LaMonte

discover

“Imagine” the possibilities of creativity, inspiration and innovation. For 2020, Imagine Museum takes you on a journey to “imagine space”. Experience the wonderment of our 3rd dimensional glass sculptures and get inspired by 4th dimensional computer-generated images that challenge your perceptions. We invite you to wonder about “space” as the next frontier.

discover

“Imagine” the possibilities of creativity, inspiration and innovation. For 2020, Imagine Museum takes you on a journey to “imagine space”. Experience the wonderment of our 3rd dimensional glass sculptures and get inspired by 4th dimensional computer-generated images that challenge your perceptions. We invite you to wonder about “space” as the next frontier.

SHOP

Find unique gifts for any occasion at our Museum Gift Store. From one-of-a-kind glass jewelry and chic home glass accessories to fun, educational gifts for children, we have creative gift ideas for everyone in your life.

SHOP

Find unique gifts for any occasion at our Museum Gift Store. From one-of-a-kind glass jewelry and chic home glass accessories to fun, educational gifts for children, we have creative gift ideas for everyone in your life.

host an experience

Plan a corporate event, celebrate a life milestone or simply host a private get-together at Imagine Museum. Set against a unique backdrop of glass masterpieces by highly influential artists from around the world, we will help you plan a non-traditional, inspirational experience for your guests to remember long after the event.

host an experience

Plan a corporate event, celebrate a life milestone or simply host a private get-together at Imagine Museum. Set against a unique backdrop of glass masterpieces by highly influential artists from around the world, we will help you plan a non-traditional, inspirational experience for your guests to remember long after the event.