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Category: From the director

Children in Contemporary Glass Art Museum
From the director

CHILDREN IN CONTEMPORARY GLASS ART MUSEUM…..GOOD IDEA?

ABSOLUTELY, YES!!! Many times I get asked the question, is it a good idea to bring children in Contemporary Glass Art Museum? Can families, school tours, after school programs visit the Museum? My answer is always a resounding YES!! In fact, just in terms of touching the works of art, adults are far guiltier of that quick touch than the

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Contemporary Glass Art Rob Stern
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FLORIDA: IN TRANSFORMATION

A “Call to Artist” Exhibit at Imagine Museum in St Petersburg, Florida In late 2021, Imagine Museum hosted a Florida “call to artists” with the theme “Florida: In Transformation”. We invited contemporary glass artists to submit local artworks that communicated their narrative or influences taken from the state that only glass and its profound qualities can capture. We focused on

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“BLUE MADONNA” BY GOTTFRIED HELNWEIN AND TRISH DUGGAN

It’s not often that internationally recognized contemporary artists such as Gottfried Helnwein visits St Petersburg, FL. However, we at Imagine Museum are very fortunate of the friendship between our Founder, Trish Duggan and Gottfried Helnwein that brings him to the area, and specifically Imagine Museum. It was during 2019 and 2020, these two friends determined to collaborate on an installation

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Art Education at Imagine Museum
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GLASS ART EDUCATION

I recently had to give a presentation to the Pinellas County art teachers about glass art education at Imagine Museum and what students would get from our tours in the Museum. What does happen when children K-12 visit this contemporary studio glass museum? What are the student’s reaction to glass art? What is the experience like for them? As one

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INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF GLASS

The UN has designated the year 2022 as a “United Nations International Year of Glass” to underline the contributions of glass for its scientific, economic and cultural roles. This was a successful petition by the International Commission on Glass (ICG), the Community of Glass Associations (CGA), and ICOM-Glass. The History of Glass From Earth’s early beginnings, an event happened in

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