The Chrysler Museum Glass Studio, Norfolk

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The Chrysler Museum Glass Studio is a 7,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility designed to complement the world-class glass collection in the Museum. The Studio features a furnace capable of melting 560 pounds of glass, three glory holes for reheating glass objects as they are being formed, five annealing ovens that slowly cool molten glass to room temperature and support mold-cast glasswork and fusing, and a flameworking table with space for eight artists to work on projects including beadmaking and sculpture using glass rods and tubes. Audio-visual equipment enhances guests' ability to see free glass demonstrations by our Studio Team, assistants, and artists-in-residence.

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  • The Glass Studio opens at 10 am. View many exotic items made from glass. Stay for the narrated Glass Blowing demonstration at noon daily. Classes open to the public some evenings and weekends. This a....  more »
  • Lovely and interesting glass demo stations for free plus many classes offered at a range of skill levels!  more »
  • Amazing museum and glass studio, we had an amazing time. Very helpful and friendly staff. What's more amazing its free.
  • It's free! Just come in preferably at 1145 to get a good seat and watch! Awesome stuff that they are doing, and narrated nicely! It's dope!

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