Corning Musuem of Glass to host “Expanding Horizons”

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The Corning Museum of Glass is hosting Expanding Horizons. This is a week-long program at The Corning Museum of Glass for the top students in at-risk glass art programs around the United States, offering talented high school student artists from underserved communities the opportunity to experience glass art at a new level.

The itinerary blends glassblowing instruction, touring the collections with curators, and a visit to the largest library on glassmaking, the Rakow Research Library.

Here’s a full schedule of events:

  • Sunday, June 16: Travel to Corning, N.Y. (travel and accommodations to be provided for student and accompanying mentor)
  • Monday, June 17: Glassblowing lessons led by Jessi Moore, demonstration by Bill Gudenrath, Resident Advisor of The Studio.
  • Tuesday, June 18: Glassblowing lessons, student-led lessons, exploration of the Rakow Research Library.
  • Wednesday, June 19: Glassblowing, student-led lessons, professional practices and design conversation with a local designer, The Science of Glass with CMoG science staff.
  • Thursday, June 20: Glassblowing, student-led lessons, Contemporary Glass Tour led by CMoG curatorial staff, Fundamentals of Art Analysis.
  • Friday, June 21: Glassblowing Design & Production Day, student-led lessons, Next Steps with Glass discussion with a university program leader.
  • Saturday, June 22: Glass Olympics and program closing.
  • Sunday, June 23: Travel home (travel will be provided for student and accompanying mentor)

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