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GLASSFEST

June 26, 2021 @ 1:00 pm 4:00 pm

A FREE public celebration of the fine art of glassmaking will be presented in the museum’s Ryan Sculpture Park on Saturday, June 26 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

The event will feature entertainment and activities for both children and adults highlighted by demonstrations of hot glass blowing by HOT BLOWN GLASS, a mobile team of master glassmakers from Indianapolis.

A walking tour of the exhibition GLORIOUS GLASS sponsored by U.S. Bank will feature Owensboro native Brook Forrest White, Jr., a well-known Kentucky glassmaker and owner of Flame Run Gallery in Louisville. The afternoon will feature a drawing for a door prize of an original piece of glass by White. The winner must be present for the drawing to win.

Children’s activities, presented in tents in Ryan Park, will include crafts simulating works of art made in glass. Accompanying the festivities will be food trucks featuring Gene’s Health Foods and Hodges Ice Cream.

PROGRAM SCHEDULE
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.Glass Blowing in Ryan Park
2:00 p.m.Gallery Tour with Brook White
3:00 p.m.Drawing for Door Prize
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.Glass Blowing in Ryan Park
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.Children’s Activities in Ryan Park
901 Frederica St.
Owensboro, KY 42301 United States
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