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What Do Chihuly, Rodin and Renoir Have in Common? Find Out at The Corning Museum of Glass

Cathy Chester | Posted 07.04.2016 | Travel
Cathy Chester

I enjoy reviewing destinations that are both accessible and fun. On a recent vacation we took in the Finger Lakes region of New York State we had a private tour of the beautiful Corning Museum of Glass. Not only is their new 100,000 square foot contemporary wing fully accessible, but it is breathtaking as well.

Chihuly's Glistening Glassy Greatness

Tom Falco | Posted 03.12.2015 | Miami
Tom Falco

One of my favorite adventures is visiting Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden when Chihuly's work is featured. The gardens and the glass art work hand-in-hand.

Richard Jolley: Cycle of Life

J. Michael Welton | Posted 07.01.2014 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Up-and-coming Knoxville, Tennessee, is striving mightily to prove that great art doesn't grow only out of provincial urban Meccas -- and it's about to unveil the jewel that will crown that assertion.

Artist Sculpts Deadly Viruses

Posted 07.15.2013 | Arts

It’s almost impossible to find beauty in disease, but UK artist Luke Jerram managed to do so through his art. In the series "Glass Microbiology,"...

Amazing Sea Creatures Made From Glass

Posted 03.20.2013 | Arts

Despite harsh criticism from the art world, Las Vegas hotshot Dale Chihuly is one of the most popular artists of our time. Famous for his colorful, sh...

The Latest Trend for Avant Garde Art Collectors: Higgs Bosons

Steven Clifford | Posted 04.01.2013 | Comedy
Steven Clifford

I worry that a glass collection no longer confers instant status. That's why I have moved on. I now collect Higgs bosons.

Dale Chihuly's Elusive Boathouse in Seattle

Jenny Block | Posted 07.18.2012 | Arts
Jenny Block

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Largest Dale Chihuly Exhibit In The World Breaks Ground

Posted 10.24.2011 | Arts

Today the world's largest largest Dale Chihuly exhibit broke ground at the Seattle Center with 4,500 sculpture installation. According to the Seat...

Behind the Scenes of Talisman Hot Glass Studio

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

When I walked into Sharon Gilbert's Talisman Glass Studio in Chicago, I had no idea that I would be helping sculpt molten glass in front of a 2500 degree furnace.

Dale Chihuly: Alchemy in Glass

Darby Roach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Darby Roach

I'm standing with Dale Chihuly in a large open, high ceilinged room called the hot shop. The reason for the name is immediately clear. Along one wall the furnaces glow orange.