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IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to closures because of the COVID-19 virus, check individual museum websites to see if some exhibitions that were already open are being extended with new dates and if the museums have reopened. 

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This calendar primarily lists non-profit events. As a result, gallery events are not listed. 

An excellent calendar of glass events is maintained by the Corning Museum of Glass. See it at

The AACG grantee box placed next to an event indicates that partial support for the event has been provided by an AACG grant.

Closing or Continuing During September 2020

(in order of closing date)
Zwiesel Glass Days 2020: Around The World In 80 Days. The Forest Museum. Zwiesel 03 Oct Germany
A New State of Matter: Contemporary Glass. Grand Rapids Art Museum    04 Oct MI
A Thread of Light: British GlassLiuli Glass Museum. Shanghai 12 Oct China
Destined for the Stars by Ricky Bernstein. Sandwich Glass Museum 25 Oct MA
Rose Crystal Tower. New Orleans Botanical Garden in New Orleans City Park 31 Oct LA
The Glass Artistry of Isabel Green. Sandwich Glass Museum 03 Nov MA
Transparency: An LGBTQ+ Glass Art Exhibition. Museum of Glass. Tacoma  Summer 2021 WA
GRAVUR - BACK ON TOUR: A special exhibition by the Glass Engraving Network. European Museum of Modern Glass. Rodental 08 Nov Germany
Gardens  of  the  Mind: Verity Pulford. Ruthin  Craft  Centre.  Ruthin, Denbighshire, Wales 21 Nov UK
Dan Dailey: Character Sketch. Chrysler Museum of Art. Norfolk 29 Nov VA
Contemporary Slovakian Glass: 1960-2020. Musée Du Verre De Conches. Conches-en-Ouche 29 Nov France
Perception: Lightpaintings by Stephen Knapp. Sandwich Glass Museum 30 Dec MA
Simon Waranch: From Earth to Light. Museum of Biblical Art. Dallas 31 Dec TX
Alison Lowry: (A)dressing Our Hidden Truths. National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History. Collins Barracks. Dublin Dec Ireland
New Glass Now | Context. Corning Museum of Glass, Rakow Research Library. Corning 03 Jan 2021 NY
New Additions. Glasmuseet Ebeltoft 03 Jan 2021 Denmark
Chihuly at CheekwoodCheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art. Nashville 10 Jan 2021 TN
Venice and American Studio Glass. Curated by Tina Oldknow and William Warmus. Le Stanza del Vetro. Venice 10 Jan 2021 Italy
Antoine Pierini and FriendsGlasmuseum Alter Hof Herding. Coesfeld-Lette 10 Jan 2021 Germany
Preston Singletary: Raven and the Box of Daylight. Wichita Art Museum 17 Jan 2021 KS
Brian Clarke: The Art of Light, stained-glass screens, compositions in lead, and related drawings on paper. Museum of Arts and Design. New York City 21 Feb 2021 NY
A Thread of Light: British Glass. Liuli Glass Museum. Shanghai Mar 2021 China
Field Notes at The Byre. Annie Cattrell, Anne Vibeke Mou, Anne Petters, Jeff Zimmer. By appointment only. The Byre, Caithness Mar 2021 Scotland
Richard Marquis: Keepers. Museum of Glass. Tacoma   Spring 2021 WA
Beth Lipman: Collective Elegy. Museum of Arts and Design. New York City   04 Apr 2021 NY
Walking in the Void: Philip Baldwin and Monica Guggisberg. Glassmuseet Ebeltoft 11 Apr 2021 Denmark
Metaphor Into Form: Art in the Era of the Pilchuck Glass School. Tacoma Art Museum   Extended WA
Martin Blank's CurrentTacoma Art Museum Extended WA
Mary Van Cline: Selections from The Documenta ProjectTacoma Art Museum Extended WA


Opening in October 2020

The United. Examines the incredibly complicated topic of immigration with artwork from 12 artists from Belgium, Northern Ireland, Russia, and the US. Pittsburgh Glass Center 02 Oct - 24 Jan 2021 PA
The Path to Paradise: Judith Schaechter’s Stained-Glass Art. Toledo Museum of Art 03 Oct - 03 Jan 2021 OH
National Liberty Museum Auction & Gala 10 Oct Virtual
Philly’s Freedom. National Liberty Museum. Philadelhipa 16 Oct - 13 Feb 2021 PA
Pilchuck Glass School Auction & Gala 17 Oct WA
Focus on Glass 2020. Estuary Arts Centre. Orewa, Auckland 19 Oct - 15 Nov New Zealand


On into the future ... and Ongoing

Event (in order of opening date) 
Myrna and Sheldon Palley Pavilion for Contemporary Glass and Studio Arts. Lowe Art Museum. University of Miami Ongoing FL
The Kotler-Coville Glass Pavilion. The Ringling. Sarasota Ongoing FL
The Imagine Museum. Sarasota Ongoing FL
Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts. Dania Beach Ongoing FL
The Kaplan/Ostergaard Glass Center. Palm Springs Art Museum Ongoing CA
Glass Pavilion. Toledo Museum of Art Ongoing OH
The Dorothy and George Saxe Collection of Contemporary Craft. de Young Museum. San Francisco Ongoing CA
The Nancy and David Wolf Gallery for Contemporary Craft. Cincinnati Art Museum Ongoing OH
Flint Institute of Arts Contemporary Craft Wing, featuring the Sherwin and Shirley Glass Glass Collection Ongoing MI
Breaking the Glass Ceiling. Museo Municipal de Arte en Vidrio. Madrid Ongoing Spain