Category Archive for: ‘Trip Reports’

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August 11, 2013: Visit to Ignite Glass Studio

We had an exciting visit to the Ignite Glass Studio in Chicago.  Ignite is a new facility which combines working space for artists, classes, and demonstrations, along with a gallery of works for sale.  We were privileged to see a demonstration by artist Charles Savioe. Among other things, Savioe is known for the beautiful goblets that he creates, using some …

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July 2013: MCGAG Trip to Seattle

Members of the Midwest Contemporary Glass Art Group met on July 9, 2013 at the Hotel Andra for a five day trip in Seattle, Washington led by Barry Rice. Our first day was a scenic drive to Pilchuck Glass School for an escorted tour with Jim Baker, the Director–ending with wine and cheese at his cabin.  It is a fabulous …

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June 29, 2013: Museum of Wisconsin Art/Kaiser Home

The Museum of Wisconsin Art And Jane and George Kaiser’s Home On June 29, 2013, thirty-seven MCGAG members traveled to West Bend, Wisconsin to visit the Museum of Wisconsin Art (MOWA).  This museum has had a home in West Bend for many years, but has just moved into a stunning new building.  We were able to tour one of the …

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