DEARBORN (WWJ/AP) – Southeastern Michigan’s Henry Ford Museum is preparing to open a glass gallery.
The Dearborn-based museum debuts the Davidson-Gerson Modern Glass Gallery on Friday. Museum officials say the exhibit spans the Studio Glass movement’s founding in 1962 to the present.READ MORE: MSU Police: Tip From Private Investigator Led To Discovery Of Body Believed To Be Brendan Santo
The gallery will feature roughly 100 works of art selected from a recently acquired collection. Visitors also can learn about the glassmaking process through a video “spin browser.”
“Guests will not only be wowed by the beauty on display, but will leave inspired by the stories of the artists behind the movement,” Patricia Mooradian, president of The Henry Ford, said in a statement.READ MORE: Consumer Alert: How To Avoid Fake N95, KN95 Masks
Featured artists include Harvey Littleton, who led the experimental 1962 workshops, and Paul Stankard, the father of modern paperweights.
The gallery has received a grant from the William Davidson Foundation.
For a closer look inside The Henry Ford’s collection of modern studio glass, click here.MORE NEWS: Flint Public Schools Staying Virtual Indefinitely Due To Large Amount Of Positive COVID-19 Cases
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