A glassblower in the MIT Glass Lab creating a glass pumpkin.
Exhibit Opening: GLASS AT MIT: BEAUTY AND UTILITY
February 3, 2012
Friday, February 10, 2-4pm
Maihaugen Gallery (14N-130)
A new exhibition in the Libraries’ Maihaugen Gallery explores glassmaking as revealed in glassware from MIT laboratories, blown glass from the MIT Glass Lab, and stunning stained glass windows from the Libraries’ Charles J. Connick Stained Glass Foundation Collection. Tools, early photographs, and selections from rare books demonstrate the combination of artistry and engineering that goes into the creation of glass.
This event is free and open to the community.