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      Studio Glass

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      10 am–5 pm

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      Thursday

      10 am–5 pm

      Friday

      10 am–5 pm

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      10 am–5 pm

      Sunday

      10 am–5 pm

      Monday

      10 am–5 pm

      Tuesday

      Closed

      Wednesday

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      Thursday

      10 am–5 pm

      Friday

      10 am–5 pm

      Saturday

      10 am–5 pm

      Sunday

      10 am–5 pm

      A shimmering new gallery opens in May 2024.

      This diverse selection of contemporary glass represents the work of more than 40 of the most influential glass artists from the 20th century to today. Donated to PEM in 2022 by New York-based collectors Carl and Betty Pforzheimer, this collection is remarkable for its range of forms, scale and techniques in glass. The Pforzheimers’ gift significantly expands PEM’s noted historic glass collection while celebrating the extraordinary aesthetic possibilities that arise from the combination of sand and fire.

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      Studio Glass is organized by the Peabody Essex Museum. This installation is made possible by Carl and Betty Pforzheimer.

      TOP IMAGE: Nancy Callan, Melon Droplet, 2019, from the series Droplets, ongoing. Blown and etched glass. Gift of Carl and Betty Pforzheimer. 2022.6.18. Peabody Essex Museum. Photo by Richard P. Goodbody. © Nancy Callan.
      Toots Zynsky, Isabella, 2003. Filet de verre. Gift of Carl and Betty Pforzheimer. 2022.6.230. Peabody Essex Museum. Photo by Richard P. Goodbody. © Toots Zynsky.

      Toots Zynsky, Isabella, 2003. Filet de verre. Gift of Carl and Betty Pforzheimer. 2022.6.230. Peabody Essex Museum. Photo by Richard P. Goodbody. © Toots Zynsky.

      Nancy Callan, Melon Droplet, 2019, from the series Droplets, ongoing. Blown and etched glass. Gift of Carl and Betty Pforzheimer. 2022.6.18. Peabody Essex Museum. Photo by Richard P. Goodbody. © Nancy Callan.

      Nancy Callan, Melon Droplet, 2019, from the series Droplets, ongoing. Blown and etched glass. Gift of Carl and Betty Pforzheimer. 2022.6.18. Peabody Essex Museum. Photo by Richard P. Goodbody. © Nancy Callan.

      Sydney Cash, Sculpture, 1981. Slumped glass. Gift of Carl and Betty Pforzheimer. 2022.6.21. Peabody Essex Museum. Photo by Richard P. Goodbody. © Sydney Cash.

      Sydney Cash, Sculpture, 1981. Slumped glass. Gift of Carl and Betty Pforzheimer. 2022.6.21. Peabody Essex Museum. Photo by Richard P. Goodbody. © Sydney Cash.

      Jon Kuhn, Symbiosis II, 1991. Ground and polished cut optical lead glass. Gift of Carl and Betty Pforzheimer. 2022.6.86. Peabody Essex Museum. Photo by Richard P. Goodbody. © Jon Kuhn.

      Jon Kuhn, Symbiosis II, 1991. Ground and polished cut optical lead glass. Gift of Carl and Betty Pforzheimer. 2022.6.86. Peabody Essex Museum. Photo by Richard P. Goodbody. © Jon Kuhn.

      Kari Russell-Pool and Marc Petrovic, 3 Birds, Flowers, 2001, from the series Banded Vessels, 2001-ongoing. Blown and flameworked glass. Gift of Carl and Betty Pforzheimer. 2022.6.139. Peabody Essex Museum. Photo by Richard P. Goodbody. © Kari Russell-Pool

      Kari Russell-Pool and Marc Petrovic, 3 Birds, Flowers, 2001, from the series Banded Vessels, 2001-ongoing. Blown and flameworked glass. Gift of Carl and Betty Pforzheimer. 2022.6.139. Peabody Essex Museum. Photo by Richard P. Goodbody. © Kari Russell-Pool and Marc Petrovic.

      Chris Hawthorne and James Nowak, Aquarium, 1990. Blown glass. Gift of Carl and Betty Pforzheimer. 2022.6.58. Peabody Essex Museum. Photo by Richard P. Goodbody. © Chris Hawthorne and James Nowak.

      Chris Hawthorne and James Nowak, Aquarium, 1990. Blown glass. Gift of Carl and Betty Pforzheimer. 2022.6.58. Peabody Essex Museum. Photo by Richard P. Goodbody. © Chris Hawthorne and James Nowak.

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