Magnifying Glass with Corning Museum of Glass Mobile Hot Shop

November 2, 2022 - November 6, 2022

200 S. Madison St., Wilmington, DE 19801

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    The Mobile Hot Shop takes the live glassmaking experience on the road, bringing the artistry and education of glass to the public. The Mobile Hot Shop uses unique equipment to recreate a state-of-the-art studio environment and presents complex hot glassmaking techniques at venues around the world. The Delaware Contemporary is thrilled to be one of them. This unique glass experience includes live demonstrations, audience participation, and celebrity appearances! Details coming soon!

    The art of glass blowing is truly fascinating! The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) Mobile Hot Shop will present 45-minute glass blowing demonstrations throughout their visit to The Delaware Contemporary. Audience members will be seated under a tent with close views of the process and additional TV monitors will be available to allow for up close views of the process.

    Friday, November 4, 2022

    5 - 9 PM | November Art Loop
    FREE | Cash Bar
    This evening the demonstrations and tours will be open to the general public during The Delaware Contemporary’s First Friday Art Loop event. 

    Saturday, November 5, 2022

    12, 12:45, 1:30, 2:15 & 3 PM | Glass blowing demonstrations
    FREE

    The CMoG team will provide five opportunities for families and individuals to witness the live glass blowing. The Delaware Contemporary will provide hands-on complementary activities throughout the day.

    6:00 - 9:00 | What’s In the Glass?
    Ticketed | Price TBD

    This ticketed event will feature a local winery or brewery to pair beverage selections with the various glassware. CMoG will demonstrate the making of a glassware for guests. Light refreshments, tastings and raffle tickets are included in the ticket price.

    Sunday, November 6, 2022

    12, 12:45, 1:30, 2:15 & 3 PM | Glass blowing demonstrations
    FREE

    The CMoG team will provide five opportunities for families and individuals to witness the live glass blowing. The Delaware Contemporary will provide hands-on complementary activities throughout the day.

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