Behind the Glass

There are currently no events scheduled. Please check back for updates on upcoming events.

The Behind the Glass lecture series takes place the second Thursday of the month. These events include the Museum’s popular Meet the Artist lectures, as well as talks by curators, writers, and historians. All lectures are free and open to the public. Watch past lectures on the Museum's YouTube Channel.

Upcoming Events


The Matrix with James Haywood Rolling Jr. | Behind the Glass Lecture
March 10, 2020
Ennion, Members, Behind the Glass

Arts in Education: A Matrix of Possibilities for Human Creativity

Mark Peiser: From There to Here and Back Again | Behind the Glass Lecture
February 13, 2020
Behind the Glass

Since 1967 when Mark Peiser became involved with the Studio Glass Movement, he has been recognized for his unique approach and accomplishments.


Behind the Glass: Meet the 2019 Rakow Commission Artist David Colton
November 14, 2019
Behind the Glass

Heavily influenced by the rise of graffiti in America in the 1980s and 90s, David Colton creates his own take on the graphic art form in sculpture,

The Gay Agenda: Glass Edition
October 17, 2019
Behind the Glass

Presented by Fusion.

Behind the Glass: April
April 11, 2019
Behind the Glass

Not initially called astronomers they were assistants, or human "computers," or Pickering’s Harem after Edward Pickering, a director of t

Behind the Glass: Meet 2018 Rakow Commission Artist Rui Sasaki
March 28, 2019
Lecture & Seminars, Behind the Glass

Join Japanese artist and educator Rui Sasaki as she unveils for the first time her 2018 Rakow Commission piece.

Behind the Glass: February
February 14, 2019
Behind the Glass

Working in the Czech Republic, Karen LaMonte casts life-size glass figures using the lost-wax method to create a detailed mold of a carefully chose

Behind the Glass: The Grand Bohemian Troupe of Fancy Glass Workers
January 10, 2019
Lecture & Seminars, Behind the Glass

For positively one night only on January 10, see The Grand Bohemian Troupe of Fancy Glass Workers at The Corning Museum of Glass.


Behind the Glass: Vienna 1900, The Heart of Modernity
December 13, 2018
Behind the Glass

Vienna 1900 was at the heart of European modernity as a unique set of circumstances gave rise to a new and modern life there.

Behind the Glass: Dr. Jane Cook: Bridging Glass Art and Science
November 8, 2018
Lecture & Seminars, Behind the Glass


Artist-in-Residence Lectures

Listen as emerging artists lecture about their residency at The Studio. 

Annual Seminar on Glass

Join us for the annual, two-day Seminar about glass. 

Studio Faculty Presentations

Attend free, informal lectures by Studio faculty.