Transparent: voting in America explores issues surrounding a core value of democracy: that the voting process is fair and open to scrutiny. These concepts are conveyed in the exhibition through a series of historical cartoons in which the idea of election transparency is represented by a transparent glass ballot box circa 1884, also on view at the Museum.
To celebrate Corelle’s 50th birthday, the Museum is presenting Dish It! Corelle at 50, an exhibit giving visitors a behind-the-scenes look at objects they likely use each day. View 50 Corelle patterns you know and love; see 40 different shapes of dinnerware; and learn about the people who played important roles in bringing these dishes to your table.
These galleries feature more than 70 works from the Museum's permanent collection thematically curated into galleries that refer to nature, the body, and history and material, as well as international design from the past 25 years.
The 35 Centuries of Glass Galleries show the most comprehensive and celebrated glass collection in the world. The galleries explore Near Eastern, Asian, European, and American glass and glassmaking from antiquity through present day.
Glass changes the world—see how in our award-winning, state-of-the-art, interactive science and technology exhibit called the Innovation Center. Activity stations let you bend light, bend glass, and bend your imagination.
Adjacent to The Studio, the Frederick Carder Gallery features an extensive collection of glass designed by Frederick Carder (1863–1963), a gifted English designer who managed Steuben Glass Works from its founding in 1903 until 1932.
The Study Gallery is filled with a wide range of objects representing 3,500 years of glassmaking. The gallery is named after Museum benefactors Jerome and Lucille Strauss, who, by gift and bequest, provided the Museum with an unparalleled collection of 2,400 drinking glasses dating from ancient to modern times.