Connected by Glass: Designers Who Shape Steuben

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October 29, 2020 7:00 pm–8:00 pm

Synonymous with “crystal clear,” Steuben has been a cornerstone of American design since 1903. From extensive art pieces to delicate hand coolers, sleek barware, holiday ornaments and everything in between, pieces of Steuben have graced homes and been central to special occasions for decades.

And behind each intricate design is a talented artisan shaping the brand during every new era. We rarely see those who are behind these famed pieces, but we‘re pulling back the curtain for an exclusive discussion with a few of Steuben’s most well-known designers. What goes into their process? What are their inspirations? What makes the Steuben brand timeless? How do they embody Steuben’s commitment to exceptional quality?

We’ll be joined by designers Eric Hilton and Taf Lebel Schaefer, alongside Steuben Business Manager Steve Bender.

The conversation will be moderated by Rob Cassetti, Senior Director of Creative Strategy and Visitor Engagement at The Corning Museum of Glass and former Design Director of Steuben.

How to Join and Connect Live

Watch our next online event on Thursday, October 29 at 7:00 pm EDT, live on YouTube.

About the Connected By Glass Series

Glass is all around us, working hard to enrich our lives. It’s so easy to look through glass, but we rarely pause to look at it. This live chat series features Museum experts and special guests who share their insights into a range of topics, allowing us to discover all the unexpected ways that we are connected by glass.

Join us on YouTube and Facebook Live as we discuss topics including glass used in science and innovation, entertainment, fashion, industry, design, and travel. Ask our speakers questions via the chat feature.

Can't make it? The Live Stream will be available on YouTube after the event.