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Tacoma Museum of Glass

Ever wonder how beautiful glass sculptures are made?

Glass artwork is both delicate and stunning. In light, it comes alive with surprises at every smooth angle and contour. The process to achieve these enchanting sculptures is just as intriguing.  At the Museum of Glass in Tacoma, you’ll explore wondrous collections of contemporary glass art by world-renowned artists, plus learn how it is all made—from fire and molten glass.

Inside the museum—a striking piece of architectural artwork itself—you’ll explore permanent and traveling exhibits guided by one of our informative docents, or by reading material planted along your journey. Outside on the plaza, walk amid a luminous realm where glass sculptures, natural light and the weather create a symphony of interplay changing with the seasons.

In the Hot Shop, see your fiery imaginations cooled into beautiful pieces of art. Watch as an ordinary piece of glass is melted, twirled, twisted and blown into something colorfully captivating. As you travel through the museum, you’ll learn about glassblowing in other parts of the world and the chemistry of glass itself. The education is exciting for both kids and adults. And the experience is one to remember. So take a piece home with you from the gift shop.

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