Event

Art Guild Symposium | Studio Glass: 50 Years in California

Sunday, February 24, 2013, 1–4 pm

Join the OMCA Art Guild for a symposium celebrating 50 years of studio art glass. Glass artist Marvin Lipofsky, awarded the title of "California Living Treasure" by the California Legislature in 1985, will share his memories of The Great California Glass Symposium of 1967-1987. Associate Curator of Design and Decorative Arts Julie Muñiz will introduce the symposium, which includes an Artists Panel, discussing the legacy of glass in California, and a Collectors Panel, focusing on the question "Why glass?"

The Artists Panel, moderated by Mary White, Co-Head of The Crucible Glass Fusing Department, includes Oben Abright, John Lewis, Cassandra Straubing, and Randy Strong. The Collectors Panel includes Dorothy Saxe, Bruce Morse, John Wyro, and Ted Cohen, designer of the exhibition Playing with Fire: Artists of the California Studio Glass Movement, and will be moderated by Pamina Traylor, Interim Chair of the Glass Program at California College of the Arts.

$10 for OMCA Members, $15 General Admission (includes Museum admission). Tickets are available at the Museum.

For questions, please contact Arlene Garfinkle at arlenegarfinkle@gmail.com or by calling 510-547-5907.

Download the program brochure here.

For more information about OMCA Guilds, including how to join and a list of upcoming trips, visit museumca.org/travel-guilds.