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GlassBarge

Visit a mobile glassmaking studio in Brooklyn Bridge Park from May 17th - 28th

DetailsMay 28, 2018
Brooklyn Bridge Park Marina

GlassBarge, the Corning Museum of Glass’s mobile glassmaking studio on a canal barge will offer the public free, family-friendly glassblowing demonstrations at ONE°15 Marina Brooklyn from May 17-28. Visitors will see expert glassblowers demonstrate how to shape glowing globs of molten glass into vases, bowls, and sculptures, while hearing about the intertwined story of glassmaking and the Erie Canal in New York State.

GlassBarge will be accompanied by a flotilla of historic vessels. After the 30-minute glassblowing demonstrations aboard the GlassBarge, visitors will also be invited on to the Lois McClure, a historic schooner from the collection of the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, to learn about what life was like on the Erie Canal in the 19th century. A historic tug from the collection of the South Street Seaport Museum will also be on view.

Glassblowing demonstrations will take place from 11am – 6pm every hour on the hour each day. You can get your tickets here.