CHIHULY EXHIBIT AT VANDERBILT MANSION, Ashville, NC – glass blowing gone wild!

Dale Chihuly is a glass sculpture who creates large masterpieces of blown glass. I recently visited the exhibition at the New York Botanical Garden where Chihuly’s works were displayed on the grounds.

I am at a loss to understand how the glass sculptures can survive in an outdoor, park setting.

Chihuly Exhibition at New York Botanical Garden  until October 29, 2017. I saw it in the Bronx. This blog is updated as it is now as the Vanderbilt Mansion in Asheville, NC.

 

 

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If you get a chance, you should visit his works which are displayed around the world and visit the exhibit in the Bronx. (Closes the end of October 2017.)

Visit the Chihuly web page  to learn about the sculptor and his works.

You can find Future exhibits at this location. The exhibit opened at the Biltmore in Asheville, North Carolina on May 17, 2018 and will run through October 7, 2018.

If you are in New Mexico, there are two Chihuly works in the dining hall at United World College in Montezuma, New Mexico. UWC is also interesting, located in a renovated Castle built in 1881. UWC is worth a visit and the idea of a castle in New Mexico that is more than 100 years old is something to think about.

The exhibits and the collections all seem to be in places that are interesting on their own, even without these exhibits.

 

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TESUQUE GLASS WORKS – TESUQUE, NM

 

If you visit Santa Fe, New Mexico, a visit to Tesuque Glass Works will provide an interesting experience; perhaps even better than the tours of the Corning Glass Museum in Corning, New York, since at Tesuque, you are closer to the action.

You can watch expert glass blowers turning out works of art, which are for sale.

If you arrange for it in advance, you can also take classes and blow your own creation. For classes contact:

tesuqueglassworks@gmail.com​
505-988-2165
Corning also has classes in glass making.
Tesuque is located six miles North of Santa Fe on Bishops Lodge Road.
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