Glass Art Conference and Festival Get Underway

Glassmaking helped shape regional industry in the 1800s, when New Albany, Indiana, was a hub of plate glass manufacturing, and today the region is becoming known for its growing numbers of glass artists and glass studios. The latter led the international Glass Art Society to bring its annual conference to Louisville, which starts Wednesday and […]

Massive Sculpture Inspired by 1974 Tornado on Display

21c Museum unveils a large sculpture Friday night that was built to fit in its atrium as part of the Louisville Visual Art Festival focusing on glass. It’s by artist Anne Peabody, who has her own ideas about Wheel of Fortune — and it has nothing to do with a game show. It’s her name […]

Glass Art Conference Slated for June 2010

Louisville will host a major conference for glass artists next year. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. Mayor Jerry Abramson says the conference for the Glass Art Society will bring up to 2,000 people to Louisville in June of 2010 as well as up to $1 million in spending. Local glass artists and University of Louisville […]