Corning Museum of Glass and Celebrity Cruises Bring
Hot Glass to Sea
For a hot spot at sea, the Corning Museum of Glass has formed a
partnership with Celebrity Cruises' new ship the Celebrity Solstice.
Through this collaboration, passengers can learn about glassblowing
when they attend the museum's "Hot Glass ShowSM." The
show will feature live demonstrations and a narrated performance
of glassblowing, designed to engage, educate and inspire cruisers
about the art, history and science of glass.
The Hot Glass Show is located on the ship's upper deck within a
custom-designed, outdoor glassmaking studio. Three resident gaffershighly
skilled glassblowing artistswill educate and entertain cruisers
with live glassmaking shows, lectures and workshops.
Since 2001, the museum has traveled the Hot Glass Show to museums,
art fairs and public festivals around the world.
HERE for a preview of the Hot Glass Show aboard the Celebrity
HERE to read more about the Celebrity Solstice.
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