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Events

2020 Glass Farmers Market

Wagon with Pumpkins and Tree with Lights

Friday, October 2nd - Monday, October 12th  

Love pumpkins as much as we do? Our Glass Farmers Market is filled with thousands of glass pumpkins and fall products for you to choose from. We also have a large selection online.

Pick Your Pumpkin & Meet the Maker

Meet the makers of our glass pumpkins both weekends at The Glass Farmers Market. Each day over the weekends we’ll feature one local pumpkin maker. Pick any of the maker’s pumpkins and they will personalize them for you with a date or name.

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G. Brian JukSaturday, October 3, 1-4PM: G. Brian Juk

First introduced to hot glass in his hometown of Detroit, G Brian came to New York to study at Alfred University. Today, he is a gaffer and narrator at the Museum’s Hot Glass Show, and uses blown, kiln-cast, and hot-worked solid glass to create forms of beauty.

Shop G. Brian Juk's pumpkins online

 

 

George KennardSunday, October 4, 1-4PM: George Kennard

After working for eight years in private studios, George Kennard joined The Corning Museum of Glass staff in 2001. He prefers making large-scale incalmo pieces by joining two blown glass bubbles to create different bands of color.

Shop George Kennard's pumpkins online

 

 

 

Cat Burns in the hot shopSaturday, Oct 10, 1-4PM: Cat Burns

Cat Burns fell in love with glass the minute she realized it was possible to make art with fire. Her Unity Pumpkin is CMoG's 2020 Annual Pumpkin.

Shop Cat Burns' pumpkins online

 

 

 

Peter CarterSunday, October 11, 1-4PM: Peter Carter

Peter Carter is a native of Nebraska and fell in love with glass at Hastings College. He has previously worked for the Hot Glass Show and The Studio at The Corning Museum of Glass, as well as other glass studios. He is currently making glass for his own business, Hot Glass Farm, and lives in Corning with his family.

Shop Peter Carter's pumpkins online
 

 

 

 

Virtual Adopt a Glass Pet Day

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

LIVESTREAM 1-3PM (EDT)

Adopt a Glass Pet Day is going virtual this year! Join us as Catherine Labonte debuts a brand new animal creation live at her hot shop in Canada. 

Known for her curiously cute and thoroughly whimsical glass animal creations, Labonte says of her work: "I use glass because of the simple lines, the brightness, its translucent and colorful nature as well as for the technical challenges. With it I hope to create objects that evoke laughter and wonder in order to lighten the heart."

Help us pick Cat's newest creation!

Send your ideas. Then tune in on October 21 to find out what the new animal is!

 

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