Our Glass Art Experts

The glass art displayed at the National Liberty Museum draws much interest from our visitors.
Some of our visitors are experiencing glass art for the first time, and are intrigued by this unique, contemporary, and complex art form.  Others are long-time glass art lovers, including those who are serious glass art collectors themselves.  Additionally, there is always great interest in the way glass art is used in context with liberty, heroism and civic responsibility, and history through art.

National Liberty Museum glass art experts

To enhance your interaction with our glass art collection, our Glass Art Department has established a “Glass Access” Center in the same gallery that houses our Techniques Exhibit. We invite you to stop in during your visit and ask us any questions you have. We also feature a Glass Access Gallery in our lower level, where temporary glass exhibits of various themes are displayed throughout the year.  To view our upcoming Glass Access Exhibit, click here

Our knowledgeable glass art staff, who are ready to assist you, include:

Meegan Coll
Glass Art Director
Emma Salamon
Glass Assistant Director
Holly Smith
Glass Coordinator

Or call 215-925-2800, ext 115.  We also have many works of art for sale, which we would love to show you.

Other resources to connect you to our glass art collection and activities:
Visit our GlassAccess Facebook page here.  See our gallery of available works here.  Sign up for updates here.

2018 Women’s Film Festival Screening and Discussion of
Left on Pearl

Join us on March 22, at 6pm, for a film screening of Left on Pearl, a fast-paced and humorous documentary about a significant but little known chapter in the history of the Women’s Liberation Movement of the late 60s and early 70s.
Learn more and register to join us.

Sound + Vision Exhibition on Display April 6 - June 10

Sound + Vision explores the influence of music on contemporary glass art and the inextricable connection between music and visual arts. Featuring the works of 29 artists and collaborative teams, Sound + Vision showcases figurative representations of instruments, experimental glass instruments, and multimedia sculptural works inspired by both musical experiences and legends. Learn more.

Shown: Violin by Etai Ramhil. Photo by Steven Toney.

Sound + Vision VIP Reception with performance by members
of the Philadelphia Orchestra

Join us at 5pm on Friday, April 6, for a first-look at our new Sound + Vision Exhibit.
VIP guests will experience an exclusive, intimate performance by members of the Philadelphia Orchestra playing the beautiful, all-glass instruments created by artist Gary Word. You will also meet some of the artists and enjoy wine, beer, and light fare. Learn more and reserve now.

Lecture by the Foreign Policy Research Institute

In the next session of our ongoing lecture series by FPRI, our guest is Samuel Helfont, a Senior Fellow in the Foreign Policy Research Institute’s Program on the Middle East. He will discuss his new book, Compulsion in Religion: Saddam Hussein, Islam, and the Roots of Insurgencies, which investigates the religious insurgencies which erupted in Iraq following the American-led invasion in 2003. This lecture will be held on April 11 at 6:30pm. Learn more and register day.

Awards of Valor

This annual awards program, presented by YOUR LOCAL CHEVROLET DEALERS, honors police officers, firefighters, and other emergency responders for extraordinary acts of courage, empathy, and meritorious service. Learn more