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February 2017

Pairpoint Glass: The Bryden Years (1970-1988)

February 1 @ 9:30 am - June 11 @ 5:00 pm

Featured in the exhibit are pieces from the collections of Pairpoint glassworkers, including many one-of-a-kind objects and rare examples of Amberina, Burmese and Peachblow, which were made in limited batches. Also displayed are paperweights, perfume bottles, and commissioned items.

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Contemporary Gallery: Isabel Green

February 1 @ 9:30 am - June 11 @ 5:00 pm

The Sandwich Glass Museum is proud to present a solo exhibition by Isabel Green. The exhibit, which opens to the public on Wednesday, February 1, and runs through November 1, 2017 showcases Ms. Green’s adeptness and attention to detail with both her flame work and blown glass. Isabel Green is a third generation Cape Codder who found her passion for glass after attending a class at McDermott Glass Studio in Sandwich. Since then, Isabel has become part of the production…

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June 2017
Free

Talk of the Town: Lighthouses and Lightships of Cape Cod

June 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sandwich Glass Museum, 129 Main Street
Sandwich, 02563 United States
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Lighthouses and Lightships of Cape Cod by author and historian Jim Coogan on June 14. From the earliest days, the people of Cape Cod and the islands have used the sea as an avenue for trade and commerce. But the seafaring life was fraught with dangers. Great storms took a heavy toll on mariners traveling along the coast. In the attempt to provide ships with at least some land-sea navigational references, lighthouses were established at the entrances to several ports.…

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July 2017

Sidney Hutter Through the Years: Glass, Light & Color

July 1 @ 9:30 am - October 29 @ 5:00 pm

The Sandwich Glass Museum is proud to host the premiere retrospective of glass artist Sidney Hutter spanning over 40 years.  “I discovered a passion for working with glass in college and went on to pursue an education in glass art. My interests in design and architecture and a background in glass blowing and fabrication formed the foundation for my body of work. As my art evolved I began to develop and create specialized techniques using plate glass and ultraviolet adhesives.…

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Free

Free Fun Friday at SGM!

July 21 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sandwich Glass Museum, 129 Main Street
Sandwich, 02563 United States
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“We are thrilled to be part of Free Fun Fridays,” said Katie Campbell, director of the Sandwich Glass Museum in Sandwich. “We look forward to welcoming members of the public, many of who will be here for the first time.” Highland Street Foundation is honored to provide families with access to the very best cultural institutions across Massachusetts and deeply committed to engaging families on a cultural and intellectual level , providing ongoing enrichment opportunities for young people during summer…

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October 2017
Free

Talk of the Town: The Haunted History of New England

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sandwich Glass Museum, 129 Main Street
Sandwich, 02563 United States
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The Haunted History of New England by historian and lecturer Christopher Daley on October 18. Mr. Daley is familiar to our audience because he has previously made a number of interesting presentations that were insightful and entertaining. The haunted stories will be a perfect fit for this pre-Halloween event. Chris will tell of Mercy Brown,The Vampire of Exeter, Rhode Island; the cursed Freetown State Forest in Massachusetts; the horrors of Lizzie Borden in Fall River, Massachusetts; the Nine Men's Misery…

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Free

6th Annual PumpkinFest

October 21
Sandwich Glass Museum, 129 Main Street
Sandwich, 02563 United States
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November 2017
Free

8th Annual Glassblowers’ Christmas

November 13 - December 30
Sandwich Glass Museum, 129 Main Street
Sandwich, 02563 United States
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Considering Cartoons: The Art of Animation

November 13, 2017 - March 21, 2018
Free

Talk of the Town: Impact of Industry on a Cape Cod Town

November 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sandwich Glass Museum, 129 Main Street
Sandwich, 02563 United States
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Impact of Industry on a Cape Cod Town by Glass Museum Curator Dorothy Schofield and Sandwich Library Archivist Deb Rich on November 15. Join us as we explore the impact of the Glass Industry in Sandwich which changed the face of a typical New England farming community into a diverse, bustling commercial town. Beginning with the early history of Cape Cod's oldest town, the natural resources of the area drew Mr. Deming Jarves, a Boston entrepreneur, to build his glass…

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