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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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May 2017
Free

Talk of the Town: Donald F. Nelson

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sandwich Glass Museum, 129 Main Street
Sandwich, 02563 United States
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Chappaquiddick Tragedy by author and distinguished scientist Donald F. Nelson on May 17. This will be a fact driven presentation by a retired research physicist who has recently published a book on the 1969 incident which involved Ted Kennedy's driving off a bridge in Chappaquiddick that resulted in the death of Mary Jo Kopechne. Mr. Nelson has a home in Oak Bluffs on Martha's Vineyard and this allowed him convenient access to people and documents surrounding this tragedy. With the…

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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
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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