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February 2022

Hirschmann Theater Special Exhibit: Wayne Strattman: Pure Effects

February 2 @ 9:30 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm

Artist Wayne Strattman transforms electricity into light through the mediums of blown glass, rare gases, and custom built electronics. Internally illuminated with plasma, his sculptures synthesize art, science, and invention. Captured inside flameworked forms made from borosilicate glass, and ionized to produce plasma, different inert gases such as neon, krypton and xenon are made to light in a range of colors. Depending on the pressure of these gas fills, and the voltage and frequency of the electricity applied, they exhibit…

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Contemporary Gallery: McDermott Glass Studio

February 2 @ 9:30 am - October 30 @ 5:00 pm

David McDermott begins and ends most conversations with :”I’m the luckiest human on the planet!”. A Cape Cod native, McDermott may be lucky, but his success as an artist working with glass Is hard won, following years of focused training. David was raised in Sagamore and Sandwich, and declined a scholarship to the prestigious Pratt Institute of New York, instead taking a job as an apprentice engraver at Pairpoint Glassworks in Sandwich when he was eighteen years old. Like many…

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March 2022

Special Exhibit: An Intimate View: Sandwich Through A Lens

March 4 @ 9:30 am - June 19 @ 5:00 pm

Explore and engage in the life of a storied, multi generational Sandwich Family through intimate photographs created by original 9 x 7 glass negatives. This exhibit includes personal notations taken from the Jones family's visitors log, artifacts from the period, and glass from the Museum collection, seen in the photos. Enjoy the vibrant, picturesque views of the town of Sandwich in an era still defined by nature, craftsmanship, and community. This exhibition is a collaboration with the Sandwich Public Library, and…

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May 2022

4th Annual SeaFair

May 21 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

May 21, 2021 ( Rain Date May 22) Please join us for this fun outdoor show/sale event. Aquatic/Nautical themed glass items will delight all who attend. This outdoor event is free to attend. Touring the museum indoors is a paid admission

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July 2022

Special Exhibit: Innovators in Glass

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

Featuring works by leading innovators in contemporary glass art today, this exhibition showcases works created with a variety of techniques, including the use of neon, plasma, digitization, as well as unique visions and perspectives on glass as sculptural medium. The contemporary works featured in this exhibition look to the future of glass as an expressive medium, while honoring their roots in classic techniques.

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October 2022

11th Annual PumpkinFest

October 22 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Please join us for this fun outdoor show/sale event. Glass Pumpkins and seasonally themed glass items will delight all who attend. This outdoor event is free to view. Touring the museum indoors is seperate and requires paid admission. Rain Date is October 23rd

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November 2022

13th Annual Glassblowers’ Christmas

November 18 @ 9:30 am - December 30 @ 5:00 pm

13th Annual Glassblowers’ Christmas: It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Featuring the hand-blown glass of Cape Cod artists beautifully displayed on our forest of Christmas trees, you are certain to find the perfect ornament for this holiday season. This is an indoor show/sale that is free to view. Touring the Glass Museum is a seperate admission.

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Special Exhibit: Light Up the World

November 18, 2022 @ 9:30 am - March 23, 2023 @ 4:00 pm

Throughout history, human beings have found ways to bring light and physiological warmth into their lives during the darkest times of the year. "Light Up the World" celebrates the utilitarian and artistic translations of these traditions, through both historical and contemporary glass objects.

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