University Museums: Go Beyond the Glass

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Topic -- Magical Material: Sculpture of Dale Chihuly

Presenters -- Allison Sheridan, University Museums Collections Manager and Lilah Anderson, University Museums Educator of Visual Literacy

 “I want people to be overwhelmed with light and color in some way that they’ve never experienced” – Dale Chihuly

Popular contemporary artist Dale Chihuly lets “glass be the guide” in his life and work. Enjoy several Chihuly glass sculptures from the Brunnier Art Museums, ISU, as staff from the museum present. Studio work and large-scale regional, national and international installations will be discussed.

Provided in partnership with Ames Public Library and Iowa State University Museums.

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