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Art Deco Glass from the David Huchthausen Collection

On View May 24, 2024 - September 2, 2024

Drawn from a private collection, this exhibition will include early 20th century glass by iconic European and American Art Deco studios such as René Lalique, Daum Frères, Charles Schneider, Muller Frères, Steuben Glass Works, and many others. Characterized by smooth lines, geometric shapes, and bright colors, the Art Deco glass movement began, in part, as a reaction against the elaborate and ornate style of Art Nouveau in the late 19th century. Economic austerity generated by World War I launched Art Deco into popularity, with artists, designers, and architects throughout the world adopting the style.

Click here to learn more about Art Deco Glass from our Associate Curator Lauren Nye on Scenic Roots.

 

EXHIBITION-RELATED PROGRAMS:

Art Deco Glass Exhibition Opening | Thursday, May 23, 6-7:30PM

Throwback Thursday | Thursday, June 6, 4-8PM

Art Deco Fashion | Thursday, June 20, 6-7PM

Glass Creations with Ignis Glass Studio | Thursday, June 27, 5:30-7:30PM

*Please check back monthly for updates and additional events.

 

Organized by Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA. 

 

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Image Credit: Pierre D’Avesn (French, 1901–1990), Vase with spiral design, circa 1926-1931, press-molded opal glass, 7.5 x 8.25 in. Collection of David Huchthausen, photo by Lloyd Shugart.

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