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The History of the Glass Making Industry in America

September 18, 2022, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (US Central)

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Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building

Nancy Smith and Kathy Piersma from Grand Rapids, MI will present a program describing the various aspects and designs of Early American Pattern Glass. They will also describe how glass was used to teach children the ABC’s, counting and nursery rhymes. The program will be followed by an Early American Pattern Glass identification session for visitors. Visitors are welcome to bring up to three pressed glass objects they are seeking to know more about.  Smith and Piersma are both Questers, dealers in Early American Pattern Glass, and both have been on the Board of the Early American Pattern Glass Society. All visitors bringing glass into the museum will need to sign a waiver absolving University Museums, Iowa State University of any liability or loss.

In conjunction with Reflections of Iowa: the History of Iowa Questers through Glass.

Brunnier Art Museum
1805 Center Dr., 295 Scheman Building


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