Refract: The Seattle Glass Experience returns Oct. 14-17 as our region’s luminaries of glass art come out to shine with special events, epic exhibitions, parties, studio tours, intriguing demos and opportunities to connect with artists working in this fascinating medium.
Explore why Seattle is the heart of the U.S. studio glass art movement at a variety of events:
- GATHER at Chihuly Garden and Glass: explore the Exhibition at night. Food and drink specials will be available in the outdoor Art Plaza, plus glassblowing demonstrations and special programming.
- A private tour & documentary screening at the Lino Tagliapietra Seattle Showroom. Enjoy the Maestro’s Seattle Showroom for a full day of glass, bites, and aperitifs. Celebrate glass in style while viewing the Maestro’s recent documentary, Lino Tagliapietra: The Making of a Maestro | The Greatest Glassblower in History.
- The Western Neon School of Art group exhibition.
- Sip and mingle while enjoying a live collaboration between the Glass Eye artisan glassblowing team and visiting artist and friend, Squire Broel.
- Pilchuck Glass School’s 43rd Annual Auction & Gala in Fremont.
- Pike Place Market glass artist showcase. This free event explores the Market’s incredible glass artists craft tables and offers and chance to purchase something to take home to start or add to your glass collection
Learn more and purchase tickets: refractseattle.org