2018 Year of Glass

Dale Chihuly Mosaic Persian exhibit Dale Chihuly Mosaic Persian exhibit

Dale Chihuly’s Mosaic Persian (detail), 1998

To honor the 10th Anniversary of the Myrna and Sheldon Palley Pavilion for Contemporary Glass and Studio Arts, the Lowe Art Museum has designated 2018 as the Year of Glass.

The cornerstone of this year-long celebration is the renovation and reinstallation of the Pavilion, and the launch of a biannual Glass Artist Lecture.

Year of Glass Program

Installation of Dale Chihuly’s Mosaic Persian in the Lowe’s Rose and Albert H. Friedman Lobby: Spring 2018

ArtLab @ the Lowe glass-inspired exhibition: April 19, 2018 – March 31, 2019

New work from Venetian master glass artist Giampaolo Seguso: October 18, 2018 – March 27, 2019

Highlights from the Collection of Robert and Florence Werner: October 18, 2018 – March 27, 2019

Palley Lecture Series - Clifford Rainey: November 8, 2018

Additional glass-related programming will continue throughout the year to include tours, Community Days, Teacher Workshops, themed activities during the Lowe After Hours social events, and other education and engagement events.

Deep thanks to Myrna and Sheldon Palley for their generous support of the Pavilion, the biannual Palley Lecture Series, and the Year of Glass.

Pavilion External Facade 

The Myrna and Sheldon Palley Pavilion for Contemporary Glass and Studio Arts