Corning Museum's GlassBarge Makes a Stop in Fairport Friday, July 20 through Sunday, July 22.
In addition to sharing the story of glassmaking in Corning, the GlassBarge tour emphasizes the continued role of New York’s waterways in shaping the state’s industry, culture, and community. GlassBarge is the 2018 signature event for the statewide celebration of the Erie Canal Bicentennial. The GlassBarge journey will also be celebrated back in Corning with a re-installation of the Crystal City Gallery, which shares the story of how Corning became one of the premier centers for glass cutting in the United States
GlassBarge will be open for free glassblowing demonstrations from 11 am to 6 pm daily. All demos are approximately 30 minutes long.
How to visit GlassBarge:
Registration is strongly encouraged. 100 seats are held for advanced ticketing at the link below. Reserve your free ticket by selecting your preferred day and demo time. Registration will be available four to six weeks prior to each stop. Please only make a reservation for the demo you plan to attend.
Limited additional seating is available for walk-up registration on the day of the event. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Sign up for your free walk-up ticket at the registration tent located adjacent to the GlassBarge.
See the show from shore. Limited seating and standing areas are available on shore for walk-up and mobility impaired visitors. No ticket is required, although you are encouraged to stop by the registration tent to receive a coupon for discounted admission to The Corning Museum of Glass.
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