• 2020 - 2021 CALENDAR •

(All regular meetings are held at Aldersgate United Methodist Church)

 


                                2020
 
(NO JANUARY MEETING)

FEBRUARY 11, 2020 (Tuesday) 11:00 AM Refreshments & Glass Study
11:30 AM Program: Lacy Glass: Amazing and Beautiful
 
MARCH 10, 2020 (Tuesday) 11:00 AM Refreshments & Glass Study   11:30 AM Program: "Silver Overlay Glass" (Karen Goddard)    
 
APRIL 14, 2020 (Tuesday) 11:00 AM Refreshments & Glass Study  
11:30 AM Program: "Studio Glass" (Susan Haller)
April 14 meeting cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic.
 
MAY 12, 2020 (Tuesday)  11:00 AM Refreshments & Glass Study      
11:30 AM Program: "Antique Silvered Mercury Glass: Its Genesis and Development" (Diane Lytwyn) Regularly scheduled meeting cancelled due to COVID-19. 
First WGC Zoom meeting at 11:00 AM with special guests
Bill Gudenrath (CMOG), Mary Mills (AECOM), Anne Madarasz (NAGC President), Art Reed (NAGC Vice-president).
     
MAY 23-24, 2020 (Saturday/Sunday) 
45th Annual Westchester Glass Club Collectors Show & Sale
at Heritage Hotel in Southbury, CT (Exit 15 off I-84)
May 23-24 Annual Show cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic.
 
JUNE 9, 2020 (Tuesday) Annual field trip cancelled due to COVID-19.
Annual Meeting via Zoom at 11:00 AM with viewing of NBMOG 
educational video of Kirk Nelson and Ross Nelson reviewing new
acquisitions and brief tour of new NBMOG site.

JULY 14, 2020 (Tuesday) 11:00 AM Zoom meeting with Kirk Nelson
offering an extended walking tour of the new NBMOG site.
 
AUGUST 11, 2020 (Tuesday) 11:00 AM Zoom meeting with special tour
of the new Tiffany glass exhibit at CMOG by Alexandra Ruggiero, 
Curator of Modern Glass. Link for recording of Zoom meeting:
(Copy and use password.  Ll4Ccn+W  - be aware of low case 'L' for
second element in password)
https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/3OdsH5v_7GVIQav27Xj0XIp6E4bhaaa8g3QerPUNyBojq9BbOVJKI8xvPcGpEMRd

SEPTEMBER 8, 2020 (Tuesday) 11:00 AM (EST) Zoom meeting with Christina Westpheling, Director of Education & Community Engagement at the Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington, talking about the modern glass of the Pilchuck Glass School.

OCTOBER 13, 2020 (Tuesday) 11:00 AM (EST) Zoom meeting with well-known glass book author, Tom Felt, to talk about the extensive Steuben glass collection at the Museum of American Glass in West Virginia. And a special recorded visit with Max and Kitty Erlacher at their new shop on West Market Street, Corning. Max is renowned glass engraver.

NOVEMBER 10, 2020 (Tuesday) 11:00 AM (EST) Zoom meeting with Dr. Larry Everett of the National Museum of Cambridge Glass talking about the "COLORS OF CAMBRIDGE".

DECEMBER, 2020: DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED

                                  2021

JANUARY 12, 2021 (Tuesday) 11:00 AM (EST) Zoom meeting with Dean Six from the Blenko Glass Company, Milton, West Virginia.

FEBRUARY 9, 2021 (Tuesday) 11:00 AM (EST) Zoom meeting from the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.

NOTE - Beginning in March, meetings will be held the 4th Tuesday of each month, rather than the 2nd Tuesday, as in the past.

MARCH 23, 2021 (Tuesday) 11:00 AM (EST) Zoom meeting from the Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass, Neenah, Wisconsin.

APRIL 27, 2021 (Tuesday) 11:00 AM 9 (EST) Zoom meeting tour of the 
New Bedford Museum of Glass by Kirk Nelson.

MAY 25, 2021 (Tuesday) 11:00 AM (EST) Zoom meeting visit to the
(Anna Safley) Houston Museum of Decorative Arts in Chattanooga, TN

JUNE 22, 2021 (Tuesday) 11:00 AM (EST) Zoom meeting for all to be included in a WGC social "Madlib" word game.

JULY 27, 2021 (Tuesday) 11:00 AM (EST) Zoom meeting and tour with Sophie Ong, Hirsch Curatorial Fellow at the Toledo Museum of Art.

AUGUST 24, 2021 (Tuesday) 11:00 AM (EST) Zoom meeting tour of the current exhibition "Fire & Vine: The Story of Glass and Wine" at the Corning Museum of Glass. Linnea Seidling, Assistant Curator, will take us on the tour.

SEPTEMBER 27, 2021 (Tuesday) 11:00 AM (EST) Zoom meeting tour of the Hillwood Estate, Gardens & Museums, Washington D.C.  Marjorie Merriweather Post assembled the largest collection of Imperial Art outside of Russia, including 90 pieces of Faberge, including two Faberge Eggs. She was married to Joseph E. Davies, the American Ambassador to Russia, when the Stalin government was selling the Tzar Romanov's possessions.

OCTOBER 26, 2021 (Tuesday) 11:00 AM (EST) Zoom meeting tour of The Museum of Glass, Tacoma, Washington.  Presentation by Curator Katie Buckingham of the Shulman Collection of glass created by Rene Lalique.

NOVEMBER 23, 2021 (Tuesday) 11:00 AM (EST) Zoom meeting presentation by Tom Felt of the Museum of Glass, West Virginia. Tom Felt, the author of several books about glass, will do a presentation on "Cobalt Glass."




NOTE REGARDING ZOOM MEETINGS: If you wish to be included, 
receive invitation, to a WGC Zoom meeting please contact James
Russell for information:  jrussell9431@sbcglobal.net


                                                     

  

 
Pictures of the May 5, 2015 WGC bus trip to White Mills, PA to visit the Dorflinger Glass Museum and the new Dorflinger Factory Museum. 
Left: James Asselstine, Chairman Glass Committee Dorflinger-Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary & owner/developer Dorflinger Factory Museum, leads a WGC group through the Dorflinger Glass Museum.
Right: Kurt Reed, curator Dorflinger Factory Museum, leads a WGC group through the Dorflinger Factory Museum & Office Building.