• 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

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.