Muskegon Friends of Art fall lecture series to feature “Art Glass”

Business News |Jul 30, 2018|2 min read

Muskegon, MI—The Muskegon Friends of Art presents their ArtSmarts! 2018 Fall Lecture Series: ART GLASS on three Wednesday evenings in September at the Muskegon Museum of Art (MMA). This program supports art education at the MMA.



ArtSmarts! 2018 Fall Lecture Schedule



September 12
Studio Glass: Origins
Speaker: Corey Hampson, President of Habatat Galleries of Royal Oak and President of the Michigan Glass Collecting Alliance



September 19
Glass Life, Detroit Glass Community
Speaker: Brent Swanson, Director of the Flint Institute of Arts new and highly regarded glass program

Dale Chihuly, American, born 1941
Cobalt Blue Persian Set with Cadmium Red Lip Wraps, 1992, blown and shaped glass. Gift of the SPX Corporation, 2002


September 26
From the Hot Shop to Everyday Spaces: A look at the installation work of Dale Chihuly
Speaker: James Milostan, Collections Manager at the Muskegon Museum of Art and previous member of renowned studio glass artist Dale Chihuly’s installation team



ArtSmarts! lectures take place at the Muskegon Museum of Art auditorium at 7:00 pm. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Cost for the complete lecture series is $45 per person and $30 per person for members of the MMA Friends of Art. Individual lectures will be $15 per person at the door. Registration forms are available at the MMA Museum Store or call 231-720-2580.



Friends of Art is a non-profit organization founded to promote the study and appreciation of the visual arts and to support the Muskegon Museum of Art. The Friends of Art has been in existence for nearly 100 years. Membership in the Friends of Art is exclusively open to members of the Muskegon Museum of Art.



The Muskegon Museum of Art is located at 296 W. Webster Ave., in downtown Muskegon. Visitor information is available at or 231-720-2570.
Muskegon Museum of Art