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Behind the Glass Lecture | Ornaments

Glass Christmas ornaments, now an essential part of many holiday celebrations, had their humble beginnings in Lauscha, Germany. Experience that origin story and discover how they spread across globe, a migration that includes a special connection to Corning, New York.

Regan Brumagen, Reference & Visitor Services Librarian, and Kelly Conway, Curator of American Glass join Marcie Davis, importer and Lauscha, Germany tour leader and CMoG flameworker Eric Goldschmidt for a special program and demonstration about the glass holiday ornaments that have made celebrations sparkle for years.