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New Bedford Museum of Glass on Wednesday at 11 AM

Join us for a docent-led tour of the
New Bedford Museum of Glass

Sign-up deadline: Thursday, April 18th by 9 PM.

During the Victorian era, New Bedford was renowned as the “Art Glass Headquarters of the Country.” Rose Amber glass, Crown Milano, Royal Flemish, Burmese, and Lava glass are just a few of the exotic lines developed in New Bedford. Many fine examples are represented in the museum’s 7,000-piece collection, which surveys the history of glass from ancient times to the present day. Antique tools, including a 7-foot tall glass press, will help us explore the fascinating technology of working glass. Dazzling masterpieces by Tiffany, Steuben, Lalique, Baccarat, Sandwich, Swarovski, Waterford, and many other celebrated makers will allow us to admire the beauty of this art. Of particular interest is the Crystal Kingdom, an extensive collection of glass animals. 
Lunch will be available at The Black Whale Restaurant, 104 Co-Op Wharf (Pier 3), New Bedford, MA 02740.  Phone: 1-508-990-7100.  Price range $15 - $20.  The restaurant overlooks the harbor and the scallop fishing boats.

To register click REGISTER above, OR
email, OR
call 781-283-0417, ext. 2.
Let us know if you will stay for lunch,
can drive a carpool, or need a ride.

Entrance fee of $8 ($10 if under 10 registrants)
payable by cash (exact change) or
check made out to Maureen Donlon.

NB:  The museum is on the lower level of the building, accessible by stairs only.

Wednesday, April 24, 2024, 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC-05:00)
New England Museum of Glass
James Arnold Mansion, Lower Level
427 County Street
New Bedford, MA  02740

Additional Info:
Maureen A Donlon
Registration is required
Payment In Full At Event Only
Attendees pay for their own charges

Wellesley Neighbors,  PO Box 812609 , Wellesley, MA 02482   (781) 283-0417
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