Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Tacoma, WA

There is always something new to do at Escapees Chapter Rallies. Today Columbia River SKPs toured the Museum of Glass (art) in Tacoma, WA. Glass has been a stable item for thousands of years. Recently (more than 30 yrs ago) artists transformed glass into spectacular works of art.

“The bridge is the gateway that welcomes people to Tacoma. We wanted something unique in the world, something that is full of color and offers a joyous experience to passersby both night and day.”—Dale Chihuly -- The ceiling is a spectacular display of an underwater sea - made all of glass. For more information:

At the Hot Shop we saw a team of glass artists create a glass watering can. With a variety of furnaces (2000 F), tables and tools......

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