Winter BreakName: Winter BreakDate: February 16, 2019 - February 23, 2019Event Description:
Shake off the snow and stop into the Museum during winter break. Find lots of family-friendly activities that will keep both you and the kids happy and busy. Admission for kids and teens (17 and under) is always free, and local residents (living in ZIP codes beginning with 148, 149, or 169) can visit for just $10, making the full line-up of events and activities an affordable option for families of all sizes.
Make Your Own Glass
Enjoy extended Make Your Own Glass hours. Try your hand at glassmaking (additional fee). Projects exist for all ages. We recommend booking ahead of time.
You Design It; We Make It!
Submit a drawing of something you’d like to see come alive in glass. At select Hot Glass Demos throughout the day, glassmakers will choose a drawing and make that piece from start to finish.
Watch as expert glassmakers transform molten glass into beautiful objects at the live, narrated Hot Glass Demos. Don’t miss the Flameworking, Glass Breaking, and Optical Fiber Demos. All demonstrations are included in the cost of admission.
Glass in the Round Tours
Join our docents to explore our collection with special stops to include interesting marbles, paperweights, and other spherical objects.
The Glass Round Up
Ready to use your super-sleuthing abilities? See if you can find some of our favorite round objects in the galleries. You might even find some favorites of your own while you search.
Winter Wonders Gallery Hunt
Explore the galleries to find objects inspired by the winter season. Search for stars, boots, holly, and more.
Glass Snow Family
Don’t miss our adorable life-size snow family, including Pi-Rex the snow dog—guaranteed not to melt indoors, on view in the Museum Shops.