Exhibitions & Programming

Upcoming in the Agnes Varis Art Center


  • November 21st - January 10th, 2015

Inspired by Italo Calvino’s short stories, mythology, and current technological advances, Alli Hoag’s glass and mixed media exhibition, The Distance of the Moon, explores the need to reach for the far away and how to negotiate with bridging that space.

 

Opening reception: November 21, 6 - 8 pm

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  • November 21st, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Manuel Gorkiewicz

UrbanGlass|ware is pleased to present a new edition by Austrian artist Manuel Gorkiewicz. Curated by Rome-based curatorial agency GoldenRuler, and hand blown by maestro Davide Fuin in Murano, the glasses and carafe are loosely based on a famous series by Adolf Loos for Lobmeyr. 
 

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  • December 6th, 12:00 – 7:00 pm

Join us from 12-7pm for an afternoon shopping event in the Agnes Varis Art Center. 20+ artists from the UrbanGlass studios will be selling their handmade creations, perfect for holiday gifting! 
 

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  • December 6th, 12:00 – 7:00 pm

UrbanGlass will usher in the holiday season with an Open Studio event on December 6th from 12 - 7 pm.  Come see amazing glassblowing demonstrations, activities in all our studios, and check out our Holiday Bazaar jewelry sale in the Agnes Varis Arts Center.

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  • January 21st - March 7th, 2015

Material Location has two aims. First, to catalogue the range of glassmaking activities in New York City, both within and outside of the hub of UrbanGlass. Secondly, to explore the state-the conceptual location-of glassmaking and glass thinking at this time. To these ends, the artists included in Material Location explore a range of processes and conceptual approaches related to glass.

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