Exhibitions & Programming

Currently On View in the Agnes Varis Art Center


  • February 1st - April 1st, 2017

As an exhibition theme, Dead Horse Bay offers a chance to examine reuse of glass, the history of glassware in consumer goods, and how the sonic and tactile experience with glass at the place, in all its luminous colors, can be an unexpected muse.

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  • March 29th - May 6th, 2017

Every two years UrbanGlass presents work by artists who have recently received their MFA. Proposals are submitted by artists from around the country and a jury selects 4 artists to present new bodies of work during the exhibition. 

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  • May 16th, 9:30 – 11:00 pm

Join us to celebrate 40 years of UrbanGlass at the 2017 Gala After Party! Enjoy desserts and drinks in our spectacular 17,000 square foot glassblowing studios in Downtown Brooklyn while enjoying a performance by artist Deborah Czeresko and a crew of all female glass blowers. This spectacular display of artistry and excitement is not to be missed!

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  • May 20th, 7:00 – 8:30 pm

In Bylta visual artist Alli Hoag and musician Tinna Thorsteinsdóttir collaborate in a performance in the glassblowing studio that asks the question “How can a musical performance create a physical residue?” “In what ways can we make glass and music collide?”

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  • May 24th - July 30th, 2017

Since 2013 Aaron Pexa has been making video works that are informed by his previous career in architecture and urban planning. Aaron Pexa: The Spoils of Annwn will present, for the first time, an multi-media installation inspired by “Preiddeu Annwn,” an epic poem found in the Book of Taliesen, one of the most famous Middle Welsh manuscripts. 

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