Museum of Connecticut Glass


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Upcoming Events

• The Museum's annual meeting will be held Saturday, January 28, 2023 (snow date, Sunday, January 29); Board meets 11:00-12:30 with election of board members and officers; potluck luncheon 12:30-1:30 for members and their guests; keynote speaker Tom Marshall, "More Uncovered Facts About the Pitkin Glass Works," 1:30-2:30. The public is invited to the speaker event. The Lodge, 172 Lake St, Coventry. Members, come and hear about all the progress we have made at the Museum during 2022 AND upcoming plans for 2023. Questions about the annual meeting may be directed to the Museum secretary, Andrea Palmer. Or contact the webmaster.

• OPEN HOUSES from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. are generally held on the third Saturday of the month May through October. The public is invited to visit the Museum, 289 North River Road, Coventry, and view the historic Captain Turner house and the 1935 barn. Museum board members will describe the glass-manufacturing process and the importance of glass in the early Connecticut economy. The event is free; donations are accepted. We have a special table of old and unique bottles from which visitors can choose four bottles for a $3.00 donation. Some other bottles and books are also available, and your purchases help support the museum. Rain or shine. Questions may be directed to the webmaster.

To see photos of previous Glass and Bottle Shows shows, choose which year to view:

2019 2018 2017 2016
2015 2014 2013 2012
2011 2010 pre-2010

Photos of previous Annual Meetings:

2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
2012 2012 pre-2012


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