Dale Chihuly Glass Sculpture Inspiration

“Fireworks of Glass” is the largest permanent sculpture of blown glass by renowned glass artist Dale Chihuly. This 43-foot tower mesmerizes children and adults alike at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. If you’re curious about the art of glass blowing and how it’s done, visit “Fireworks of Glass” at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis website, where there are all kinds of ways to learn more about master artist Dale Chihuly and his amazing art. And if you’re able to visit the museum in person – even better! Watch this 4 minute video of CBS Early Show news anchor, Erica Hill, as she gets a personal glass blowing lesson at Chihuly’s Seattle studio.

 Dale Chihuly’s “Fireworks of Glass” at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis



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8 Responses to Dale Chihuly Glass Sculpture Inspiration

  1. Hannah- Art.Paper.Scissors.Glue! March 6, 2011 at 7:40 pm #

    I heart Dale Chihuly.. thanks for the great references!

  2. artworks_studio March 6, 2011 at 8:23 pm #

    I have been lucky enough to experience two of Dale Chihuly's exhibits! I love doing a unit on glass blowing with my students!

  3. Prairie Mother March 7, 2011 at 5:59 am #

    I love Chihuly too! The Indianapolis Children's Museum has a permanent 3 story high Chihuly sculpture that is fabulous along with hands on activities for the kids to understand his work.

  4. Anonymous March 7, 2011 at 8:28 am #

    If you head over to The Crafty Crow blog, you'll find a faux glass art sculpture. http://www.thecraftycrow.net/2011/02/faux-stained-glass-sculpture.html

  5. Hannah- Art.Paper.Scissors.Glue! March 8, 2011 at 5:49 pm #

    I just checked out that link with the faux glass art sculpture- HOW COOL!! Thanks Anonymous!

  6. TeachKidsArt March 8, 2011 at 8:16 pm #

    I agree, Hannah…. very cool! Can't wait to try that one! Thanks for sharing that, Anonymous!!

  7. SMMART ideas April 26, 2011 at 12:26 am #

    Just enjoyed a piece at the Auburn University Fine Art Museum…perfect timing for this clip. Thanks for sharing!


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