Special Exhibitions

Lino Tagliapietra: Maestro of a Glass Renaissance
Through June 18, 2017

Lino Tagliapietra: Maestro of a Glass Renaissance showcases works from the past fifteen years by this world-renowned glass master. Curated with objects from private and the artist’s own collections, the show features Tagliapietra’s blown glass vessels, graceful aerial works for which the artist is renowned, and his newer two-dimensional fused glass panels.

Lino Tagliapietra: Maestro of a Glass Renaissance is being organized by the Morris Museum, in cooperation with Schantz Galleries, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, Jim Schantz and Kim Saul, owners. The exhibition is being curated by Alexandra Willis, Curator at the Morris Museum and Jim Schantz, Director of Schantz Galleries.

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Generous support for Lino Tagliapietra: Maestro of a Glass Renaissance is provided by the Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass. Additional support is provided by Schantz Galleries and Heller Gallery.

Image: Lino Tagliapietra, Angel Tear, Blown Glass, 2011. 

Fresh Perspectives
Through June 4, 2017

The annual Fresh Perspectives juried exhibition began in 1989 to give artistically accomplished high school students a professionally organized museum exhibition experience and to recognize art teachers for their encouragement and the effective teaching of these talented student artists.

Alexis Bonavitacola:
The Beauty of Alcohol Inks…and Beyond
Through June 12, 2017

Contemporary artist Alexis Bonavitacola creates art that captures energy, movement, and flow. This exhibition includes examples of the artist’s dream-like alcohol ink paintings and vibrant encaustic wax art.

Image: Alexis Bonavitacola, Flowerbomb, Alcohol Ink.

Albert Green Pottery:
From the Morris Museum Collection
Through June 23, 2017

The works of Albert Green, Master Potter (1914–1994) reflect the artist’s inspiration by Asian ceramics through self-taught, painterly techniques and a subtle sense of earthly color. His personal recreation of Kuan glazes of the Sung Dynasty (A.D. 960–1279) and his harmonious style make him an internationally known master in the field of stoneware, pottery, and ceramic.

Image: Albert Green (1914-1994), Bottles and Tea Bowl, Gift of Hortense Green.