June 8 – October 13, 2024

Explore the seven-acre MSV gardens and discover 30 larger-than-life glass sculptures of flowers, insects, and more! This beautiful outdoor exhibition features the work of Craig Mitchell Smith, one of America’s most innovative kiln-glass artists. Gardens of Glass highlights include a chandelier of 600 autumn-colored glass leaves suspended from a maple tree, a 16-foot-tall stainless-steel dandelion topped with a iridescent glass puffball, and a sculpture inspired by apple blossoms, created just for the MSV exhibition.

Gardens of Glass opens on June 8 and will be on view in the MSV gardens through October 13, 2024.

Exhibition fee (includes gallery admission): $15, $10 youth (13–18)/senior (60+), $5 for ages 5–12, free to ages 4 & under, and free to MSV members. Discount admission tickets are available online at this link. The MSV is a Museums for All participant and offers free general admission to those receiving food assistance (must present EBT card at admissions to enjoy Museums for All benefit). Note: while MSV gallery admission is always free to ages 12 & under and free to all on Wednesdays, these free-admission offers do not include Gardens of Glass or the house & gardens from June 8–October 13, 2024.


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