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Marian E. Smith Glass Collection Reception & Demonstration of Ancient Egyptian Glass Technique

JOIN US FOR A RECEPTION! | The Museum of Art/WSU hopes you will join us to celebrate the Marian E. Smith Glass Collection at a reception which will include a demonstration of the ancient Egyptian art of glass blowing, April 27, 2016. This event will begin at 4:00 pm and end at 5:30 pm and will be held on the main floor atrium of the CUE (Smith Center for Undergraduate Education). There is no admission fee.

This event is honoring student research of the Marian E. Smith Glass Collection, edited and organized by Dr. Hallie G. Meredith, a professor of the WSU Fine Arts department, in collaboration with the Museum of Art/WSU. The reception will be followed by an ancient Egyptian glass demonstration.  The Material Advantage Club and Dr. John McCloy, Assoc. Professor in the School of Mechanical & Materials Eng.; Joint appointee Pacific NW National Lab will be facilitating the demonstration.

ANCIENT EGYPTIAN GLASS BLOWING DEMONSTRATION | To learn more about our demonstration of the ancient Egyptian glass core-formed technique, please view this 2 minute video.

LOCATION | Main floor atrium of The Smith Center for Undergraduate Education (CUE), located south of the CUB and Martin Stadium, just behind the police station off Terrell Mall.

CONTACT | For more information please phone Dr. Hallie G. Meredith at 509-335-7043.

A special thanks to Marian E. Smith, Samuel H. and Patricia W. Smith and the Members of the Museum of Art for their continued support.


Monday, April 18, 12-1pm, Museum of Art / Washington State University

Looking to give your arts career a boost? In this free one-hour presentation, Artist Trust Spokane Program Coordinator and artist Anne-Claire Mitchell gives you the scoop on how Artist Trust can help. You’ll learn how Artist Trust serves Washington State Artists of all disciplines and how you can use these programs and resources to advance your arts business. A Q&A session will follow the presentation.

Anne-Claire Mitchell Artist Trust

Anne-Claire Mitchell, Artist Trust, Spokane Program Coordinator

Anne-Claire coordinates professional development and assists with Artist Trust grant-making support programs in Spokane County. She was born and raised in Spokane. She has worked as a project coordinator in the renewable energy industry, generating project and funding opportunities in Eastern WA. She co-founded the Richmond Art Collective (RAC) in downtown Spokane and also manages operations at RAC’s primary exhibition space. Anne-Claire is an artist herself. Her practice is cross-disciplinary, intersecting 2-D work, digital media, and music, especially through collaboration. She’s involved with several Spokane-based arts organizations and programs including INK ArtsSpace, Girl’s Rock Lab, Spokane Women in Art & Media, the Downtown Spokane Murals Project, and the Laboratory Spokane Artist Residency.