Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection

4. MUSEUMS GLASS COLLECTIONS AND EXHIBITIONS

The following pages are about Museums’ Glass Collections and Special Past Exhibitions at Museums with Glass. The museums are arranged by the countries they are in.  The links below will take you to our blog features – click on “active link”.

USA

THE YALE UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY, ANCIENT ROMAN GLASS COLLECTION (active link)

Highlights from Yale’s ancient glass collection.

ANCIENT ROMAN GLASS AT THE PRINCETON UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM(active link)

A wonderful ancient glass collection in the University Art Museum.

JERUSALEM 1000–1400: EVERY PEOPLE UNDER HEAVEN (active link)

Exhibition was at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

ROMAN GLASS FROM THE KOREAN KINGDOM OF SILLA (active link)

Exhibition was at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

NEWARK MUSEUM’S ANCIENT GLASS COLLECTION(active link)

This is Eugene Schaefer collection of ancient glass comprised of over 125 pieces of ancient glass from 1500 BC Egypt through Greece, Roman and the Islamic cultures through 1200 AD.

FIRE AND LIGHT EXHIBITION AT THE NEWARK MUSEUM (active link)

Exhibition was at The Newark Museum

METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART (NEW YORK) (active link)

The following Departments with glass collections are listed:

American Wing

Byzantine and early European

Greek and Roman

Islamic Art

The Robert Lehman Collection, European glass from 15th -17th C

THE NEW YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY, GLASS COLLECTION (active link)

American glass of the 19th and 20th century.

BROOKLYN MUSEUM (active link)

Roman glass collection at the Brooklyn Museum, New York

THE CLOISTERS MUSEUM AND GARDENS IN NORTHERN MANHATTAN (active link)

This museum is part of The Metropolitan Museum of Art and has medieval glass, art and architecture.

“TIFFANY GLASS: PAINTING WITH COLOR AND LIGHT: ” AT LAFAYETTE COLLEGE (active link)

 

THE TOLEDO MUSEUM OF ART, GLASS COLLECTION (active link)

 

THE PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART, GLASS COLLECTION (active link)

 

MEDIEVAL GLASS FOR POPES,PRINCES AND PEASANTS(active link)

Exhibition was at the Corning Museum of Glass

PAUL GETTY MUSEUM (active link)

The above link will take you both museums:

The Getty Villa in Malibu

The Getty Center in Los Angeles

ANCIENT GLASS FROM KARANIS A FIRST CENTURY GRECO-ROMAN TOWN IN EGYPT (active link)

Found in: The Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

THE SAN DIEGO MUSEUM OF ART ROMAN, ROMAN GLASS COLLECTION (active link)

 

CORNING MUSEUM OF GLASS (active link)

This museum has a large diverse collection of glass from ancient to modern in Corning, NY.

THE LEGION OF HONOR MUSEUM (active link)

The Legion of Honor is part of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. They have a fine glass collection of about 3,400 objects of which 114 are ancient Roman and Islamic.

United Kingdom

THE BRITISH MUSEUM: POST ROMAN AND MEROVINGIAN GLASS 5TH – 7TH C (active link)

 

THE VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM GLASS COLLECTION (active link)

This museum has a large diverse collections of glass from ancient to modern.

THE FITZWILLIAM MUSEUM, CAMBRIDGE UK(active link)

Fitzwilliam Museum’s glass collection comprises over 1000 pieces from ancient to modern

MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY, CAMBRIDGE UK(active link)

The Museum holds archaeological finds from every part of the inhabited world. The glass collection is from ancient Roman through medieval and post-medieval. Some of the  finds are from sites within Cambridge.

France

PARIS AND NORTHERN FRANCE (active link)

The following Museum are on the above link:

The Musée de Picardie

The Louvre

The Musee d Archeologie Nationale

National Museum of the Renaissance

Musée des Arts décoratifs in Paris France

Museum of Antiquities in Rouen

 

 

Germany

FRAGILE LUXURY at THE ROMAN-GERMANIC MUSEUM IN COLOGNE (active link)

A very large collection of Roman and later glass from the Cologne area.

THE HENTRICH GLASS MUSEUM (active link)

This museum in Düsseldorf, has a diverse collection of glass.

ROMAN MUSEUM IN ST. ANTHONY’S CHAPEL IN AUGSBURG, GERMANY (active link)

A small Roman glass collection found in situ.

 

 

Netherlands

ROMAN GLASS EXHIBITION IN HEERLEN HOLLAND (active link)

The Roman glass in this exhibition was from private collectors.

THE RIJKSMUSEUM IN AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS (active link)

Collections of Roemers, Wald Glass, and Facon de Venise glass from The Netherlands

 

 

Israel

THE ERETZ ISRAEL MUSEUM-GLASS PAVILION (active link)

 

 

%d bloggers like this: