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 Toledo Glass | Libbey & America's Table: Designs that Shaped our Lives

Toledo Glass | Libbey & America's Table: Designs that Shaped our Lives

The Libbey House
2008 Scottwood Ave
Toledo, OH 43620

Thursday, October 6, 2022 | 6:30 p.m.

Lecture by Robert Zollweg, Retired Creative Director for Libbey Glass

The Libbey House Foundation is sponsoring a lecture series throughout 2022 that will highlight the rich history that has made Toledo “The Glass City.”  The lectures are part of a world-wide celebration of the International Year of Glass, as designated by the United Nations.

Each of the planned lectures will focus on a different aspect of glass in Toledo.  The lectures will be held at the former home of Edward Drummond Libbey, the city’s only National Historic Landmark, as well as at other venues.

Speakers will include historians, glass industry executives, researchers, curators, and collectors.  The series will focus on Toledo’s unique role in fostering the development of both industrial glass and art glass.

The cost is of each lecture is $10, which includes a wine and cheese reception.  Proceeds will go to the Libbey House Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of the Edward Drummond and Florence Scott Libbey house in Toledo’s Historic Old West End. Space is limited to the first 50 people. Sign up soon to reserve your place.

All Spring Lecture Series are listed below:

Thursday, October 6 | "Libbey & America's Table: Designs that Shaped our Lives" by Robert Zollweg

Thursday, October 13 | "The Studio Glass Movement: Born in Toledo" by Diane Wright from Toledo Museum of Art

Thursday, October 20 | "Connecting Glass to our World" by Alli Hoag from Bowling Green State University

Thursday, October 28 | "The Glass Pavilion & TMA" by Adam Levine from Toledo Museum of Art.


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