Join Mobile Glassblowing Studios and the Glass Art Society for an engaging symposium on Friday, April 6th, 2018!
Registration is free through this link: https://mgbs-spark.eventbrite.com. Registered participants will receive a name badge, exclusive discounts at local restaurants, and the opportunity to purchase limited-edition event T-shirts.
This event is part of a full weekend of offerings, both free and ticketed, which can be found in our Event listings, and in the overview description here: https://www.facebook.com/events/578699479131744/
Schedule and details for Glass Symposium:
Location: The Carnegie, 111 S. Jackson St. Americus, GA 31709
9:00 - 9:30a | Check-in/Registration for Glass Symposium
9:30 - 9:45a | Welcome from GAS & Mobile Glassblowing Studios (MGBS)
9:45 - 10:15a | Americus Glass History: 1969 - now
10:15 - 10:45a | MGBS History Presentation: Bringing history into the future
10:45 - 11:00a | BREAK
11 - 11:30a | Green energy options: Timm Muth of Jackson County Green Energy Park
11:30a - 12:30p | Unique Perspectives: Panel on Dragon Furnace Potential: featuring Freddie Blache, Devan Cole, Jesse Durham, Grant Garmezy, George-ann Greth, and Devon Murphy (FCAC)
12:30 - 12:45p | BREAK - head to Lenny's Market, 110 N. Hampton St., Downtown Americus
12:45 - 1:15p | Veggie oil furnace intro & lighting at Lenny's Market – Timm Muth & MGBS
After the Symposium, participants are invited to visit the Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) Art Department before the next event begins at 4pm.