In this virtual event, the prestigious 2021 Rakow Commission will be unveiled for the first time. Hear from the artist about their practice and the commissioned work, then watch the premiere of a short documentary video about the creation of the 2021 Rakow Commission.
The Museum's annual Rakow Commission supports the development of new works of art in glass, and was established through the generosity of the late Dr. and Mrs. Leonard S. Rakow, who were Museum Fellows, friends, and benefactors of the Museum. The program provides $25,000 for the selected recipient artist each year, and the commissioned work enters the Museum's permanent collection.
The Rakow Commission encourages artists working in glass to venture into new areas that they might otherwise be unable to explore because of financial limitations. Since 1989, recipients have ranged from emerging to established artists.
Bring your questions for a Q&A with the artist.
The event is free, and registration is required.