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Fireworks of Glass

COVID-19 Safety Exhibit Updates:
A few low-touch interactive elements within Fireworks of Glass are open. These touchable elements are sanitized by staff frequently, and sanitizing wipes are provided for your use. New programming offered several times a day will invite visitors to discover the story behind the impressive 43-foot glass structure and Pergola Ceiling containing thousands of Dale Chihuly creations. The following high-touch elements are closed or have been removed for your health and safety:
  • The revolving bench beneath the Pergola Ceiling is closed.

All Children's Museum exhibits will have capacity limits. Museum staff will monitor occupancy and if capacity is reached, staff will admit visitors to the exhibit when others leave.

Fireworks of Glass will be closed for cleaning several times throughout the day. Pick up a handout of the day's cleaning times when you arrive at the museum.

Fireworks of Glass

A Breathtaking 43-Foot Tower

You won’t be able to take your eyes off this beauty! The colossal blown glass tower is one of the largest permanent sculptures by renowned artist Dale Chihuly. Featuring over 3,200 stunning pieces of brilliant blown glass, the tower rises above a glass ceiling and can be viewed from all sides.

Starts on the Lower Level.

Sculpt Away!

Relax on a revolving platform and gaze up at the magnificent glass ceiling. Learn to identify the different shapes and forms used by Chihuly. Create your own colorful sculpture from plastic shapes that mirror the originals. Blow glass virtually or explore glassblowing on our computers.

Artwork © Chihuly Studio. All Rights Reserved.

Upcoming Events

Fireworks of Glass - Tools of the Trade

Explore the tools used by glassblowers to create glass sculptures. Details

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