Beyond the Ceiling: Women of Studio Glass

May 20 through August 29, 2021

L. C. and Margaret Walker Gallery B

Nancy Callan (American, b. 1964)
Flight of the Lobster
Blown and etched glass, 2008
Purchase, through the gifts of Stephanie Dresen and an Anonymous Donor, by exchange

Beyond the Ceiling: Women of Studio Glass celebrates the contributions of women artists to the international movement of studio glass making. Enhancing the Muskegon Museum of Art’s own permanent collection with loans by contemporary women artists, this exhibition showcases a range of interests and design in glass, revealing the innovations and vision that women have contributed over the decades.

Featured artists from the MMA’s collection include Sonja Blomdahl, Nancy Callan, Debora Moore, Ingrid Račková, Sylvia Vigiletti, Kate Vogel, Ann Wolff, and Toots Zynsky.

The Blues by Ann Wolff

Ann Wolff
(German, b. 1937)
The Blues
Kiln cast glass, 2006

Debora Moore (American, b. 1960)
Blue Lady Slipper Wall Sculpture
Blown and shaped glass, 2004
Gift of the Drs. Osbie and Anita Herald Fund, Nancy Waters, and C. Corcoran Tuttle,
Photo by Frederic Reinecke

Underwritten by DTE Energy Foundation; Warner Norcross + Judd, LLP; and PNC Bank.