Richmond Art Center Will Host Panel Discussion on Hottest Trends in Glass Art


The Richmond Art Center (RAC) has is hosting a panel discussion, “Studio Glass: Trends and Influences,” Sunday, July 16 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at 2540 Barrett Ave. in Richmond.

Held in connection with the RAC’s summer exhibition, “Glass Currents,” the discussion will focus on the hottest current trends in glass art and will be moderated by JoAnn Edwards, the director of the Museum of Craft and Design in San Francisco.

Panelists will be Dorothy Saxe, Joe Morel, Randy Strong and Steven Aldrich. The free event is open to the public.

“Glass Currents” is a national exhibition spotlighting works from rising as well as renowned glass artists connected to California via birth, residency, or a degree from an accredited institution.

The regional emphasis is a tribute to the pivotal role California artists played in the initial breakthrough of the Studio Glass Movement.

The exhibition is currently showcased in the RAC’s South Gallery and will remain on display through Aug. 19.

Find out more by visiting the RAC’s website at


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