Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Women Itinerant Glassworkers

Presentation Description

At a time when women were expected to stay home and care for family, women itinerant glassworkers were breaking boundaries. Although most glassworkers were men, some of the most prominent and popular performers were women. These artisans stepped out of the kitchen and onto the public stage, traveling the world to entertain and educate crowds with live glassmaking shows. Learn about these women and how they navigated their careers in the spotlight.

Presentation Summary

    • Length: 60 minutes, including Q&A