Hot Glass Show on the Baltic Sea

G Brian cuts glass off Taryn's pipe for create the foot of his platter.

The Museum collaborates with Celebrity Cruises to tell the world about glass. Celebrity Solstice, Celebrity Equinox, and Celebrity Eclipse each include a hotshop on the top deck of the ship where Corning Museum of Glass gaffers present live, narrated Hot Glass Show glassblowing demonstrations.

Are you a hardworking, articulate, friendly, expert glassblower? The Museum will be auditioning for the Blow Glass at Sea program at SOFA Chicago on Wednesday, October 31 and Thursday, November 1. For information and to apply, visit http://www.cmog.org/glassmaking/demos/hot-glass-show/sea/glassblowers-needed or call 607.438.5267.

Check out gaffers G. Brian Juk, Ryan Mellinger, and Taryn Bertolino onboard the Eclipse on the Baltic Sea.

G Brian prepares to trim the lip while Taryn Bertolino talks to the crowd.

G Brian works with hot glass while Taryn narrates the process for the crowd.

A crab comes to life on Deck 15 aboard the Celebrity Eclipse on the Baltic Sea.

A crab comes to life on Deck 15 aboard the Celebrity Eclipse on the Baltic Sea.

Special thanks to the Hurst family for photos of the Hot Glass Show on the Eclipse.