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Tiffin Glass Collectors Club set to host 36th annual Artistry in American Glass show




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Tiffin, Ohio — The Tiffin Glass Collectors Club is gearing up to present the 36th annual Artistry in American Glass Show and Sale this weekend. The event will take place on Saturday, June 17, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Sunday, June 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Tiffin Middle School located at 103 Shepherd Drive.

Renowned glass dealers from various states will come together with local and regional dealers to showcase their exquisite collections at this esteemed glass show, attracting passionate collectors from across the United States. The highlight of the event will be the offering of fine tableware and decorative ware crafted at the historic Tiffin Glass factory, which operated from 1889 to 1980. Additionally, visitors will have the opportunity to explore and purchase quality glassware from fellow exhibitors.

Admission to the show will be $5.00, providing attendees access to a handicapped accessible facility with ample free parking. To ensure a delightful experience, lunch and snacks will be available for purchase throughout the event.

While attending the show, visitors are encouraged to make their way to the nearby Tiffin Glass Museum & Shoppe, located at 25-27 S. Washington St. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the museum, which proudly showcases over 3,000 pieces of Tiffin Glass. The exhibition offers a comprehensive journey through the glassware produced at the Tiffin factory, spanning from its inception in 1889 to its closure in 1980. To celebrate the occasion, the museum will have extended hours from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the weekend, allowing enthusiasts ample time to explore its treasures.

The Tiffin Glass Museum & Shoppe not only serves as a tribute to the rich heritage of Tiffin’s “Glass House,” but also plays a vital role in preserving and educating the public about the skilled artisans and their exceptional craftsmanship. In addition to its expansive collection of Tiffin Glass, the retail shop offers a diverse selection of fine glassware, collectibles, and books for sale, making it a must-visit destination for glass enthusiasts and collectors. The museum’s preservation efforts include acquiring valuable memorabilia and historical documents that trace the factory’s remarkable journey from its establishment in 1889 to its closure in 1984.

The Tiffin Glass Collectors Club and the Tiffin Glass Museum & Shoppe together provide a unique opportunity to delve into the captivating world of American glassware, offering visitors an immersive experience filled with history, artistry, and a remarkable range of collectible treasures.

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