“Gardens of Glass: The Art of Craig Mitchell Smith” at the MSV

Explore the seven-acre MSV gardens and marvel at 30 larger-than-life glass sculptures of flowers, insects, and more! This stunning outdoor exhibition showcases the work of Craig Mitchell Smith, one of America’s most innovative kiln-glass artists. Highlights of Gardens of Glass include a chandelier of 600 autumn-colored glass leaves suspended from a maple tree, a 16-foot-tall stainless-steel dandelion with an iridescent glass puffball, and a sculpture inspired by apple blossoms, created exclusively for the MSV exhibition. Gardens of Glass opens on June 8 and will be on view in the MSV gardens through October 13, 2024. Exhibition fee (includes gallery admission): $15, $10 youth (13–18)/senior (60+), $5 for ages 5–12, free to ages 4 & under, and free to MSV members. Discount admission tickets are available online at this link. The MSV is a Museums for All participant and offers free general admission to those receiving food assistance (must present EBT card at admissions to enjoy Museums for All benefit). Note: while MSV gallery admission is always free to ages 12 & under and free to all on Wednesdays, these free-admission offers do not include Gardens of Glass or the house & gardens from June 8–October 13, 2024.

Event Details

This event is running from 8 June 2024 until 13 October 2024. It is next occurring on July 17, 2024 10:00 am

Date & Time

Location

Museum of the Shenandoah Valley

Upcoming Dates

  • October 13, 2024 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
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