Creative Glass – Nature in Glass

November 15, 1pm to 3:30pm Let’s explore art and wildlife at WMODA as we revel in the beauty of nature in glass. Perhaps you will be inspired by the birds, flowers and fish on display in the museum or you might prefer to represent a favorite animal in its habitat.

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Creative Glass – Magical Glass for the Holidays

December 6, 1pm to 3:30pm Have fun with Chelsea and friends at this workshop making magical glass art for the Holidays. Whether you choose a holiday decoration or practical coasters for entertaining, you can explore the images, colors and textures of the season in glass. Your glass art (either 8”

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Sun, Sea, Sand and Glass

The WMODA Glass Girls were out in force for the Creative Glass Workshop on June 7. Students at Chelsea Rousso’s Sun, Sea, Sand & Glass class made wavy fused glass panels reflecting the natural beauty of Florida. Chelsea introduced the kiln, glass making processes ably assisted by Anne Orvieto and

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International Museum Day

Around 400 visitors celebrated International Museum Day at WMODA on May 18. Many brought their family heirlooms for evaluation by Linda Saft ISA AM at our popular Treasure or Trash event. She was particularly struck by an incredible Imari charger decorated with rabbits and a beautiful pair of Old Paris

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Treasure or Trash?

Linda S. Saft ISA AM Saturday, May 18 10:00 am to 3:00 pm FREE Admission Have you ever wondered whether the porcelain or glass vase that you inherited is valuable? Is it museum quality or just a decorative accessory? Find out more on Saturday May 18, International Museum Day, at

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Venetian Arts Café Society

Café Society at WMODA Café Society came to WMODA on April 11, courtesy of the Venetian Arts Society. Jazz sensation Nicole Henry entertained a full house for a cabaret style performance, which echoed the early 20th century nightclubs featured in our Carnival & Cabaret exhibit. The performing arts combined beautifully

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Sensational Saturday – April 13

Saturday, April 13 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Do you have friends and family members who work during the week and haven’t been able to visit WMODA yet? Why not invite them for our next Sensational Saturday opening on April 13. The museum will be open from 10am to 3pm.

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Creative Glass Art

Friday, March 15, 2019 1:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. Chelsea Rousso’s fused glass workshops at WMODA have produced many proud artists as can be seen in our Hot Glass Gallery photos. In most cases, Chelsea’s students have had no prior experience working with glass and invariably they are delighted with

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Sensational Saturday – Venetian Fantasy February 23

To celebrate the start of Carnival in Venice on February 23, we are hosting a VENETIAN FANTASY event for our next Sensational Saturday at WMODA. The focus of our festivities is the magnificent Carnival in Venice tableau, which is the largest and most complex piece of porcelain art ever produced by

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A Royal Weekend at WMODA

The Royal Doulton program at WMODA was a huge success this past weekend. Collectors traveled from all over the country and the UK to attend the Florida conference and were delighted to have a brief respite from the freezing weather in the north. On Saturday and Sunday, Louise Irvine hosted

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