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Science of Glass

The Chrysler’s world-renowned glass collection features works with an infinite range of colors and forms. In order to explore these themes, the Museum offers Scie nce of Glass, a resource for connecting works of art with facets of science. As you delve into this resource, consider not only the aesthetic value of each piece, but also the knowledge involved in glassmaking. Science of Glass has been made possible by the generous support of Art of Glass 2 and the National Endowment for the Arts. Information for the Periodic Table of Elements was provided by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab) in Newport News, Va. (www.jlab.org).The Chrysler’s world-renowned glass collection features works with an infinite range of colors and forms. In order to explore these themes, the Museum offers Scie nce of Glass, a resource for connecting works of art with facets of science. As you delve into this resource, consider not only the aesthetic value of each piece, but also the knowledge involved in glassmaking. Science of Glass has been made possible by the generous support of Art of Glass 2 and the National Endowment for the Arts. Information for the Periodic Table of Elements was provided by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab) in Newport News, Va. (www.jlab.org).

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