Events

For the first time, Murano glass master Afro Celotto and his trusted assistant and friend, Carlo Tagliapietra will be traveling to the United States to demonstrate their glass making techniques. The cities for this historic set of demonstrations will be New Orleans, Grapevine (Dallas/Ft. Worth) and Houston.

Everyone is invited to come to the demonstrations and watch as Afro executes the complex techniques necessary to produce some of the most amazing contemporary art glass pieces in the world today. Please also come join everyone at the exhibitions where you are welcome to meet Afro and have him personalize one of his art pieces for you.

All of the events are free!

The schedule is as follows:
Royal Cameo Glass
322 Royal Street
New Orleans, LA
504-522-7840
www.RoyalCameo.com
Located in the historic French Quarter

November 5th, Friday - Meet the Maestro - Reception at the Gallery with Afro Celotto, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
November 6th, Saturday - Meet the Maestro - Meet the artist at the Gallery with Afro Celotto, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
November 7th, Sunday - Glassblowing Demonstration at Wet Dog Studio located at 3924 Conti Street, 1:00pm - 5:00pm.
Contact Royal Cameo Glass for more information.

Vetro Glassblowing Studio and Art Glass Gallery
701 South Main Street
Grapevine, TX
Located behind the Grapevine Visitors Center in the heart of the historic district.
817-251-1668
www.VetroArtGlass.com

November 9th, Tuesday - Demonstration and Reception at the Gallery with Afro Celotto
Demo 1:00pm - 5:00pm, Reception/Demo 6:00pm - 10:00pm
November 10th, Wednesday - Demonstration and Reception at the Gallery with Afro Celotto
Demo 1:00pm - 5:00pm, Reception/Demo 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Illuminata Gallery
700 Town & Country Blvd., Ste. 2460
Houston, TX
Located in Town & Country Village.
713-467-4494
www.IlluminataGallery.com

November 12th, Friday - Reception at the Gallery with Afro Celotto, 4:00pm - 9:00pm
November 13th, Saturday - Demonstration at Houston Studio Glass, 610 Jackson Hill, with Afro Celotto, 10:00am - 3:00pm.
Contact Illuminata Gallery for more details.