GLASFAX
A friendly association of Canadian glass enthusiasts, collectors and researchers

Canadian Museums and Galleries

 

Canadian Museum of Civilization,

Gatineau , Quebec

http://www.civilization.ca/cmc/exhibitions/hist/verre/veint00e.shtml

 

Royal Ontario Museum

Toronto , Ontario

www.rom.on.ca

Important collection of 1840 to 1930 Canadian and USA cut and pressed glass. Unfortunately very little is on display.              

 

Dufferin County Museum and Archives

www.dufferinmuseum.com

The museum is home to the family and business archives of W.J. Hughes & Sons Corn Flower Limited, including several one-of-a-kind glassware pieces created by W.J. Hughes for family members and friends. The DCMA holds the largest public collection of Corn Flower glassware, with approximately 450 coloured and clear glass pieces.       

 

Lambton Heritage Museum

Grand Bend , Ontario

http://www.lclmg.org/lclmg/Museums/LambtonHeritageMuseum/tabid/113/Default.aspx

Extensive collection of pressed glass tableware including 300 water pitchers. Well worth the trip! Highway 21,

 

Canadian Glass and Clay Gallery

Waterloo , Ontario

www.garywill.com/waterloo/ccgg.htm

CCGG collects and displays works in ceramic, glass, stained glass, and enamel from across the country and internationally.   

 

Wallaceburg and District Museum

Wallaceburg , Ontario

www.kent.net/wallaceburg-museum/

The exhibits include glass canes, glass whimseys, swans, hammers, bells, paperweights, chain, swords and commercial glass produced at the Dominion Glass Company (Libbey St. Clair) and the Wallaceburg Cut Glass Factory, documentation and pictures of the workers and owners of the local factories, including some specially produced glasses and glass bottles commemorating retirement from Libbey St. Clair, each embossed with a picture of the retiree. The new Glass House Gallery is worth the visit alone!          

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