Join us for the 16th Annual Great Glass Pumpkin Patch
About the event
A beloved Bay Area autumn event for all ages—returns to the Palo Alto. Celebrating its 16th anniversary, it is the largest glass pumpkin patch in California—featuring 8,000 hand-blown glass pumpkins crafted by more than 30 prominent glass artisans. Wander through a dazzling array of one-of-a kind glass pumpkins and other unique glass art objects designed to reflect nature’s brilliance in a variety of colors, shapes and sizes. From bold, contemporary earthy tones to delicate and ornate with iridescent accents, these glass art pumpkins are perfect for Halloween or Thanksgiving, yet beautiful enough to display year-round.
On the exhibition days, watch thrilling Torchworking demonstrations by local glass artist, Demetra Theofanous. Meet the artists in person and learn more about this extraordinary art-making process.
The public sale runs Saturday through Sunday and proceeds support the three presenting organizations: the Bay Area Glass Institute (BAGI), the Palo Alto Art Center (PAAC), the Palo Alto Art Center Foundation (PAACF), as well as participating artists. Both BAGI and PAACF are 501(c)(3) nonprofit art education organizations.
All of the pumpkins will be available for purchase during the weekend sale only. By purchasing glass pumpkins from the Great Glass Pumpkin Patch you will:
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News from SFGate - Sunday Oct 10, 2010
Great Glass Pumpkin Patch at the Palo Alto Art Center!