Glass Worlds: Paperweights from the ROMs Collection


Glass Worlds: Paperweights from the ROMs Collection
Over 250 of the finest 19th and 20th century paperweights let visitors experience miniature worlds under glass

The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) invites everyone to the exhibition, Glass Worlds: Paperweights from the ROMs Collection. Considered one of the best public collections in North America, over 250 of the finest examples of 19th and 20th century glass paperweights will be on display in this original ROM exhibition from April 28 to November 25, 2007 in the Samuel European Galleries exhibition space.

Glass Worlds is the first major exhibition of its kind in Canada and compliments the Architectural Opening and Building Dedication of the Michael Lee-Chin Crystal on Saturday, June 2, 2007. Visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy the crystalline forms of the Lee-Chin Crystal then venture into the Museum to experience the colourful glass worlds found in the ROMs paperweight collections, many on display for the first time.

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