Glass Artists in the Pacific Northwest are Shining Bright at the Seattle Glass Experience

  • Glass Artists in the Pacific Northwest are Shining Bright at the Seattle Glass Experience

     
    POSTED July 23, 2019
     
  • Glass Artists in the Pacific Northwest are Shining Bright at the Seattle Glass Experience

     
    POSTED July 23, 2019
     
  • Glass Artists in the Pacific Northwest are Shining Bright at the Seattle Glass Experience

     
    POSTED July 23, 2019
     
  • Glass Artists in the Pacific Northwest are Shining Bright at the Seattle Glass Experience

     
    POSTED July 23, 2019
     
  • Glass Artists in the Pacific Northwest are Shining Bright at the Seattle Glass Experience

     
    POSTED July 23, 2019
     
  • Glass Artists in the Pacific Northwest are Shining Bright at the Seattle Glass Experience

     
    POSTED July 23, 2019
     

For the first time ever, Refract: The Seattle Glass Experience is being hosted by 30 Pacific Northwest Arts Organizations.  

Set to be held October 17-20, this inaugural glass festival will be filled with tours, demonstrations, parties, and exhibits perfect for both visitors and locals. Hands-on glassmaking demonstrations will fascinate kids and adults alike, while evening parties and exhibitions by renowned artists will attract the adult crowd.  

The weekend is designed to celebrate the Pacific Northwest art community. Attendees will be encouraged to explore and learn about artists throughout the region, since every participating organization will be hosting their own special event.  

With more than 700 glass artists, the Pacific Northwest is the leading regional hub for glass art in the United States. From new artists to master glassmakers, this first-ever glass festival in the region is meant to bring enjoyment and education to those who attend, while also celebrating the artists who made the event possible.  

Artists working in the area have come from all over the world, making Refract the perfect place to get to know the region that has become the hub for glass art, its artists, and what makes it all so special.  

Brasada Ranch, located outside of Bend, Oregon, recently unveiled new meeting venues and group experiences, expanding upon one of the most idyllic venues in the Pacific Northwest.

At Brasada Ranch, guests are inspired by the wide-open setting, sustainable and contemporary design, limitless recreation opportunities and flexible event spaces that include indoor barn venues, outdoor areas, and new spaces including The Studio and Cascade Event Lawn.

 
In July, Chris Heeter, The Wild Institute and thousands of fans had to say goodbye to beloved speaker dog Tuu Weh.

With her fists closed tightly, Chris Heeter let her hands drop lightly to her sides, opening her palms widely and wildly. And with that small, simple motion, Heeter was unknowingly opening not just her hands, but her heart to a presence that would change her life as well as thousands of others.

 

Benchmark is adding Washington's Skamania Lodge to its portfolio of resorts and hotels.