America's first complete centre dedicated to the art of glass,
from architectural glassworks to the finest glass jewellery and
ornaments, is located in Louisville on the corner of 9th and Market
Streets in the historic Snead Manufacturing Building. Visitors can
watch glassblowers, flameworkers, cutters and designers at work,
creating glass art in the open air and studios. Renowned resident
glassmakers are Mark Payton and Brook White, but the Louisville
Glassworks Centre also plays host to visiting glass artists. Glass
art is also on sale at the centre. Guided tours are available.
Address: 815 West Market Street Website: www.louisvilleglassworks.com Telephone: (502) 584 4510 Opening Time: Guided tours every Saturday at 10am, 11am, 1pm and
3pm. Self-guided tours may be undertaken Monday to Friday
10am-4pm. Admission: Guided tours: $6.50; self-guided tours: $4.50,
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