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Pure Effects: Lighted Plasma Sculptures at Sandwich Glass Museum

Presented by Strattman Design at Sandwich Glass Museum, Sandwich MA

Pure Effects: Lighted Plasma Sculptures at Sandwich Glass Museum

An interactive exhibition of art and science by artist Wayne Strattman, featuring kinetic glass sculptures filled with electrified inert gases, displaying the mesmerizing effects of plasma light.

Artist Wayne Strattman transforms electricity into light through the mediums of blown glass, rare gases, and custom built electronics. Internally illuminated with plasma, his sculptures synthesize art, science, and invention.

Captured inside flameworked forms made from borosilicate glass, and ionized to produce plasma, different inert gases such as neon, krypton and xenon are made to light in a range of colors. Depending on the pressure of these gas fills, and the voltage and frequency of the

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Admissions: $12.00 for adults, $11.00 for 65+, $2.00 for children 6-14, free for ages 5 and under, group rates available. Please contact Sarah at about bus tours and other group rates.

Contact: 508-888-0251


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Face coverings are required. No appointment needed. Safety measures are in place. Purchase admissions at the desk upon arrival. Glassblowing throughout the day.

Sandwich Glass Museum is located at 129 Main Street, corner of Rte. 130 (Main Street) and Tupper Road, Sandwich, MA 02563. It is opposite the Town Hall. The entrance to the Museum and parking is on Tupper Road.

Summer hours: The Museum is open daily April 1 – December 30 from 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. In order to see everything the Museum has to offer, we recommend that you plan to arrive no later than 3:30 p.m.

Winter hours: The Museum will be closed the month of January. In February and March the Museum is open Wednesday through Sunday from 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Holidays:  The Museum is closed Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve.


Sandwich Glass Museum

129 Main Street, Sandwich MA, Sandwich, MA


    • Wheelchair Access

The Museum is handicap accessible.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Info regarding how this event is being affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.:

Face coverings are required. No appointment needed. Safety measures are in place.

COVID-19 Phased Reopening Details

Face Masks Required: Yes
Social Distancing: Yes
Limited Capacity: No
Reservations Required: No
Proof of Vaccination Required: No

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