Pilchuck appoints Donna Davies as first Deputy Director

After an extensive search, Pilchuck Glass School is excited to share that Donna Davies will be joining the organization as its first Deputy Director this winter. The position, made possible through an investment in staffing by the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust, will act as a key advisor to the Executive Director and support the overall organization, operations, and strategic priorities of the school. Read more about this announcement, here.

Refract Seattle

October 17-20, 2019

The Pacific Northwest is the leading regional hub for glass art in the United States and we are ready to show the world what makes our community so special. Pilchuck Glass School is proud to be a partner of Refract: The Seattle Glass Experience! Join us that week for two special Pilchuck events during Refract, our Annual Auction & Gala and our celebrated Auction Tour, and check out an array of glass experiences in every corner of the city and greater Puget Sound Region. Celebrate with us at #RefractSeattle from Oct. 17-20. For more details, visit RefractSeattle.org

Pilchuck Masquerade: A Venetian Affair

41st Pilchuck Auction and Gala
Saturday, October 19, 2019

We invite you to join our community of supporters at the 41st Annual Auction and Gala on Saturday, October 19, 2019. Pilchuck Glass School’s Annual Auction is one of Seattle’s premier fundraising events attended by over 500 patrons, artists, and community leaders from the Northwest and nationwide. For tickets and details, click here.

Pilchuck Announces Ben Wright as Artistic Director

After an international search, Pilchuck Glass School is excited to announce Benjamin Wright as its incoming Artistic Director. Read more here.

Creating an inclusive community

As an organization that has welcomed artists, instructors, staff, and students from over 70 countries with many different backgrounds, Pilchuck is passionate about creating an inclusive, open, and supportive community that is accessible to all.

We work hard every day to ensure we fulfill this mission. To read more, click here.

Auction Preview

Enjoy the public viewing Pilchuck Masquerade: 2019 Pilchuck Auction Preview! Up through Thursday, October 17, the public is invited to enjoy artwork that will be available during the 2019 Pilchuck Glass School Auction & Gala. Learn more here.

Blown Away series launches on Netflix

The new competition series, Blown Away, has officially launched globally on Netflix! Enjoy this glimpse into the world of glassblowing as ten incredible artists compete for an impressive prize package, including a residency with Corning Museum of Glass. Pilchuck Executive Director Christopher R. Taylor appears in episode 1 as the guest evaluator to offer a scholarship to one talented contestant! Tune in on Netflix here.