January 16, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Creative St. Augustine Speaker Series: “American Brilliant Cut Glass”
Join master artisan, Pepi Herrmann and Lightner Museum educator, Alison Schaeffler-Murphy, for an informative presentation on American Brilliant Cut Glass. Master Crystal Cutter, Pepi Herrmann, is one of the few independent Master Crystal Cutters in the United States. During this singular engagement, Mr. Herrmann will share his fascination with the lost art form while also explaining the techniques in creating cut glass. Ms. Schaeffler-Murphy will discuss the historical prominence of the Gilded Age’s Brilliant Period from 1890 – 1915. This distinctive cut-glass presentation is sure to demonstrate the importance of this lost art form’s revival. After the talk, Pepi Herrmann will join educator, Alison Schaeffler-Murphy, for an exclusive walkthrough of our newly opened Cut Glass Gallery. Reservations are required.