The following exhibitions are currently on show at The Swedish Glass Museum:
A lot of Vicke -Donation from Marianne and Vicke Lindstrand Foundation
October 15, 2016 - February 26, 2017
The museum has received a large donation of paintings, ceramics, sculptures and glass of Vicke Lindstrand. Vicke Lindstrand is known as one of Sweden's leading glass designers. Now you get the opportunity to see samples of his colorful paintings and see models of including his public works. The gift to the museum from Marianne and Vicke Lind Stands foundation includes 85 paintings, 41 sculptures, 121 glass objects and 50 ceramic objects.
Only in swedish
See a lecture on Vicke Lindstrand with Vicke expert Mark Ian Jones here (in english):
Målerås 125 years
May 23, 2015 - February 26, 2017
Our permanent exhibitions:
Målerås glassworks celebrate 125 years this year. We join the celebration by picking out choice works from our collection as well as showing exciting works on loan from Målerås glassworks.
With English translation
Six Centuries of Swedish Glass 2.0
The permanent exhibition Six Centuries of Swedish Glass shows a representative sample of the Swedish Glass Museum's extensive collection of glass from Swedish glassworks.
Visit the exhibition and let yourself be enchanted by the oldest Swedish glass from the 1580s. Enjoy the royal splendor of the glass trophies and the simple bottles from the 1600s and 1700s. Let yourself be overwhelmed by the crystal of the urban residents and charmed by the peasants' pressed glass from the 1800s. Be delighted by the world famous design from the 1900s , and be fascinated by contemporary stunning glass!
With English and German translation
Studio Glass in Transformation
The Glass Academy has made it possible for the Swedish Glass Museum to receive a very generous donation from over 70 artists, craftsmen and designers who express themselves in the medium of glass. Because of this fantastic gift The Swedish Glass Museum has the unique opportunity to show the entire studio glass movement’s development from 1968 and onwards.
The Swedish Glass Museum
The Swedish Glass Museum has been collecting glass and archival documents from Swedish glassworks for over 80 years, generating one of the largest and most extensive collections in Europe. Today, the collection includes around 40,000 items of glassware, from 105 Swedish glassworks, dating from the 1580s up to the present day. The Swedish Glass Museum also runs research and documentation programs concerning glass and glass handling.
The museum is located in the centre of Växjö in Småland.
Södra Järnvägsgatan 2
351 04 Växjö
10.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m
11.00 a.m - 4.00 p.m
SUMMER OPENING HOURS
Open daily: 10.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m
The museum is closed on the
following days during the year:
Midsummer Eve, Midsummer Day,
Christmas Eve , Christmas day,
New Year´s eve and New Year’s Day.
Adults 80 SEK
Students 40 SEK
Group (10 Persons) 40 SEK
Children up to 19 years free entrance
Restaurant at the Swedish Glass Museum: Izakaya Moshi
An izakaya is a Japanese pub or "drop in". They can be luxurious or simple but the well-prepared side dishes are always in the center, with inspiration from Japan of course, but also from Vietnam, Korea and China.
At lunch they serve dumplings, noodle soup and salads.
Evening menu allows a selection of dishes like rice paper rolls, dumplings and experimental sushi.
You can order just a little bit, or a whole menu.