Handled with Care - Glass in the Israel MuseumMarch 20, 2002-April 5, 2003
Location: Spertus Gallery
Artist: Glass works from different periods and cultures are displayed alongside modern masterpieces by Dale Chihuly and Alvar Aalto
Curator: Yigal Zalmona and Yael Israeli
The exhibition highlighted the Museum's extensive glass collections, representing over 3,000 years of glass production - from antiquity to the present - through 150 examples of ancient glass displayed together with glass works from the Museum's Departments of Judaica, Fine Art, and Design, alongside modern masterpieces by Dale Chihuly and Alvar Aalto. Glass works from different periods and cultures were displayed side by side to illuminate similarities and differences in material properties, manufacturing techniques, and function.