The Path to Paradise: Digital Edition

Even though our doors are closed, The Path to Paradise is always open! Click the links below to begin your virtual experience of the exhibition.

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I. The Path to Paradise: Judith Schaechter’s Stained-Glass Art

II. A New Vision for Stained Glass 1983–1994

III. Unruly Women 1995-1999

IV. Twenty-First-Century Toolbox 2000-2002

V. Plugged In 2003–2005

VI. Craft as an Extreme Sport

VII. Sometimes More Is More: Militant Ornamentalism 2006–2008

VIII. Extra Special Peak Aesthetic Experience 2009–2011

IX. Eastern State Penitentiary 2010–2012

X. Preposterously Breathtaking Inspiration 2012–2015

XI. Emotional Hot Zones 2015–2018

Thank you to our sponsors:

Thank you to our Sponsors

Lead support is provided by the Henry Luce Foundation, with additional funding from the Gallery Council of the Memorial Art Gallery, the Rubens Family Foundation, Pamela Miller Ness and Paul Marc Ness, Elizabeth and Eric Rennert, Corning Incorporated Foundation, the Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass, James C. and Geraldine Biddle Moore, Charlotte and Raul Herrera, Partners + Napier, and Elizabeth L. Stauderman. The exhibition is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Additional gifts are provided by Marion Swett Robinson, Dennis and Mary Buchan, Jim and Marguerite Quinn, the Holmes Family Foundation, and an anonymous donor.

The exhibition is also made possible by the Robert L. and Mary L. Sproull Fund, the Grant Holcomb Endowment, the Margaret Davis Friedlich and Alan and Sylvia Davis Memorial Fund, the Irving and Essie Germanow Fund, the Kayser Fund, and the Robert A. and Maureen S. Dobies Endowment Fund.