About American Cut Glass Association

Education, Research, and Enjoyment

We are a non-profit organization devoted to the study and research of American Brilliant Cut Glass. The Brilliant Period lasted from approximately 1876 to 1914. This glass was considered the finest in the world and won many international prizes. Please take the time to go through our web site. It will increase your interest,  understanding, recognition, and appreciation of American Brilliant Cut Glass. ACGA has a lot to offer you as a member, whether you are a new or long-time collector.

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2018 Brilliant Glass in Corning Event

A special glass show and sale will be held at The Corning Museum of Glass in their auditorium, April 21-22, 2018, in Corning, New York. Show hours are 10am-5pm, April 21 and 10am-3pm, April 22. The event is hosted by The Corning Museum of Glass and presented by the Twin Tiers Glass Collectors.

There will be several informative presentations in addition to the glass show. Please click here to read more about this event.



Members: The Hobstar for April 2018

Atlanta GAACGA 2018 Convention
Atlanta, GA

August 1-4, 2018

Crown Plaza Perimeter Hotel


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