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Mad River Glass Gallery

4237 Main St, Waitsfield, VT 05673-6154
+1 802-496-9388
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Very unusual glass work

Not my cup of tea, but the glass work was very unusual and expert quality for fair prices. And I... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
via mobile
Hidden gem

It's inspiring to visit their gorgeous gallery. Well worth hitting the brakes next time you're... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2016
Waitsfield, Vermont
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The Mad River Glass Gallery is located in the heart of the Green Mountains of northern Vermont and features the gallery and working studio of David and Melanie Leppla. On Main Street in historic Waitsfield Village is where David and Melanie produce their world reknowned sculptural and functional glass. Visitors can view the artists working from the gallery observation window overlooking the hot glass facility. Their works have been collected by individuals and institutions world wide, including the Museum of American Craft, National Museum of Art (Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institute), New Orleans Museum of Art, and the Musee des Artes Decoratifs (Lausanne, Switzerland) among others.
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12 Oct 2017
“Very unusual glass work”
29 Jul 2016
“Hidden gem”
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4237 Main St, Waitsfield, VT 05673-6154
+1 802-496-9388
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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Not my cup of tea, but the glass work was very unusual and expert quality for fair prices. And I enjoyed a nice conversation with the gal working there which always increases the enjoyment.

Thank LittlePaint
Reviewed 29 July 2016

It's inspiring to visit their gorgeous gallery. Well worth hitting the brakes next time you're passing through Waitsfield Village as they are on Rt 100. David and Melanie are extremely talented and their work is on a level much higher than what is found at...More

Thank APatrickF
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

No glass blowing was happening when I visited. A shop with lots of colored glass items, some gorgeous and some not but amazing what can be done with glass

Thank sealbeachtraveler
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Very friendly owner, left us to look around in peace. The store is filled with beautiful unique glass. We were able to watch the glass blower at work from an upstairs seating area. Definitely worth a visit

Thank hazeljoey
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Beautiful glass and stone works, unique and elegant designs, masterfully executed. A must see when visiting Waitsfield.

Thank Paula S
Reviewed 21 March 2016

This was pretty interesting to see where they do all they're work, and to see some of the unique pieces.

Thank baseballrookie21
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Go, enjoy the visual experience of seeing inspired blown glass art by different artists, Sine are sculptural, some are lights, others are vessels, tree ornaments, and others don't fit immediate typical description. Sit and watch one of the glass blowers create a one of a...More

Thank MasterMaineGuide
Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

We give the Gallery rave reviews. We purchased a large bowl for a center piece on our dining room table along with candle sticks. Well worth the time to visit.

Thank Charles C
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Try to find out when it's open studio weekend, because many of the artisans will open the studios and allow tours of their workplaces. We took a tour of this glass gallery, saw all their works in progress, the hot holes where glass is melted,...More

Thank GingerGinny
Reviewed 31 October 2013

We came there right when they were finishing for the day. They let us watch the final piece being formed. They are very talented and friendly. The gallery has a lot of unique pieces.

Thank OKTraveler88
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