Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass
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Experience Tiffany Glass! Enjoy rare access to The Neustadt’s storage facility and conservation studio with a behind-the-scenes tour led by Director/Curator Lindsy Parrott and Conservator Susan Tomlin. Explore The Neustadt’s unparalleled archive of more than a quarter of a million pieces of Tiffany sheet glass made for his firm’s renowned windows, lamps and mosaics. Visitors will examine firsthand the variety of extraordinary colors, textures and types of glass used to create these “paintings in glass.” They will also learn about the remarkable process of creating Tiffany’s intricate leaded-glass lampshades and inspect conservation projects currently underway.

The Neustadt is a premier collection of Louis C. Tiffany’s celebrated lamps, windows, metalwork, and rare archival materials, including a vast over a quarter of a million pieces of original Tiffany flat glass and glass jewels used to create his iconic designs. Dedicated to preservation, scholarship, education, and connoisseurship, the organization provides an in-depth look at the artistry of the Tiffany Studios and its contribution to a uniquely American chapter in the history of stained glass. The Neustadt is committed to sharing this story and its collections with diverse audiences through its gallery at the Queens Museum in New York City and exhibitions that travel to museums nationwide.

Saturday & Sunday Tour Info: Tours with director and curator Lindsy Parrott and conservator Susan Tomlin will last approximately 1 hr.

Access Notes: Although we are on the first floor, visitors must climb a short flight of stairs to access our facility.

 

Reservations for this tour are now sold out. Interested in exploring the work of Louis Comfort Tiffany? You may also enjoy some of his masterpiece interiors around the city, like the Collector's Suite at the Alexander Hamilton US Custom House and the Gould Memorial Library, which requires no reservations! Click on the site’s name to check out its Open Access listing.

 

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