Online registration is now available for the 2017 NCC Convention. This year's theme is Animal House and there will be a veritable zoo of animal education programs, beautiful displays of not only Cambridge Animals but those by other manufacturers and a custom tour of The Wilds. There might even be music by artists and groups with animal names. How many can you name?
Our tentative Convention schedule can be found by clicking this link. Please keep checking back at www.cambridgeglass.org as more updates are guaranteed to be posted (click on Convention 2017 in the toolbar to the left)!Comfort Inn extends rate offer for 2017
For those planning to attend the Annual Auction in March and/or the Convention in June, the Comfort Inn in Cambridge has extended their special rate for "Cambridge Glass Collectors" of $79/night for another year. The same offer is available at the Sleep Inn (located next to the Comfort Inn and owned by the same company). The offer is good any time of the year 2017. We wish to thank the management of these hotels for this offer.Another successful Auction
The total sales for the 2017 Auction amounted to $37,997.50, and of that, the NCC Museum realized $8,871.50. The highest item sold was item #106, the Carmen Seashell Flower or Fruit Center 10" Flying Lady which went for $1,700.00. The most spirited item and surprising was Item #291, the Royal Blue Statuesque Cigarette Holder with Ash Tray Foot, ending at a whopping $1,250.00.Membership renewal on-line
Thanks to everyone who renewed promptly upon receipt of the Annual Fund mailing in April. If you have overlooked your renewal, you should be receiving a reminder letter in the mail soon. You can use the "Make a Donation Giving Works" link at left to make your Annual Fund donation online, saving you time and avoids writing and mailing a check. Clicking on the link will direct you to the Paypal Giving Works page where you privately enter the payment information and the amount of your donation. NCC receives 100% of your contribution as a donation without the overhead expense of credit card processing.Fabulous New Book on Rose Point
Attendees at this year's Convention were introduced to and presented with the opportunity to purchase a brand new book on Cambridge's most popular etching: Rose Point. The spiral-bound book is the product of multiple years of meticulous work by member Gary Turner, who has been collecting Rose Point for years. It contains 162 pages of the most incredibly precise photos, some of which are in color. It is available from NCC for $29.99 plus $5 shipping, and you can purchase it on eBay.Convention was a huge success
The 2016 NCC Convention is history. It was a resounding success. The glass show was packed with dealers, seven of which were exhibiting for the first time. The seminars were filled, the mini-auction brought in funds for the Endowment Fund, the food was great (beautifully done and delicious prime rib !). We all enjoyed the theme of "Hollywood" and were fascinated by the many scenes from movies that featured pieces of Cambridge glass. Thanks to Rick Jones and his Team for a great time.2016 Auction Results
The annual All-Cambridge Auction is history. Thanks to all who participated in this most important fund-raising event for our Museum. Here are the results, in PDF® format.More Great Hotel Rates for NCC Convention-goers
Glass Show and Convention Committee member, Sandy Bridwell-Walker has been hard at work securing more Group Rates for Cambridge hotels. Some of these are just for Convention, others are good any time of the year. You just have to say you want the "Cambridge Glass Collectors rate". Follow this link for details by hotel.Comfort Inn - Special Rates for NCC
The Comfort Inn in Cambridge has generously offered a special rate of $79/night for guests who qualify as "Cambridge Glass Collectors" at any time during the year. Simply call the hotel direct (740-435-3200) and identify yourself as a "Cambridge Glass Collector" to get the preferred rate.Notice the 'Giving Works' logo at left
This logo takes you to an eBay site where you can make a donation to the National Museum of Cambridge Glass using PayPal. We'll leave it there, just above the link to the eBay store where we sell publications and memberships via eBay.TWO videos of the NCC Museum !
During the month of June 2015, the museum hosted crews from two different television stations. The first visit was from "New Day Cleveland" - a show from FOX 8 Cleveland that travels around the state of Ohio and features interesting places. They have given us permission to include the portion that features our museum.
The second visit was from Cable 2 and the crew of their "Talk of the Town" show. Again, they visited the Museum and gave us permission to include the portion that features the NCC Museum.
NCC wishes to thank both Fox 8 Cleveland and Cable 2 for the visit and the videos. You need to wait until the video loads (30-40 seconds) and you may have to adjust the sound. Both videos really showcase our Museum.