PULLMAN, Wash. – An ancient Egyptian glassmaking technique will be demonstrated during a free, public reception honoring student research of the Marian E. Smith Glass Collection at Washington State University.

The event will be 4-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, on the first floor of the Smith CUE. It honors student research edited and organized by fine arts professor Hallie G. Meredith in collaboration with the Museum of Art/WSU.

The demonstration of the ancient Egyptian “core formed technique” will be presented by the WSU Material Advantage Club and professor John McCloy, WSU School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering. Learn more about the technique in a video at


Hallie G. Meredith, WSU fine arts, 509-335-7043,
Debby Stinson, Museum of Art/WSU, 509-335-6282,