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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List of ACGA Dealers, Appraisers and Service Providers (such as glass restoration)

Members: The Hobstar for July 2017


ACGA Corning Convention logoThe ACGA 2017 Convention will be held in Corning, New York
Dates: July 12 - July 15, 2017

Corning NY

Online Registration is available here: Registration Page


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See latest information on Pre-Convention Tours and Collectors' Night

Our host hotel is the Radisson Hotel in downtown Corning

Radisson Hotel


Our dealer show will be at the Corning Museum of Glass, Corning NY

Corning Museum of Glass



The ACGA Logo is now a registered trademark.

Files with the new mark are available for members via download on the Members Only Site.


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