American Cut Glass Association
The Lone Star Chapter
Lone Star Chapter was formed during the 1985 ACGA National Convention in
Lone Star Chapter has been very active since it was created. The chapter
meets four times a year in various locations with one of these meetings being in
conjunction with the national convention. Several times the Lone Star
Chapter has co-hosted meetings with other chapters of the ACGA.
chapter has been very committed to exposing non-collectors to the beauty of
Brilliant American Cut Glass. A five year agreement with the Forsyth
Center Galleries housed in the Memorial Student Center on the College Station
Campus of Texas A & M University culminated with an exhibit of member’s
glass shown at the Broadfield House Museum in England. Several exhibits of
spectacular Brilliant American Cut Glass supplied by Lone Star members were also
arranged with the
1993 the Lone Star Chapter members published a 414 page cookbook of 300 recipes
and 184 photographs of American Brilliant Cut and Engraved Glass belonging to
members of the Lone Star Chapter. A limited edition of 1000 copies was
published and sold. There are still requests for the cookbook.
Lone Star Chapter has hosted three ACGA National Conventions. The First
was the 1986 National Convention in Dallas, Texas; the second was held in 1995
in San Antonio, Texas; and the third was in 2003 (the 25th anniversary of ACGA) in Dallas, Texas.
Lone Star Chapter also initiated the “Brilliant Weekend”. In January,
1990, the chapter co-hosted the first with the
you are interested in learning more about the beautiful glass, then perhaps the
Lone Star Chapter is an organization you would be interested in joining.
Coupled with membership in ACGA, you will meet many people who are interested in
sharing their knowledge of American Brilliant Cut Glass.