Artist in Residence

Special Event at Greenfield Village

  • July 25-29 & August 22-26

Free with Village admission.

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Featured Artists


Hiroshi Yamano

Hiroshi Yamano
May 1-5

One of Japan's leading figures in glass art, Hiroshi Yamano is known for his diverse skills and innovative surface applications. Drawn to nature, Hiroshi uses the fish as his personal symbol to describe his journeys from Japan to America, traversing the ocean. He is co-founder of Ezra Glass Studio in Japan and chairman of the glass department and head of the craft department at Osaka Art University. View the exclusive video to learn more about Yamano's week at The Henry Ford.

Herb Babcock

Herb Babcock
June 13-17

Working predominately in metal fabrication, Herb Babcock began incorporating metal and glass in sculpture in 1983. His Pillared Series is a metaphor for life. He was chair of the Glass Department at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit from 1974 to 2013. His sculptures are exhibited locally at Habatat Galleries in Royal Oak, Michigan.

Marc Petrovic

Marc Petrovic
July 25-29


Marc Petrovic considers glass a material of “endless possibilities for form, color and content.” He works as a full-time studio artist, creating work that has been exhibited and collected nationally and internationally. Marc is also assistant professor and chair of the Glass Department at the Cleveland Institute of Art and serves on the board of the Glass Art Society.

Janusz Pozniak

Janusz Poźniak
August 22-26


Janusz Poźniak has been blowing glass for more than 28 years, working with some of the best artists and glassblowers in the world. He has worked closely with Dante Marioni for many years, and shares a studio with him in Seattle. For almost two decades, he has taught at schools in America, Japan, Australia and Europe.

Hiroshi Yamano

"Scene of Japan #15"  

Herb Babcock

"Pillared #51"  

Marc Petrovic

"Avian"  

Janusz Pozniak

"Mother & Child"  

Ticket Prices

Parking is $6 per vehicle for nonmembers, free for members.

Greenfield Village

    Member Non­member
Senior (62+) Free $24.50
General Admission (12-61) Free $27.00
Youth (3-11) Free $20.25
Children (2 & Under) Free Free

* Ticket prices are subject to change.