Sweetheart Special: Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Museum of Glass

Tacoma, Wash. — Couples in search of a special way to start this Valentine’s Day can take advantage of a Sweetheart Special at Museum of Glass on Friday, February 14. Beginning at 11 am, couples can pick up a special Hot Lunch from Choripan by Asado and feel the flames while watching the action in the Hot Shop. Guests are encouraged to arrive early as there will be two special giveaways done from the Hot Shop floor from 11 am to 1 pm.

“For your sweetie, why not give them a gift of time and experience?” notes John Ferguson, Museum of Glass membership and special events manager. “You won’t find a hotter Valentine’s date than this!”

To make reservations for the Sweetheart Special, please call 253.248.4263. Orders must be placed by Thursday, February 13 at 5 pm. A selection of sandwiches, artisan chips, a beverage and a Valentines treat are included. Price: $14.95/lunch (Museum admission not included)

Other Offerings

Families are invited to attend Valentine’s Delight on Family Day on Saturday, February 8 from 1-4 pm. Visitors can design their own Victorian 3D Valentine with the help of artist Larry Calkins. Performers from the Comerford School of dance will be back for their annual performance and are sure to delight the crowd with traditional Irish dance.

If you are looking for a unique gift try the Museum Store’s Jewelry Sale running January 28 through February 14. All jewelry will be at least 20% off including Marco Polo designs, created in the Pacific Northwest.

For more information, contact Hillary Ryan, Associate Director of Communications at hryan@museumofglass.orgor call at 253.284.4732. Please visit museumofglass.org for information on other programs and events.


The Museum of Glass provides a dynamic learning environment to appreciate the medium of glass through creative experiences, collections and exhibitions. In addition to the Hot Shop Amphitheater where visitors can watch artists work, the facilities include galleries, outdoor exhibition areas, a theater, hands-on art studio, grand hall, café and store.

Hours and Admission
Open Wednesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Third Thursdays 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Store is also open Tuesdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.  Admission is free for members, $12 general, $10 seniors, military and students (13+ with ID), $10 groups of 10 or more, $5 children (6-12) years old. Children under 6 are admitted free. Admission is free every third Thursday of the month from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Museum of Glass is located at: 1801 Dock Street | Tacoma WA 98402. The Museum of Glass is sponsored in part by Alaska Airlines, Forest Foundation, The Ben B. Cheney Foundation, City of Tacoma Arts Commission, ArtsFund, The Dimmer Family Foundation, and The Greater Tacoma Community Foundation.