Located next to the Space Needle at Seattle Center

Chihuly Garden and Glass Annual Anniversary Scholarship Award

Chihuly Garden and Glass Annual Anniversary Scholarship Award

In celebration of its anniversary, Chihuly Garden and Glass will partner with Chihuly Studio to award a $10,000 scholarship to an emerging artist interested in the medium of glass.

The Pacific Northwest is recognized as a global center for glass art. Chihuly Garden and Glass and Chihuly Studio are proud to support local artists who are interested in furthering their education in the medium of glass through this annual scholarship. Since its opening, Chihuly Garden and Glass has celebrated the vibrancy of arts in its community and this scholarship is one of the ways the exhibition continues that tradition.

Up to twenty-five percent of the scholarship can be used for materials. The remainder of the funds will be directed toward attending Pilchuck Glass School and/or Pratt Fine Arts Center—two leading glass art organizations that will provide the recipient with valuable educational resources and training. Each applicant will be reviewed by a committee of local art professionals who will collectively identify which applicant would most benefit from the scholarship based on the content included in their application. The scholarship funds will be available from June 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020.


All applications must include a completed application form, three images of current work, curriculum vitae (CV) and a response to the following three prompts:

Why are you interested in working in the medium of glass?
If you receive the scholarship, what course of work or study will you fund?
How will this award further your work and/or long-term goals?

All application content must be submitted concurrently via this online form:



Each applicant must:


All applications must be submitted online by Monday, April 29, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. PST. There will be no extensions for submitting applications. The awardee will be announced by May 19, 2019. For additional information, contact Program Coordinator Sherrie Newman (programs@chihulygardenandglass.com).

Do Not Miss”

Thought we were killing an hour but was the highlight of our day. No photographs could do it justice. We are seasoned travelers and one of the best exhibits I have ever seen.


Reviewed October 29, 2015 on TripAdvisor

A must when vis­it­ing Seattle!’

This exhibit is absolutely amazing! I have visited Seattle many times and this was my first visit to Chihuly and I cannot believe it took me so long! The glass is breathtaking and each piece is beautiful and unique. I HIGHLY recommend visiting when your in the city.


Reviewed October 29, 2015 on TripAdvisor


Visit during the evening and you'll be delighted by the garden spectacle. Chihuly's glass sculptures come alive through the vibrant showcase amongst nature - its best context! A feast for your eyes and imagination.


Reviewed October 29, 2015 on TripAdvisor


What a wonderful exhibit! This was a total surprise to me and it was a visit to remember. Each exhibit was breath taking and fortunately there is a series of short films explaining the process. To my mind this is a must see in Seattle.


Reviewed June 2, 2015 on TripAdvisor

Amaz­ing. Go here.”

Amazing art, great venue- great setting. Flawless. Don't miss this place. Went with a 3 year old and she was even impressed. Amongst lots of Seattle tourist destinations- easy to get to. Seriously, go here!


Reviewed May 4, 2015 on TripAdvisor

A won­der­ful treasure”

Photos cannot do this exhibition justice. As I wandered from room to room my reaction was a continual WOW. Then to head out into the Garden and see Glass sculptures matching the flower gardens - that was beautiful. If I had more time in Seattle, I would have loved to have visited again.


Reviewed May 4, 2015 on TripAdvisor

Don’t miss it!”

An amazing and beautiful exhibition of craft glass. I'm not usually impressed by this sort of stuff but the scale, variety and lighting of these very elegant glass sculptures is amazing. The gardens, with glass and flowers contrasting and blending, are also very relaxing - if it wasn't for the traditional Seattle drizzle!


Reviewed May 4, 2015 on TripAdvisor

Beau­ti­ful, peace­ful and one of a kind…”

A great way to spend a couple of hours. Take your time strolling through the museum. Part of the museum is a theater with several short films about Chihuly - take the time to watch them, they are interesting. Take plenty of pics, some of the most beautiful colors! Also great is the fact that you can buy your ticket via a kiosk outside, will save you tons of time. You can also buy a joint ticket for the space needle and the museum. One fun tip: in the garden in the afternoon there is a blue glass ball that has a beautiful reflection of the space needle. it is one of my favorite pictures from my trip to Seattle.


Reviewed May 4, 2015 on TripAdvisor

Glass at it’s Very Finest”

You will find no other display of glass works as plentiful and as beautifully mastered as Seattle's Chihuly Garden and Glass. Whether you have ever blown glass or not, you will be left amazed.


Reviewed May 3, 2015 on TripAdvisor

Moved me to tears”

I am not an artistic person, but I did connect with the display at this museum. The presentations of Native American art was small but well displayed. I love to garden and the use of glass outside as a natural drop was creative and spectacular.


Reviewed May 3, 2015 on TripAdvisor


If you are not familiar with Chihuly, you will be amazed. Wide variety of works representing his artistry over the years. The outdoor gardens are spectacular, and if you are observant, you will find glass orbs with the Space Needle reflected in them!


Reviewed May 2, 2015 on TripAdvisor