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Ideal Glass Studios

Ideal Glass Studios Ideal Glass Studios is an artist-run film & TV production studio comprised of creative spaces in the Ideal Glass is the dream venue for all ventures.

Located in the heart of the West Village, Ideal Glass is the perfect venue for your next event, photo & video shoot, or pop-up store. The gorgeous, bare space can be transformed to match your vision, whatever it might be.

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Pandora launched its first art collaboration back in September with a pop up experience at the Ideal Glass Studios highl...
11/09/2022

Pandora launched its first art collaboration back in September with a pop up experience at the Ideal Glass Studios highlighting New York Street scene. Their jewelry collection is inspired by the late artist and activist Keith Haring, who was part of the legendary New York art scene during the 1980s. Shout out to for the extraordinary production turning the Atrium to great representation of New York City streets. Here are the moments we captured.

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Pandora launched its first art collaboration back in September with a pop up experience at the Ideal Glass Studios highl...
11/08/2022

Pandora launched its first art collaboration back in September with a pop up experience at the Ideal Glass Studios highlighting New York Street scene. Their jewelry collection is inspired by the late artist and activist Keith Haring, who was part of the legendary New York art scene during the 1980s. Shout out to for the extraordinary production turning the Atrium into a great representation of New York City streets. Here are the moments we captured.

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SCOGÉ Chapter 1 - Reacclimate (FW22/SS23)NYC-based fashion brand SCOGÉ Presented its 2nd collection entitled - Chapter 1...
11/02/2022

SCOGÉ Chapter 1 - Reacclimate (FW22/SS23)

NYC-based fashion brand SCOGÉ Presented its 2nd collection entitled - Chapter 1, Reacclimate to the public in a non-linear flowing production, where guests explored several rooms of the opulent vintage NYC mansion of Ideal Glass Studios. Each room consisted of an Oracle (Production Staff), that developed the Subjects (Models) look in real-time. From hair, make-up, and assembly to the completed look. Guests were immersed in the mysterious developing world of SCOGÉ. 

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Here is something to look forward to this week, only in two days😍🌱. We are beyond excited for the Humblebloom's second e...
10/25/2022

Here is something to look forward to this week, only in two days😍🌱. We are beyond excited for the Humblebloom's second event at Ideal Glass Studios on October 27th Thursday between 6-11pm. We can't wait to see you there! For the tickets, visit the link in bio!
😂 comedians
🎶 musicians
📝 poets
🎧 DJ sets by with magic lead by

Humblebloom's Happy Camp is back! We are excited to have this cannabis reunion at the Ideal Glass Studios on October 27t...
10/20/2022

Humblebloom's Happy Camp is back! We are excited to have this cannabis reunion at the Ideal Glass Studios on October 27th, between 6-11pm. Until then, here are some photos from last year. Don't miss a night full of music, dance, and mary jayne!
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DJ sets by: with magic lead by

 have been a pioneer in the world of quality sound for years. It was wonderful celebrating their 60th Anniversary togeth...
10/18/2022

have been a pioneer in the world of quality sound for years. It was wonderful celebrating their 60th Anniversary together, featuring a historical glimpse of all their innovative headphones & speakers over the years with a beautiful setup by . Chief creator Nikki Cohen () oversaw this tasteful buildout and it was great to welcome her and her team back to Ideal Glass Studios for this project.

Come tonight! October 1st! Featuring a performance by Dayramir Gonzalez on piano  6-11pm special guest … Willard Morgan ...
10/01/2022

Come tonight! October 1st! Featuring a performance by Dayramir Gonzalez on piano 6-11pm special guest … Willard Morgan ! 6-8pm sponsored bar
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Join us at Ideal Glass Studios on Sunday, August 28th at 6PM for an unforgettable evening full of music and dancing in s...
08/23/2022

Join us at Ideal Glass Studios on Sunday, August 28th at 6PM for an unforgettable evening full of music and dancing in support of Kyuma Gumaa’s education!

Kyuma Gumaa is a 28 yr old refugee, survivor of genocide, war crime ethnic cleansing and gross violation of human rights. He needs help funding his dream of moving to NYC to study in the International Affairs Master’s program at The New School.

Suggested donation of $10. 

6PM Afro-Sala class 
6:30PM Dj Oro 
7PM Live Performance by Shavit Prince & Dayramir Gonzalez featuring Willard Morgan 
8PM - 10PM Dj Oro 
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Remember to join us tomorrow Friday August 17th at 8PM to enjoy a night of independent short films at  YouDion Costelloe...
08/18/2022

Remember to join us tomorrow Friday August 17th at 8PM to enjoy a night of independent short films at

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Dion Costelloe “Waking up”

“Are There Bobcats in New Jersey” by Jack Hessler and Vogue Giambri and

“The Snag” The Cut” and “The Crack” 3 pt short by Rick Rocha

“Last Meal” Brendan Babinski and Dion Costelloe
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Come join us for an evening of short films of NYC independent filmmakers. To celebrate the release of his new short film...
08/12/2022

Come join us for an evening of short films of NYC independent filmmakers. To celebrate the release of his new short film, Brendan Babinski and company are screening “Last Meal” in a program with several other short films by local independent filmmakers. Friday 19th of August . 8PM the doors will be opening.
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Come join us for an evening of film screenings from New York independent filmmakers. To celebrate the release our their ...
08/12/2022

Come join us for an evening of film screenings from New York independent filmmakers. To celebrate the release our their new short film, Brendan Babinski and company are screening their film “Last Meal” and inviting other talented independent filmmakers to screen their work as well
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Join us tomorrow Saturday August 13th at our studios for :𝗧𝗵𝗲𝗶𝗿𝘀𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘀𝗲 𝗬𝗼𝘂𝘁𝗵 𝗙𝗼𝗿𝘂𝗺is brought to you by Theirsverse, a com...
08/12/2022

Join us tomorrow Saturday August 13th at our studios for :
𝗧𝗵𝗲𝗶𝗿𝘀𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘀𝗲 𝗬𝗼𝘂𝘁𝗵 𝗙𝗼𝗿𝘂𝗺
is brought to you by Theirsverse, a community that onboards the next generation and diversity by inviting global founders in Web3 to share their wisdom and experience.
People who want to join Web3 can learn valuable content in a more accessible way.

Fᴏʀᴜᴍ Tʜᴇᴍᴇ:
𝐁𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐌𝐨𝐫𝐞 𝐃𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐭𝐨 𝐖𝐞𝐛𝟑

The young generation is very passionate about Web3.
Theirsverse is a diverse and inclusive community spread across all over the world to support the next generation to build a community of their own.

We collaborate with Coolman's Universe this time to share on art, culture and diversity.
Traditional artists are afraid of sharing, but the younger generation of artists, especially those involved in NFT & Web3, love creating together, which is also what decentralization is all about. Let's look forward to the sparks of these two universes colliding together!

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Genius UtA Bekaia at it again!  Wonderful sculptures from a master!
08/08/2022

Genius UtA Bekaia at it again! Wonderful sculptures from a master!

One of our favorite restaurants in New York especially on 8th street!   Have the Salad Nicoise, pomme frites, glass if S...
08/08/2022

One of our favorite restaurants in New York especially on 8th street! Have the Salad Nicoise, pomme frites, glass if Sancerre and you’ll know why!!!

The Amélie ‘A’ team. It always feels great to get that A, and this hard working crew always delivers. Great job guys!

07/12/2022

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Join us for our  event this Sunday, 9/12 from 2-6pm in The Atrium at Ideal Glass Studios for Vestiphobia: NYFE SS22 Stre...
09/09/2021

Join us for our event this Sunday, 9/12 from 2-6pm in The Atrium at Ideal Glass Studios for Vestiphobia: NYFE SS22 Street Fashion Show & Sustainable Pop up Shop — a day filled with live music, fashion, art, local designers and more! 🤩

Featuring a 'street fashion show' for Vestiphobia by Willard Morgan & a sustainable pop-up shop curated by FIND YOUR ID NYC and Da Spot NYC 🕶️ Plus, live performances from Willard Morgan's Ideal Orkestra Hoox & The Africanos, GK / Golden Kisses, Jason Matu John Braulio, Idara, Ego, Diana Bidèa and hosted by Brooke .

The event is free with a donation of a piece of clothing to PYNK NYC's upcoming mission trip to Haiti aiding the victims of the disastrous earthquake this past August. 🙏

Can't wait to see you all there - we are the world, let's rock! 🌎💙

09/04/2021
Dayramir González at DROM NYC, featuring Willard Morgan, 9/14

Willard Morgan and Dayramir González are playing tonight at DROM in the East Village. Come by for some Live Cuban Jazz from our good friend Dayramir and a special performance from Willard. Doors at 7. Show at 8. Tickets available on DROMNYC.com. See you there! 🎹🇨🇺

Channel 1 Presents 'Artisroom x Lovejoy' tonight in The Atrium at Ideal Glass Studios. This collaborative arts and music...
09/03/2021

Channel 1 Presents 'Artisroom x Lovejoy' tonight in The Atrium at Ideal Glass Studios. This collaborative arts and music experience brings together an impressive lineup of up and coming local creators and Euro minimal house DJs. Let's dance the night away!

Featuring:
+ Lucas Lovejoy
+ Isabella Fraga
+ Alexander Brinitzer
+ Meredith Morris
+ Lucas Alexander Harris
+ KARISMA
+ Dhagpo Lobsang
+ Kobi Walsh
+ Killa Camila
+ Gabby Narcisse
+ NJJ
+ California Club

Are you ready to get casted all 2022?! 🤩 Join FIND YOUR ID NYC  at Ideal Glass Studios on Saturday August 21, 2021 for t...
08/21/2021

Are you ready to get casted all 2022?! 🤩 Join FIND YOUR ID NYC at Ideal Glass Studios on Saturday August 21, 2021 for their annual NYFW Casting Call!

Currently casting for 3 show dates with various famous and emerging brands, this opportunity is for all models, hosts, dancers, hair stylists, make up artists, and day-of-show volunteers who want to take part in NYFW SS 22.

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nyfw-ss2021-casting-call-invite-only-tickets-167809150687

🎙️ Update on TONIGHT'S Ideal Orkestra show...🎙️NEW VENUE: IDEAL GLASS STUDIOSNEW DOOR TIME: 8:30 PMNEW COVER CHARGE: $ F...
08/14/2021

🎙️ Update on TONIGHT'S Ideal Orkestra show...🎙️

NEW VENUE: IDEAL GLASS STUDIOS
NEW DOOR TIME: 8:30 PM
NEW COVER CHARGE: $ FREE $

Come by 9 W 8th Street, TONIGHT, to catch take the stage with on guitar, Branford Walker on bass, and Dupree Neville on drums. Doors open at 8:30 PM. Show starts at 9 PM. No cover. Cash bar. Special guests & music all night! 🎙️🎶🎸

Concert  - there was a beautiful haze cast on the looming building above the glorious skylight. The magical stone sculpt...
08/04/2021

Concert - there was a beautiful haze cast on the looming building above the glorious skylight. The magical stone sculptures of Ken Hirasuka hang on the walls as part of the exhibition curated by Rodrigo Salomon
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Tonight in the Atrium... Zoopraxis Films and Spoonbill & Sugartown, Booksellers present "it's been a while" 2021. Join h...
07/17/2021

Tonight in the Atrium... Zoopraxis Films and Spoonbill & Sugartown, Booksellers present "it's been a while" 2021. Join hosts Nancy Pop & Meredith D. Glass at Ideal Glass Studios starting at 7pm for a night of performances, music, cannabis, food and drinks.

*** At 8:30pm there will be a special pre-screening of the new film "Poets Are The Destroyers" produced and directed by our good friend Nancy Pop! ***

Tickets for the event are $20 online and $25 at the door & there will be a cash bar. Sales go towards taking Nancy's first feature film, Poets Are the Destroyers, around the international film festival circuit. Click here to purchase yours now: https://itsbeenawhile.rsvpify.com

For more event details: https://idealglassstudios.com/events/itsbeenawhile
RSVP & invite your friends: https://fb.me/e/3ELNWL837
POETS ARE THE DESTROYERS website: https://www.poetsarethedestroyers.nyc/

Thanks for supporting independent NYC artists! We look forward to see you later!

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Opening tonight at Ideal Glass Studios: "The Godfather of Street Art, Richard Hambleton, and his Contemporaries: Al Diaz...
07/10/2021

Opening tonight at Ideal Glass Studios: "The Godfather of Street Art, Richard Hambleton, and his Contemporaries: Al Diaz, Ken Hiratsuka, and Scot Borofsky"

The exhibition, presented by Salomon Arts Gallery, will explore the flourishing of the illegal street art movement in New York City in the 1980s through four of its most important and influential early creators and conceptualists. Today, as the City re-forms after the ravages of the pandemic, the vision of these artists has become particularly potent once again.

This evening we'll celebrate NYC and its artists with the opening reception of the exhibit in the Atrium at 9 W 8th Street from 6 to 8pm. Come join us!

For more info on the exhibit, dates, and times, click here: https://salomonarts.com/richard-hambleton-and-his-contemporaries-june-2021/

05/27/2021

THINK YOU CAN HANDLE THE KLIT??? Find out this Saturday at BIGKLIT'S MEMORIAL DAY MASSACRE 🔪 Featuring w/ special guests . Hosted by . Sponsored by . Presented by & . 💀 Click the link in our bio to purchase your tickets now! See you there... unless your scared.💀

05/18/2021

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😍 Rebecca Luke Style on set at helenamagdalenadesign​'s editorial shoot for their new Alchemy line; all pieces are one o...
05/11/2021

😍 Rebecca Luke Style on set at helenamagdalenadesign​'s editorial shoot for their new Alchemy line; all pieces are one of a kind and made from upcycled fabrics. 📷: Milena Bennett

04/08/2021

TONIGHT: Live music returns to The Red Room with a special double-header event ft. Willard Morgan's Ideal Orkestra with Special Guests Ruco Nishino, Gideon Berger, and Allabouthoox. There is no cover & seating is limited - so get there early!

- Performances are at 7:30 & 9:30 PM
- Doors will open 30 minutes before each set
- 21+ // Masks Required // 2 Drink Minimum
- The Red Room is located above KGB Bar at 85 E 4th Street New York, NY 10003

Grab your friends, wear your masks, and raise your glasses to an evening of pyrotechtonic spoken word attack on alternative cabaret.

RSVP here: Willard Morgan's Ideal Orkestra at The Red Room and we'll see you tonight!

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02/06/2021

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LULLABY                               Saturday, November 98pm-10pmLink in bioLullaby is a Wunderkammer scenario expresse...
11/01/2019

LULLABY Saturday, November 9
8pm-10pm
Link in bio
Lullaby is a Wunderkammer scenario expressed and presented through all forms of chaos.

The visual work of Ilaz showcases infinite layers of images we see every day, from internet to reality.
The music explores the infinite potential of sound; Alison Clancy’s psychedelic alt-pop electronica album “Psycho Tyko” fills you with distorted beats and tender vocals. And closing with Willard Morgan / Ideal Orkestra; performing a public introspection incited through the depths of emotion.

Willard Morgan’s Ideal Orkestra had an amazing night on Friday at Eastside Sound with Producer Mark Urselli.            ...
09/18/2019

Willard Morgan’s Ideal Orkestra had an amazing night on Friday at Eastside Sound with Producer Mark Urselli. @ Eastside Sound

They are back!! Come join us tomorrow night at KGB bar’s Red Room where Willard Morgan’s Ideal Orkestra will be performi...
08/12/2019

They are back!! Come join us tomorrow night at KGB bar’s Red Room where Willard Morgan’s Ideal Orkestra will be performing!

Come join us at Ideal Glass Pop Up this Friday and Saturday night for DREAMLANDS, a sensorial audio visual presentation!...
06/27/2019

Come join us at Ideal Glass Pop Up this Friday and Saturday night for DREAMLANDS, a sensorial audio visual presentation!

Join us in celebrating the art of Jeffrey Bishop, at Ideal Glass this Thursday! Jeffrey spent a few gloriously warm week...
06/26/2019

Join us in celebrating the art of Jeffrey Bishop, at Ideal Glass this Thursday! Jeffrey spent a few gloriously warm weeks adorning our front with an amazing mural, “Quiver Wall.” This Thursday we invite you to join him and us at his exhibition inside the Ideal Glass gallery on 22 East 2nd at 6pm.

Ideal Glass Studio's cover photo
06/15/2019

Ideal Glass Studio's cover photo

06/04/2019
ERTI Gallery

ERTI Gallery

ERTI Gallery in partnership with SOLO presents the epic second exhibition THE PRESENT from the multimedia trilogy Superhumans by Georgian artist Bekaia. Curator - Fuhlbrügge.
The project which transforms the whole gallery space into an artistic environment inter winds video, sound, art objects, probes, costumes of different characters of the videos and embroidery works which distill the images from the videos. His works explore connections in general figures of representation, as well as — themes of conflict and failure, love, glory, repression, icons and taboos.

This Saturday: Tokyo Underground Night!Saturday May 25, 2019-an event for the ages. Will Morgan's Ideal Orkestra will be...
05/21/2019

This Saturday: Tokyo Underground Night!

Saturday May 25, 2019-an event for the ages. Will Morgan's Ideal Orkestra will be performing at Tokyo Underground Night, a celebration of Japanese underground music. Other performances by Coppe, Uhnellys, Takuya Nakamura, and Azumi OE, which form a collective, eclectic group of artists and creative individuals. Come have your mind enriched and enlightened at this one of a kind night!

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tokyo-underground-night-tickets-61054061341

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Ideal Glass Studios is an artist-run film & TV production studio comprised of creative spaces in the East and West Village.

Founded in 2004 by native New Yorker, actor, and artist, Willard Morgan, the original space at 22 E 2nd St was transformed from a 1950’s glazier’s workshop into an independent gallery space and art collective.

The small team of creatives are dedicated to fostering a community of artists, fashion designers, writers, performers, musicians, and filmmakers. The mural walls, exhibitions, screenings and performances, transcend the norm and provide a space where alternative modes of thought and expression are encouraged and celebrated.

In 2017, Morgan added two new spaces to his Ideal Glass collection: the Ideal Pop-Up and The Mansion in the West Village, creating Ideal Glass Studios, where high-profile film, TV, music, fashion, and art vanguards gather regularly to collaborate. The original space’s DIY vibe lives on in its caring and eccentric team, encouraging creators to present their ideas clearly and express their vision freely.

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