of The New Bedford Museum of Glass
To promote the appreciation of glass art and history through the development and  display of a comprehensive permanent collection

To encourage the study of glass by maintaining an extensive public library of  reference books, subject-file material and original glass-related documents

To advance glass scholarship through research and publication

To inspire students and support public school education through the development of classroom presentations and youth-oriented exhibits

To participate actively in glassworking instruction through the operation of  hot-glass and cold-glass studio facilities

To preserve glass-related artifacts for the benefit  of future generations through acquisition, collections management and  conservation programs
The New Bedford Museum of Glass