The International Paperweight Society

The IPS is dedicated to furthering awareness of the art of the glass paperweight.

  • A library donation program is available.
  • Traveling exhibits are sponsored.
  • Lectures about antique and modern paperweight available.
  • Supporting new and advanced paperweight artists.

The purpose of the Foundation is to grow each year in its programs as it supports the education of the general public in the art of the paperweight through educational exhibits, forums, publications, and information via the internet.

Charitable - Literary - Education
Scientific Investigation & Research

To educate and inform the public regarding glass paperweights as an art form and to develop and foster interest and appreciation in glass paperweight collecting.

Questions? Contact:
Nancy Alfano, Executive Director
International Paperweight Society Foundation
410 S. Michigan Ave., Suite 207, Chicago, IL 60605 -- 312.419.0403