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" Glass is the most magical of all materials . It transmits light -CHIHULY in a special way ."
ARCHITECTURE THAT IGNITES THE IMAGINATION Gaming … dining … shopping … and a towering glass sculpture made up of 2,500 hand-blown pieces ? Venture into the Casino of the Sky , and you can ’ t miss the 10,000-pound masterpiece designed by artistic trailblazer , Dale Chihuly .
This timeless creation features thousands of vibrantly colored glass components crafted by a team of skilled Seattle artisans . Fully assembled on-site at Mohegan Sun , the rich silver and cobalt blue hues of the sculpture are tastefully woven to emulate a swirling fountain of water . The spectacular centerpiece – and popular selfie location – measures 14 feet in width and looms 25 feet above visitors .

" Glass is the most magical of all materials . It transmits light -CHIHULY in a special way ."

MEET THE WORLD-RENOWNED ARTIST : DALE CHIHULY With an unparalleled artistic vision and penchant for experimenting with different techniques , Chihuly is known for his ability to stretch the limitations of contemporary art . Drawing inspiration from his surroundings , his pieces redefine conventional perceptions of beauty and functionality .
His interest in the way light and space interact with different forms of architecture often serves as the impetus behind his creations . Chihuly ’ s work aims to evoke emotion , inspire , create dialogue , and live harmoniously within the environments they reside .