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Journeys of Discovery: Making legacy art at Wimberley Glassworks

Join correspondent Tom Wilmer and associate producer, Randi Hair at fabled Wimberley Glassworks in San Marcos, Texas for a visit with lead glassblower Wes Sweetser where he shares his creative passion about crafting legacy works of art for individuals and corporate clients.

Underwriting support for Journeys of Discovery provided by Nashville's Big Back Yard economic initiative focused on rural communities in the southwest quarter of Tennessee and the Shoals Region of Northern Alabama.

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Credit Randi Hair
Wes Sweetser, lead glassblower at Wimberley Glassworks, San Marcos, Texas.
Credit Randi Hair
Wimberley Glassworks foyer


Tom Wilmer produces on-air content for Issues & Ideas airing over KCBX and is producer and host of the six-time Lowell Thomas award-winning NPR podcast Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer. Recorded live on-location across America and around the world, the podcasts feature the arts, culture, music, nature, history, science, wine & spirits, brewpubs, and the culinary arts--everything from baseball to exploring South Pacific atolls to interviewing the real Santa Claus in the Arctic.