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TWO-HOUR TEASERS: Our Introductory Classes
Wednesday • Thursday • Friday • Saturday • Sunday • 2–4 p.m.

Learn the basic methods of glassmaking at the Studio with these afternoon overview classes. Different topics are offered on different days and in different weeks, as outlined below, and every Wednesday night we offer a rotating series of basic classes.

In every teaser, no experience is necessary. Each class is limited to 4 to 8 students for the best hands-on experience and interaction with our Studio Team. Come alone or sign up with a small group of friends or family (minimum age 10).

Glassmaking

Online registation begins Nov. 2

Try your hand at blowing or solidworking molten glass to make a paperweight or bowl. In the process, you’ll get familiar with the Studio equipment and working with hot glass.

Thursday • Friday • Saturday • Sunday • 2–4 p.m. / Limit: 4 students
Cost: $75 Museum Members / $100 all others. (Become a Member)
Online class registration opens Nov. 2.

Flameworking

Online registation begins Nov. 2

Make your own glass beads or small figurines as you learn to wield the torch and work with rods of glass.

Wednesday • Thursday • Sunday • 2–4 p.m. / Limit: 6 students
Cost: $50 Museum Members / $75 all others. (Become a Member)
Online class registration opens Nov. 2.

Fusing

Online registation begins Nov. 2

Create your our own custom glass tiles. From glass cutting, layout, design, and fusing, you’ll gain an overview of the process.

Wednesday • Friday • Saturday • 2–4 p.m. / Limit: 8 students
Cost: $50 Museum Members / $75 all others. (Become a Member)
Online class registration opens Nov. 2.

Hotcasting

Online registation begins Nov. 2

Make an impression of your chosen object in moist sand. Our Studio Team will ladle hot glass into your mold, memorializing it in glass forever.

Wednesday • 2–4 p.m. / Limit: 4 students
Cost: $75 Museum Members / $100 all others. (Become a Member)
Online class registration opens Nov. 2.

Wednesday Night Open Studio

Online registation begins Nov. 2

Come play with fire in our Studio! Each week offers a different opportunity to try one of the common processes used to create works in glass—from glassblowing and sandcasting to glass fusing and flameworking. You might gather molten glass and blow a bubble, make a bead, or fuse a tile. Return every week for a different experience.

Every Wednesday • 7–9 p.m. / Limit: 8 students
Cost: $15 Museum Members / $25 all others. (Become a Member)
Online class registration opens Nov. 2.

Quiet observation from the Studio audience is welcome—and free!