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Whether you're an artist working in another medium, a collector, a college student, or just someone fascinated by glass, we've got something for you! Depending on your interests and schedule, you may choose anything from a quick Make-it-Now experience to an 8-week class or weeklong summer intensive. Our classes are taught by both local and international professional artists. If you want to see classes on a particular date, use our calendar.

Beads 2

Multi-Week Classes

Intermediate

Take your beads to the next level! With Michael Mangiafico as your guide, learn more advanced decorative techniques, shapes and improve your Moretti bead making skills. Intro to Beads, 24…

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Beginner Beadmaking

Multi-Week Classes

Newbie, Beginner

If you’re fascinated by baubles, bangles, and beads, this is the class for you. You will make many glass beads as you learn the basic skills of heating Moretti (soft) glass, applying…

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Beyond the Cup

Multi-Week Classes

Intermediate

This class is great for any Hot 1 or Hot 2 student looking to further their form and practice their skills beyond the eight-week classes. More hot glass time and practice along with forms…

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Blowing and Sculpting Inside the Bubble

Summer Intensives

Advanced, Ace

MARTIN JANECKY In this class, you will focus on unique techniques and approaches to solid and blown sculpting from within the bubble. There will be an emphasis on freedom to explore the…

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Blown and Cut

Summer Intensives

Intermediate, Advanced

ETHAN STERN Working between hot and cold Shops, students will take a sculptural approach to integrating form, pattern, and surface. Focusing on closed forms in the hot shop, students…

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Blown Glass Garden Floats

Workshops

Newbie, Beginner

Make your own beautiful glass object for your garden. In this workshop, an instructor will help you gather, color and blow a beautiful glass ball to either hang in your garden or float on a…

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Blown Glass Pumpkins

Workshops

Newbie, Beginner

Real pumpkins come in all shapes and sizes and so do the ones you’ll create in this workshop. Gather, color, shape and blow a bubble of hot glass to form a pumpkin and then add a stem…

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Bodacious Beads

Workshops

Newbie, Beginner

Mesmerized by intricate, colorful glass beads and jewelry? Learn the secrets of how beads are made at the torch in this introductory session in the flame shop. You will have a chance to make…

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Bowls + Color = :)

Summer Intensives

Intermediate

BOYD SUGIKI + LISA ZERKOWITZ This three-day intensive workshop will focus on the bowl.  This course is designed for the student who has a strong foundation but is looking to expand…

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Candle Bridges

Workshops

Intermediate

Use the skills and techniques learned in fused tiles workshops to create your own decorative display for your favorite candles. Cut and place color rods, stringers and pieces of glass to…

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Cane-Undrum

Summer Intensives

Advanced, Ace

NANCY CALLAN Exploring a variety of Venetian cane techniques, we will refine the nuances of a basic setup to achieve your desired outcome. We will experiment with an array of cane…

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Cane Work in the Hot Shop

Multi-Week Classes

Advanced

This advanced class will demonstrate the basics of working with cane in the hot shop. Learn to shape a proper cane pull by using clear glass before moving to color. Proper cane diameter,…

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Cast to Fit: Combining Glass and Mixed Media

Summer Intensives

Beginner, Intermediate

WESTON LAMBERT During this course, you will learn how to combine glass with a variety of other materials including metal, stone, and more. We will cover basic rubber mold making…

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Coasters

Workshops

Newbie, Beginner

This workshop is a great introduction to the world of kiln formed glass. We start by learning how to use a variety of tools to cut sheet glass. You will create mosaic patterns and designs on…

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Cold Cuts and Lamination

Multi-Week Classes

Newbie, Beginner

Step into the cold shop and learn how to operate all the basic equipment. Cut and grind blocks of glass into multiple sections and then glue them back together using dyed glues. Learn other…

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Coldworked Pendants

Workshops

Newbie, Beginner

Choose from a variety of transparent glass colors and coldworking techniques to transform a piece of flat glass into a one-of-a-kind pendant. You will learn how to sandblast, carve and…

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Coldwork it Quicker!

Summer Intensives

Intermediate, Advanced, Ace

WESTON LAMBERT Discover the beauty of coldworking it quicker! During this short course, we will cover some tools and techniques that can reduce all those hours of grinding in the cold…

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Color and Design for Modern Lampworkers

Summer Intensives

Intermediate

MATT TYNER Students will learn cutting-edge techniques involving proper use of color and design elements to encourage creative application and develop their abilities in…

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Compression Pendants

Workshops

Newbie, Beginner

Entice the world with your very own one-of-a-kind, handmade pendants. In this one-day workshop, use the torch to melt glass rods and combine colors to make pendants that look like an…

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Context Through Craft

Summer Intensives

Beginner, Intermediate

AMBER COWAN This course will cover introductory to advanced flameworking techniques utilizing borosilicate, soft, and recycled glass. We will work on proper techniques as well as how to…

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Creating Imagery with Stringers

Workshops

Newbie, Beginner

Using thin strands of glass, we will create an image or pattern on a fused glass tile. We can keep a rigid, straight design or loosen up our stringers with heat. This is a great class to…

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Dan Clayman Artist Lecture

All Skill Levels

Artist’s Lecture about the different work he has made, focusing on the ideas and influences from science and engineering to the poetics of nostalgia. Free and open to the public.

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Drawing and Painting with Glass

Summer Intensives

Advanced

CLAUDIA TRIMBUR-PAGEL Let's talk about stringer application and precision. We'll paint whimsical animals with stringers and dots. We'll learn how to build and draw intricate…

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Easter Eggs

Workshops

Newbie, Beginner

Make your very own colorful Easter egg paperweight! Choose your colors and work with an instructor to sculpt an Easter egg that will be the perfect addition to your basket! 

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