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Hands-on activities are a great way to enhance a visit to Pittsburgh Glass Center and get a taste of glass making in a short period of time. No experience is required. Instructors lead each participant through a hands-on glass making experience ranging from paperweights to beads and fused tiles. Expect to roll up your sleeves and go right to the torch, furnace or fusing studio and create your own masterpiece. Hands-on activities include a live hot glass demonstration and tour of PGC's current contemporary glass exhibition, unless otherwise specified.

Hands-on Options

  • Paperweights - $50 per person
  • Glass Flowers - $50 per person
  • Garden Floats - $50 per person
  • Blown Ornaments - $50 per person
  • Beads - $40 per person
  • Fused Tiles/Sun Catchers - $40 per person
  • Fused Glass Dish - $50 per person

Hands-on activities require a minimum of five people and must be scheduled in advance.

To schedule a hands-on activity, EMAIL or call us at 412-365-2145 x201.

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