Learn glassmaking at Pittsburgh Glass Center

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.

Unless otherwise noted, you must be at least 14 years old to take a class or workshop at Pittsburgh Glass Center.

The Box and Triptych Wall Panels

Summer Intensives

All Skill Levels

Instructor: Alyssa Oxley This class is an exploration of techniques to construct 3 different glass boxes with fitted decorative lids, and a wall panel that will feature a small triptych…

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Valentine's Flowers

Make-it-Now

Newbie, Beginner

A truly unique date, come to PGC to make a glass flower. $40/flower. We always reserve space in the studio for walk-ins, so if time slots appear full, please still join us. There is…

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Valentine's Pendants

Make-it-Now

Newbie, Beginner

A truly unique date, come to PGC and make a heart shaped pendant for your sweetheart. $30/pendant. We always reserve space in the studio for walk-ins, so if time slots appear full,…

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Wine Stoppers

Workshops

Newbie, Beginner

Didn’t finish your bottle of wine? Use your own elegant, flameworked bottle stopper! Learn how to control, manipulate, and add color to a rod of glass while shaping your own unique…

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Yo! Hot Glass Fundamentals

Summer Intensives

Newbie, Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Instructor: Leo Tecosky Yo! Ready to gather molten glass from the furnace, and then mold it by hand into cups, solid sculptures or any other object your heart desires?…

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We are open today from 10am – 4pm

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  • Mon 10am – 7pm
  • Tue 10am – 7pm
  • Wed 10am – 7pm
  • Thu 10am – 7pm
  • Fri 10am – 4pm
  • Sat 10am – 4pm