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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.

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 Ornaments

Workshops

Newbie, Beginner

Make your own blown glass ornament to hang on the tree or give as a special holiday gift! Under the guidance of a hot shop instructor, you will be able to select and add color to a hot glass…

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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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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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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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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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Embossed Glasses

Workshops

Newbie, Beginner

Personalize your own beer mug, wine goblet or drinking glass using sand blasting, glass carving and dremeling techniques. We will provide you with two glasses. You’ll learn to…

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Flame Fundamentals

Multi-Week Classes

Newbie, Beginner

Learn the ins and outs of the flame shop in this 4-week intro course! This class meets twice a week, to give you the same hours as one of our 8-week classes. You will work with both Moretti…

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Flameworked Magnets

Workshops

Newbie, Beginner

Use your own handmade glass magnets to post that reminder note or special someone’s crayon and glitter drawing on the refrigerator. Work at the torch and melt, control and manipulate a…

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Found Object + Life Casting

Multi-Week Classes

Newbie, Beginner

Learn how to turn your favorite small object into a glass casting. The first half of class will focus on silicone mold making and wax pouring of an object that we will provide for you. Next,…

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Frit Pendants

Workshops

Newbie, Beginner

Flamework your own frit pendant using crushed colored glass to create a 3D explosion. Melt and manipulate your own eye-popping pendant by gathering a molten ball of glass, applying color and…

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Fundamentals of Flameworking Borosilicate

Summer Intensives

Newbie, Beginner, Intermediate

Instructor: Tim Drier In this class we will cover techniques from how to make a marble to the human form. We will explore hollow work, some scientific and many different ways to apply…

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Fused Glass Picture Frames

Workshops

Newbie, Beginner

Create your own fused glass picture frame that holds a 4” x 6” photo. In this class, you will create a variety of patterns and designs using glass frit and stringers to adorn…

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Fused Glass Suncatchers

Workshops

Newbie, Beginner

Have fun creating fused glass suncatchers using a variety of glass materials. We will use pieces of flat glass, rods, stringers and frit to create a pattern or scene. Many things are…

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Gather Round: An Introduction to Hot Glass

Summer Intensives

Newbie, Beginner

Instructors: Jason Forck Jason will work with beginning students to teach them the fundamentals of working with hot glass.  Students will go from learning to work with solid glass…

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Glass Mosaics

Multi-Week Classes

Newbie, Beginner

Learn the ancient and intricate art of glass mosaics. You will design a pattern or image with sheet glass on a wooden backing to create a stunning wall piece. You will learn the basics of…

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Glass Terrariums

Newbie, Beginner

Create a new home for your air plants! Choose your colors. Then blow, shape and manipulate a glass bubble into a lovely terrarium. Air plants not included.

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Hot Glass Blowout

Workshops

Newbie, Beginner

If you have been dying to try glassblowing, this one-day workshop is for you. It gives you a full day of hands-on time to learn how to gather, shape and manipulate molten glass. Start with…

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Hot Glass in the Fast Lane

Multi-Week Classes

Newbie, Beginner

This is the fast lane for hot glass where you learn all about glassblowing in only 4 weeks! Learn to gather molten glass from the furnace, and then sculpt it into various forms from…

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Intro to Borosilicate

Multi-Week Classes

Newbie, Beginner

Learn to work with Borosilicate glass over the torch. Borosilicate glass is a hard glass that is very resistant to shock, which makes it great for scientific applications, but it also has…

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Intro to Coldworking

Multi-Week Classes

Newbie, Beginner

Learn about all of the equipment in the cold shop including belt sanders, flat grinders, dremels, lathes, the sandblaster, and the diamond saw. These tools can be used to create intricate…

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Kilnformed Mosaics

Workshops

Newbie, Beginner

Using sheet glass and glass powder, this technique allows you to create a design or image in glass. Similar to cold mosaics, but instead of messy grout, we use glass powder and fire our work…

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Make-It-Now Easter Eggs

Make-it-Now

Newbie, Beginner

The Easter Bunny will be surprised to see a beautiful handmade glass egg in your basket this year. 

Make-It-Now workshops are an opportunity for anyone ages 10 and above to try glass making…

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