Our glass studios are closed for annual maintenance August 12 through September 7. Our gallery and shop will be open.

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.

Stained Glass Table Lantern

Multi-Week Classes

Newbie, Beginner

Over the course of 8 weeks, you will create a three-panel stained glass table lantern using the Tiffany foiling method. This class is a great start for beginners. It will cover all the…

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Stir It Up! Swizzle Sticks

Workshops

Newbie, Beginner

Stir it up with handmade swizzle sticks. Amaze your friends and family by explaining the process of how you melted glass rods and created the fancy swizzle stick that they are using in their…

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Summer 5-Day Lunch Plan

Summer Intensives

All Skill Levels

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Weekend Warm-Up

Make-it-Now

Newbie, Beginner

By reservation only online or at 412-365-2145 Roll out of bed late, be comfortable and bring a friend for our favorite new weekend activity. Come to PGC and get your hands on yummy…

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Wine Stoppers

Workshops

Newbie, Beginner

Didn’t finish your wine? Top it in style with your own 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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Summer Hours

We are open today from 10am – 4pm

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