Shikeith
Idea Furnace Retrospective

This exhibit showcases past Idea Furnace artists-in-residence.

Amanda Simmons
Summer Lecture Series

Join us for our free summer lecture series with Leo Tecosky, Tim Drier and Amanda Simmons.

Idea Furnace Happy Hour
Idea Furnace Happy Hour

Come one, come all artists, craftspeople, and makers for a night of creative conversation and consumption.

Tour at 10am
Tour at 10

Pop-in on Saturday in the summer for an impromptu one-hour free tour and demonstration.

Adam Holtzinger
Summer Lecture Series

Join us for our free summer lecture series with Adam Holtzinger, Nate Cotterman and Alyssa Oxley.

Date Night at PGC
Make It A Date

Join us for a private Make-It-Now date night of glassblowing.  Make your own blown glass pumpkin!

Tour at 10am
Tour at 10

Pop-in on Saturday in the summer for an impromptu one-hour free tour and demonstration.

Giles Bettison
Summer Lecture Series

Join us for our free summer lecture series with Giles Bettison, Chaiya Sullivan, and Evelyn Dunstan.

Glassblowing demonstration at Hot Jam
Hot Jam

A free open house to celebrate Cinco de Julio!

Tour at 10am
Tour at 10

Pop-in on Saturday in the summer for an impromptu one-hour free tour and demonstration.

Tour at 10am
Tour at 10

Pop-in on Saturday in the summer for an impromptu one-hour free tour and demonstration.

Frantisek JanakJoin us for our free summer lecture series.  Join us for our free summer lecture series. Each week from May 15 to August 7, internationally renowned artists will present images, videos and informal discussions about contemporary glass art.   June 5 - Boyd Sugiki + Lisa Zerkowitz + Matt Tyner + Ashley McFarland + Matteo Seguso     July 15–19  Michael Schunke and Josie Gluck: Make Your Own Cups (Hot) Sally Prasch: Flameworking with Sally (Flame) Katherine Rutecki: Press Molded Pâte de Verre Rel
Summer Lecture Series

Join us for our free summer lecture series with Michael Schunke, Josie Gluck, Sally Prasch, Katherine Rutecki and František Janák.

Date Night at PGC
Make It A Date

Join us for a private Make-It-Now date night of glassblowing. Make your own blown glass ornament.

Tour at 10am
Tour at 10

Pop-in on Saturday in the summer for an impromptu one-hour free tour and demonstration.

Susan Taylor Glasgow
Summer Lecture Series

Join us for our free summer lecture series with Tom Moore, Brent Rogers, Beccy Feather and Susan Taylor Glasgow.

Glassblowing at PGC
Hot Glass, Cold Beer, Pink Boots

Taste brand new local brews from Penn Brewery and Hitchhiker created in collaboration with Pittsburgh Glass Center and The Pink Boots Society!

Tour at 10am
Tour at 10

Pop-in on Saturday in the summer for an impromptu one-hour free tour and demonstration.

Nisha Bansil
Summer Lecture Series

Join us for our free summer lecture series with Suzie Ririe, Janis Miltenberger, Susan Taylor Glasgow and Nisha Bansil.

Hot Jam
Hot Jam

FREE! Join us on the first Friday of each month for an open house with live hot glass demonstrations and groundbreaking contemporary glass art exhibitions.  

Tour at 10am
Tour at 10

Pop-in on Saturday in the summer for an impromptu one-hour free tour and demonstration.

Mathieu Grodet
Summer Lecture Series

Join us for our free summer lecture series with Patrick Martin, Chad A. Parker and Topher Reynolds, and Mathieu Grodet.

Tour at 10am
Tour at 10

Pop-in on Saturday in the summer for an impromptu one-hour free tour and demonstration.

Art on fire
Art on Fire

Art on Fire is our most important fundraiser and Pittsburgh's only glass art auction. It attracts nearly 500 community leaders and art appreciators and generates over 10% of our annual operating funds in ONE evening! Event Chairs: Stacey V. and Andrew B. Rhodes 2019 Honorary Artist: Shelley…

Educator Open House
Educator Open House

An opportunity for educators to learn more about our programs and try glassmaking.

Jaime Guerrero
Cuando el Río Suena

A new exhibition by Jaime Guerrero exploring themes of identity and struggle as they relate to the current global refugee crisis