• Esteban Salazar

  • Burnt Asphalt

  • Joseph Cavalieri

  • Amy Lemaire

Through studios, classes, exhibitions, and publishing, UrbanGlass is committed to furthering the use of glass as a creative medium.

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Classes at UrbanGlass offer students of all ages the opportunity to explore the endless possibilities of glass. Educational programming includes everything from classes for teens to master classes for professional artists. Weekly classes, week-long intensives, and two-day workshops make learning at UrbanGlass available to students of all levels and interests.

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Experience Glass Day (December)

Workshop
December 20th, 10:00 – 6:00 pm

Designed as an introductory experience to the material, up to two participants can sign up for a two hour private lesson with one of our expert instructors who will walk you through the basics of glass sculpting and blowing and whet your appetite for future glass adventures!

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Youth Beadmaking

Weekly Class
Weekly Class | 4 Sessions: October 19 — November 9
Sundays, 1:00 - 4:00 pm

This four session class is specially designed for young beginning students. Students will learn many decorative and sculptural bead making techniques. The class will begin with with round shapes, dots and lines, and encasing decorations, then move into stringers and complex surface patterns. Finally sculptural techniques will be taught, including how to make a mushroom bead, a human face bead, and various animal beads. This class is a great introduction to the world of hot glass for any young artist.

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¬°Expresionista!

Intensive
Intensive | 5 Sessions: October 13 — October 17
6:00 - 10:00 pm

 Our aim is to create an attitude with the material in terms of what it can do for your ideas.  This is not a ‘glassblowing’ class- it is a way to use glass in an expressionistic manner.  

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Currently On View in the Agnes Varis Art Center

Anders Ruhwald: One Thing Follows Another (And You Make It Happen)

In the exhibition Anders Ruhwald: One Thing Follows Another (And You Make It Happen), the artist, who is artist-in-residence and head of Ceramics at Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, explores form, materiality, and perception through a series of installations that compare and contrast one design rendered in three diverse media: ceramics, wood, and glass.

On view through Saturday, November 8, 2014

Photo: ©Steven Talley

Art Center Hours
  • Monday Closed

  • Tuesday Closed

  • Wednesday 12-6

  • Thursday 12-6

  • Friday 12-7

  • Saturday 12-7

  • Sunday 12-6

From the Glass Quarterly Hot Sheet