• 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.

Pre-College Bead and Jewelry Workshop

Weekly Class
Weekly Class | 4 Sessions: March 17 — April 7
Tuesdays, 4:00 - 6:00 pm

This workshop will teach the basics of flameworking and jewelry design in the course, considering creative ways to apply their beads to a unique piece. 

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UNDERGROUND MOSAIC: Glass Mosaic in a New York Minute

Weekly Class
Weekly Class | 6 Sessions: January 25 — March 8
Sundays, 12:00 - 4:00 pm

Learn the basics of glass mosaic. Students will learn to create glass mosaics for both in and outdoors, investigating also those historical mosaics spread throughout the NYC subway system and environs.

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Currently On View in the Agnes Varis Art Center

Material Location

Material Location has two aims. First, to catalogue the range of glassmaking activities in New York City, both within and outside of the hub of UrbanGlass. Secondly, to explore the state-the conceptual location-of glassmaking and glass thinking at this time. To these ends, the artists included in Material Location explore a range of processes and conceptual approaches related to glass.

On view through Saturday, March 7, 2015

Photo: Arena by Sarah Michalik

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