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  • 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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Mask Kiln Casting Workshop

Weekend | 2 Sessions: November 1 — November 2
10:00 - 3:00 pm

Masks are found in all cultures and times in history, they represent the hopes and fears of their makers. The aim of this workshop is to re-contextualize masks in a modern setting by kiln-forming and casting. 

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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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Design Within Reach

Intensive | 5 Sessions: December 8 — December 12
10:00 - 5:00 pm

This is a glassblowing class geared toward the intermediate/advanced student that is seeking to break out of the neo-classical shape universe. Ultimately this class will seek to expand each student’s vocabulary with the material, and remove a few stumbling blocks from their path as a maker.

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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