• 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.

Production Coldworking

Weekly Class
Weekly Class | 6 Sessions: January 10 — February 21
Saturdays, 3:00 - 6:00 pm

With a focus on working in multiples, this introductory to intermediate course will introduce students to an array of streamlining methods to make their time in the cold shop more efficient and enjoyable. 

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Stained Glass Studies

Weekly Class
Weekly Class | 6 Sessions: January 29 — March 12
Thursdays, 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Designed for all experience levels, beginners learn fundamental design, glass cutting, and assembly methods to create their own stained glass pieces, while experienced students can explore advanced techniques like, glass painting, sandblasting, and plating to develop more intricate works.

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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

The Distance of the Moon

Inspired by Italo Calvino’s short stories, mythology, and current technological advances, Alli Hoag’s glass and mixed media exhibition, The Distance of the Moon, explores the need to reach for the far away and how to negotiate with bridging that space.


Opening reception: November 21, 6 - 8 pm

On view through Saturday, January 10, 2015

Art Center Hours
  • Monday Closed

  • Tuesday Closed

  • Wednesday 12-6

  • Thursday 12-6

  • Friday 12-8

  • Saturday 12-8

  • Sunday 12-6

From the Glass Quarterly Hot Sheet