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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Design Within Reach
IntensiveIntensive | 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.Continue Reading
Italian Cane Explorations!
Weekly ClassWeekly Class | 6 Sessions: September 13 — October 18
Saturdays, 12:00 - 3:00 pm
Hundreds of years ago the Italians on the island of murano figured out how to pull glass into fine thin threads,and then weave them into intricate colorful patterns! This class is for glassblowers interested in learning some of these masterful and advanced techniques.Continue Reading
Currently On View in the Agnes Varis Art Center
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
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Montreal nonprofit Espace Verre elects artist Catherine Labonté as board president
The board of directors of Espace Verre, the Montreal nonprofit glass center that offers courses, exhibitions, and studio facilities to promote the glass arts, has made a change at the...