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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.

Glass Fundamentals: Introduction to Glassblowing I

Beginner, Weekly Class
Weekly Class | 6 Sessions: May 10 — June 14
Saturdays, 10:00 - 1:00 pm

The aim of this class is to introduce you to fundamental technical and aesthetic aspects of glass as a material and glassblowing as a process. Through a series of hands-on projects, demonstrations and critiques you will methodically develop the skill to work confidently at the furnace.

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Youth Glassblowing

Beginner, Weekly Class
Weekly Class | 6 Sessions: April 27 — June 1
Sundays, 2:00 - 5:00 pm

Experience the magic of molten glass with this introduction to the basics of glassblowing.  Students will learn how to gather molten glass from the furnace and how to manipulate and shape it through heat, gravity and blowing.

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Hot Glass Survey

Beginner, Weekly Class
Weekly Class | 5 Sessions: June 1 — June 29
Sundays, 10:00 - 1:00 pm

During this five-session intensive workshop, students will be exposed to a wide variety of hot glass techniques including, but not limited to: hot casting, Italian decorative techniques, Swedish design and imagery applications and hot bubble sculpting. This workshop is intended to get students “out of the bench”, so to speak, and broaden their material knowledge base.

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Currently On View in the Agnes Varis Art Center


Edison Zapata

UrbanGlass is pleased to present the work of artists Romina Gonzales and Edison Zapata. This show will coincide with the first Spring season the studio is open to the public after 2 years of major renovations. These two artists are presenting their work and ideas as OFFCENTRE, a new design collective, that takes advantage of situations that can be seen as mistakes and exploits them to create a distinctive visual language.

Opening Reception: March 27, 6-9pm

On view through Saturday, May 17, 2014

Art Center Hours
  • Monday Closed

  • Tuesday Closed

  • Wednesday 12-6

  • Thursday 12-6

  • Friday 12-6

  • Saturday 12-6

  • Sunday Closed

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