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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Experience Glass Day (December)
WorkshopDecember 20th, 10:00 – 6:00 pm
Designed as an introductory experience to the material, up to two participants can sign up for a two hour private lesson with one of our expert instructors who will walk you through the basics of glass sculpting and blowing and whet your appetite for future glass adventures!Continue Reading
Eat with your Eyes: Youth Intro to Glassblowing
Weekly ClassWeekly Class | 4 Sessions: November 2 — November 23
Sundays, 10:00 - 1:00 pm
This course is about exploring glassmaking and the display and eating of food. The emphasis in this class will be on teamwork, beginning glassblowing techniques, and eating! Youth glassblowers at any level are encouraged to come have fun with friends.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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UrbanGlass gala fundraiser a celebration of a year in totally renovated facilities
UrbanGlass' marked its one-year anniversary in the nonprofit organization's new home in the heart of the Downtown Brooklyn Cultural District with an October 21st gala entitled "CELEBRATE!" Honoring The...