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.
Introduction to Glassblowing for Teens
Beginner, Weekly ClassWeekly Class | 6 Sessions: January 19 — February 23
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.Continue Reading
From Process to Design - Intermediate to Advanced Glassblowing
Intermediate, Weekly ClassWeekly Class | 8 Sessions: February 12 — April 2
Wednesdays, 6:00 - 10:00 pm
This class will focus on clean design with function in mind: proportion and ergonomics with an eye towards simplicity. Students will be shown how to reﬁne their process and develop problem solving techniques that will serve them well beyond the class.Continue Reading
Currently On View in the Agnes Varis Art Center
Featuring almost 2,000 drinking glasses from artists, designers, and community members from around New York City and around the world, A Tree Grows is a site specific, participatory installation by Katherine Gray that uses the tree as a metaphor to speak about community.
On view through Saturday, January 4, 2014
Art Center Hours
From the Glass Quarterly Hot Sheet
Nikolas Weinstein Studios wins hospitality design award for hotel installation in Hong Kong
Nikolas Weinstein Studios, based in San Francisco, California, was awarded the grand prize in the “Judges’ So Cool” category for its sculptural glass installation in the Courtyard...