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 Beads and Core-Forms
Beginner, Weekly ClassWeekly Class | 6 Sessions: January 19 — February 23
Sundays, 10:00 - 1:00 pm
Before the invention of the blowpipe, the ancient Egyptians used the technique known as core-forming to make small glass containers. This class will revisit this process in a contemporary context.Continue Reading
Introduction to Kiln Casting
Beginner, Weekly ClassWeekly Class | 8 Sessions: January 14 — March 4
Tuesdays, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
In this introductory class students will learn to create sculptural forms in glass through standard kiln-casting techniques. The class will begin by exploring open face mold techniques before moving on to the more complex lost wax process. The class will also cover Pate de Verre press mold processes to create delicate forms in glass.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
GALLERY: Scenes from the Jonathan Christie Memorial Event
Billed as "A Celebration of Jon's Life and Achievements," a memorial event took place at the Chihuly Boathouse on Sunday Oct 20th from 11 AM to 2 PM, where the Evelyn...