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 Saturdays
Beginner, Weekly ClassWeekly Class | 8 Sessions: January 18 — March 8
Saturdays, 10:00 - 1:00 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
Sculpting Hot Glass
Beginner, Weekly ClassWeekly Class | 8 Sessions: January 19 — March 9
Sundays, 10:00 - 1:00 pm
Experiencing glass in its molten state in the hot shop is magical. This class will introduce students to solid hot glass sculpting processes and techniques as well as basic glassblowing techniques, to enable them to create sculptural forms in glass drawn from nature, such as plants, birds and reptiles.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...