Exhibitions & Programming

Upcoming in the Agnes Varis Art Center


  • September 3rd - September 30th, 2014

Opening reception: September 3rd, 6 - 8pm

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.

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  • September 13th, 1:00 – 6:00 pm

UrbanGlass will usher in an exciting fall season with an Open Studio event on Sept 13th from 1-6pm.  Come see amazing glassblowing demonstrations, activities in all our studios, and even meet our new yoga instructor!  

We will continue our very popular glassblowing series with one-on-one pumpkin and leaf making lessons and for the first time we will offer lessons in our beadmaking studio.  This is a rare opportunity to visit UrbanGlass' extraordinary 17,000 square foot studios and learn about upcoming activities, classes and events!

The event and all demonstrations are free to the public; one-one-one lessons are subject to a fee. Registration in advance is highly recommended. 

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  • October 21st, 6:30 – 11:00 pm

Join us Tuesday, October 21, 2014 for CELEBRATE!, our 2014 Auction and Gala, to mark the one-year anniversary in our beautiful new facilities! 

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  • November 19th - January 10th, 2015

Inspired by Italo Calvino’s short stories, mythology, and current technological advances, Alli Hoag’s glass and mixed media exhibition, The Distance of the Moon, explores the need to reach for the far away and how to negotiate with bridging that space.

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