• Alison Siegel and Pamela Sabroso, Photo credit: Gabriel Cosma

  • Jocelyne Prince: Glory Studies of Unexplained Events

  • Esteban Salazar

  • Teaching artist Edison Zapata with students

  • Sarah Michalik

  • Joseph Cavalieri

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.

Neon Studies: Luminous Sculpture

Weekly Class
Weekly Class | 6 Sessions: October 15 — November 19
Thursdays, 6:00 - 9:00 pm

In this introductory class, students will learn to manipulate the luminous glass tube. Learning about the history and craftsmanship of neon, students will develop glass bending techniques both simple and complex. 

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Neon Robots (a collaboration with NYC Resistor)

Weekly Class
Weekly Class | 8 Sessions: September 26 — November 14
Saturdays, 3:00 - 6:00 pm

In this groundbreaking NYC Resistor/UrbanGlass cross-pollinator students will learn how to heat and bend glass tubing to create neon elements that will be controlled with an Arduino Micro-computer.

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Currently On View in the Agnes Varis Art Center

The Latest Findings

Rachel Rader

The Latest Findings is on view in the Agnes Varis Art Center through September 6, this body this body of work presents artifacts found by the investigative team around the world.

On view through Sunday, September 6, 2015

Photo: The Elements 2015 Glass, bronze, wool, polymer clay, Austrian crystal, seed beads and cubic zirconia. All elements approximately 6" in diameter.

Art Center Hours
  • Monday Closed

  • Tuesday Closed

  • Wednesday 12-6

  • Thursday 12-6

  • Friday 12-7

  • Saturday 12-7

  • Sunday 12-6

From the Glass Quarterly Hot Sheet