• Graham Caldwell: Emergence Watching Machine

  • Bill Couig

  • Esteban Salazar

  • Jocelyne Prince: Glory Studies of Unexplained Events

  • Erica Rosenfeld

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

Established in New York City in 1977, UrbanGlass fosters experimentation and advances the use and critical understanding 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.

Chain, Chain, Chain

Weekend | 2 Sessions: April 29 — April 30
10:00 - 5:00 pm

What makes a connection strong? This 2-day intensive flameworking class focuses on the importance of every glass link within a chain. 

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Far More Than the Finishing Touch: Designing for the Coldshop

Intensive | 4 Sessions: March 28 — March 31
6:00 - 10:00 pm

A basic knowledge of cold working techniques can help right many wrongs created in the kilns or in the hot shop. However, when explored for its own inherent value and integrated into an artist’s vision from the start, cold working can be used to enhance and extend works to a new level.

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On View in the Agnes Varis Art Center

New Work: The UrbanGlass MFA Exhibition

Every two years UrbanGlass presents work by artists who have recently received their MFA. Proposals are submitted by artists from around the country and a jury selects 4 artists to present new bodies of work during the exhibition. 

On view through Saturday, May 6, 2017

Photo: Zac Weinberg, Uncertainty in the Face of Doubt, 2016 Glass tubing, mercury, aluminum, transformers, 36 x 72 x 11"

Art Center Hours
  • Monday Closed

  • Tuesday 12-7:30

  • Wednesday 12-7:30

  • Thursday 12-7:30

  • Friday 12-7:30

  • Saturday 11-7:30

  • Sunday 11-6

From the Glass Quarterly Hot Sheet