• 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.

Signature Murrini

Weekly Class
Weekly Class | 6 Sessions: March 23 — April 27
Thursdays, 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Learn flameworking techniques to create text and image-based murrini pattern slices that you can incorporate into your glass pieces. 

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Borosilicate Basics

May 20th, 10:00 – 5:00 pm

In this one day introduction to flameworking, we will focus on the basics of working with borosilicate glass.

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Cut & Flow- Kilnforming

Intensive | 4 Sessions: May 30 — June 8
6:00 - 10:00 pm

Through cutting and fusing flat sheet glass in multiple kiln firings, students will have the opportunity to create complex patterns of their own design.

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On View in the Agnes Varis Art Center

Dead Horse Bay: The Glass Graveyard of Brooklyn

As an exhibition theme, Dead Horse Bay offers a chance to examine reuse of glass, the history of glassware in consumer goods, and how the sonic and tactile experience with glass at the place, in all its luminous colors, can be an unexpected muse.

On view through Saturday, April 1, 2017

Photo: David Horvitz, Unique hand-blown sea-glass sculpture, dimensions variable

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