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  • Graham Caldwell: Emergence Watching Machine

  • Bill Couig

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

  • Esteban Salazar

  • Jocelyne Prince: Glory Studies of Unexplained Events

  • Erica Rosenfeld

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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.

Pattern Unlimited - Kilnformed Murrini Glass

Weekly Class
Weekly Class | 4 Sessions: October 15 — November 12
Saturdays, 10:00 - 1:00 pm

The creation of murrini canes  (a bar of glass that has an image or a design in its cross section) is one of the earliest glassmaking techniques known and many objects made this way date back to Egyptian times. In this class you will learn to create a murrini pattern bar containing your own unique design.

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Chop Shop: Making Cold Creations Using Simple Bubbles

Weekend | 2 Sessions: October 22 — October 23
10:00 - 5:00 pm

The cold shop is often considered a place to remove punties and straighten vases, but it can be a place where a basic object can be cut apart and reassembled to make entirely new creations. During this class we will be looking at alternate ways to make work out of multiple pieces of glass by using just cold techniques. 

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Upcoming in the Agnes Varis Art Center

Nancy Cohen: Hackensack Dreaming

Cohen's installation transforms the gallery and explores fragility, perseverance, and the new realities produced by the collision of the human and natural worlds. Curated by Midori Yoshimoto. Opening reception: Wednesday, September 7th from 6-9pm. 

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Art Center Hours
  • Monday Closed

  • Tuesday Closed

  • Wednesday 12-6

  • Thursday 12-6

  • Friday 12-7

  • Saturday 11-7

  • Sunday 11-6

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