• Teaching artist Edison Zapata with students

  • Jocelyne Prince: Glory Studies of Unexplained Events

  • Esteban Salazar

  • Sarah Michalik

  • Joseph Cavalieri

Through studios, classes, exhibitions and publishing, UrbanGlass is committed to furthering the use of glass as a creative medium.

Find out more about our studio and how you can get involved!

Take a class with us!

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.

Raw Material: Cold Glass

Weekend | 2 Sessions: August 8 — August 9
10:00 - 3:00 pm

This workshop will introduce and explore the physical properties and various methods of working with cold glass. 

Continue Reading

Introduction to Glassblowing

6 Sessions: July 19 — August 23
Sundays, 4:00 - 7:00 pm

The aim of this class is to introduce students to various technical and aesthetic aspects of glass as a material and glassblowing as a process. 

Continue Reading

Blow It Up and Paint It Down

Weekend | 2 Sessions: September 26 — September 27
3:00 - 6:00 pm

In this quick introduction to this amazing material, our young students will blow a unique piece of glass and learn to paint with enamel to create whimiscal works!

Continue Reading

Find more classes

Currently On View in the Agnes Varis Art Center

New Work: The UrbanGlass MFA Exhibition

New Work features 4 artists from around the United States: Doreen Garner, Shaun Griffiths, Tatara Siegel, and Kim Watters, all recent MFA recipients.

On view through Saturday, August 22, 2015

Photo: Doreen Garner, Bissect (detail)

Art Center Hours
  • Monday Closed

  • Tuesday Closed

  • Wednesday 12-6

  • Thursday 12-7

  • Friday 12-7

  • Saturday 12-7

  • Sunday 12-7

From the Glass Quarterly Hot Sheet