• 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.

Particle by Particle: Intro to Pate de Verre

Weekend | 2 Sessions: March 18 — March 19
10:00 - 5:00 pm

This class will peer into the history of glass casting with a focus on the French pate de verre era, followed by a small exercise and weekend project based on the original, traditional pate de verre technique

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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

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