Learn the basic methods of glassmaking in these overview classes. No experience is necessary!
When taking a hot glass class, your object will need to slowly cool down in the kiln over a few days. You will receive a call when it is ready for pickup. We also offer the option to have your object shipped.
Create your very own glass pumpkin. You will inflate your pumpkin with a special compressed air device. Ages 5+
Resumes Nov. 5
Select your object, choose from an array of color options, and with the instructor’s help, apply colorful crushed glass to molten clear glass on a long metal tube. Some objects are inflated with a special compressed air device while others are manipulated by hand with metal tools. Ages 5+ Sign up
Learn how to make a glass snowman three ways. Create a hot sculpted snowman, a flameworked figure, and a fused snowman. Available on select days in Nov. and Dec. Ages 16+ See upcoming classes
Create a set of holiday-themed coasters using strips of colored glass. Available on select days in Nov. and Dec. Ages 12+ See upcoming classes
Become the envy of your neighborhood when you come home with a custom fused glass house number. Ages 12+ See upcoming classes
Make your drinks taste evern better with a reusable drinking straw and custom swizzle sticks. Ages 12+ See upcoming classes
Start your morning off right and learn how glass melts together and create your own set refrigerator magnets. Ages 12+ See upcoming classes
Cut glass and fire it in the kiln to create wearable works of art. Ages 12+ See upcoming classes
Create soap dishes by fusing strips of glass and slumping them into a mold. Ages 12+ See upcoming classes
Arrange colorful strips of glass into designs to create a set of kiln-fired coasters. Ages 12+ See upcoming classes
Cut colorful flat glass into pieces and kiln-melt them into a plate of your own design. Ages 12+ See upcoming classes
Create mosaic imagery by cutting and arranging colorful glass and fusing it in a kiln. See upcoming classes
Cut, foil-wrap, and solder flat glass into your own design for a decorative glass panel. Ages 16+ See upcoming classes
Create glass marbles with a torch in this introductory class. See upcoming classes
Make a heart pendant using a torch, flame, and colored glass. Ages 12+ See upcoming classes
Use a torch to make a variety of colorful glass jewels like pendants, beads, or wine charms. Ages 12+ See upcoming classes
Explore basic flame construction and color implosions to create nature-inspired sculptures. Ages 12+ See upcoming classes
Learn the process of making wearable glass implosion pendants and earrings. Ages 12+ See upcoming classes
Take-Home Fusing Projects
Not quite ready to spend time at the Glass Studio? Create a colorful glass project at home. The kits include everything you need to design your work of art. Bring your completed project back to the Glass Studio, and we will fire it in the kiln. Call to reserve your project. 757-333-6299.
$24 per item for Members / $30 per item for Non-members. Discounts available when purchasing two or more coasters. Final colors may vary.
Pattern options: Striped (2 color options), Mandala (2 color options), or Maze.
Object availability varies per season.
Saturdays from 5:30–8:30 p.m. Other times are available as scheduling permits. For more information or to reserve your evening, please call the Glass Studio at 757-333-6299.
Invest three hours in concentrated one-on-one training with a skilled instructor. Prices for Members start at $220.
Many of our regular classes can be scheduled as private sessions for your group. Prices vary by process and group size.
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