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Events

Ginko Leaf and Flower Bud Pendants

When: Saturday, August 19, 2017 @ 10am - 1pm

$45.00
Registration is currently closed

Want to learn how to make sculptural glass pendants? You will use a flameworking torch, glass mashers, tweezers, and a razor tool to create ginko leaf and flower bud pendants with a loop at the[...]

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Slumped Fused Rainbow Sun Catcher

When: Sunday, August 20, 2017 @ 1-3pm

$30.00$55.00
Registration is currently closed

Make a colorful slumped glass rainbow by using strips of transparent colored glass. The pieces will then be slumped over a convex slump mold so it will stand in your windowsill or table casting a[...]

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Frit Slurry Painting

When: Thursday, August 24, 2017 @ 5-8pm

$45.00
Spots Available: 5
Registration Cut-off Date: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Class date changed to August 24, 2017 Blend frit and glass to create a colorful painted dish, even if you have no prior experience with painting. Colorful slurries made of frit and water will be[...]

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Introduction to Glass Beadmaking

When: Saturday, August 26, 2017 @ 10am - 1pm

$45.00
Spots Available: 3
Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, August 24, 2017

Basic bead making techniques will be covered in this three hour introductory class. Learn about safe and proper handling of equipment, tools, and materials. You will learn how to pull stringers, layer color, and apply[...]

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Glass Weekend

When: September 8, 2017 – September 9, 2017 all-day
Where: Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass, 165 N. Park Avenue

You know we’re all about glass. If you’ve ever wondered why we’re so hot for it, here’s your chance to develop your own passion as you meet and mingle with artists, collectors and subject matter experts. Join[…]

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Texture in Glass

When: Saturday, September 16, 2017 @ 10am - 1pm

$45.00
Spots Available: 13
Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, September 14, 2017

Learn several methods for creating texture in a fused glass piece by using frits, iridized glass, and changing fusing temperatures. We will also explore techniques for cutting curves to create an irregular or organic shape[...]

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Dichroic Glass Jewelry

When: Saturday, September 30, 2017 @ 10am - 1pm

$45.00
Spots Available: 14
Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, September 28, 2017

Create beautiful one-of-a-kind fused glass jewelry pendants. Learn several methods for layering dichroic glass to create unique pendants, how to cut the glass and how to finish the pieces with findings or by creating channels.[...]

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Girl or Boy Scout Tour with Activity – October 2017

When: Tuesday, October 10, 2017 @ 4:30-6:00pm

$15.00
Spots Available: 20
Registration Cut-off Date: Friday, October 6, 2017

Discover the art of glass at Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass. Girl or Boy Scout groups can tour the museum and create a fused glass sun catcher. Items will need to be fused and will be[...]

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Holiday Bread Tray

When: Saturday, November 4, 2017 @ 10 am - 1pm

$45.00
Spots Available: 15
Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, November 2, 2017

Serve your favorite holiday bread on a dish you have made. Learn the basics of plate making, design and fusing while making a long tray perfect for serving bread, crackers or treats.  All experience levels welcome. Sara[...]

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Girl or Boy Scout Tour with Activity – November 2017

When: Tuesday, November 7, 2017 @ 5:30-7:00pm

$15.00
Spots Available: 20
Registration Cut-off Date: Friday, November 3, 2017

Discover the art of glass at Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass. Girl or Boy Scout groups can tour the museum and create a fused glass sun catcher. Items will need to be fused and will be[...]

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