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Classes

Ginko Leaf and Flower Bud Pendants

Saturday, August 19, 2017 | 10am - 1pm
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$45.00

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 top. Choose your own colored glass rods to personalize your creations.
All experience levels welcome.  Ages 16 and up, or at least 13 and must be accompanied by an adult.
Karen Crown, Instructor

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Slumped Fused Rainbow Sun Catcher

Sunday, August 20, 2017 | 1-3pm
Registration is currently closed
$30.00$55.00

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 beautiful rainbow on the surface in sits on.
Tricia Evers, Instructor

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Frit Slurry Painting

Thursday, August 24, 2017 | 5-8pm
Spots Available: 5
Registration Cut-off Date: Tuesday, August 22, 2017
$45.00

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 blended to create a tie-dyed, marbleized or watercolor look on glass. All experience levels welcome.
Sara Rezin, Instructor

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Introduction to Glass Beadmaking

Saturday, August 26, 2017 | 10am - 1pm
Spots Available: 3
Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, August 24, 2017
$45.00

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 surface decoration. By the end of the class, you will have created several of your own glass beads.
Level: Beginner.  Ages 16 and up or at least 13 and must be accompanied by an adult.
Beth Wenger-Johnstone, Instructor

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Texture in Glass

Saturday, September 16, 2017 | 10am - 1pm
Spots Available: 13
Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, September 14, 2017
$45.00

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 in glass.
All experience levels welcome. Sara Rezin, Instructor

 

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Dichroic Glass Jewelry

Saturday, September 30, 2017 | 10am - 1pm
Spots Available: 14
Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, September 28, 2017
$45.00

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.  All levels welcome. Sara Rezin, Instructor

 

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Girl or Boy Scout Tour with Activity – October 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 | 4:30-6:00pm
Spots Available: 20
Registration Cut-off Date: Friday, October 6, 2017
$15.00

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 ready for pick up approximately one week after tour and can be shipped for a fee. Projects are $15 each. Adults may participate for the same fee. Registration is required one week prior to the event. Scouts must be accompanied by leaders and/or parent chaperones. Adult: scout ratios are required for all tours and activities.

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Holiday Bread Tray

Saturday, November 4, 2017 | 10 am - 1pm
Spots Available: 15
Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, November 2, 2017
$45.00

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 Rezin, Instructor

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Girl or Boy Scout Tour with Activity – November 2017

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 | 5:30-7:00pm
Spots Available: 20
Registration Cut-off Date: Friday, November 3, 2017
$15.00

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 ready for pick up approximately one week after tour and can be shipped for a fee. Projects are $15 each. Adults may participate for the same fee. Registration is required one week prior to the event. Scouts must be accompanied by leaders and/or parent chaperones. Adult: scout ratios are required for all tours and activities.

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Make a Drinking Glass from Bottles

Thursday, November 9, 2017 | 6-8 pm
Spots Available: 25
Registration Cut-off Date: Tuesday, November 7, 2017
$35.00

Bring three beer or wine bottles to the museum and make them into drinking glasses. You will learn the process of bottle cutting using a scoring tool, a candle and a bucket of ice water. We will discuss several ways to create drinking glasses from recycled bottles. Cheese and wine will be provided so you can try your freshly made glasses right away. Please remove labels prior to class. All experience levels welcome. Sara Rezin, Instructor

 

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