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Sparkling Iridized Glass

Saturday, March 25, 2017 | 10am -1pm
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$45.00

Create a small delicate fused glass dish with iridized glass. You will learn tricks and tips for adding sparkle to your creations. Experience with glass cutting is helpful.  All experience levels
Sara Rezin, Instructor

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Open Weave Glass Baskets

Saturday, April 1, 2017 | 10am - 1pm
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Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, March 30, 2017
$45.00

Create a basket out of glass! Students will create a 7” fused glass basket from layers of colorful glass strips. Baskets will be fused and slumped into an open weave shape perfect for a display or for holding breads at your dinner table. All experience levels welcome.
Sara Rezin, Instructor

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Introduction to Glass Beadmaking

Saturday, April 15, 2017 | 10am-1pm
Spots Available: 1
Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, April 13, 2017
$50.00

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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Earth Day Recycled Glass Fun

Saturday, April 22, 2017 | 10am - Noon
Spots Available: 20
Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
$15.00

Come with the whole family and celebrate Earth Day by using recycled glass to create beautiful one-of-a-kind work of glass art. You will make a bottle flower pot to plant a seed, use recycled window glass to create a sun catcher and see how to cut a glass bottle into pieces to be re-purposed. Special considerations when using recycled glass will be discussed and you will go home with a lot more knowledge about recycled glass and how you can make it into an art masterpiece. Pieces will be fused in our kiln after class and available for pick-up at a later date. This is a drop-in activity. Please arrive before 11:30am so you will have enough time to finish your project. All experience levels welcome.
Sara Rezin, Instructor

 

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Reactive Glass

Saturday, April 29, 2017 | 10am - 1pm
Spots Available: 5
Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, April 27, 2017
$45.00

When adding sterling silver foil to kiln formed glass, a variety of surprising effects can occur. Students will learn how to create subtle or strong reactions in glass using silver foil and reactive glass, and how to incorporate foil when designing a fused glass piece.  All experience levels
Sara Rezin, Instructor

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Wine Bottle Hanging Lanterns

Thursday, May 11, 2017 | 6-8pm
Spots Available: 20
Registration Cut-off Date: Tuesday, May 9, 2017
$35.00

Bring a wine bottle to the museum and make it into a hanging lantern for your garden or patio. 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 art from recycled bottles and students will learn how to wire their bottle into a candle holder. Cheese and wine will be provided. Please remove labels prior to class.  All experience levels welcome

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Open Weave Glass Baskets

Thursday, May 18, 2017 | 5-8pm
Spots Available: 15
Registration Cut-off Date: Tuesday, May 16, 2017
$45.00

Create a basket out of glass! Students will create a 7” fused glass basket from layers of colorful glass strips. Baskets will be fused and slumped into an open weave shape perfect for a display or for holding breads at your dinner table. All experience levels welcome.
Sara Rezin, Instructor

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Fused Glass Garden Art

Saturday, May 20, 2017 | 10am - 1pm
Spots Available: 14
Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, May 18, 2017
$45.00

Add a bit of color to your garden this year with a piece of fused glass art. Students will create a piece of yard art mounted on a metal stake perfect for a flower pot or garden. All experience levels welcome.
Sara Rezin, Instructor

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Recycled Wine Bottle Beads Made on the Torch

Saturday, June 10, 2017 | 10am - 1pm
Spots Available: 9
Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, June 8, 2017
$45.00

Ages 16 and up or at least 13 and must be accompanied by an adult.

David Parsons, Instructor
All experience levels welcome.

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Survey Glass Class

Thursday, June 15, 2017 | 5-7:30pm
Spots Available: 10
Registration Cut-off Date: Tuesday, June 13, 2017
$45.00

Try a bit of everything. You will have a chance to try flameworking and fusing all in one class. Basic beadmaking on  a torch while adding color and surface decoration will be covered. You will also create a fused piece of art, learning the basic properties of fused glass.  All experience levels welcome.
Beth Wenger-Johnstone and Sara Rezin, Instructors

 

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