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Pate de Verre Bowl 10/2

When: Sunday, October 2, 2022 @ 1:00 PM-4:00 PM

$140.00
Registration is currently closed

Create your very own pate de verre bowl with artist Deanna Clayton. Students will learn the basics of pate de verre, also known as “paste of glass”. Using glass frit create a textured bowl that[...]

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Scout Night – October 4

When: Tuesday, October 4, 2022 @ 5:30-7:00 pm (45 minute tour and 45 minute class)

$15.00
Registration is currently closed

Experience glass art at Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass. The museum has the following dates available for scout groups to tour the museum and create a fused glass sun catcher. Fee is $15 per scout.  Appropriate[...]

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Spooky Monster Platters 10/4

When: Tuesday, October 4, 2022 @ 5:30 PM-8:00 PM

$50.00

Create a spooky candy dish that you’ll want to keep out long past Halloween! Students will learn techniques to make different kinds of monsters like Frankenstein’s monster, ghosts, and other creatures. After it’s assembled, pieces[...]

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Yoga on the Lawn, October 4

RESCHEDULED FROM SEPT. 21.

Join us over your lunch hour for a time of reflection and exercise. Enjoy a harmonious connection of mind and body while enjoying the grandeur that is the museum’s back lawn and our extensive glass collection.

Members, contact Lynne at [email protected] or 920-751-4658

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Transparency Tricks 10/6

When: Thursday, October 6, 2022 @ 5:30 PM-8:30 PM

$55.00
Registration is currently closed

Discover the difference a bit of clear glass can make when creating a fused glass dish. You will learn several techniques for diluting colored glass with clear glass. You will then create a fused glass[...]

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Reinterpreting Iconography in Glass (Visiting Artist Workshop)

When: Friday, October 7, 2022 @ 12:00 PM-3:00 PM

$275.00
Spots Available: 10
Registration Cut-off Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2022

This is a 2-part class.  The artists ask that you attend both sessions. Friday, October 7 – 12pm-3pm Saturday, October 8 – 12pm-3pm Inspired by their shared passion for Tibetan Buddhist Thangka painting, artists Anna[...]

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S-Curve Seascape 10/11

When: Tuesday, October 11, 2022 @ 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

$65.00
Sold Out
Registration Cut-off Date: Saturday, October 8, 2022

Create a free-standing curved glass seascape. Students will create a glass piece that will be gently curved and be able to stand on its own after firing, perfect for using as a candle stand or[...]

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Meditation Session – October 13

“Between Seeing and Knowing takes as a starting point the artists’ long-standing interest in and in-depth study of Tibetan Buddhist thangka paintings,” which contain numerous symbols and pictures but flow together into one whole experience – a reflection of our inter-connectedness.

In connection with the exhibit, there will be a 25-40 minute meditation period offered on Thursdays by Zen River Sangha. No experience is needed. Chairs and cushions will be provided. For those new to meditation, there will be an optional introduction to meditation at the beginning of each session.
Wear loose, comfortable clothing. Turn off cell phones. Experience the quietness of just being in the flow of art and life.
Schedule:
6:00-6:15 – Meditation instruction or Meditation
6:15-6:40 – Silent Meditation
6:40-6:45 – Break
6:45-7:00 – Q&A
Free for All. Donations and registration Requested.

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Stumble Into Science

October 13th
6:00-7:30 PM * wine and dine 6-6:30, Presentation 6:30-7:00, 7:00-7:30 Q & A
Located at Holidays Pub and Grill
1395 W American Dr, Neenah, WI 54956
Reservations are appreciated, Walk-ins are accepted.
Presented in partnership with the Wisconsin Science Festival: https://www.wisconsinsciencefest.org #WiSciFest
Presenters:  Casey Eichhorn and Taylor Moeller-Roy
Did you know that humans have been making glass for more than 6,000 years? Or that certain types of glass phosphoresce under a black light? As part of this year’s Wisconsin Science Festival, join Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass Studio Manager Taylor Moeller-Roy and Curator of Collections and Exhibitions Casey Eichhorn for a dive into the science behind glass.
Indulge in Holiday’s Pub & Grill’s vast food and drink options (cost on participant) starting at 6pm. Presentation to start at 6:30. There will be time after the presentation for Q & A and socializing.
* Please note you are with the Stumble into Science while ordering food and drink

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Open Weave Platter 10/15

When: Saturday, October 15, 2022 @ 10:00 AM-1:00 PM

$55.00
Sold Out
Registration Cut-off Date: Saturday, October 8, 2022

Create an open weave basket out of glass. Students will create a fused glass platter from layers of colorful glass strips. Baskets will be fused and slumped into an open weave shape perfect for a[...]

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