Calendar of Events | Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass - Part 2
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Calendar of Events

Designing with Negative Space 2/7

When: Tuesday, February 7, 2023 @ 5:30 PM-8:30 PM

Spots Available: 6
Registration Cut-off Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Learn how to utilize the negative space in your piece! A lot of artwork focuses on the design that fills the positive space but what if we utilizes the negative space in a creative way?[...]

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Stencils on Glass 2/16

When: Thursday, February 16, 2023 @ 5:30 PM-7:30 PM

Spots Available: 10
Registration Cut-off Date: Monday, February 13, 2023

Create your own personalized piece with stencils and powdered glass. For this special holiday edition, we’ll have holiday themed stencils along with our normal stencils. Add an original design, image, or symbol to the platter[...]

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Hot Sculpted Paperweights 2/18

When: Saturday, February 18, 2023 @ 12:00 PM-5:00 PM

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Registration Cut-off Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Learn how to make your own unique glass paperweight! A trained instructor will walk you through step by step to make your own paperweight in our new mini dragon. Our mini dragon holds 15 lbs[...]

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Bubbles in Glass 2/28

When: Tuesday, February 28, 2023 @ 5:30 PM-8:30 PM

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Registration Cut-off Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Learn how to capture waves of colored bubbles, or a regular pattern of bubbles in fused glass. Participants will gain an understanding of trapped air in fused glass, and how to control the bubbles to[...]

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Candle Votive 3/2

When: Thursday, March 2, 2023 @ 5:30 PM-8:00 PM

Spots Available: 11
Registration Cut-off Date: Monday, February 27, 2023

Learn how to make a unique candle votive like you’ve never seen before! In this class, you can create a strip candle votive or a traditional square slumped candle votive. After it is fired and[...]

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Scout Night – March 7

When: Tuesday, March 7, 2023 @ 5:30-7:00 pm (45 minute tour and 45 minute class)

Spots Available: 28
Registration Cut-off Date: Saturday, March 4, 2023

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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Frit Slurry 3/9

When: Thursday, March 9, 2023 @ 5:30 PM-8:30 PM

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Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, February 2, 2023

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[...]

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Ocean Wave 3/11

When: Saturday, March 11, 2023 @ 10:00 AM-1:00 PM

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Registration Cut-off Date: Saturday, March 4, 2023

Make a splash with your own fused glass wave! Capture the beauty of the great lakes or the ocean in glass. Cut and shape colorful glass into a beautiful fused glass wave. Your finished piece[...]

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Night At The Museum

Night at the Museum is a Roaring Twenties themed party to benefit educational and community outreach programs at Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass. Don your best retro garb and win a prize for Best Dressed. Take an exclusive tour and explore the remarkable past of our beloved museum building —  the 1929-built, one-time home of John N. and Evangeline Bergstrom. Enjoy complimentary appetizers and sneak a little hooch at the speakeasy cash bar. Pony up and bid on art and other treasures at our silent auction.

We will be adopting 1920s names and phrases to enhance the retro atmosphere. When you click “Proceed to Checkout,” please enter the name you chose into the “Child’s Name” field. We will prepare a nametag for your 1920s persona. 

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Glass Blowing Demonstration 3/16, 5:30-6:30

When: Thursday, March 16, 2023 @ 5:30 PM-6:30 PM

Spots Available: 5
Registration Cut-off Date: Monday, March 13, 2023

Come down to our glass studio and watch a unique piece of art being created by a professional glass artist! Our mini dragon holds 15 lbs of molten glass and includes a reheating chamber. You’ll[...]

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