Classes | Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass
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Classes

Classes

 

Meditation Session – January 12

Thursday, January 12, 2023 | 6:00-7:00 PM
Registration is currently closed
<em>“Between Seeing and Knowing </em>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....
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Meditation Session – January 19

Thursday, January 19, 2023 | 6:00-7:00 PM
Registration is currently closed
“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...
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Meditation Session – January 26

Thursday, January 26, 2023 | 6:00-7:00 PM
Registration is currently closed
“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...
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Hot Sculpted Paperweights 1/28

Saturday, January 28, 2023 | 12:00 PM-5:00 PM
Registration is currently closed
$170.00
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 of molten glass and includes a reheating chamber. You’ll learn how to safely utilize the equipment and glass blowing tools to design then sculpt a paperweight. After it is cooled down and coldworked to get rid of any sharp edges, you’ll receive your piece back in about a week. All experience...
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Metal Clay Jewelry 2/2

Thursday, February 2, 2023 | 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
Registration is currently closed
$78.00
Create a beautiful pendant combining fused dichroic glass with silver metal clay. The basics of working with precious metal clay will be introduced, including shaping, texturing, drying, kiln firing, and finishing. Students will shape silver clay to create a setting for a piece of pre-fused dichroic glass. After kiln firing, the clay sinters to pure silver! The glass and silver pendant will be fired in our kilns and available to be picked up at a later date. All experience levels Sara...
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Art Activity Day – Love Letter (10:00 AM – 10:30 AM session)

Saturday, February 4, 2023 | 10:00 AM-10:30 AM
Spots Available: 14
Registration Cut-off Date: Saturday, February 4, 2023
$15.00
Write a special message to your special someone with kiln-safe ink and then decorate it with glass dots and stringers. We will also have free activities in the museum galleries. Please arrive on time so you can make the most of your 30 minute session. Thank you! We will fire your project and it will be ready for pick up the following...
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Art Activity Day – Love Letter (10:35 AM – 11:05 AM session)

Saturday, February 4, 2023 | 10:35 AM-11:05 AM
Spots Available: 12
Registration Cut-off Date: Saturday, February 4, 2023
$15.00
Write a special message to your special someone with kiln-safe ink and then decorate it with glass dots and stringers. We will also have free activities in the museum galleries. Please arrive on time so you can make the most of your 30 minute session. Thank you! We will fire your project and it will be ready for pick up the following...
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Art Activity Day – Love Letter (11:10 AM – 11:40 AM session)

Saturday, February 4, 2023 | 11:10 AM-11:40 AM
Spots Available: 10
Registration Cut-off Date: Saturday, February 4, 2023
$15.00
Write a special message to your special someone with kiln-safe ink and then decorate it with glass dots and stringers. We will also have free activities in the museum galleries. Please arrive on time so you can make the most of your 30 minute session. Thank you! We will fire your project and it will be ready for pick up the following...
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Art Activity Day – Love Letter (11:45 AM – 12:15 PM session)

Saturday, February 4, 2023 | 11:45 AM-12:15 PM
Spots Available: 14
Registration Cut-off Date: Saturday, February 4, 2023
$15.00
Write a special message to your special someone with kiln-safe ink and then decorate it with glass dots and stringers. We will also have free activities in the museum galleries. Please arrive on time so you can make the most of your 30 minute session. Thank you! We will fire your project and it will be ready for pick up the following...
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Art Activity Day – Love Letter (12:20 PM – 12:50 PM session)

Saturday, February 4, 2023 | 12:20 PM-12:50 PM
Spots Available: 14
Registration Cut-off Date: Saturday, February 4, 2023
$15.00
Write a special message to your special someone with kiln-safe ink and then decorate it with glass dots and stringers. We will also have free activities in the museum galleries. Please arrive on time so you can make the most of your 30 minute session. Thank you! We will fire your project and it will be ready for pick up the following...
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Art Activity Day – Love Letter (12:55 PM – 1:25 PM session)

Saturday, February 4, 2023 | 12:55 PM-1:25 PM
Spots Available: 8
Registration Cut-off Date: Saturday, February 4, 2023
$15.00
Write a special message to your special someone with kiln-safe ink and then decorate it with glass dots and stringers. We will also have free activities in the museum galleries. Please arrive on time so you can make the most of your 30 minute session. Thank you! We will fire your project and it will be ready for pick up the following...
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Art Activity Day – Love Letter (1:30 PM – 2:00 PM session)

Saturday, February 4, 2023 | 1:30 PM-2:00 PM
Spots Available: 11
Registration Cut-off Date: Saturday, February 4, 2023
$15.00
Write a special message to your special someone with kiln-safe ink and then decorate it with glass dots and stringers. We will also have free activities in the museum galleries. Please arrive on time so you can make the most of your 30 minute session. Thank you! We will fire your project and it will be ready for pick up the following...
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Scout Night – February 7

Tuesday, February 7, 2023 | 5:30-7:00 pm (45 minute tour and 45 minute class)
Spots Available: 28
Registration Cut-off Date: Saturday, February 4, 2023
$15.00
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 for all ages.  Scouts must be accompanied by leaders and/or parent chaperones. Adult/ scout ratios required by the BSA and GSUSA are required for all programs. (Adults may participate for the same fee). Registration is requested a week before the given date at...
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Designing with Negative Space 2/7

Tuesday, February 7, 2023 | 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
Spots Available: 6
Registration Cut-off Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2023
$63.00
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? Students will learn how to create a simple design that will be transformed after using negative space. Finished piece will be fused and slumped on an S-Curve mold. All experience levels Sara Rezin,...
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Stencils on Glass 2/16

Thursday, February 16, 2023 | 5:30 PM-7:30 PM
Spots Available: 10
Registration Cut-off Date: Monday, February 13, 2023
$53.00
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 you design! All experience levels Taylor Moeller-Roy,...
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Hot Sculpted Paperweights 2/18

Saturday, February 18, 2023 | 12:00 PM-5:00 PM
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Registration Cut-off Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2023
$170.00
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 of molten glass and includes a reheating chamber. You’ll learn how to safely utilize the equipment and glass blowing tools to design then sculpt a paperweight. After it is cooled down and coldworked to get rid of any sharp edges, you’ll receive your piece back in about a week. All experience...
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