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Glass Flower Dish

Thursday, July 29, 2021 | 5:30 – 8:30 PM
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Registration Cut-off Date: Wednesday, July 28, 2021
$45.00
Learn to cut and layer curved pieces of glass to create a beautiful fused glass flower dish. Capture the beauty of spring flowers in glass, by incorporating frits, stringers, and iridized glass, along with lower firing temperatures. The finished flower trays will feature gently textured surfaces. All experience levels Sara Rezin,...
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Art Activity Day: Lighthouse Charm

Saturday, August 7, 2021 |
Spots are Available
Registration Cut-off Date: Saturday, August 7, 2021
$15.00
Make a charm that symbolizes strength and safety – a lighthouse! This is a good charm to keep attached to your purse, a wall, or a window. The Glass Studio will fire your glass art creation and you can pick it up one week later at the museum.
  • Projects are $15 each.
  • Drop-in anytime between 10am and 1pm.
  • Pay at the event, no registration is needed. (Credit, Debit, Cash are accepted)
  • Membership discounts do not apply.
All...
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Art Camp | Ages 11-14 | August 9-12

Monday, August 9, 2021 | 12:00 – 4:00PM
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Registration Cut-off Date: Monday, August 2, 2021
$150.00
Art Camp August 9-12 Noon-4pm every day Let your kids play with glass this summer! Your child will discover many ways to create art projects including fusing and painting on glass. Many more projects will be created during these fun-filled four-day (M-Th) camps. Students will be able to explore the museum galleries using the displays as inspiration for their own work. In order to keep everyone happy and healthy, we have implemented extra safety measures. These safety...
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Art Camp | Ages 7-10 | August 9 – 12

Monday, August 9, 2021 | 12:00 – 4:00PM
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Registration Cut-off Date: Monday, August 2, 2021
$150.00
Art Camp August 9-12 Noon-4pm every day Let your kids play with glass this summer! Your child will discover many ways to create art projects including fusing and painting on glass. Many more projects will be created during these fun-filled four-day (M-Th) camps. Students will be able to explore the museum galleries using the displays as inspiration for their own work. In order to keep everyone happy and healthy, we have implemented extra safety measures. These safety...
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Art Camp | Ages 5-6 | August 16 – 19

Monday, August 16, 2021 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Spots Available: 6
Registration Cut-off Date: Monday, August 9, 2021
$80.00
Art Camp August 16 - 19 10am to noon every day Let your kids play with glass this summer! Your child will discover many ways to create art projects including fusing and painting on glass. Many more projects will be created during these fun-filled four-day (M-Th) camps. Students will be able to explore the museum galleries using the displays as inspiration for their own work. In order to keep everyone happy and healthy, we have implemented extra safety measures. These...
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Art Camp | Ages 11-14 | August 16- 19

Monday, August 16, 2021 | 12:00 – 4:00PM
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Registration Cut-off Date: Monday, August 9, 2021
$150.00
Art Camp August 16-19 Noon-4pm every day Let your kids play with glass this summer! Your child will discover many ways to create art projects including fusing and painting on glass. Many more projects will be created during these fun-filled four-day (M-Th) camps. Students will be able to explore the museum galleries using the displays as inspiration for their own work. In order to keep everyone happy and healthy, we have implemented extra safety measures. These safety...
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Bubbles in Glass

Thursday, August 19, 2021 | 5:30 – 8:30 PM
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Registration Cut-off Date: Wednesday, August 18, 2021
$48.00
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 add magic to a piece. All experience levels Sara Rezin,...
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Pate de Verre Bowl – 08/22

Sunday, August 22, 2021 | 1:00 - 4:00pm
Spots Available: 8
Registration Cut-off Date: Sunday, August 15, 2021
$125.00
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 is completely functional. We will keep your bowl and fire it. After, Deanna will electroplate it – a process that will add a metal finish around the rim. All experience levels Deanna Clayton,...
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Stringers and Line Art

Thursday, August 26, 2021 | 5:30 – 8:30 PM
Spots Available: 11
Registration Cut-off Date: Wednesday, August 25, 2021
$45.00
Students will learn creative techniques for incorporating stringers into a glass piece. Lines, one of the basic elements of art, can be added to fused glass art in several ways. Students will bend stringers in candle flames and add them to the front or back of a fused glass piece. Sara Rezin,...
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Art Activity Day: Barn Quilt

Saturday, September 4, 2021 | 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Spots are Available
Registration Cut-off Date: Saturday, September 4, 2021
$15.00
Barn quilts can be found on barns all across Wisconsin. Create your own barn quilt to hang at home even if you don’t have a barn! The Glass Studio will fire your glass art creation and you can pick it up one week later at the museum.
  • Projects are $15 each.
  • Drop-in anytime between 10am and 1pm.
  • Pay at the event, no registration is needed. (Credit, Debit, Cash are accepted)
  • Membership discounts do not apply.
All ages...
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Photos in Glass – Family Class

Thursday, September 9, 2021 | 5:30 – 8:30 PM
Spots Available: 7
Registration Cut-off Date: Wednesday, September 8, 2021
$50.00
Transfer your favorite photo or image into fused glass to create a one-of-a-kind piece of art. Participants will email a digital copy of a photo to the museum prior to class so it will be ready to be transferred onto the glass on the day of the class. After fusing the image into a plate or tray, the image will have a warm sepia tone. Choose a photograph that you would like fused into glass:
  • The finished size of the project will be about 7” x 7”, so your image should be...
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Intermediate Sgraffito

Saturday, September 11, 2021 | 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Spots Available: 12
Registration Cut-off Date: Friday, September 10, 2021
$48.00
Build on skills from “Sgraffito for Beginners”. Participants will be able to choose the shape of their work and learn to build layers of color with not only powder but sheet glass and other types of glass as well. NOTE: Participants must have taken Sgraffito for beginners Taylor Moeller-Roy,...
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Pate de Verre Bowl – 09/12

Sunday, September 12, 2021 | 1:00 - 4:00pm
Spots Available: 6
Registration Cut-off Date: Sunday, September 5, 2021
$125.00
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 is completely functional. We will keep your bowl and fire it. After, Deanna will electroplate it – a process that will add a metal finish around the rim. All experience levels Deanna Clayton,...
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Frit Slurry

Thursday, September 23, 2021 | 5:30 – 8:30 PM
Spots Available: 6
Registration Cut-off Date: Wednesday, September 22, 2021
$48.00
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 Sara Rezin,...
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Ocean Wave – 10/07

Thursday, October 7, 2021 | 5:30 – 8:30 PM
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Registration Cut-off Date: Wednesday, October 6, 2021
$48.00
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 can be displayed in an iron stand, (additional cost for the stand), slumped into a dish, or hung in a window as a stunning suncatcher. All experience levels Sara Rezin,...
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Art Activity Day: Halloween Ghost

Saturday, October 9, 2021 | 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Spots are Available
Registration Cut-off Date: Saturday, October 9, 2021
$15.00
Make a spooky decoration for your home! With this kit, you can create a decoration to add to your Halloween collection. Complete it with a hook and invisible hanging line to make your ghost mysteriously float! The Glass Studio will fire your glass art creation and you can pick it up one week later at the museum.
  • Projects are $15 each.
  • Drop-in anytime between 10am and 1pm.
  • Pay at the event, no registration is needed. (Credit, Debit, Cash are accepted)
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