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Bubbles in Glass

Thursday, October 21, 2021 | 5:30 – 8:30 PM
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$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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October Ghosts: At-Home Art Activity – For Pick-up

Sunday, October 31, 2021 | At-Home Activity
$15.00
October Ghosts 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! *All kits are pre-fired for safety but also contain small objects that could be choking hazards for young kids. Children require adult supervision and assistance. Order Fulfillment: Project kits will be ready for pick-up 24...
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Scout Night – November

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 | 5:30-7pm (45 minute tour and 45 minute class)
Spots Available: 20
Registration Cut-off Date: Tuesday, October 26, 2021
$15.00
Experience glass art at Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass. Tour the museum and create a fused glass suncatcher. Tiger Elective Adventure: Stories in Shapes
  1. Visit an art gallery or museum
  2. create an art piece
Wolf Elective Adventure: Collections and Hobbies
  1. Visit a show or museum that displays different collections or models
Fee is $15 per scout.  Appropriate for all ages.  Scouts must be accompanied by leaders and/or...
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Cheese Plate

Thursday, November 4, 2021 | 5:30 – 8:30 PM
Spots Available: 14
Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, October 28, 2021
$53.00
Students will be able to create their own cheese plate to use at home! We’ll learn how to keep glass at a consistent thickness and reduce gaps to make sure it is food safe. Pieces will be fused in a kiln after class. All experience levels Taylor Moeller-Roy,...
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Pumpkin Platter

Thursday, November 11, 2021 | 5:30 – 8:30 PM
Spots Available: 14
Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, November 4, 2021
$53.00
Make your own candy plate for Halloween this year. Students will learn how to cut a circle and transform it into a pumpkin! Pieces will be fused and slumped in a kiln after class. This is a great class for families! All experience levels Taylor Moeller-Roy,...
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Pate de Verre Bowl – 11/14

Sunday, November 14, 2021 | 1:00 - 4:00pm
Spots Available: 8
Registration Cut-off Date: Sunday, November 7, 2021
$130.00
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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Preserving Leaves in Glass (two part class)

Thursday, November 18, 2021 | 5:30 – 8:30 PM
Spots Available: 2
Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, November 11, 2021
$60.00
Session 1: Thursday November 18          5:30-8:00 PM Session 2: Saturday, November 20          10 AM – 1 PM In Session 1 of this class, students will learn how to combine powdered glass and dried leaves to create a custom sheet of glass. In Session 2 of this class, the leaves will be fired into a sheet of glass that will then be cut up and incorporated into a fused glass dish. Students should bring several pressed flat,...
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Cookies for Santa Platter

Saturday, November 20, 2021 | 1:00 - 4:00pm
Spots Available: 15
Registration Cut-off Date: Saturday, November 13, 2021
$50.00
Create a platter that will really get Santa’s attention. We will go over making a platter that is food safe and students will learn how to design a plate that looks like Santa’s belly. Students are free to make their own design and make it their own as well. This is a great class for families! All experience levels Taylor Moeller-Roy,...
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Scout Night – December

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 | 5:30-7:00pm (45 minute tour and 45 minute class)
Spots Available: 20
Registration Cut-off Date: Tuesday, November 30, 2021
$15.00
Experience glass art at Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass. Tour the museum and create a fused glass suncatcher. Tiger Elective Adventure: Stories in Shapes
  1. Visit an art gallery or museum
  2. create an art piece
Wolf Elective Adventure: Collections and Hobbies
  1. Visit a show or museum that displays different collections or models
Fee is $15 per scout.  Appropriate for all ages.  Scouts must be accompanied by leaders and/or...
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Metal Clay Jewelry

Thursday, December 9, 2021 | 5:30 – 8:30 PM
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Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, December 2, 2021
$55.00
Create a beautiful pendant combining fused dichroic glass in 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 perfused dichroic glass. 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 Rezin,...
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Iridized Holiday Tray

Saturday, December 11, 2021 | 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Spots Available: 5
Registration Cut-off Date: Saturday, December 4, 2021
$55.00
Serve your favorite holiday treats on a dish that you have made! Learn the basics of plate making, design, and fusing while making a tray perfect for the holidays. Tips and tricks for working with iridized glass will add a bit of sparkle to your piece. All experience levels Sara Rezin,...
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Pate de Verre Bowl – 12/12

Sunday, December 12, 2021 | 1:00 - 4:00pm
Spots Available: 10
Registration Cut-off Date: Sunday, December 5, 2021
$130.00
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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Snowman Family Portrait 12_18

Saturday, December 18, 2021 | 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Spots Available: 8
Registration Cut-off Date: Saturday, December 11, 2021
$50.00
Make your own curved display with a family of snowmen! Learn about different ways to make snowmen in fused glass. Participants will create a family of snow people in a winter wonderland. The pieces will be slumped after firing, to stand up on their own and be a great decoration all season long. This is a great class for families! All experience levels Taylor Moeller-Roy, Instructor *Each registration is for one...
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Scout Night – January

Tuesday, January 4, 2022 | 5:30-7:00 pm (45 minute tour and 45 minute class)
Spots Available: 20
Registration Cut-off Date: Tuesday, December 28, 2021
$15.00
Experience glass art at Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass. Tour the museum and create a fused glass suncatcher. Tiger Elective Adventure: Stories in Shapes
  1. Visit an art gallery or museum
  2. create an art piece
Wolf Elective Adventure: Collections and Hobbies
  1. Visit a show or museum that displays different collections or models
Fee is $15 per scout.  Appropriate for all ages.  Scouts must be accompanied by leaders and/or...
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Reactive Glass

Thursday, January 6, 2022 | 5:30 – 8:30 PM
Spots Available: 14
Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, December 30, 2021
$53.00
When adding silver foil to kiln-formed glass, a riot of effects can occur. Students will learn how to create reactions like color changes and halo effects using specific reactive glass and silver foil. All experience levels Taylor Moeller-Roy,...
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Ocean Wave 01_13

Thursday, January 13, 2022 | 1:00 - 4:00pm
Sold Out
Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, January 6, 2022
$50.00
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, (metal stand sold separately), slumped into a dish, or hung in a window as a stunning suncatcher. All experience levels All Experience Levels Sara Rezin,...
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