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Adult Classes

Introduction to Beadmaking

Saturday, October 28, 2017 | 10am - 1pm
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Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, October 26, 2017
$45.00

Basic bead making techniques will be covered in this three-hour introductory class. Learn about safe and proper handling of equipment, tools, and materials. You will learn how to pull stringers, layer color, and apply surface decoration. By the end of the class, you will have created several of your own glass beads.
Level: Beginner, but all experience levels are welcome.  Ages 16 and up or at least 13 and must be accompanied by an adult.
Beth Wenger-Johnstone, Instructor

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Survey Glass Class

Thursday, November 2, 2017 | 5 - 7:30pm
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Registration Cut-off Date: Monday, October 30, 2017
$45.00

Try a bit of everything. You will have a chance to try flameworking and fusing all in one class. Basic beadmaking on  a torch while adding color and surface decoration will be covered. You will also create a fused piece of art, learning the basic properties of fused glass.  All experience levels welcome.
Beth Wenger-Johnstone and Sara Rezin, Instructors

 

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Holiday Bread Tray

Saturday, November 4, 2017 | 10 am - 1pm
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Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, November 2, 2017
$45.00

Serve your favorite holiday bread on a dish you have made. Learn the basics of plate making, design and fusing while making a long tray perfect for serving bread, crackers or treats.  All experience levels welcome. Sara Rezin, Instructor

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Make a Drinking Glass from Bottles

Thursday, November 9, 2017 | 6-8 pm
Spots Available: 24
Registration Cut-off Date: Tuesday, November 7, 2017
$35.00

Bring three beer or wine bottles to the museum and make them into drinking glasses. You will learn the process of bottle cutting using a scoring tool, a candle and a bucket of ice water. We will discuss several ways to create drinking glasses from recycled bottles. Cheese and wine will be provided so you can try your freshly made glasses right away. Please remove labels prior to class. All experience levels welcome. Sara Rezin, Instructor

 

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Reactive Glass

Saturday, November 18, 2017 | 10am - 1pm
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Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, November 16, 2017
$45.00

When adding sterling silver foil to kiln formed glass, a variety of surprising effects can occur. Students will learn how to create subtle or strong reactions in glass using silver foil and reactive glass, and how to incorporate foil when designing a fused glass piece.  All experience levels welcome. Sara Rezin, Instructor

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Curved Glass Art

Saturday, December 9, 2017 | 10 am - 1 pm
Spots Available: 6
Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, December 7, 2017
$45.00

You will create a free-standing curved glass piece. A perfect piece of art to use as a candle stand or sun catcher. All experience levels welcome. Sara Rezin, Instructor

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