Adult Classes | Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass - Part 2
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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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Pate de Verre Bowl 2/19

Sunday, February 19, 2023 | 1:00PM-4:00PM
Spots Available: 10
Registration Cut-off Date: Sunday, February 12, 2023
$135.00
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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Bubbles in Glass 2/28

Tuesday, February 28, 2023 | 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
Spots Available: 4
Registration Cut-off Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2023
$50.00
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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Candle Votive 3/2

Thursday, March 2, 2023 | 5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Spots Available: 14
Registration Cut-off Date: Monday, February 27, 2023
$38.00
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 slumped in a kiln, it will be ready for pick up with a tea light ready to put in it! All experience levels Taylor Moeller-Roy,...
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Frit Slurry 3/9

Thursday, March 9, 2023 | 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
Spots Available: 3
Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, February 2, 2023
$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 3/11

Saturday, March 11, 2023 | 10:00 AM-1:00 PM
Spots Available: 9
Registration Cut-off Date: Saturday, March 4, 2023
$65.00
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 a hung in a window as a stunning sun catcher. All experience levels Sara Rezin,...
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Glass Blowing Demonstration 3/16, 5:30-6:30

Thursday, March 16, 2023 | 5:30 PM-6:30 PM
Spots Available: 11
Registration Cut-off Date: Monday, March 13, 2023
$15.00

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 learn about the history of glass art, equipment and tools used by glass artists all over the world, and tricks that glass blowers use to create one of a kind blown glass art.

All ages welcome

Taylor Moeller-Roy,...

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Glass Blowing Demonstration 3/16, 7:00-8:00

Thursday, March 16, 2023 | 7:00 PM-8:00 PM
Spots Available: 13
Registration Cut-off Date: Monday, March 13, 2023
$15.00
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 learn about the history of glass art, equipment and tools used by glass artists all over the world, and tricks that glass blowers use to create one of a kind blown glass art. All ages welcome Taylor Moeller-Roy,...
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Designing with Negative Space 3/21

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 | 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
Spots Available: 14
Registration Cut-off Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2023
$70.00
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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Stamping on Glass (Two-Part Class) 3/23 and 3/25

Thursday, March 23, 2023 | 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
Spots Available: 13
Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, March 16, 2023
$70.00
Thursday, March 23 – 5:30-8:30PM Saturday, March 25 – 10:00AM- 1:00PM Add design and sparkle to your fused glass by stamping on glass with mica and enamels. In part one of this class, students will design sheets of glass using rubber stamps and colorful mica and enamels. The designs will be permanently fused to the glass. In the second session, the custom sheets will be cut up and incorporated into a fused glass tray. All experience levels Sara Rezin,...
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Hot Sculpted Paperweights 3/25

Saturday, March 25, 2023 | 12:00 PM-5:00 PM
Spots Available: 1
Registration Cut-off Date: Wednesday, March 22, 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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S-Curve Seascape 3/28

Tuesday, March 28, 2023 | 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
Spots Available: 14
Registration Cut-off Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2023
$70.00
Create a free-standing curved glass seascape. Students will create a glass piece that will be gently curved and be able to stand on its own after firing, perfect for using as a candle stand or for placing in a window to catch the light. All experience levels Sara Rezin,...
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Open Weave Platter 3/30

Thursday, March 30, 2023 | 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
Spots Available: 14
Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, March 23, 2023
$58.00
Create an open weave basket out of glass. Students will create a fused glass platter from layers of colorful glass strips. Baskets will be fused and slumped into an open weave shape perfect for a display or holding beads at your dinner table. All experience levels Sara Rezin,...
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