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Classes

Survey Glass Class

Saturday, February 8, 2020 | 10am-1pm
Spots Available: 10
Registration Cut-off Date: Wednesday, February 5, 2020
$50.00

Sample both flame working and fusing in our survey class. Learn how to make beads on the torches and the learn how to make a fused and slumped glass platter.  Instructors: Beth Wenger-Johnstone and Sara Rezin

 

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Girl or Cub Scout Tour with Activity – Feb 2020

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 | 4:30-6pm
Spots Available: 20
Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, February 6, 2020
$15.00

Discover the art of glass at Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass when you tour the museum and create a fused glass sun catcher.

 Tiger Elective Adventure: Stories in Shapes

  1. Visit an art gallery or museum.
  2. Look closely at pictures of some art, decide what you like and share your ideas.
  3. Create a piece of art on paper, poster board, or canvas.
  4. Draw or create an art piece using shapes.

 Wolf Elective Adventure: Collections & Hobbies     

3A.   Visit a show or museum that displays different collections or models.

Lions, Bears and Webelos are also welcome to register.

Appropriate for all ages.  Scouts must be accompanied by leaders and/or parent chaperones. Adult/ scout ratios required by the BSA are required for all clinics. (Adults may participate for the same fee if space allows. Please call in advance.)

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Metal Clay and Glass Pendant

Thursday, February 13, 2020 | 5:30-8:30pm
Spots Available: 15
Registration Cut-off Date: Monday, February 10, 2020
$50.00

Create a beautiful pendant combining silver metal clay and glass. 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 fused dichroic glass. The glass and silver clay pendant will be fired in our kilns and available to be picked up at a later date.  Instructor: Sara Rezin

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Webelos and Arrow of Light Art Explosion Elective Adventure February 2020

Saturday, February 15, 2020 | 10:30am-12:30pm
Spots Available: 10
Registration Cut-off Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2020
$10.00

Explore glass art in our galleries and studio. Scouts will create their own glass project and other art projects to complete their Art Explosion Elective Adventure  (Requirements: 1, 2, 3a and 3b).

Items will need to be fused and will be ready for pick up approximately one week after the event and can be shipped for a fee.

Adults may participate for the same fee if studio space is available. Please call ahead. Registration is required one week prior to the event. Scouts must be accompanied by leaders and/or parent chaperones. Adult: scout ratios are required for all tours and activities.

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Jewelry with Reactive Glass

Saturday, February 22, 2020 | 10am-1pm
Spots Available: 14
Registration Cut-off Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2020
$40.00

When adding sterling silver foil to kiln formed glass, a riot of 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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Girl or Cub Scout Tour with Activity – Mar 2020

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 | 4:30-6pm
Spots Available: 20
Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, March 5, 2020
$15.00

Discover the art of glass at Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass when you tour the museum and create a fused glass sun catcher.

 Tiger Elective Adventure: Stories in Shapes

  1. Visit an art gallery or museum.
  2. Look closely at pictures of some art, decide what you like and share your ideas.
  3. Create a piece of art on paper, poster board, or canvas.
  4. Draw or create an art piece using shapes.

 Wolf Elective Adventure: Collections & Hobbies     

3A.   Visit a show or museum that displays different collections or models.

Lions, Bears and Webelos are also welcome to register.

Appropriate for all ages.  Scouts must be accompanied by leaders and/or parent chaperones. Adult/ scout ratios required by the BSA are required for all clinics. (Adults may participate for the same fee if space allows. Please call in advance.)

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Glass Wave

Thursday, March 26, 2020 | 5:30-8:30pm
Spots Available: 15
Registration Cut-off Date: Monday, March 23, 2020
$45.00

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 stand), slumped into a dish, or a hung in a window as a stunning sun catcher. All experience levels welcome. Sara Rezin, Instructor

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Flameworked Utensiles

Saturday, March 28, 2020 | 10am-1pm
Spots Available: 10
Registration Cut-off Date: Wednesday, March 25, 2020
$55.00

Use the basics of bead making to create your own unique handle to one of multiple utensils. Students will learn how to work safely with hot glass and create a large bead that will be attached to a kitchen utensil.

Prerequisite: One flameworking class   

Beth Wenger-Johnstone, Instructor

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Shaped Dichroic Glass Jewelry

Thursday, April 2, 2020 | 5:30-8:30pm
Spots Available: 15
Registration Cut-off Date: Monday, March 30, 2020
$40.00

Transform a piece of dichroic fused glass into a beautiful heart, round, oval or leaf shaped pendant. You will learn to shape a piece of dichroic fused glass using a diamond grinder, and to drill holes in glass using a drill press. Wire wrapping techniques for hanging or embellishing your glass pendant will also be covered. All experience levels welcome. Sara Rezin, Instructor

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Girl or Cub Scout Tour with Activity – Apr 2020

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 | 4:30-6pm
Spots Available: 20
Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, April 9, 2020
$15.00

Discover the art of glass at Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass when you tour the museum and create a fused glass sun catcher.

 Tiger Elective Adventure: Stories in Shapes

  1. Visit an art gallery or museum.
  2. Look closely at pictures of some art, decide what you like and share your ideas.
  3. Create a piece of art on paper, poster board, or canvas.
  4. Draw or create an art piece using shapes.

 Wolf Elective Adventure: Collections & Hobbies     

3A.   Visit a show or museum that displays different collections or models.

Lions, Bears and Webelos are also welcome to register.

Appropriate for all ages.  Scouts must be accompanied by leaders and/or parent chaperones. Adult/ scout ratios required by the BSA are required for all clinics. (Adults may participate for the same fee if space allows. Please call in advance.)

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