Classes | Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass - Part 2
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Meditation Session – October 27

Thursday, October 27, 2022 | 6:00-7:00 PM
Registration is currently closed
“Between Seeing and Knowing takes as a starting point the artists’ long-standing interest in and in-depth study of Tibetan Buddhist thangka paintings,” which contain numerous symbols and pictures but flow together into one whole experience – a reflection of our inter-connectedness. In connection with the exhibit, there will be a 25-40 minute meditation period offered on Thursdays by Zen River Sangha. No experience is needed. Chairs and cushions will be provided. For those...
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Meditation Session – November 3

Thursday, November 3, 2022 | 6:00-7:00 PM
Registration is currently closed
“Between Seeing and Knowing takes as a starting point the artists’ long-standing interest in and in-depth study of Tibetan Buddhist thangka paintings,” which contain numerous symbols and pictures but flow together into one whole experience – a reflection of our inter-connectedness. In connection with the exhibit, there will be a 25-40 minute meditation period offered on Thursdays by Zen River Sangha. No experience is needed. Chairs and cushions will be provided. For those...
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Art Activity Day – Holiday Lights: At-Home Kit

$15.00
Create a hanging decoration for your window, tree, or coffee table. Adorn a circle of glass with dots and stringers any way you like. Available Dec. 3-31, 2022 at the museum, while supplies last. Kits can be shipped for an additional fee. Please call 920-751-4658 to arrange. *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...
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Art Activity Day – Winter Hat Suncatcher: At-Home Kit

$15.00
Stay cozy during the coldest months with this Winter Hat Suncatcher. Decorate a red hat silhouette with glass dots, stringers and other pieces to make your own individual creation. Available Jan. 7-31, 2022 at the museum, while supplies last. Kits can be shipped for an additional fee. Please call 920-751-4658 to arrange. *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...
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Meditation Session – November 10

Thursday, November 10, 2022 | 6:00-7:00 PM
Registration is currently closed
“Between Seeing and Knowing takes as a starting point the artists’ long-standing interest in and in-depth study of Tibetan Buddhist thangka paintings,” which contain numerous symbols and pictures but flow together into one whole experience – a reflection of our inter-connectedness. In connection with the exhibit, there will be a 25-40 minute meditation period offered on Thursdays by Zen River Sangha. No experience is needed. Chairs and cushions will be provided. For those...
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Homeschool Experience, November 16, Ages 5-7

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 | 1:00-3:30
Registration is currently closed
$13.00
Experience the museum through exploration of our glass art with a docent led tour, creation of a glass fused pendant/ keychain and a science demonstration with an emphasis on glass.  We will be offering this program for the four different age groups: 5-7 years, 8-11 years, 12-15 years and 16-18 years.  We ask that you sign up participants for their appropriate age range. We ask that only the students registered should be in attendance for the...
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Homeschool Experience, November 16, Ages 8-11

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 | 1:00-3:30
Registration is currently closed
$13.00
Experience the museum through exploration of our glass art with a docent led tour, creation of a glass fused pendant/ keychain and a science demonstration with an emphasis on glass.  We will be offering this program for the four different age groups: 5-7 years, 8-11 years, 12-15 years and 16-18 years.  We ask that you sign up participants for their appropriate age range. We ask that only the students registered should be in attendance for the...
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Homeschool Experience, November 16, Ages 12-15

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 | 1:00-3:30
Registration is currently closed
$13.00
Experience the museum through exploration of our glass art with a docent led tour, creation of a glass fused pendant/ keychain and a science demonstration with an emphasis on glass.  We will be offering this program for the four different age groups: 5-7 years, 8-11 years, 12-15 years and 16-18 years.  We ask that you sign up participants for their appropriate age range. We ask that only the students registered should be in attendance for the...
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Homeschool Experience, November 16, Ages 16-18

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 | 1:00-3:30
Registration is currently closed
$13.00
Experience the museum through exploration of our glass art with a docent led tour, creation of a glass fused pendant/ keychain and a science demonstration with an emphasis on glass.  We will be offering this program for the four different age groups: 5-7 years, 8-11 years, 12-15 years and 16-18 years.  We ask that you sign up participants for their appropriate age range. We ask that only the students registered should be in attendance for the...
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Meditation Session – November 17

Thursday, November 17, 2022 | 6:00-7:00 PM
Registration is currently closed
“Between Seeing and Knowing takes as a starting point the artists’ long-standing interest in and in-depth study of Tibetan Buddhist thangka paintings,” which contain numerous symbols and pictures but flow together into one whole experience – a reflection of our inter-connectedness. In connection with the exhibit, there will be a 25-40 minute meditation period offered on Thursdays by Zen River Sangha. No experience is needed. Chairs and cushions will be provided. For those...
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Photos in Glass 12/10

Saturday, December 10, 2022 | 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Registration is currently closed
$58.00
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 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:
  • Finished size of project will be about 7” x 7”, so your image should be smaller to allow...
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Blown Glass Ornaments 12/10

Saturday, December 10, 2022 | 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Registration is currently closed
$150.00
Use our mini dragon to create your own blown glass orb. Students will learn how to create a simple sphere blown ornament using molten glass. Different colored frit (crushed glass colors) to decorate your ornament and finish it with a hoop to hang on your tree. All experience levels Taylor Moeller-Roy,...
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Cookies for Santa Platter 12/15

Thursday, December 15, 2022 | 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Spots Available: 7
Registration Cut-off Date: Monday, December 12, 2022
$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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Snowman Family Portrait 12/17

Saturday, December 17, 2022 | 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
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Registration Cut-off Date: Wednesday, December 14, 2022
$60.00
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 3

Tuesday, January 3, 2023 | 5:30-7:00 pm (45 minute tour and 45 minute class)
Spots Available: 18
Registration Cut-off Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022
$15.00
Experience glass art at Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass. The museum has the following dates available for scout groups to tour the museum and create a fused glass sun catcher. Fee is $15 per scout.  Appropriate for all ages.  Scouts must be accompanied by leaders and/or parent chaperones. Adult/ scout ratios required by the BSA and GSUSA are required for all programs. (Adults may participate for the same fee). Registration is requested a week before the given date at...
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Meditation Session – January 5

Thursday, January 5, 2023 | 6:00-7:00 PM
Spots Available: 9
Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, January 5, 2023
“Between Seeing and Knowing takes as a starting point the artists’ long-standing interest in and in-depth study of Tibetan Buddhist thangka paintings,” which contain numerous symbols and pictures but flow together into one whole experience – a reflection of our inter-connectedness. In connection with the exhibit, there will be a 25-40 minute meditation period offered on Thursdays by Zen River Sangha. No experience is needed. Chairs and cushions will be provided. For those...
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