Classes | Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass - Part 3
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Hot Sculpted Paperweights 9/24

Saturday, September 24, 2022 | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
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Registration Cut-off Date: Saturday, September 17, 2022
$145.00
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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Concentric Circle Glass Plate 9/27

Tuesday, September 27, 2022 | 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
Spots Available: 5
Registration Cut-off Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2022
$50.00
Create a plate with concentric circles on our brand new molds! In this class, participants will learn how to cut circles and the technique of cutting concentric circles. Afterwards we’ll fire it and slump it on our plate molds to create a fully functional plate. Intermediate- must take one glass cutting class before attending Taylor Moeller-Roy,...
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Yoga on the Lawn, September 27

Tuesday, September 27, 2022 | 12:00-1:00
$10.00
Join us over your lunch hour for a time of reflection and exercise. Enjoy a harmonious connection of mind and body while enjoying the grandeur that is the museum’s back lawn and our extensive glass collection. Members, contact Lynne at [email protected] or...
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Wine Bottle Jewelry 9/29

Thursday, September 29, 2022 | 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
Spots Available: 10
Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, September 22, 2022
$40.00
Create a jewelry set out of up-cycled wine bottles! Students will learn how to use coldworking tools, wire wrap, and finish jewelry that will be ready to wear by the end of class. All wine bottle pieces will be pre-cut and fired to round out edges and offer unique shapes and colors for students to choose from. All experience levels Sara Rezin,...
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Pate de Verre Bowl 10/2

Sunday, October 2, 2022 | 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Spots Available: 10
Registration Cut-off Date: Sunday, September 25, 2022
$140.00
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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Scout Night – October 4

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 | 5:30-7:00 pm (45 minute tour and 45 minute class)
Spots Available: 20
Registration Cut-off Date: Tuesday, September 27, 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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Spooky Monster Platters 10/4

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 | 5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Spots Available: 10
Registration Cut-off Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2022
$50.00
Create a spooky candy dish that you’ll want to keep out long past Halloween! Students will learn techniques to make different kinds of monsters like Frankenstein’s monster, ghosts, and other creatures. After it’s assembled, pieces will be fused and slumped into a functional platter to use for decoration or holding candy. All experience levels Taylor Moeller-Roy,...
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Transparency Tricks 10/6

Thursday, October 6, 2022 | 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
Spots Available: 11
Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, September 29, 2022
$55.00
Discover the difference a bit of clear glass can make when creating a fused glass dish. You will learn several techniques for diluting colored glass with clear glass. You will then create a fused glass dish incorporating clear and colored glass All experience levels Sara Rezin,...
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Reinterpreting Iconography in Glass (Visiting Artist Workshop)

Friday, October 7, 2022 | 12:00 PM-3:00 PM
Spots Available: 12
Registration Cut-off Date: Friday, September 30, 2022
$275.00
This is a 2-part class.  Participation in both sessions is mandatory.
  • Friday, October 7 – 12pm-3pm
  • Saturday, October 8 – 12pm-3pm
Inspired by their shared passion for Tibetan Buddhist Thangka painting, artists Anna Boothe and Nancy Cohen collaborated to create “Between Seeing and Knowing” (opening October 7th  in the Mahler Gallery at the museum). In developing their installation, the artists studied the structural elements of these...
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Custom Jewelry Set 10/13

Thursday, October 13, 2022 | 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
Spots Available: 10
Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, October 6, 2022
$40.00
Create a whole set of matching jewelry. Make a pendent and a matching set of earrings or multiple pendants that include all of the jewelry findings (earring studs, hoops, and pendant bails). Treat yourself or make a matching set for a loved one. All experience levels Taylor Moeller-Roy,...
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Open Weave Platter 10/15

Saturday, October 15, 2022 | 10:00 AM-1:00 PM
Spots Available: 11
Registration Cut-off Date: Saturday, October 8, 2022
$55.00
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 bread at your dinner table. All experience levels Sara Rezin,...
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Pumpkin Platter 10/18

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 | 5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Spots Available: 8
Registration Cut-off Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2022
$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. All experience levels Taylor Moeller-Roy,...
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Dichroic Jewelry 10/20

Thursday, October 20, 2022 | 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
Spots Available: 13
Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, October 13, 2022
$58.00
Create a beautiful, one of a kind fused glass jewelry pendants. Learn several methods for layering dichroic glass to create unique pendants, how to cut glass, and how to finish the pieces with jewelry findings. All experience levels Sara Rezin,...
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Scout Night – November 1

Tuesday, November 1, 2022 | 5:30-7pm (45 minute tour and 45 minute class)
Spots Available: 28
Registration Cut-off Date: Tuesday, October 25, 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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Scout Night – December 6

Tuesday, December 6, 2022 | 5:30-7:00pm (45 minute tour and 45 minute class)
Spots Available: 18
Registration Cut-off Date: Tuesday, November 29, 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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Scout Night – January 3

Tuesday, January 3, 2023 | 5:30-7:00 pm (45 minute tour and 45 minute class)
Spots Available: 28
Registration Cut-off Date: Tuesday, December 27, 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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