Classes | Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass - Part 4
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Ocean Wave 11/17 (Afternoon)

Thursday, November 17, 2022 | 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Spots Available: 3
Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, November 10, 2022
$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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Iridized Holiday Tray 11/19

Saturday, November 19, 2022 | 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Spots Available: 5
Registration Cut-off Date: Saturday, November 12, 2022
$63.00
Serve your favorite holiday treats on a dish that you have made! Learn the basics of plate making, design, and fusing while making a tray perfect for the holidays. Tips and tricks for working with iridized glass will add a bit of sparkle to your piece. All experience levels Sara Rezin,...
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Snowman Family Portrait 11/29

Tuesday, November 29, 2022 | 5:30 – 8:30 PM
Spots Available: 7
Registration Cut-off Date: Saturday, November 26, 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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Plaid Glass Dish 12/1

Thursday, December 1, 2022 | 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
Spots Available: 8
Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, November 24, 2022
$55.00
Learn to layer colorful transparent glass to create your own unique plaid glass dish. Wherever two transparent colors cross, a third color is created. Patterns and color combinations are infinite! Students will create a plaid tray while learning color theory and precise strip cutting techniques. All experience levels Sara Rezin,...
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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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Designing with Negative Space 12/6

Tuesday, December 6, 2022 | 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Spots Available: 1
Registration Cut-off Date: Tuesday, November 29, 2022
$60.00
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 utilized 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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Iridized Holiday Tray 12/8

Thursday, December 8, 2022 | 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Spots Available: 11
Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, December 1, 2022
$63.00
Serve your favorite holiday treats on a dish that you have made! Learn the basics of plate making, design, and fusing while making a tray perfect for the holidays. Tips and tricks for working with iridized glass will add a bit of sparkle to your piece. All experience levels Sara Rezin,...
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Photos in Glass 12/10

Saturday, December 10, 2022 | 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Spots Available: 5
Registration Cut-off Date: Saturday, December 3, 2022
$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.
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Registration Cut-off Date: Saturday, December 3, 2022
$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: 14
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.
Spots Available: 5
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: 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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Meditation Session – January 5

Thursday, January 5, 2023 | 6:00-7:00 PM
Spots Available: 15
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...
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Meditation Session – January 12

Thursday, January 12, 2023 | 6:00-7:00 PM
Spots Available: 17
Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, January 12, 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...
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Meditation Session – January 19

Thursday, January 19, 2023 | 6:00-7:00 PM
Spots Available: 15
Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, January 19, 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...
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Meditation Session – January 26

Thursday, January 26, 2023 | 6:00-7:00 PM
Spots Available: 18
Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, January 26, 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...
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