UrbanGlass' studios and offices are closed Monday, February 18, 2019.
 The Agnes Varis Art Center and UrbanGlass|ware are open regular hours.

  • Artist Jarrod Beck in the glassblowing studio

  • Lili Maya and James Rouvelle, Caesura. Part of the exhibition Pushing Buttons.

  • Josh Raiffe, Bruce

  • Artist Sana Musasama in the flameworking studio

  • Alison Siegel and Pamela Sabroso's installation Pom Pom Party

  • Romina Gonzales, Shock

Established in New York City in 1977, UrbanGlass fosters experimentation and advances the use and critical understanding of glass as a creative medium.

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Classes at UrbanGlass offer students of all ages the opportunity to explore the endless possibilities of glass. Educational programming includes everything from classes for teens to master classes for professional artists. Weekly classes, week-long intensives, and two-day workshops make learning at UrbanGlass available to students of all levels and interests.

Pattern Language

Weekend | 2 Sessions: February 16 — February 17
Saturday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Students will make a series of small, playful sculptures by fusing different types of glass in the kiln shop.  

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On View in the Agnes Varis Art Center

Fresh Masters: The UrbanGlass MFA Exhibition

Our biennial exhibition of the best recent MFA work by artists incorporating glass from across the country. 

Wednesday, January 23, 2019


James Ronner, Keep off the grass, 2017. Neon, turf, inflatable found suits, participation, Dimensions variable.

Art Center Hours
  • Monday 11:30-7:30

  • Tuesday 11:30-7:30

  • Wednesday 11:30-7:30

  • Thursday 11:30-7:30

  • Friday 11:30-7:30

  • Saturday 11-8:00

  • Sunday 11-7:00

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