• 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.

Jewelry Design with Kilnformed Glass

Weekly Class
Weekly Class | 5 Sessions: January 29 — February 26
Tuesday, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

 Join Rachel, a handmade jewelry aficionado, to get geeky over techniques involved in using glass in the kiln and coldshop to create fun, wearable patterns and textures. No pre-requisite in glass or metal required, just a love for jewelry and a desire to learn.

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Glow with the Flow

Weekly Class
Weekly Class | 8 Sessions: January 30 — March 27
Wednesday, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Learn the basic skills necessary to design and bend your own neon signs and sculptures in this eight-week introductory class! This class is geared toward the beginner, but also caters to the individual in need of refresher. 

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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. 

Opening Reception is Wednesday, January 23rd, 6-8pm

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

From the Glass Quarterly Hot Sheet