• 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.

Fantastic Bits and Where to Use Them

Weekly Class
Weekly Class | 4 Sessions: May 27 — June 17
Sunday, 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Take your glass practice to the next level with hot bits! In this class we will focus on adding embellishments to glass forms by learning a variety of hot glass bits and different ways to use them. Open to all levels. 

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Surface Decoration Techniques for Glass Beads

Weekly Class
Weekly Class | 3 Sessions: May 30 — June 13
Wednesday, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Take your beads to the next level! This class will cover a variety of surface techniques, including complex dot patterns and layering, stringer control, mixing colors on the surface of the bead, precise shaping, troubleshooting. All skill levels welcome! Perfect for recent Bead Project Graduates.

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On View in the Agnes Varis Art Center

On Reflection

Curated by Bridget Donlon

Curated by Bridget Donlon. Featuring work by: Rowena Harris, Jim Hodges, Cara Lynch, Esther Ruiz, Patrice Renee Washington and Kate Shepherd

Opening reception: Wednesday, May 23, 6-8pm

Wednesday, May 23, 2018


Cara Lynch, I’m Here For You, Call Me Now, 2017, Mirrored acrylic, rhinestones, glitter on panel, 18 x 18 x 1.5

Art Center Hours
  • Monday 12-7:30

  • Tuesday 12-7:30

  • Wednesday 12-7:30

  • Thursday 12-7:30

  • Friday 12-7:30

  • Saturday 11-7:30

  • Sunday 11-6

From the Glass Quarterly Hot Sheet