• 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.

Mold Making Weekend

Weekend | 2 Sessions: October 20 — October 21
Saturday, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

This introduction to Kiln Casting weekend will focus on one of the most exciting parts of kiln casting - capturing the unique qualities of an object in glass.

Open to ages 10 and up!

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Experimental Hot Casting and Neon Assemblage

Intensive | 5 Sessions: October 22 — October 26
Monday, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This experimental workshop will focus on designing hot cast, glass objects to be paired with and lit by neon.  Students will learn the basics of sand casting and ladle pouring hot glass, creating colorful and inventive shapes in the studio. 

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On View in the Agnes Varis Art Center

Shari Mendelson: Glasslike

Curated by Elizabeth Essner

Opening Reception: September 12, 6-8pm

Wednesday, September 12, 2018


Deer Askos
Repurposed plastic, hot glue, resin, acrylic polymer, paint, mica
8"x 3"x 7" 

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