• 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.

Particle Theory

Intensive | 5 Sessions: June 18 — June 22
Monday, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

In this class, students will work with glass powders and frits in unconventional ways to create three-dimensional sculpture, objects and vessels. With the focus being on experimentation, the creation of finished and perfect objects will be secondary. Open to all experience levels. 

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Silicate Soundscapes

Intensive | 5 Sessions: June 18 — June 22
Monday, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This cross disciplinary workshop will introduce students to the wide flung acoustical possibilities of glass. We will approach the hot glass studio as an avenue to inflate, cast, and crash glass elements for mixed media noise machines and immersive and interactive multi-sensory, installation, and performance work.

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Handmade Lenses and Alternative Photo Processes

Intensive | 5 Sessions: June 18 — June 22
Monday, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Combining flameworking with alternative photo processes, this experimental workshop aims to explore the relationship between object and image to achieve unexpected outcomes. No previous experience with glass or photography is necessary. Please bring your camera(s) to class on the first day.

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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