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Thomas Volpe

UrbanGlass board member Thomas Volpe, a Brooklyn Tech alumnus, helped initiate a partnership between three neighboring educational institutions he champions.

Tuesday January 26, 2021 | by UrbanGlass Staff

An Educational Partnership Grows in Brooklyn

In December 2020, over 150 high-school students taking Industrial Design courses at Brooklyn Tech tuned into a video feed streaming live from the hot glass studio of UrbanGlass. …

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Wednesday January 6, 2021 | by UrbanGlass Staff

Virtual Demonstrations with Brooklyn Tech HS

As we embark on a new year, we’re heartened to look back on the opportunities we’ve had to build new partnerships and grow existing ones. We closed out 2020 with a series of live virtual glassblowing demonstrations for over 150 junior- and senior-year students majoring in Industrial Design at Brooklyn Technical High School…

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Monday December 21, 2020 | by UrbanGlass Staff

Pratt Fall 2020

This August, we welcomed ten students from Pratt Institute to our studio for a semester-long survey of glass course. Though we have met a new group of students nearly every Fall and Spring since our partnership with Pratt began in 2008, this year was undeniably different. …

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Wednesday November 4, 2020 | by UrbanGlass Staff

Studio Bulletin: Oct 31, 2020

November Studio Closures: Tuesday, November 3rd (Election Day), Thursday and Friday, November 26th and 27th (Thanksgiving) Happy Halloween! Time to eat some much deserved candy! Here are three glass-related(ish), Halloween movie recommendations for this weekend…

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