Intro to Glassblowing Weekend (May)

May 20th - May 21st
Anna Riley |

In this two-day workshop students will learn the introductory skills of glassblowing, such as: how to take a gather of molten glass out of the furnace and how to work in small teams in the glass studio! While focusing on building these new handskills, students will learn how to make colorful glassware in beginner forms such as cups and bowls. 

What to Expect: Over the weekend class, students will learn how to gather and manipulate molten glass. There will be some demos but it will mainly be supported work time and room for students to become familiar with this material. The students can expect to leave with solid sculptures and blown vessels. The hot shop is a loud studio, and can get quite warm. Read more about how to prepare for class on our Registration Info page.

Eligibility: No previous experience required. Open to ages 14 and up.

Pick-up: The glass needs to cool down overnight, so the students will have to return to UrbanGlass once notified to pick up their work. 

This is an in-person class taking place on-site at UrbanGlass. Health and safety guidelines will be emailed to you upon registration. 

Class Schedule
  • 2 Sessions: May 20 — May 21
    Saturday, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
UrbanGlass Studio
647 Fulton St
Brooklyn, NY 11217

Anna Riley

Anna Riley is a researcher, teacher, and artist interested in material culture. Her research and creative projects have been supported by fellowships, residencies, and grants from the Center for Craft, the Brooklyn Arts Fund, UC Berkeley, Residency Unlimited, the Corning Museum of Glass, UrbanGlass, the Museum of Arts and Design, WheatonArts, and Dieu Donné Papermill.

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