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Open Studios - Ancient Glass

September 22nd, 2018, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
UrbanGlass Staff |

Explore our spectacular--and closed to the public--17,000 square foot facility, and watch artists work! 

Our Open Studios event will focus on concepts of ancient glass - remembering the spectacular history of the material we love. Participate in hands-on activities for all ages, and tour our incredible space, learning about glass and the ways it can be used. Bring your bravery, and come experience the magic of glass with us in our Fort Greene Studio!

Demonstrations include glassblowing, flameworking - working with glass on a torch - and neon tube bending. 

Make Your Own Colorful Bowl!
Beadmaking: Learn the Ancient Technique!
Create Your Own Fused Pattern!

Free Activities:
Silkscreening, Bead Stringing, Goblet Making Demonstration and a Community Mosaic!

Join curator Elizabeth Essner and artist Shari Mendelson for a guided tour of our current exhibition Glasslike at 3pm. Please rsvp here to attend the tour.  

Event Schedule
September 22nd, 2018, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Agnes Varis Art Center
647 Fulton St
Brooklyn, NY 11217