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Open Studios: Fall in the City

September 17th, 2022 – 3:00 pm

Have you ever noticed all the glass you encounter every day in the city? From mosaics in the subway to windows in skyscrapers, glass makes our city a more vibrant and exciting place. 

Join us for Open Studios: Fall in the City and discover the many ways glass shapes the world around us with an afternoon of art making and exciting demonstrations in UrbanGlass’ 17,000 sq ft studios. Sign up for one activity or try them all!

Glassblowing Paperweight
Beadmaking
Fused Coaster
Upcycled Planter (FREE)
Community Paper Mosaic (FREE)
Bead Stringing (FREE)
Glassblowing & Neon Demonstrations (FREE)
Bead Project Trunk Show (FREE)

*Masks are required. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver*

Bead Project Market & Satellite UrbanGlass|ware Store: Join us in celebrating the 25th anniversary of UrbanGlass’ Bead Project, and explore stunning jewelry made by alumni of the scholarship program available for purchase! This market will also feature a satellite booth of our store, featuring items made by our studio community!


Demonstrations — FREE:
Want a firsthand look at the glass techniques behind the objects we interact with everyday? Come and watch professional glassblowers make incredible art, or learn how glass tubes are bent to create a glowing neon sign! (all ages with chaperone)


Community Paper Mosaic & Bead Stringing — FREE: Get inspired by glass techniques and create art using everyday materials. Make a fall themed drawing for our community paper mosaic, or string colorful beads into a wearable creation to take home with you, or both! Group activity (all ages with chaperone).


Glassblowing Paperweight — $65: Feel the heat as you learn how to sculpt your own swirly color paperweight out of molten glass. One-on-one lesson (ages 12+). 

Objects made during the lesson must cool slowly overnight, so please plan to return the following week for pickup, or contact us to arrange shipping.


Beadmaking — $25: Melt colorful glass rods in the flame of a table torch to create your very own wearable beads. One-on-one lesson (ages 12+). 

Objects made during the lesson must cool slowly overnight, so please plan to return the following week for pickup, or contact us to arrange shipping.

 


Fused Coaster — $25:
Design a picture or pattern and layer pieces of sheet glass into a colorful coaster that will get melted together in the kiln. Group lesson (all ages with chaperone). 

Objects made during the lesson must cool slowly overnight, so please plan to return the following week for pickup, or contact us to arrange shipping.


Upcycled Planter/Cup — FREE:
Give waste glass new life! Transform a sandblasted glass bottle into a beautiful planter, bud vase, or cup with colored pencil drawings. Group activity (all ages with chaperone).

Event Schedule
September 17th, 2022 – 3:00 pm
Location
UrbanGlass Studio
647 Fulton St
Brooklyn, NY 11217