UrbanGlass' studios and offices are closed Monday, February 18, 2019.
 The Agnes Varis Art Center and UrbanGlass|ware are open regular hours.

Past Events


  • February 9th, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join us for hands-on activities for all ages exploring this incredible shape. Tour our 17,000 square foot studios while learning about the ways that glass - particularly glass bubbles - are used in art and design, and why molten glass loves this shape! Bring your curiosity for a magical afternoon of creativity and learning.

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  • December 12th – February 1st, 2019

Batoz’ Ladder is a multimedia installation incorporating neon lights and sound. Unbent neon tubes are paired with ready-made objects to create illuminated sculptures.  

Opening reception is Wednesday, December 12th, 6-8pm. 

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  • December 1st, 2018, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Enjoy an afternoon behind-the-scenes in our spectacular 17,000 square foot facilities to learn how artists use science to sculpt glass into amazing things!

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  • November 14th – January 4th, 2019

Just in time for the Holiday season, join us for UrbanSparkle, a glistening exhibition of contemporary jewelry made by New York-based artists exploring the boundless possibilities of glass, and its potential as a wearable art form. 

Opening reception is November 14th, 6-8pm 

Participating Artists: Bianca Abreu, Lara Knutson, Amy Lemaire, Alexandra Lozier, Rachel Rader, Penelope Rakov, Erica Rosenfeld and Annie Shepherd

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  • October 30th, 2018, 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join CPA Iryna Stephanchuk for a conversation about common business structures. If you’re a self-employed visual artist, photographer, filmmaker, writer, musician, or other creative worker, you can benefit from understanding the legal side of your work. Come find out the basics of business registration and protecting your work.

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  • October 17th – November 30th, 2018

Leo Tecosky's Neon Medina is a new installation of illuminated glass sculpture. Referencing graffiti tropes and decorative Islamic art, the combination is an aesthetic challenge to conventional ideas of craft, art and design.

Opening Reception: Wednesday, October 17th, 6-8pm

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