The Agnes Varis Art Center gallery and store will be closed on Tuesday, August 20th, 2019 for our regularly scheduled inventory count. 

Corning Museum of Glass Studio

ADDRESS

1 Museum Way

Corning, NY 14830

PHONE

607.438.5100

The Studio is an internationally renowned facility that offers glassworking classes for a variety of skill levels. Classes are taught by top artists and instructors from around the world, and are held year-round. Students enjoy the resources of The Studio, as well as the Museum’s collection and the Rakow research library. Spring and fall classes include ten-week sessions that meet once per week, as well as weekend sessions and one-day sessions. Summer and winter intensive classes are one or two weeks in length. Scholarships are available. Other resources include studio rentals, artist residencies, live streamed artist demos, and video resources. Learn more or apply online at cmog.org/studio.


Pilchuck Glass School

ADDRESS

1201 316th Street NW

Stanwood, WA 98292

PHONE

(360) 445-3111

Pilchuck Glass School is an educational leader that supports the material of glass. Talented artists come from all over the world to share their practices and knowledge. Summer intensives, Fall workshops and seasonal residencies provide the perfect environment for artists to delve into their work and learn from each other. As glass artists simultaneously pull from historic methods and delve into new digital technologies, Pilchuck supports cross-disciplinary experimentation and encourages relationships between themes, techniques, and concepts that integrate art, craft, design and technology. These dynamic pairings enrich curriculum and create a unique synergy that supports experimentation and innovation. Session activities include presentations, discussions, demonstrations, exhibitions and collaborations. Pilchuck provides an immersive experience in a rich and fast-paced learning environment located in the forested foothills of the Cascades overlooking Puget Sound. Students are taught both individually and collectively, enabling everyone on campus to work and grow.


UrbanGlass

ADDRESS

647 Fulton St.

Brooklyn, NY 11217

PHONE

718.625.3685

​UrbanGlass is a leading resource for both aspiring and established artists wishing to create with glass. We foster innovative art, and advance the use and appreciation of glass as a creative medium. UrbanGlass is a comprehensive public-access studio with an extensive education program. Areas of study include hot glass casting and glassblowing, flame-working, bead-making, stained glass, kilnforming and kiln casting, and cold working and mosaics. Classes and private lessons are available to the public throughout the year and offer opportunities for beginners and advanced artists alike. Our state-of-the-art studios are also available for rent, making it easy for students and professionals to continue creating with glass.