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Classes and Events
August 9th – September 29th, 2017

“The starting point of my work is the colonial abuse of indigenous people. Specifically the Swedish governmental colonial effect on my little Sami hometown in Tärna, Sweden on the polar circle." -Tomas Colbengtson

September 6th – October 28th, 2017

In CLUE artist and longtime member of the UrbanGlass community John Drury surveys the current output of artists in New York City creating with glass. Opening Reception: September 6th from 6-8pm.

September 8th, 2017, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Frozen Words Hot Air is a performance for live glassblowing, percussion, video, and manipulated recorded sound, inspired by a chapter of the satirical masterwork, The Life of Gargantua and Pantagruel by François Rabelais. 

October 6th, 2017, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Learn the value of keeping a sketchbook, and participate in some simple drawing exercises in this free evening workshop within the unique environment of UrbanGlass.

November 8th – January 13th, 2018

GLASS CEILING: Art of Resilience and Fragility brings together artists whose works articulate on challenges raised by gender and racial disparities. Opening reception: Wednesday, November 8 from 6-8.

September 10th, 2017, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

A free, one-day seminar exploring methods and approaches to cast glass with internationally-renowned artist and educator Richard Whiteley, who will outline and share some of his extensive knowledge on kiln casting and cold working. 

May 16th, 2017, 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Join us, along with Co-chairs Marjorie & Lawrence Pitterman and Glenn Adamson for our 2017 Gala & Auction, celebrating 40 years of UrbanGlass, honoring Katya & Douglas Hellerand Thaddeus Wolfe.