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UrbanGlass Open Studios: Winter in the City

December 3, 11 am3 pm.
0-$65
Winter Open Studios

Join us for Open Studios: Winter 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!

*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 winter 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 Ornament — $75: Feel the heat as you learn how to make a swirly color ornament out of molten glass. One-on-one lesson (ages 12+), 30 minutes.

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+), 30 minutes.

Fused Coaster — $25: Layer pieces of sheet glass into a colorful coaster, ornament, holiday cookie, tree, or snowman that will get melted together in the kiln. Group lesson (all ages with chaperone), 30 minutes.

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 Bud Vase — FREE: Give waste glass new life! Transform a sandblasted glass bottle into a beautiful bud vase with colored pencil drawings. Group activity (all ages with chaperone).

 

Location:

647 Fulton St
Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States

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