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Visiting Artist Workshop: Glass Blowing with Hot Glass Academy

March 28, 2024 - March 31, 2024

Online registration coming soon!

2 hour sessions, 6 person maximum per session

Ages 8 and up, children ages 8-16 must be accompanied by an adult

Indulge your inner artist with a two-hour glass blowing session! Hot Glass Academy glassblowing studio will set up a furnace on WMA’s campus. Each workshop session begins with a comprehensive safety introduction to working with hot glass. Students then begin their one-on-one session with the instructor by picking out one or two glass colors for their object, followed by a brief, fun warm-up with glass and tools for each student to become familiar with the material properties of molten glass. Next, students will gather glass on a steel blowpipe or rod, apply their chosen color(s), and shape the glass into the selected form. Each piece will be placed in the annealing oven for a slow cooling process*. Every object is handmade and no two are exactly the same. Students will have the option to create a cup, ornament, paperweight, or flower. 

This is an EXCLUSIVE workshop. Hot Glass Academy no longer hosts workshops outside of their studio in Georgia, so make sure you mark your calendar and stay tuned for online registration!

 

Session Times

Thursday, March 28

Group 1- 9:00-11:00am

Group 2 -11:30-1:30pm

Group 3 – 2:30-4:30pm

 

Friday, March 29

Group 7- 9:00-11:00am

Group 8 -11:30-1:30pm

Group 9 – 2:30-4:30pm

 

Saturday, March 30

Group 4- 9:00-11:00am

Group 5 -11:30-1:30pm

Group 6 – 2:30-4:30pm

 

Sunday, March 31

Group 10- 9:00-11:00am

Group 11 -11:30-1:30pm

Group 12 – 2:30-4:30pm