Glassblowing Floppy Bowls
- February 1, 2020 Check for other dates
- Sa from 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM, 1 session
- New Street Glass Studio Hot Glass
- Moss Collins
- $90 Fee Breakdown
- Avoid wearing man made fibers and bring a bottle of water with you to class. All glass classes take place at the Worcester Center for Crafts' New Street Glass Studio, 35B New Street, Worcester, MA 01605.
Final pieces will need time to cool and will generally be ready for student pick-up at the Glass Studio starting the Monday or Tuesday following your workshop. General open hours at the studio are Monday through Friday, 10-6PM, though it is recommended that students call the studio directly at 508-757-1424 to confirm open hours for pick-up prior to visiting.
WINTER Note: When entering the parking lot at New Street, please stay right and circle around the wooded area the long way round to locate the parking lot in front of the Glass Studio. At this time, the left fork may be roped off due to hazardous conditions (flooding and subsequent freezing) .
Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.
Get a taste of the ancient art of glassblowing in this fun one-night course. In one evening, you will learn about the history and process behind creating beautiful blown glass at the New Street Glass Studio. After learning the safety and studio etiquette rules, students will watch a brief demonstration of this 2000-year-old art before diving in and making their very own floppy bowl from glass gathered out of a 2100-degree furnace. Students will choose their own colors and instructors will guide the class through the steps from gathering to applying colors, to blowing out the bubble, to spinning it open to create each unique floppy shape. No experience is necessary and all materials are included.
Student Fee: $85
Materials Fee: $5
A refund is given upon request in writing (Please email email@example.com) at least two business days prior to first class meeting. No refunds or credits are given for student absences.
When course or workshop is cancelled by the WCC, a full refund will be issued.
The Worcester Center for Crafts generally follows the Worcester State University(WSU) inclement weather policy relative to building closings and class cancellations. Cancellation announcements will be made on the Craft Center's Facebook Page Click here for cancellations
and on our blog. Click here to visit blog. The Worcester Center for Crafts schedules make-up classes when possible for sequential classes.
For evening Craft Center classes and weekend workshops, the offices will make an assessment of the weather conditions, and students will be notified by 2PM via email if a closure will continue through the evening or if the class will run as scheduled. Please be sure to check the Facebook page for must up-to-date information.
Questions? Call us at 508.753.8183 X301