Do you like to play with FIRE? (Thought so!) Or have you ever wanted to try glass art but were not sure which class you would like to try? If you answered "YES," then Explore Glass Art Day is for you! Here's how it works: Each participant can choose from the following 5 different types of glass mediums offered every hour: Paperweights, Kiln Fusing, Flameworking, Beadmaking, and Sandblasting. Classes are one hour in length, so every hour a new project will start. For example, a new Kiln Fusing class will start at 10:00 a.m., another at 11:00 a.m. and another at 12:00 p.m, etc. After deciding which classes you would like to take, please call us to register and book your time slots. Walk-in's are also welcome! We will fit you into classes as space allows. Explore Glass Art Day is perfect for both adults and youth and is an affordable way to explore mini glass art classes before signing up for full classes. We know you will be hooked!! No experience necessary. Bring your family and friends for a day of glass art fun right here in downtown Kalamazoo, MI. We're the hotspot for fun things to do in Kalamazoo!
Bring your family and friends on May 18, 2013 from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. to try a wide variety of glass art projects including Hot Shop Paperweights, Kiln Fused Sun Catcher or Tile, Bead Making, Flameworking and Sandblasting. Call to register and reserve your time slot at 269-552-9802.
Hot Shop Paperweights-Intro to traditional hot glass work. Use murrine, stringers and bubbles to create unique worlds within a sphere of solid glass, Age 10 and up, $60.
Kiln Fused Sun Catcher or Tile-Explore kiln fusing! Learn to cut glass, stack and layer the glass onto your clear base, Age 7 and up with adult, $20.
Bead Making-Experience the excitement of creating glass beads on a steel mandrel by shaping the glass in the flame of a torch. Use bright vibrant colors to make a variety of beads, Age 10 and up, $20.
Flameworked Pendant-Learn to blend colors and shape glass in the flame of a torch. Create a beautiful, colorful glass pendant using “pyrex” borosilicate glass, Age 10 and up, $20.
Sandblasting-Take your heart’s desire and recreate it on a mug, bowl, vase or candle holder. Using tape and exacto knives transfer your ideas to the glass. The final step is putting your piece into the sandblaster where you’ll “blast” your design, Age 7 and up with adult, $20
No experience necessary.
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Bring your family to Kalamazoo for a weekend of fun. We are located in beautiful downtown Kalamazoo near the Radisson hotel and Western Michigan University. We are walking distance to a variety of entertainment, shopping and restaurants.