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Women spins a large globe in the kiln

Watch works of art in glass take shape before your eyes—join Museum instructors and local artists for live glassmaking demonstrations in one of the Hot Shops in the Glass Pavilion.


Free Daily Demos

Free demonstrations take place daily. They include gallery seating and narration of the process and techniques used. Check the schedule on the museum calendar for dates and times.

Custom Group Demos

Maximum 50 participants

Standard: One hour: $350

A demonstrator introduces visitors to the Hot Shop and creates an object from hot glass, which can be purchased after the session.

Premium: 4 hours

$1200 members / $1500 nonmembers (group price)
A demonstrator and an assistant create several objects and explain the process of blowing glass. Renter can take home one object for free (after a 24-hour annealing cycle; shipping is included if necessary).

Call 419-255-8000 ext. 7334 to schedule a custom group demonstration.