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Art Hours are hands-on, hour-long classes that give participants the opportunity to make a variety of glass projects. Enjoy Art Hours with family or friends, or fly solo to get a taste of glassmaking. Sign up for different or multiple Art Hours to make various glass works. No two objects are alike.

Depending on the project, try your hand at hot sculpting (open to members only) and flame working (open to members and nonmembers).

In hot sculpting, a mass of molten glass is gathered from the furnace and then shaped at the end of a rod.

Tickets are $25 for members only (no refunds) and can be purchased in person or by phone during Museum hours starting the Tuesday before each session. Adults and children 14+ accompanied by an adult are welcome. Call (419) 254-5771 ext. 7448.  There is a limit of four tickets per week per member. For groups larger than four, please schedule a private session at least two weeks in advance. Contact the Glass Pavilion at (419) 254-5771, ext. 7334 to arrange your private session.

Art Hours are typically held on Thursdays and Fridays at 6, 7 and 8 p.m., and on Saturday and Sunday afternoons at 12, 3 and 4 p.m. in the Glass Pavilion. Some exceptions occur. Check the TMA calendar for upcoming classes.

Upcoming Classes

Flowers

Ice Cream Cones

May 14: 6 p.m. June 4: 6 p.m.
May 15: 6, 7 and 8 p.m. June 5: 6, 7 and 8 p.m.
May 16: noon and 4 p.m. June 6: noon and 4 p.m.
May 17: 3 and 4 p.m. June 7: 3 and 4 p.m.
May 21: 6 p.m. June 11: 6 p.m.
May 22: 6 and 8 p.m. June 12: 6, 7 and 8 p.m.
May 23: noon and 4 p.m. June 13: noon and 4 p.m.
May 24: 3 and 4 p.m. June 14: 3 and 4 p.m.
May 28: 6 p.m. June 18: 6 p.m.
May 29: 6, 7 and 8 p.m. June 19: 6, 7 and 8 p.m.
May 30: noon and 4 p.m. June 20: noon and 4 p.m.
May 31: 3 and 4 p.m. June 21: 3 and 4 p.m.

Types of Projects

Work with soft glass in the Flameworking Studio to create objects like flowers, wine glass charms, candies, and pendants. Flameworking Art Hours are open to members and nonmembers alike.

Tickets are $25 each (no refunds) and can be purchased in person or by phone during Museum hours starting the Tuesday before each session. Adults and children 14+ accompanied by an adult are welcome. Call (419) 255-8000 ext. 7448. For groups larger than four, please schedule a private session at least  two weeks in advance. Contact the Glass Pavilion at (419) 254-5771, ext. 7334 to arrange your private session.

Flameworking Art Hours are typically held on Fridays at 7 and 8 p.m. Check the TMA calendar for upcoming classes.

Upcoming Classes

Hamburgers

Strawberries

May 29: 7 and 8 p.m. June 12: 7 and 8 p.m.

Types of Projects


 

Note: Most items created in Art Hours require a 24-hour annealing (finishing) process. Items created on Friday, Saturday or Sunday will be available the following Tuesday.

 

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