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Next Steps in Glassblowing

October 19, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDT

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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 16, 2022


A strong foundation is key to developing thoughtful and technically refined pieces when glass blowing in the hot shop. This workshop will emphasize the importance of building positive habits and solid hand skills. Students will focus on gathering glass, wall thickness, speed, ergonomics, and heat in order to create well-designed and elegant vessels. This course will emphasize individual attention and instruction divided between demonstrations and supervised work time. This class is ideal for students who have minimal to basic glassblowing skills, not for true beginners. Students should have taken at least one beginning glassblowing class prior to this course.

Headshot of artist Arin A standing in a glass hot shop

Registration includes access to Student Open Blow on Friday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. during the class run time (October 14 – November 18).

Wednesday Instructions: October 12 to November 16,  6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Friday Student Open Blow (optional): October 14 to November 18, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Class Duration: 6 sessions, 18 hours total, 15 hours of Student Open Blow*

Location: Glass Studio
Ages: 16 and above
Class Limit: 4 to 10
Class Fee: $450
Instructor: Arin Ashley
Prerequisite: Advanced-Beginner Glassblowing
Registration Closing: September 28


Seats are limited and booked on a first-come, first reserve basis. Besides an auto-generated email receipt, you will receive a confirmation email from the Director of Education and Artist Services, Pamela Weichmann. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us at 856.825.6800, ext. 112 or by emailing pweichmann@wheatonarts.org.

WheatonArts offers a wide variety of creative experiences for all ages and skill levels. Instructors and participants join together in an ongoing exploration of creativity through multimedia art projects and museum experiences. Explore more classes.


Cancelation Policy: Refunds will be given up to one week prior to the beginning of the workshop. After this time, your workshop fee is non-refundable. WheatonArts reserves the right to cancel a workshop due to minimal enrollment. If cancellation occurs, WheatonArts will refund all workshop fees. A $25.00 fee will be charged to those who do not show up for their appointment. We require 24 hours’ notice to cancel an appointment; otherwise, it will be considered a no-show, except in the case of illness. Are you feeling unwell or showing symptoms of COVID-19? Please stay home. Appointments can be rescheduled by phone or email. 

COVID NOTE: *Following New Jersey State’s definition, people are considered “fully vaccinated” for COVID-19 two weeks or more after they have received the second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks or more after they have received a single-dose vaccine and any booster doses for which they are eligible as recommended by the CDC. Vaccines must be currently authorized for emergency use or approved by the FDA or the WHO. Class participants will be required to show proof of vaccination to participate. Instructors will be wearing masks. Participants are strongly encouraged to wear masks as well; however not required. 


October 19, 2022
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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1000 Village Drive
Millville, NJ 08332 United States
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