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Beginner Glassblowing Weekend Intensive

October 21, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT

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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until October 22, 2023

$247.50 – $275.00

In this two-day glass blowing intensive, students will begin with the basics and learn to safely work in a hot shop with molten glass. An experienced instructor will guide students as they learn to gather from the furnace, use hand tools, and create solid and blown forms in clear glass. Day one will be packed with demonstrations, active learning, and hands-on instruction. Students will practice by making marbles and “caterpillars” and will create a clear paperweight with a funky bubble design. By the end of the first day, students will learn to inflate glass, making a blown air plant terrarium. Day two will focus more on blown forms. With guidance, students will create a salt cellar or candy bowl, and a small clear bud vase. By the end of the weekend, students will have a solid base to build upon hot glass skills.


Students must wear closed-toe shoes and be ready for active participation, safety glasses will be provided by the studio, and all students are expected to stay for the duration of both class days. Those who have participated in a Make-Your-Own experience are encouraged to sign up, but no experience is required!

October 21 & 22, Saturday & Sunday

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Class Duration: 2 sessions, 10 hours total

Location: Glass Studio

Ages: 16 & above

Class Limit: 4 to 10 people

Class Fee: $275

Instructor: Kendall Frank

Prerequisite: None

Registration Closing: October 14


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.

CANCELATION POLICY: Refunds are eligible up to one week before the beginning of the workshop. After this time, workshop fees are non-refundable. WheatonArts reserves the right to cancel a workshop due to minimum enrollment. If cancellation occurs, WheatonArts will refund all workshop fees. A $25 fee is 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.


October 21, 2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
$247.50 – $275.00
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1000 Village Drive
Millville, NJ 08332 United States
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