Cold-Glass-Fusing Party for Four or Bowl-Making Class for One at Bay Area Glass Institute (Up to 56% Off)

Downtown San Jose, San Jose

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Glass can be exquisite in its myriad forms, from the ornate windows of a Gothic cathedral to the crystalline webbing of a freshly vandalized windshield. Reflect on beauty with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $79 for a two-hour cold-glass-fusing party for four (a $180 value)
  • $79 for a two-hour shape-a-bowl glass-blowing class for one (a $160 value)

During a “Party of 4” session, quartets learn to safely cut glass as they fuse plates, sun catchers, or coasters using colored flat glass. Alternatively, the glass-bowl-blowing class introduces students to hot-glass-crafting techniques in a safe environment. After students turn and shape molten glass, bowls cool for a few days in an annealing oven before they're ready to be filled with colored pebbles or Fruity Pebbles.

Bay Area Glass Institute

The nonprofit Bay Area Glass Institute supports glass arts in its community by providing affordable studio space for artists, holding events and exhibits of local work, and teaching basic classes. Students create delicate glass art using cold techniques or acquire the basics of glass blowing as they rotate molten glass at 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit to make bowls, vases, and flowers. A store on the premises sells elegant and innovative work by the local glass artists affiliated with the institute.

Reviews

Great break from the norm and a way to channel some creativity and get away from the daily rat race.

cali g., Yelp, 11/9/12

The entire staff at BAGI is helpful and friendly.

Kathleen S., Yelp, 3/10/13
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    Downtown San Jose

    401 E Taylor St, Ste 115

    Suite 115

    San Jose, California 95112

    408-993-2244

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In a Nutshell

Groups of four cut glass to make plates and coasters; the bowl-making class teaches students how to blow molten glass at 2,000 degrees

The Fine Print

Expires 90 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. 24-hr cancellation notice required. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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All Locations

  • Downtown San Jose

    401 E Taylor St, Ste 115

    Suite 115

    San Jose, California 95112

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