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 from Six Options
- $50 for a two-hour Intro to Flameworking class for one (a $100 value)
- $90 for a two-hour Intro to Flameworking class for two (a $200 value) <p>
Students learn to make soft glass beads or marbles and icicles of hard borosilicate.<p>
- $100 for a three-hour Introduction to the Hot Shop glass-blowing class for one (a $200 value).
- $190 for a three-hour Introduction to the Hot Shop glass-blowing class for two (a $400 value)<p>
Students create several art pieces that they can take home the next day.<p>
- $125 for a weekend workshop for Hot Glass Sand Casting (a $250 value)<p>
Students learn to pour molten glass into sand molds, casting glass objects. <p>
- $175 for a weekend workshop for Intro to Off Hand Glass Blowing for one (a $350 value)<p>
Students create decorative glass pieces, such as paperweights and vases, using ancient techniques of blowing glass using a furnace.<p>
Asheville Glass Center
Combining experience in lampworking, glass blowing, and jewelry design, the experienced glassblowers of Asheville Glass Center lead workshops and classes to share their passion for manipulating molten glass. The two- to three-hour intro courses teach neophytes to craft borosilicate marbles and soft glass beads, and more in-depth classes result in intricate implosion flowers and sand-cast solid forms. The center also offers open studio time for more experienced artists who wish to work alone, like the winningest three-legged racers.