Brooklyn Glass

Gowanus

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In a Nutshell

An experienced artist teaches students to mold beads and other artwork using a torch and molten glass

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The Deal

$80 for one spot in a three-hour introduction to glass-making class ($150 value)

Choose from four available dates

  • Sunday, August 17
  • Sunday, August 24
  • Sunday, September 7
  • Sunday, September 28

During the group class, students use a torch to shape molten glass into various objects, including beads, sculptures, and other creations of their choosing. No glass-making experience is necessary to attend. Classes begin at 11 a.m. and run until 2 p.m. Students should arrive at 10:40 a.m. to complete and sign the general student waiver and meet their instructor.

Brooklyn Glass

Forget the "spark" of creativity. True inspiration comes at the end of a torch, where a flame blazes so hot it can turn glass into a molten orb of potential. That's exactly what visitors find at Brooklyn Glass, a 4,000-square-foot studio full of artists who shape glass into objets d'art both aesthetic and functional. Beyond torches, they also employ an onsite neon shop, a lampworking shop, and two furnaces that can melt through 1,300 pounds of glass in a single day.

For a peek inside Brooklyn Glass, check out this video profile on artist Isaac Tecosky.

Brooklyn Glass is by no means a closed community. Artists can rent spaces to work, and the general public can enroll in glass working classes at beginner through advanced levels. These classes cover topics such as how to manipulate molten glass into beads and bowls, or make your own neon sign so that customers know when your lemonade stand is open.

Customer Reviews

I cannot recommend this experience enough Very hands on - you can do as much or as little of the process that you want Each participant makes a paperweight and a cup The instructors were great It gets very warm, so dress light or layered
Rebecca G. · December 2, 2015
Awesome experience !! Great instructors and lots of fun. Something new to learn and do
Resha P. · August 14, 2015
If you are looking for something different this is it! Very informative class and you actually make trinkets to bring home!
Lisa R. · July 22, 2014
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    103 14th St

    Brooklyn, NY 11215

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