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 Four Options
- $50 for a two-hour Intro to Glassblowing Fun-Time Class for one (a $100 value)
- $89 for a two-hour Intro to Glassblowing Fun-Time Class for two (a $200 value)
- $75 for a three-hour Intro to Beadmaking Fun-Time Class for one (a $150 value)
- $139 for a three-hour Intro to Beadmaking Fun-Time Class for two (a $300 value)
After a glass-blowing artist demonstrates how pieces are made and covers the history and basics of the trade, students take up the torch to create their own set of drink stirrers or several glass beads. Classes are generally held Tuesday and Sunday; see the info packs for the glass-blowing and bead-making classes for schedules and what to wear.
Wildcraft Academy is a creative hub where skilled flame workers craft functional pieces and artwork such as jewelry and bird feeders for clients. They also lead workshops that acquaint aspiring artists with their unique set of skills. After learning to create a set of drink stirrers during the Intro to Glassblowing class, students are free to take more advanced workshops that teach them to make beads, marbles, vases, and other iridescent artwork for wearing, displaying at home, or gifting to a particularly beautiful sunbeam.