Choose Between Two Options
- $44 for one glass-flower workshop for two (up to $64 value)
- $80 for one glass-flower workshop for four (up to $128 value)
In each workshop, instructors demonstrate how to shape molten glass into a colorful flower before letting students create their own in a variety of colors and styles. With this Groupon, students have the choice of crafting a flower with a straight or curly stem, or for a small extra fee, a seated or standing stem or a candy dish. Classes are held on Friday and Saturday.
If anyone can appreciate the elemental appeal of art glass, it’s Tom Holdman. A severe stutterer as a child, Mr. Holdman discovered art as a means of communication, and in high school he focused his efforts on the medium of glass—and the passion only grew from there. He opened a studio in his parent's garage, creating glass for windows and cabinets. Eventually, Tom saved up enough money to travel to Europe and master the art of stained glass. In the more than 20 years since, Tom has carved, painted, fused, and designed thousands of commissioned works—including the glass found in Mormon temples throughout the world.
Within the Holdman Studios facility, Tom and his fellow artists create both two-dimensional and three-dimensional works of art that inspire glass-hating philistines to put down their hammers and weep. When not bringing their own visions to life, they teach public classes in stained glass, glass blowing, and other topics.