The Glass spot 2306 n. Lombardy st Suite A Richmond, VA 23220

May & June - Workshops / Classes / Events

As we head into the warmer months, we will have shorter periods of comfortable working time and anticipate complete shut down for maintenance during peak heat (late summer).

Paperweight Workshop (Solid Sculpted Glass)

1 item per slot, Several colors to choose from

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-ALL AGES, parental/guardian consent required for under 18
-$35 per creation

Come early get a feel of the process by observing one or two people before you. No experience necessary, all materials provided.

For more info & to register click on desired dates* below --
you'll be directed to Sign-up Genius:


5/22 FRIDAY 6pm - 9pm
5/23 SATURDAY 6pm - 9pm
5/29 FRIDAY 6pm - 9pm
5/30 SATURDAY 10am - 1pm

6/5 FRIDAY 6pm - 9pm
6/6 SATURDAY 10am - 1pm
6/12 FRIDAY 6pm - 9pm
6/13 SATURDAY 6pm - 9pm

*additional session times for small/large groups
more info here


Join us for Third Thursday 5/21 6-9pm

Live Collaborative Demo with Chris Skibbe + Grant Garmezy

Free and open to the public.

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(Photo: previous collaboration - Zanfirico Cowboy Hat)

MAY / JUNE CLASSES

Click on "Classes" tab for class descriptions and participation requirements. The classes listed below have a direct link for enrollment, see the classes tab for the complete calendar. Interested in a private lesson? Email us: theglassspot@gmail.com

INTRO to HOT GLASSWORKING

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Students will learn to gather molten glass on a solid metal rod and work the glass into different forms including paperweights. No experience required, all materials provided, $90.

MAY 2ND: SATURDAY 9:00 A.M.
MAY 5TH: TUESDAY 6:30 P.M.
MAY 19TH: TUESDAY 6:30 P.M.
MAY 23RD: SATURDAY 9:00 A.M.
JUNE 2ND: TUESDAY 6:30 P.M.
JUNE 13TH: SATURDAY 9:00 A.M.
JUNE 16TH: TUESDAY 6:30 P.M.

INTRO to GLASSBLOWING I

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Students will learn how to gather molten glass on a blowpipe and blow it out into basic forms. Basic assisting techniques will also be taught. Intro to Hot Glassworking or equivalent experience required prior to registration for this class, all materials provided, $90. Must complete at least 4 classes to move on. To register for the full course at a reduced rate (4 classes @ $320) email: theglassspot@gmail.com


MAY 26TH: TUESDAY 6:30 P.M.
JUNE 9TH: TUESDAY 6:30 P.M.

INTRO to GLASSBLOWING II

We add advanced classes to the calendar based on interest. These courses are offered as Private Lessons for $10 + $1 per minute with a 60 minute minimum.

PRIVATE LESSONS

Select times throughout the week.

A one-on-one lesson with a trained professional. No experience required for the 90 minute Intro to Hot Glassworking session = $100. All other lessons $10 + $1 per minute with a 60 minute minimum (1 hr = $70 ; 1.5 hrs = $100). Private lessons for 2-4 people are also available.Email theglassspot@gmail.com to schedule.

Open Studio Sessions

An opportunity to meet and work together - Experienced glassblowers, hobbyists, and approved Glassblowing II students only:

5/21 Thursday: 10 am - 1pm
6/11 Thursday: 10 am - 1pm

Email us or call/text Chris if you plan on attending.