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

May + June + July: Events / Workshops / Classes

We will be closed between 5/29-6/14. There will be no pick ups during this time.  We will run a short summer session 6/15-7/15.  Due to rising temperatures in the hot shop we recommend morning and evening scheduling when possible. After 7/15 we will be closed for maintenance in peak heat with a reopen date in late August.


May Pick-up Schedule:
Mondays 5-8pm (except 5/30)
Wednesdays 4-7pm
Fridays 4-8pm (6pm on 5/6)
Saturdays 10am-1pm
*3rd Thursday 5/19 6-9pm

Blow Your Own Glass Workshops

pint glass, juice glass, or similiar (sorry no handles or stems)

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


SATURDAY 5/14 10AM, 11AM, 12PM, 4PM, 5PM, 6PM
WEDNESDAY 5/18 4PM, 5PM, 6PM
FRIDAY 5/20 5PM, 6PM, 7PM
WEDNESDAY 5/25 10AM, 11AM, 12PM
FRIDAY 5/27 5PM, 6PM, 7PM


Glass Paperweight (solid sculpting) Workshops

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


FRIDAY 6/17 5PM, 6PM, 7PM
SATURDAY 6/18 5PM, 6PM, 7PM
WEDNESDAY 6/22 9AM, 10AM, 11AM
FRIDAY 6/24 5PM, 6PM, 7PM

Join us for Third Thursday 5/19 6-9pm

Live Demo Collaborative Demo by Grant Garmezy + Chris Skibbe

Free and open to the public.

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MAY/JUNE/JULY 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 7TH: SATURDAY 1:00 P.M.
JUNE 21ST: TUESDAY 6:00 P.M.
JULY 2ND: SATURDAY 9:30 A.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 3RD: TUESDAY 6:30 P.M.
MAY 10TH: TUESDAY 6:30 P.M.
MAY 17TH: TUESDAY 6:30 P.M.
MAY 24TH: TUESDAY 6:30 P.M.
MAY 28TH: SATURDAY 10:00 A.M.
JUNE 28TH: TUESDAY 6:00 P.M.
JULY 5TH: TUESDAY 6:00 P.M.
JULY 12TH: TUESDAY 6:00 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.