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

JANUARY & FEBRUARY - WORKSHOPS/EVENTS/CLASSES

Blow Your Own Drinking Glass:

Your choice: pint glass, juice glass, or similar
(sorry - no handles or stemware)

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-AGES 16+, parental/guardian consent required for under 18
-$35 each glass

"how to" demonstration every hour (at the top of the hour)

Detailed instructions will be given to each participant at their turn, come early to catch the demo or get a feel of the process by observing the person 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:

1/10 SATURDAY 5pm - 8pm
1/14 WEDNESDAY 10am - 2pm
1/16 FRIDAY 6pm - 9pm
1/17 SATURDAY 5pm - 8pm
1/21 WEDNESDAY 10am - 2pm
1/24 SATURDAY 5pm - 8pm
1/30 FRIDAY 6pm - 9pm
2/6 FRIDAY 5pm - 8pm

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

Solid Glass Heart Workshops:

several colors to choose from

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-ALL AGES, parental/guardian consent required for under 18
-$25 per heart

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:

1/31 SATURDAY 4pm - 8pm
2/04 WEDNESDAY 10am - 2pm
2/7 SATURDAY 11am - 2pm and 4pm - 7pm
2/11 WEDNESDAY 10am - 2pm
2/13 FRIDAY 5pm - 9pm
2/14 SATURDAY 11am - 2pm and 4pm – 7pm
2/20 FRIDAY 5pm - 9pm

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


Third Thursday @ The Glass Spot
January Live Demo by
Grant Garmezy Glass

1/15 6:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.
Free and open to the public.
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JANUARY/FEBRUARY 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.

JANUARY 9TH: FRIDAY 6:30 P.M.
JANUARY 20TH: TUESDAY 6:30 P.M.
JANUARY 24TH: SATURDAY 10:00 A.M.
FEBRUARY 3RD: TUESDAY 6:30 P.M.
FEBRUARY 17TH: TUESDAY 6:30 P.M.
FEBRUARY 21ST: SATURDAY 10:00 A.M.
FEBRUARY 27TH: 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


JANUARY 17TH: SATURDAY 10:00 A.M.
JANUARY 23RD: FRIDAY 6:30 P.M.
JANUARY 27TH: TUESDAY 6:30 P.M.
FEBRUARY 10TH: TUESDAY 6:30 P.M.
FEBRUARY 24TH: TUESDAY 6:30 P.M.
FEBRUARY 28TH SATURDAY 10:00 A.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:

1/22 Thursday: 11 am - 3pm
1/31 Saturday: 11 am - 3pm
2/12 Thursday: 11 am - 3pm
2/21 Saturday: 2 pm - 5pm
2/26 Thursday: 11 am - 3pm

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