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Fused Candle Votive

Thursday, September 26, 2019 | 5:30-8pm
$40.00

Learn how to make a unique candle votive like you’ve never seen before. You will learn how to cut circles and small strips to create a tea light holder. Instructor: Taylor Moeller-Roy

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Photos on Glass

Saturday, September 28, 2019 | 10am-1pm
Spots Available: 2
Registration Cut-off Date: Tuesday, September 24, 2019
$50.00

Create a personal piece of art.
Transfer your favorite black and white photo or image into fused glass to create a one of a kind piece of art.

Choose a photograph that you would like fused into glass:

  • Finished size of project will be 7” x 7”, so your image should be smaller to allow for a glass border. Suggested size is 4” x 4” , 5” x 5, ”or 4” x 6”
  • For best results, choose a high contrast image and convert to black and white if possible. If you are not able to convert to black and white, you may send a color image.
  • Format should be .jpg.
  • The clarity (resolution) of your printed image will be the clarity in your final fused project, so you may want to print a copy at home to check the clarity before emailing.

Send your image to the museum email address: [email protected]

We will create a decal of your image that will then be added to your glass project on the day of the class. After fusing, your image will have a beautiful warm sepia tone, and will be permanently saved in glass.

All experience levels welcome. Sara Rezin, Instructor

 

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Dichroic Glass Jewelry

Thursday, October 3, 2019 | 5:30-8:30
Spots Available: 11
Registration Cut-off Date: Monday, September 30, 2019
$55.00

Create beautiful one-of-a-kind fused glass jewelry pendants. Learn several methods for layering dichroic glass to create unique pendants, how to cut the glass and how to finish the pieces with findings. Instructor: Sara Rezin

 

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Art Activity Day – Make a Spooky Pendant

Saturday, October 5, 2019 | 10am - 1pm

Make a Halloween pendant and show off your spooky spirit. You can use up to two Halloween-themed glass cane slices (millefiori). Jack-o-lantern, ghost, and Frankenstein are available.

Drop in anytime between 10am and 1pm. All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Projects are $15 each.

This is a drop-in activity. You do not need to register. Please pay at the event.

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Girl or Cub Scout Tour with Activity – October 2019

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 | 4:30-6pm
Spots Available: 20
Registration Cut-off Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019
$15.00

Discover the art of glass at Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass when you tour the museum and create a fused glass sun catcher.

 Tiger Elective Adventure: Stories in Shapes

  1. Visit an art gallery or museum.
  2. Look closely at pictures of some art, decide what you like and share your ideas.
  3. Create a piece of art on paper, poster board, or canvas.
  4. Draw or create an art piece using shapes.

 Wolf Elective Adventure: Collections & Hobbies     

3A.   Visit a show or museum that displays different collections or models.

Lions, Bears and Webelos are also welcome to register.

Appropriate for all ages.  Scouts must be accompanied by leaders and/or parent chaperones. Adult/ scout ratios required by the BSA are required for all clinics. (Adults may participate for the same fee if space allows. Please call in advance.)

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Mosaic Coaster

Thursday, October 10, 2019 | 5:30-8:30
Spots Available: 15
Registration Cut-off Date: Monday, October 7, 2019
$30.00

Use glass pieces and ceramic tiles to create your very own mosaic coaster. You will learn about the grouting process to finish your coaster.  Instructor: Taylor Moeller-Roy

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Introduction to Flameworking

Saturday, October 12, 2019 | 10am-1pm
Spots Available: 5
Registration Cut-off Date: Wednesday, October 9, 2019
$45.00

Learn the basics of working safely with hot glass. You will make their own beads and learn how to make other small objects out of hot glass. Level: Beginner.  Ages 16 and up or at least 13 and must be accompanied by an adult.
Beth Wenger-Johnstone, Instructor

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Night Light with Fused Glass

Saturday, October 19, 2019 | 10am-12pm
Spots Available: 14
Registration Cut-off Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019
$55.00

Create your own night lite. You will be able to make your own fused glass image to go on front of a usable night light.

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Open Weave Glass Platter

Saturday, October 26, 2019 | 10am-1pm
Spots Available: 15
Registration Cut-off Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019
$50.00

Create a platter out of weaved glass. Students will create a 7” fused glass basket from layers of colorful glass strips. Platters will be fused and slumped into an open weave shape perfect for a display or for holding breads at your dinner table. All experience levels welcome. Sara Rezin, Instructor

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Intermediate Glass Fusing

Thursday, November 7, 2019 | 5:30-8:30pm
Spots Available: 15
Registration Cut-off Date: Monday, November 4, 2019
$45.00

Learn how to create complex shapes, including circles. You will also use the grinder to learn about cold-working and other kinds of techniques as you create a unique platter or wall hanging. Instructor: Taylor Moeller-Roy

 

 

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