by Cathy Niland

Join us on November 23 for our first ever Family Day—a day of family-friendly ornament making just in time for the holidays! Parents and guardians with children ages 12 and up are welcome to register with their kids. A blog post from the National Endowment for the Arts talks about the importance of art as an “essential way of spending time and developing skills alongside your child.” We know it’s hard not to be jealous when your kids come to summer camps. Now is your chance to tackle industrial arts together and bond over the process of art making.

Don’t wait to register before these special classes fill up. As always, members get 10% off all classes! If you aren’t a member, sign up for perks like early registration, tuition discounts, and more. See you (and your family) soon! 

Make Memories In An Ornament Class In Glass

Glass Flameworking

Create elegant, icicle-inspired ornaments or miniature candy canes ideal for holiday gifting or for your own ornament collection. 

Glass Blowing

Get in the Hot Shop to blow your own glass ornaments. Youth must be 14 years+ to participate.

guide to gift making

Glass Fusing

Learn to cut glass and assemble it into beautiful hanging glass fused ornaments. 

Make An Ornament To Last In Metal

Mexican Tin Ornaments

Learn to tool aluminum and create unique tin ornaments inspired by repujado and hojalata from Mexico. 

Cast Ornaments

Carve your design into a sand mold, then watch molten aluminum poured to cast your mold. Finish and apply color to make your ornament pop!

Enamel Ornaments

Layer colored opaque glass in stenciled designs over a pre-cut copper shape to make an enameled ornament to cherish for generations. 

Want To Paint Your Ornament Masterpiece?

Ceramic Ornaments

Glaze your own ornaments to give to your loved ones! You will select three pre-fired ornaments to paint and glaze, learning about glazing techniques and color application. After class, the instructor will fire your ornaments and string them up, so they are ready for pickup one week after class ends.

Don’t Miss Family Day—November 23

Classes running all day

Register for Family Day

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