September 1—December 31, 2018

Dates Vary

Max Students: Varies

Members: $100/month / Non-Members: $100/month

Skill Level: Some experience needed

The Studio Passport allows you to access warm glass (fused glass & stained glass) open studio hours month to month during our Fall 2018 term. Limited to students with a basic knowledge of glass and overseen by a monitor, instead of instructor, this “class” is a great opportunity to work at your own pace and continue your exploration in the studio.

All tools, equipment and kiln usage is provided,  students are responsible for purchasing their own glass.

Open studio hours are posted monthly online here  and in the studio.

For general course policies click here.

 

September 1—December 31, 2018

Dates Vary

Max Students: Varies

Members: $120/month / Non-Members: $120/month

Skill Level: Some experience needed

The Studio Passport allows you to access Flameworking open studio hours month to month during our 2018 Fall term. Limited to students with a basic knowledge of glass and overseen by a monitor, instead of instructor, this “class” is a great opportunity to work at your own pace and continue your exploration in the studio.

Studio provides torches, oxygen, gas, and kiln usage. Students are responsible for their own tools and purchasing their own glass.  Fully stocked tool kits are available, add to cart during registration if needed. Tool Kit includes : small shears, large hemostat, flat crimp, small tweezers, large tweezers and glasses. By choosing a tool kit, students agree to be responsible for the cost of replacing any damaged tools.

Open studio hours are posted monthly online here and in the studio.

For general course policies click here.

 

October 25, 2018 / 1 session

Thursday 6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Members: $34.00 / Non-Members: $40.00

Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate

Get a great introduction to working with borosilicate glass and the torch. In this two-hour workshop, make a beautiful glass pendant by applying color to a clear rod of glass. Take it home and make a beautiful necklace for yourself or to give as a gift.

All supplies included. Closed-toe shoes, long pants, hair tie are required.

For general course policies click here.

Please click register below to join waitlist. 

October 26, 2018 / 1 session

Friday 6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Members: $60.00 / Non-Members: $60.00

Skill Level: All Levels

Grab your loved ones and join us at GoggleWorks for a creative night out! During our Maker Dates you will enjoy beer, wine, and light fare supplied by Belly Kitchen & Drinkery. Get a tour of one of our most popular studios and then have our instructors guide you through picking a mold and your color palette to create a unique glass plate, platter or bowl.

This October, GoggleWorks is partnering with the LGBT CENTER of Greater Reading to celebrate LGBT History. A portion of all October Maker Date registration proceeds will go to help the LGBT Center serve the Greater Reading community. Join us and make a difference !

For general course policies click here.

November 1—December 6, 2018 / 5 sessions

Thursdays 6:00 PM-9:00 PM

Members: $153.00 / Non-Members: $180.00

Skill Level: All Levels

Discover the variety of tools and techniques of glass fusing. Learn to shape and layer sheet glass and properly prepare your work for kiln firing. Create both functional and abstract pieces while being encouraged to delve into notions of design using color, light, and texture.

All supplies included. Closed-toe shoes required.

Note: There is no class Nov. 22

For general course policies click here.

November 10, 2018 / 1 session

Saturday 12:00 PM-3:00 PM

Members: $63.75 / Non-Members: $75.00

Skill Level: All Levels

Wine down as you make four different glass beads in our flameworking studio. While they cool to room temperature, sculpt a small solid glass object to create a wine topper. Clean and string the beads onto jump rings, and attach them to the wine topper. Leave with a complete set! All supplies included.

For general course policies click here.

November 30, 2018 / 1 session

Friday 6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Members: $60.00 / Non-Members: $60.00

Skill Level: All Levels

Grab your loved ones and join us at GoggleWorks for a creative night out! During our Maker Dates you will enjoy beer, wine, and light fare supplied by Belly Kitchen & Drinkery. Get a tour of one of our most popular studios and then have our instructors guide you through picking a mold and your color palette to create a unique glass plate, platter or bowl.

All supplies included. Closed-toe shoes are required.

For general course policies click here.

December 1—December 2, 2018 / 2 sessions

Saturday and Sunday 12:00 PM-3:00 PM

Members: $63.75 / Non-Members: $75.00

Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced

Take your flameworking skills to the next level and learn how to sculpt a tiny glass fox through demonstrations and hands-on experience. Learn how to encase color, as well as further your knowledge of flameworking tools. Prerequisite: Intro to Flameworking or equivalent experience.

For general course policies click here.

December 1, 2018 / 1 session

Saturday 12:00 PM-5:00 PM

Members: $51.00 / Non-Members: $60.00

Skill Level: All Levels

Students will created a three-dimensional star while learning the basics of creating in stained glass, including cutting, shaping, foiling, and soldering. It’s the perfect holiday ornament!

For general course policies click here.

Please click register below to join waitlist. 

December 8, 2018 / 1 session

Saturday 1:00 PM-3:00 PM

Members: $38.25 / Non-Members: $45.00

Skill Level: All Levels

Ages: 7-12

Safely break and shape different pieces of glass to create unique ornaments. Your work will get set up in the kiln with a copper hook and lightly fused to create texture. Designs will be provided or come with your own! An adult must participate in the workshop – the tuition fee covers one individual and you must register for each adult and child attending. All supplies included. Pre-registration is required.

For general course policies click here.

December 8, 2018 / 1 session

Saturday 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Members: $51.00 / Non-Members: $60.00

Skill Level: All Levels

Gain hands-on experience in flameworking while you learn how to form and sculpt borosilicate glass with a torch. Leave with several one-of-a-kind glass hanging icicles to spruce up your winter holiday season. All supplies included.

For general course policies click here.

December 8, 2018 / 1 session

Saturday 1:00 PM-3:00 PM

Members: $51.00 / Non-Members: $60.00

Skill Level: All Levels

Gain hands-on experience in flameworking while you learn how to form and sculpt borosilicate glass with a torch. Leave with several one-of-a-kind glass hanging icicles to spruce up your winter holiday season. All supplies included.

For general course policies click here.

December 21, 2018 / 1 session

Friday 6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Members: $60.00 / Non-Members: $60.00

Skill Level: All Levels

Grab your loved ones and join us at GoggleWorks for a creative night out! During our Maker Dates you will enjoy beer, wine, and light fare supplied by Belly Kitchen & Drinkery. Get a tour of one of our most popular studios and then have our instructors guide you through picking a mold and your color palette to create a unique glass plate, platter or bowl.

All supplies included. Closed-toe shoes are required.

For general course policies click here.