October 17, 2018 / 1 session

Wednesday 6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Members: $68.00 / Non-Members: $80.00

Skill Level: All Levels

Get some hands-on experience with glassblowing as you learn how to gather hot glass from the furnace, add color, and sculpt it into a glass pumpkin. No experience necessary. Our artists will guide you through the process of making a one-of-a-kind centerpiece for the fall season.

All supplies included. Closed-toe shoes required.

For general course policies click here.

Please click register below to join waitlist.

October 20, 2018 / 1 session

Saturday 2:00 PM-4:00 PM

Members: $68.00 / Non-Members: $80.00

Skill Level: All Levels

Get some hands-on experience with glassblowing as you learn how to gather hot glass from the furnace, add color, and sculpt it into a glass pumpkin. No experience necessary. Our artists will guide you through the process of making a one-of-a-kind centerpiece for the fall season.

All supplies included. Closed-toe shoes required.

For general course policies click here.

Please click register below to join waitlist.

October 20, 2018 / 1 session

Saturday 12:00 PM-4:00 PM

Members: $55.25 / Non-Members: $65.00

Skill Level: All Levels

Create a beautiful piece of jewelry while learning the basics of enameling (the application of color by fusing sifted powdered glass onto copper). Techniques that will be explored include stenciling, drawing with pencil, rubber stamps, and sgraffito.

All supplies included.

For general course policies click here.

Please click register below to join waitlist. 

October 27, 2018 / 1 session

Saturday 2:00 PM-4:00 PM

Members: $25.00 / Non-Members: $25.00

Skill Level: All Levels

Make a hand-built bowl and help someone in need. Souper Bowl Workshops at GoggleWorks support Opportunity House’s annual Souper Bowl Fundraiser. For each workshop registration, a GoggleWorks ceramic studio artist will donate a bowl to Opportunity House’s annual Souper Bowl Fundraiser. Opportunity House, located in downtown Reading, is a multi-service organization that improves the quality of life for children, families, and adults who face various obstacles to independence and supports their efforts to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency and well-being. For more information, visit opphouse.org. Private Souper Bowl Workshops are available for groups of between 8 and 20. They make a great hands-on experience for both corporate, adult, and youth groups. Contact our Programs Department for pricing and availability. All supplies included.

For general course policies click here.

October 27, 2018 / 1 session

Saturday 1:00 PM-4:00 PM

Members: $63.75 / Non-Members: $75.00

Skill Level: All Levels

Learn the fundamentals of woodturning, including safe use of the lathe and lathe tools, turning gouges, and chisels, as you transform a square blank of hardwood into a beautiful rolling pin. Leave with basic skills that can be applied to a wide range of future turning projects.  

All supplies included.

For general course policies click here.

October 29, 2018 / 1 session

Monday 6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Members: $68.00 / Non-Members: $80.00

Skill Level: All Levels

Get some hands-on experience with glassblowing as you learn how to gather hot glass from the furnace, add color, and sculpt it into a glass pumpkin. No experience necessary. Our artists will guide you through the process of making a one-of-a-kind centerpiece for the fall season.

All supplies included. Closed-toe shoes required.

For general course policies click here.

October 30—November 27, 2018 / 5 sessions

Tuesday 6:00 PM-9:00 PM

Members: $187.00 / Non-Members: $220.00

Skill Level: Beginner

Explore the art, aesthetics, and techniques of glassblowing. Topics covered include historical and contemporary glass movements, basic glass chemistry, and studio applications.

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 3, 2018 / 1 session

Saturday 12:00 PM-4:00 PM

Members: $42.50 / Non-Members: $50.00

Skill Level: All Levels

Make a one-of-a-kind wooden spoon or cooking utensil using both power tools and traditional hand tools. Learn to orient your piece of wood for strength and efficient carving while using a variety of techniques and grips to remove material.

All supplies included.

For general course policies click here.

November 4, 2018 / 1 session

Sunday 12:00 PM-2:00 PM

Members: $68.00 / Non-Members: $80.00

Skill Level: All Levels

Get some hands-on experience with glassblowing as you learn how to gather hot glass from the furnace, add color, and sculpt it into a glass pumpkin. No experience necessary. Our artists will guide you through the process of making a one-of-a-kind centerpiece for the fall season.

All supplies included. Closed-toe shoes required.

For general course policies click here.

Please click register below to join waitlist. 

November 10—December 15, 2018 / 5 sessions

Saturday 10:00 AM-1:00 PM

Members: $127.50 / Non-Members: $150.00

Skill Level: Beginner

Learn the skills necessary to throw cylinders, cups, bowls, and more in this exciting introduction to the fundamentals of working on a potter’s wheel. You will be guided through the process of throwing, shaping, and trimming your pieces. Discover your creative voice through basic surface decoration and glazing techniques.

Note: There is no class Nov. 24.

For supply list click here.

For general course policies click here.

November 12—December 10, 2018 / 5 sessions

Monday 6:00 PM-9:00 PM

Members: $127.50 / Non-Members: $150.00

Skill Level: Beginner

Learn the foundations of handbuilding in this beginner class; create forms using pinching, coil, and slab construction; learn basic methods of connecting clay; and understand the process of turning clay into a functional or sculptural glazed ceramic object.

For supply list click here.

For general course policies click here.

November 14, 2018 / 1 session

Wednesday 6:00 PM-9:00 PM

Members: $63.75 / Non-Members: $75.00

Skill Level: All Levels

In this new Handcrafted Home workshop, learn how to prepare, construct, glue and finish your own handmade cutting board. Starting with raw unfinished hardwoods, you will learn how to use tablesaws, bandsaws, sanders and routers along with different finishing techniques. In just three hours leave GoggleWorks with a beautiful cutting board perfect for any kitchen.

All supplies included. 

Note: In order to complete this project in a short time frame, some initial prep work is required. Done by GoggleWorks before class, all steps will be fully demonstrated in class.

For general course policies click here.

November 14, 2018 / 1 session

Wednesday 6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Members: $25.00 / Non-Members: $25.00

Skill Level: All Levels

Make a hand-built bowl and help someone in need. Souper Bowl Workshops at GoggleWorks support Opportunity House’s annual Souper Bowl Fundraiser. For each workshop registration, a GoggleWorks ceramic studio artist will donate a bowl to Opportunity House’s annual Souper Bowl Fundraiser. Opportunity House, located in downtown Reading, is a multi-service organization that improves the quality of life for children, families, and adults who face various obstacles to independence and supports their efforts to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency and well-being. For more information, visit opphouse.org. Private Souper Bowl Workshops are available for groups of between 8 and 20. They make a great hands-on experience for both corporate, adult, and youth groups. Contact our Programs Department for pricing and availability. All supplies included.

For general course policies click here.

November 15, 2018 / 1 session

Thursday 6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Members: $68.00 / Non-Members: $80.00

Skill Level: All Levels

Get some hands-on experience with glassblowing as you learn how to gather hot glass from the furnace, add color, and sculpt it into a round-shaped ornament. No experience necessary. Our artists will guide you through the process of making a ready-to-hang decoration for the holiday season.

All supplies included. Closed-toe shoes required.

For general course policies click here.

November 15, 2018 / 1 session

Thursday 6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Members: $38.25 / Non-Members: $45.00

Skill Level: All Levels

Learn how to construct your own handmade coffee mug using stoneware clay and handbuilding techniques. After your cup is glazed and fired, take it over to Benchwarmers Coffee & Doughnuts in West Reading, where they’ll fill it up for $1.00! 

All supplies included.

For general course policies click here.

November 17—November 18, 2018 / 2 sessions

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

Members: $63.75 / Non-Members: $75.00

Skill Level: All Levels

Create a beautiful set of four unique dinner napkins as you learn the traditional Indonesian resist dye technique of Batik, which uses wax and a series of dye colors to create one-of-a-kind patterns on cloth.

All supplies included.

For general course policies click here.

Please click register below to join waitlist.

November 17—December 22, 2018 / 5 sessions

Saturday 1:00 PM-3:00 PM

Members: $102.00 / Non-Members: $120.00

Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate

In this intermediate course, continue building on your drawing and story creation skills as you develop your own graphic novel, comic, or manga.

Prerequisite: Intro to Manga or equivalent experience.

Note: There is no class Nov. 24

For supply list click here.

For general course policies click here.

November 17, 2018 / 1 session

Saturday 10:00 AM-4:00 PM

Members: $63.75 / Non-Members: $75.00

Skill Level: All Levels

Learn the basic process of slip casting while creating a unique porcelain sculptural vessel. You will leave this workshop understanding how the casting process works along with how different materials such as casting clay and plaster can be used to create interesting ceramic works.

All supplies included.

For general course policies click here.

December 1, 2018 / 1 session

Saturday 2:00 PM-4:00 PM

Members: $68.00 / Non-Members: $80.00

Skill Level: All Levels

Get some hands-on experience with glassblowing as you learn how to gather hot glass from the furnace, add color, and sculpt it into a round-shaped ornament. No experience necessary. Our artists will guide you through the process of making a ready-to-hang decoration for the holiday season.

All supplies included. Closed-toe shoes required.

For general course policies click here.

December 1, 2018 / 1 session

Saturday 12:00 PM-5:00 PM

Members: $55.25 / Non-Members: $65.00

Skill Level: All Levels

Learn the basics of screen printing in this hands-on one day workshop by starting with a digital graphic design and move through all the steps of preparing transparencies, coating and exposing screens, setting up a print job, and printing and setting ink.

One t-shirt is included with tuition and GoggleWorks will provide a one-color artwork for you to print. You may bring in more if you’d like or purchase additional shirts during class. A custom upgrade will be available during registration to print a personalized design.

All supplies included.

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 2:00 PM-4:00 PM

Members: $68.00 / Non-Members: $80.00

Skill Level: All Levels

Get some hands-on experience with glassblowing as you learn how to gather hot glass from the furnace, add color, and sculpt it into a round-shaped ornament. No experience necessary. Our artists will guide you through the process of making a ready-to-hang decoration for the holiday season.

All supplies included. Closed-toe shoes 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 14, 2018 / 1 session

Friday 6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Members: $25.00 / Non-Members: $25.00

Skill Level: All Levels

Make a hand-built bowl and help someone in need. Souper Bowl Workshops at GoggleWorks support Opportunity House’s annual Souper Bowl Fundraiser. For each workshop registration, a GoggleWorks ceramic studio artist will donate a bowl to Opportunity House’s annual Souper Bowl Fundraiser. Opportunity House, located in downtown Reading, is a multi-service organization that improves the quality of life for children, families, and adults who face various obstacles to independence and supports their efforts to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency and well-being. For more information, visit opphouse.org. Private Souper Bowl Workshops are available for groups of between 8 and 20. They make a great hands-on experience for both corporate, adult, and youth groups. Contact our Programs Department for pricing and availability. All supplies included.

For general course policies click here.

December 15, 2018 / 1 session

Saturday 12:00 PM-2:00 PM

Members: $68.00 / Non-Members: $80.00

Skill Level: All Levels

Get some hands-on experience with glassblowing as you learn how to gather hot glass from the furnace, add color, and sculpt it into a round-shaped ornament. No experience necessary. Our artists will guide you through the process of making a ready-to-hang decoration for the holiday season.

All supplies included. Closed-toe shoes required.

For general course policies click here.

December 16, 2018 / 1 session

Sunday 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Members: $38.25 / Non-Members: $45.00

Skill Level: All Levels

Learn how to construct your own handmade coffee mug using stoneware clay and handbuilding techniques. After your cup is glazed and fired, take it over to Benchwarmers Coffee & Doughnuts in West Reading, where they’ll fill it up for $1.00! 

All supplies included.

For general course policies click here.

December 17, 2018 / 1 session

Monday 6:00 PM-9:00 PM

Members: $63.75 / Non-Members: $75.00

Skill Level: All Levels

In this new Handcrafted Home workshop, learn how to prepare, construct, glue and finish your own handmade cutting board. Starting with raw unfinished hardwoods, you will learn how to use tablesaws, bandsaws, sanders and routers along with different finishing techniques. In just three hours leave GoggleWorks with a beautiful cutting board perfect for any kitchen.

All supplies included. 

Note: In order to complete this project in a short time frame, some initial prep work is required. Done by GoggleWorks before class, all steps will be fully demonstrated in class.

For general course policies click here.