Tuesday, November 29, 2011

WORK WITH GLASS @ McFADDEN ART GLASS

HOLIDAY ORNAMENT WORKSHOPS
WHEN:
Saturdays, Dec 10, Dec 17, and Sunday Dec. 18 from 12-3 PM
WHERE:
6800 Eastern Avenue in East Baltimore, MD
COST: $30/participant (also, we do a discount of $5 off per participant for groups of 5 or more participants).

Enrollment has started early for the holiday events. These workshops are the perfect opportunity to come in to make some presents for family and friends or to bring family and friends with you to get into the holiday spirits. Participants will work with the glass artists here at the studio in designing and creating their own glass ornament(s). And we are open and available for workshops Monday-Saturday from 12-9 PM for those interested in arranging a workshop outside of the above dates/times. RSVP required by calling or e-mailing the studio.

FAMILY FUN DAYS
WHEN:
3rd Sunday of every month from 1-4 PM
WHERE:
6800 Eastern Avenue in east Baltimore, MD
Bring in the family for some hands-on glassblowing activities. Participants can enjoy $5 off their Make-Your-Own projects during these new events. As always, the Glass Grill will be open for food/drinks all day, along with the gallery. We work with ages 5 and up. Reservations are required by e-mail or calling the studio 410.631.6039.

BEAD/JEWELRY MAKING, FLAMEWORKING CLASSES
WHEN: These 2-day classes take place from 9 AM-5 PM on both Saturday and Sunday.
COST: $300/student. Great for ages 12 and up.
This class is set up for up to 6 students to all work on their own Minor burner torch simultaneously. Experienced flameworkers will be on hand to demonstrate techniques and how to use the equipment. They will closely instruct students throughout the day on topics to include safety, equipment, posture, and numerous glass-working techniques. By the end of the session, you will have dozens of beads that can be used in making bracelets, necklaces, ear rings, etc... You will leave the course with the basic flameworking skills necessary to practice on your own either here at the studio or at your own home.

Call Ahead to Reserve Your Space 410.631.6039 or e-mail mcfaddenartglass@yahoo.com. We also offer Flameworking Private Instructional classes for those interested in one-on-one skill building with an experienced instructor. These classes cost $40/hour, which includes your materials and everything.

INSTRUCTIONAL GLASSBLOWING CLASSES
Spaces now available for 4-week beginner classes.
WHEN: once a week on Monday-Thursday nights from 6-9 PM
Classes are small for more hands-on learning and creating. More information on the Instructional Classes page on the left.

BEGINNER GLASSBLOWING CLASSES
WHEN:
 every Saturday between 3-6 PM
They are designed as an introduction to glassblowing through creating your own glass objects, including paperweights, ornaments, necklace pendants, flowers, bowls, vases, etc... Costs are based on a per piece basis. All ages are encouraged.

Events are open to the public, but RSVP is required. You can RSVP by calling the studio (410)631-6039 or sending an e-mail to mcfaddenartglass@yahoo.com .

DATE NIGHT
WHEN:
 First and Third Fridays of every month, 7-10 PM
Bring a date or a friend by the studio for some free entertainment. Artists will be demonstrating whatever forms the audience would like to see, including functional and sculptural glassware. Also, attendees will have the opportunity to make necklace pendants, flowers, ornaments, etc... if they'd like for a small fee. In addition, the Glass Grill Restaurant/Bar is located on-site and offers great food and drink specials during the event and throughout the rest of the night. RSVP encouraged, but not required.

THE GLASS GRILL RESTAURANT/BAR
The Glass Grill is a glassblowing-themed restaurant/bar located directly next to the glassblowing studio at 6804 Eastern Avenue. Visit their website for more info on hours, menu, upcoming live music schedule, etc, http://www.theglassgrill.com/ or by calling 410.633.2921.