Seasonal Classes

Throw yourself into your favorite holiday, Diablo style! Create fun, festive gifts (for yourself or others) while learning how to work with glass. These classes are rewarding for you -- and for the folks you care about!



Icicle Ornaments
Course Fee: $150

Class size limit: 9
In this class we will be using a torch to create beautiful twisted ornaments for your holiday tree and all year long. This class is open to all levels, especially beginners.

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Small Blown Holiday Ornaments
Course Fee: $150

Class size limit: 9
In this class, small blown ornaments will be made using a torch and guided techniques for blowing borosilicate glass. All levels are welcome, including beginners. Bring a shoe box to bring home your ornaments.

11:00am - 2:00pm

Stained Glass Christmas Ornaments
Course Fee: $130

Class size limit: 12
Create a colorful stained glass piece for your personal use or to give as a gift. In this class you will learn about the basic steps of making a stained glass project such as layout, cutting, grinding, foiling and soldering. Special attention will be given to protecting your piece from spotting due to the acids used in soldering.

2:00pm - 5:00pm

Glass Blown Ornaments
Course Fee: $175

Class size limit: 9
Glass ornaments are a great introduction to blowing glass in the hot shop. In these fun, seasonal classes, students learn the basic skills of gathering glass from the furnace, applying color and introducing air into the piece to create a hollow bubble. Our skilled instructors will help you create colorful ornaments with glass hooks that can be displayed during the holidays and all year round. No experience necessary.

Various Days
2:00pm - 6:00pm

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston  DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park Boston Center for Adult Education DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park
Newton Community Education