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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!

 

CHRISTMAS & CHANUKAH CLASSES

Glass Judaica Class: Menorahs, Seder and Challah Plates
Course Fee: $175

Class size limit: 10
Fused glass Menorahs, Seder and Challah plates make great presents and family heirlooms, which will be treasured for years to come. This introductory class will cover asic kiln forming theory, and color application. Using precut elements, you will assemble a piece of glass to be fused and then slumped into your chosen form of a Menorah, Seder or Challah plate. Your pieces will be ready to be picked up one week after the class.

Sunday
2:00pm - 6:00pm

Fused Glass Ornaments
Course Fee: $85

Class size limit: 9
In this class you will create glass ornaments and family memories. Using dazzling, colored glass, you will create holiday shapes like trees, wreaths and snowflakes. You will be introduced to the basic principals of kiln forming in a fun festive atmosphere. This class is for all ages. Families and friends are encouraged to attend. No experience necessary. All materials included.

Various Days
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Stained Glass Christmas Ornaments (1 Day)
Course Fee: $115

Class size limit: 9
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.

Various Days
9:00am - 2:00pm

Flame Working: Christmas Ornaments (Afternoon)
Course Fee: $150

Class size limit: 9
In this one-day workshop, you will learn the basics of manipulating glass tubing at a stationary bench torch. Learn how to blow Borosilicate glass to make presents for yourself and your loved ones. A variety of color applications will be covered along with plenty of working time. These delicate ornaments will be treasured for years to come.

Various Days
2:00pm - 6:00pm

Glass Blown Ornaments
Course Fee: $175

Class size limit: 9
Glass ornaments are a great introduction to blowing glass. 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

Glass Christmas Trees
Course Fee: $175

Class size limit: 9
This course is fun for the whole family! Learn basic glassblowing skills while creating a beautiful holiday centerpiece. With the use of pre-made millefiori and zanfirico your tree will look like it was made by a glass master. These beautiful glass pieces will make your real tree jealous. Families and friends are encouraged to attend. No experience necessary. All materials included.

Various Days
9:00am - 1:00pm


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