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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 CLASSES:

Christmas Ornaments – Stained Glass (1 Day)
Course Fee: $150

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.

Saturday
9:00am - 3:00pm

Flame Working: Christmas Ornaments (Afternoon)
Course Fee: $130

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.

Saturday
2:00pm - 7:00pm

Fused Glass Ornaments
Course Fee: $75

Class size limit:10
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.

Saturday
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Sunday
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Friday
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Glass Christmas Trees
Course Fee: $145

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.

Sunday
2:00pm - 6:00pm

Glass Blown Ornaments
Course Fee: $145

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.

Saturday
2:00pm - 6:00pm

Sunday
2:00pm - 6:00pm

Friday
2:00pm - 6:00pm


VALENTINES CLASSES:

Valentine's Party at Diablo
Course Fee: $35 or $50

Class size limit:60
Bring your sweetie or meet your valentine at Diablo! Music, wine, glass and fun. Glassblowers will charmed your heart when they gather molten glass from the furnace to blow beautiful pieces. Wine and cheese will be served in our lounge. The entry fee is $35 or $50 if you want to take home a glass heart! Warm it up with this experience you'll never forget. Reservations are required as space is limited.

Saturday
6:30pm - 9:30pm

Wednesday
6:30pm - 9:30pm

Valentine's Glass Party (Hotshop Class)
Course Fee: $95

Class size limit:9
Give to your sweet heart a really special gift. Learn basic hot glass making theory to produce brilliantly colorful glass flowers and hearts. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. After the class enjoy a Glassblowing demonstration with wine and cheese!

Saturday
6:00pm - 9:00pm

Wednesday
6:00pm - 9:00pm

Valentine's Glass Party (Flameworking Class)
Course Fee: $75

Class size limit:9
Give to your sweet heart a really special gift. Learn basic flame worked glass making theory to produce brilliantly colorful glass flowers and hearts. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. After the class enjoy a Glassblowing demonstration with wine and cheese!

Saturday
6:00pm - 9:00pm

Wednesday
6:00pm - 9:00pm

Valentine's Glass Party (Fused Glass)
Course Fee: $75

Class size limit:9
Give to your sweet heart a really special gift. Learn basic fused glass making theory to produce brilliantly colorful glass flowers and hearts. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. After the class enjoy a Glassblowing demonstration with wine and cheese!

Saturday
6:00pm - 9:00pm

Wednesday
6:00pm - 9:00pm


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