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The Glass Art Society is having it's annual conference in Chicago this year for the first time ever!

And of course, that means we have to have a party!

Friday March 21st 7:00pm to ?:00am

With demos from some of our most talented friends, amazing live music and great food and drink, this party promises to be AMAZING!

Show  your GAS membership for $5 off at the door!           The party starts at 7:00pm, See you there!

Check our Facebook Page for Up to the minute updates on party details!

There will be a BIG announcement at the party, the second most momentous thing in CHG's 13 year history, You don't want to miss this!
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Our address is 1250 N Central Park Avenue, Chicago Il 60651

Click Here for a google map to the studio

Our phone number is 773 394 3252

You too can do the hottest art forms in the coolest studio in Chicago.

Visit our website or call the studio for more information on glassblowing, fusing and lampworking classes, as well as bench and facilities rentals.

Plan your birthday, holiday or office party with us!  It's a party you and your friends will always remember.  

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Our level one class is the perfect start for anyone interested in learning the fundamentals of glass. The class focuses on good form and process. It starts with basic solid sculpture and understanding how to use the hand tools. The rest of the class introduces the seven basic blown forms (sphere, cone, inverted cone, cylinder, bowl, plate, and long necked bottle).

Cost of class: $575

Upcoming dates:
Wednesdays 7-10 PM
Mar 12, 19, 26
Apr 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Sundays 9 AM-12 PM
March 2, 9, 16, 30
Apr 6, 13, 20, 27


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Holiday Ball Ornament is Back! Suncatchers galore!

Saturdays, April 5th @ 12-1:30 pm and 3-4:30 pm

Have you ever wanted to make your own glass holiday ornaments? In this 1 hour introductory torchworking workshop you will make at least 5 of your own glass ornaments. You will be surprised at how easy it is! No experience required.

Cost: $65 for a Saturday session

In addition to the regularly scheduled workshops we can schedule a private workshop for groups of 4 or more.

When you come to class, bring your sunglasses and please be sure to wear all natural, non-synthetic fiber clothing (cotton, linen, silk, etc.), and closed toe shoes. If you have long hair be sure to tie it back.

Call the studio to book your space today (773) 394-3252 We look forward to hearing from you!


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