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Learn about hot glass at The Melting Point!

Educational Opportunity

The Melting Point is a hot shop, torchworking studio and gallery where you can come and learn how to do glassblowing, sandcasting and lampworking (aka torchworking) in a state-of-the-art facility. Within the gallery is an abundance of inspirational art that has all been created in studios such as those at The Melting Point. You can walk in and do a short 30-45 minute blow-your-own micro class, schedule 24 hours ahead and take a mini 3-hour or 6-hour beginner classes in torchworking or if you become more enamored, you can take a 2 or 3 day class in glassblowing! The Melting Point features visiting artists from across the nation and across the world in the lampworking studio. Visiting national artists demonstrate their skills in the hot shop on an invitational basis. No matter what it is about glassblowing or lampworking, you can most likely learn it at The Melting Point.

Appropriate Ages

8 years old and up in the glassblowing studio. 12 years old and up in the torchworking studio.

Dates and Times

Classes can be scheduled anytime. The Melting Point is open Thursday through Monday, 10am to 6pm.

How to Participate

Call 928.554.4754 to reserve your time slot for a blow-your-own or any of our classes. You may be able to walk-in and do a blow-your-own if the glassblowing artists have time, but if you schedule ahead, you will be guaranteed. A 50% deposit is required at the time of the reservation.

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