Touching Glass

In this introductory workshop you will have a hands on experience getting a feel for the glass with the assistance of one of the trained professional glass-makers. You will be given basic information about the studio, including equipment, materials, and safety. The workshop is given in a group of maximum 6 people and averages between 1 hour and 1.5 hours depending on the number of participants.

We offer three different versions of Touching Glass: Shaping Glass, Blowing Glass, and Drinking Glass.


In Touching Glass: Shaping Glass, you will have the experience of manipulating the hot glass and forming a solid glass object. You will create a one of a kind, colorful paperweight. The cost is 35€ per person. You can register online or stop into Gent Glas during FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE one week before the workshop. You can register individually or as a group. The object is yours to take home the following day.

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In Touching Glass: Blowing Glass, you will have the experience of shaping the glass, and blowing it into a hollow round form. You will create a colorful and unique hanging ornament. The cost is 35€ per person. You can register online or stop into Gent Glas during FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE one week before the workshop. You can register individually or as a group. The object is yours to take home the following day.

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In Touching Glass: Drinking Glass, you will have the experience of forming and blowing the glass, transferring the glass to open the form. You will choose between creating a clear or colorful, distinctive drinking glass. The cost is 55€ per person. You can register online or stop into Gent Glas during FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE one week before the workshop. You can register individually or as a group. The object is yours to take home the following day.

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