One-Day Workshop: Saturday, March 9
Course Description: In this introductory class, you will learn how to make beautiful glass beads on a mandrel. You will use soft glass, Moretti, to build these colorful glass pieces. After a discussion of studio set-up and safety, demonstrations will introduce students to the use of heat and gravity to shape molten glass. Demonstrations will alternate with working time. No experience necessary. Return students welcome. All materials included.
The MFA is delighted to present programming with Diablo Glass School. Located just blocks from the MFA—easily accessible by foot, car, or public transportation—Diablo is a place where beginning and professional artists share a nurturing environment, which encourages growth and development in an inviting atmosphere. Diablo offers a diverse range of classes including glassblowing, flame working, kiln forming, and stained glass. The interdisciplinary approach to studio glass offers students a broad spectrum of opportunities. Students of all ages have found endless forms of expression at the Diablo studio. Many courses include a tour of the Museum’s glass collection with discussion of the history of glass, different techniques, and artistic inspiration. All tools and materials are provided. For more information on Diablo Studios, visit www.diabloglassschool.com or call 617-442-7444.
Workshop takes place at:
Diablo Glass School
123 Terrace Street
Boston, MA 02120