Thank you to all of you who have supported our small business for the last 10yrs. We feel so grateful and honored to be an art based business here in Tacoma. We appreciate that so many of you understand the complexities and ever growing costs that are associated with our incredible medium. Everyone here at TGS loves sharing our love and passion with others and we hope to for many, many years to come. Since we opened in 2006 we have tried not to change our prices but it is finally time to make adjustments to meet all of our costs that have increased including: raw glass, color, gas, electricity, insurance and of course taxes. We will also be restructuring our classes.
We would like to give all our loyal customers the opportunity to take advantage of this year’s prices before they change Jan 1st 2017. Gift certificates will be made available until Dec 31st 2016 with this current prices and they will not expire. Changes: All experiences will increase by $10, Speciality 4 hour workshops $200, 4 week $450, 2hr Private $275 and 4hr Private $450.
Glassblowing Classes Available at Tacoma Glassblowing Studio
If you’re looking for glassblowing classes, then you’ve certainly come to the right place! We here at Tacoma Glassblowing Studio offer everything you need to blow your own glass.
Our glass studio offers glassblowing classes that cover everything, and our teachers are extremely passionate and dedicated.
The next time you’re in Tacoma, drop on by to our glass studio and see if anything draws your attention. We’ve had numerous customers come in simply to look at our exhibits, and then realize that they’d like to take glassblowing classes too.
Tacoma Glassblowing Studio Offers Classes, Workshops & More
Our MOST POPULAR hands-on class is THE GLASSBLOWING EXPERIENCE. Available every Saturday and Sunday by appointment. This one hour session allows you to create one of thirteen shapes with the help of a skilled glassblower.
Be sure to book well in advance as we do fill up quickly.
1-Day Specialty Workshops are designed much like the glassblowing experience. The workshop is 4 hours and students create multiple items of the same project such as pumpkins.
Our glassblowing experiences are excellent for children ages 8 and up.
1-day workshops and Private Lessons are ages 12+
4 week classes ages 14+
Exceptions can be made for special cases
Please call the shop to book your class today!
Important information regarding Classes
Deposit is required for: 1-day, Private Lessons, and 4-week classes.
A credit card is required to hold your appointment for the glassblowing experiences.
For all classes (4-week, 1-day and Private Classes) we need at least two week's notice to fill your spot in these classes. For Experiences we ask for 48 hour notice to cancel. For no show, or calls the day of the glassblowing experiences we run your credit card for ½ of the total charges.
Failure to call and reschedule two weeks before all other classes forfeits your deposit or gift certificate. Those students who do call two weeks before the class starts can reschedule to another date or time.
Credit card hold is required for The Glassblowing experience.
*Please remember that while glass is beautiful.... it is not perfect. Your piece will be unique and will not be without flaws. Color, shape and size variations, as well as bubbles are all a normal part of the glass process.