*We are still waiting for Pierce county to be in Phase 3 for Glassblowing Experiences. Thank you for your patience.*
Thank you for all of you who have supported our small art based business for the last 13 years! We feel so grateful and honored to be open still and sharing our passion with others.
The Glassblowing Experience-Regular Size-(MOST POPULAR) $75+tax
We offer the best glassblowing experience here at the Tacoma Glassblowing Studio! This experience is for complete beginners as well as those who have tried it before. Get ready to create amazing glass art, guided by one of our teachers!
Our instructors will help you experience the magic of hot glass!
*Currently Every Saturday & Sunday by appointment*
This hands-on session allows you to pick and apply colors, twist and turn them if you want, then blow or shape them into a unique and beautiful piece of art glass.
Pick from one of thirteen shapes such as: Paperweight: round or heart, float, ornaments, votive, pumpkin, open bowl, wavy bowl, low bowl, wavy vase, clam shell, bird house, wall plate or stuffed float.
NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY.
Please call and book your appointment in advance as we can be more than 2 weeks booked out. Your glass item will be ready for pick up the next day after 1pm, except for Sunday appointments, as we are closed on Mondays.
For out-of-town guests, shipping is available. Groups are welcome. Ages 8+ This is a one-on-one session with a skilled glassblower, but others may watch. (30 minutes to pick your shape/design/color and 30 minutes to create your piece.) $75+ tax
BEE GLASSBLOWING EXPERIENCE $125 + TAX
Available on specific dates only with limited spots.
This Glassblowing Experience is unique from our others as creating a Bee requires the help of two skilled glassblowers, instead of our normal one glassblower. You get to pick out your Bee color, trail color and stinger color. Wings will be clear and hook on top of Bee for hanging will be clear.
Saturday Nov 14th
LIGHTED GLASSBLOWING EXPERIENCE -FLOAT $125 + TAX
Available all weekends by appointment.
Special price for this lighted experience is available through Groupon only for $79-85 (groupon’s prices vary).
Ages 8+. No Experience Necessary. Please call 253-383-3499 to book.
Our instructors will help you experience the magic of hot glass! This experience is just like our regular glassblowing experience but in addition we add a hole in the float and a battery operated string of lights.
This hands-on session allows you to pick and apply colors, twist and turn them if you want, then blow or shape them into a unique and beautiful glass float. With the help of a skilled glassblower a small hole will be created so you can insert a string of lights inside. The battery will stay outside the float.
Glass Art Stuffed Floats $75+ tax
With the help of a skilled glassblower you will create a colored float with a clear window. Then you pick your beach items such as shells, sand dollars and sand that we will fill after your float cools.
You can also bring in your own items to put into your stuffed floats. Items need to be smaller than a quarter please. We will seal them with a flat piece of glass and there you have it.
These sessions are just like the glassblowing experience, available every weekend. (30 minutes to pick your shape/design/color and 30 minutes to create your piece.)
*Finished Stuffed Floats can be picked up the following weekend*
Cost is $75 + tax
Garden Art Glassblowing Experience $95+ tax
AVAILABLE every weekend!
This garden art experience is just like our regular experience but the finished pieces come on a copper fitting and come with copper pipe and rebar for the garden! (30 minutes to pick your shape/design/color and 30 minutes to create your piece.)
Make a Hummingbird Feeder $95+ tax
NOW AVAILABLE every weekend!
(30 minutes to pick your shape/design/color and 30 minutes to create your piece.)
Important information regarding Classes
A credit card is required to hold your appointment for the glassblowing experiences.
*Cancellation Policy* For Experiences we ask for 48-hour notice to cancel. For less than 48 hours, no shows or no calls day of for glassblowing experiences we run credit card for ½.
*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.
We offer Gift Certificates for the all our glassblowing classes. Please come into the gallery or call us to order your today.