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THE GLASSBLOWING EXPERIENCE

Thank you to all of you who have supported our small art-based business for the last 15 years! We feel so grateful and honored to be sharing our passion with others.

The Glassblowing Experience-Regular Size-(MOST POPULAR) $85+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 Friday, 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 many shapes such as: Paperweight: round or heart, float, ornaments, votive, pumpkin, bowl, wavy vase, clam shell or bird house.

NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY.
Please call and book your appointment in advance as we can be booked out a few weeks.
We only schedule over the phone 253-383-3499 or online at
Your glass item will be ready for pick up the following Tuesday after 11am, 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.)

BEE GLASSBLOWING EXPERIENCE $150+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 the hook on top of Bee for hanging will be clear.

 Call For Dates- 253-383-3499

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 the hook on top of Bee for hanging will be clear.

LIGHTED GLASSBLOWING EXPERIENCE -FLOAT $135 + TAX

Available all weekends by appointment.

Special price for this lighted experience is available through Groupon only for $92 (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.

Garden Art Glassblowing Experience $105+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.)

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 off for glassblowing experiences we run credit cards for ½.

• No open Toe Shoes/Sandals

• Cotton clothing is best

ABOUT GLASS….

*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.

Specialty Workshops

These 4-hour specialty workshops are a lot like the glassblowing experience where a skilled glassblower will help you create specific items such as: ornaments or pumpkins.
These workshops have six students maximum, with two students per one instructor.

1 Day Specialty Pumpkin workshops $250+Tax

In this 4-hour workshop you will make 4-5 Pumpkins with the help of a skilled glassblower. ½ deposit is required at time of class registration. Please CALL to book your class. No class registration can be done via email or online.

These classes will fill quickly. 2 weeks’ notice is required for a full refund prior to class start or no charge if your spot can be filled. 6 Students Max

Sign-Ups June 30th 2022. Please call 253-383-3499

Pumpkin Dates 2022 
All workshops are currently full but please call the gallery to get your name on our waitlist.

  • Saturday Sept 10th    9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm
  • Saturday Sept 24th    9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm
  • Saturday Oct 8th       9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm
  • Saturday Oct 22nd 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm

1-Day Specialty Ornament Workshop $250+Tax

In this 4-hour workshop you will make 6-7 ornaments with the help of a skilled glassblower. ½ deposit is required at time of class registration ($100). Please CALL to book your class. No class registration can be done via email. These classes will fill quickly. 2 weeks’ notice is required for a full refund prior to class start or no charge if your spot can be filled.

Our 1-Day Ornaments will be limited to a round shape ornament with one pattern or candy canes. We have found specialty shape ornaments generally are not successful during this workshop. A private lesson is the best option to make more unique ornament shapes. 6 Students Max

Sign-Ups June 30th 2022. Please call 253-383-3499

Ornament Dates 2022 
All workshops are currently full but please call the gallery to get your name on our waitlist.

  • Saturday Nov 12th 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm
  • Friday Dec 2nd          4pm-8pm
  • Saturday Dec 10th 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm

Important information regarding Classes

To sign up for classes please call us at 253-948-9699.       
Deposit is required for: Specialty Workshops
A credit card is required to hold your appointment for the glassblowing experiences.

*Cancellation Policy*

For all specialty workshops we need at least two weeks’ notice to fill your spot in these classes. For Experiences we ask for 48 hours’ 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.
No open toe shoes or Sandals. Cotton Clothing is best. Masks still required please.
Failure to call and reschedule two weeks before all other classes forfeit your deposit or gift certificate.
Credit card hold is required for The Glassblowing experience

ABOUT GLASS….

*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.