Friday, November 15, 2013

Workshops and festivities!

Warm your hearts as winter approaches by  focusing on 
Shared Experiences!
Take the beginning glass blowing class,
Come to the 4th Annual Fire Gathering!

As always our contemporary glass gallery is open for sales Tuesday through Friday 10am-5pm and Saturday 10am-2pm
Atlantic Art Glass, 25 Pine Street, Ellsworth, ME 04605

Please join us for a celebration on 
The Winter Solstice!
for our 4th annual "Fire Gathering"
Gathering around the hearth/fire has a new spin. Join with your community this solstice to celebrate the darkest day of the year and the promise of returning sun light on the winter solstice.

The Fire Gathering
Gathering around the hearth/fire has a new spin. Join with your community this solstice to celebrate the darkest day and the promise of returning light on the winter solstice.
Fiery Art Making Demonstrations:
Glass-blowing, Blacksmithing, Lampworking and more!
Munchies and beverages!The hot shop warehouse becomes the center of creativity and last minute holiday shopping as demonstrations in the art of Glassblowing by Ken Perrin, Linda Perrin, Derrick Sekulich, Jon Ho, Nate Parker& friends, 
Blacksmithing by Jeff Toman and Dave Benttinen, 
Lamp/Torch Worked Glass by Tara Parker 
Steel Sculpting by Edie Benttinen
Jewelry/Metal-Smithing by Patience Blythe
Live Music By the "Hot Coals"-Dave Lavalle and AJ Emmett

Maine Crafts Association members  are encouraged to come.  They can make an easy donation to MCA: a percentage of all purchases by members will be donated back to MCA. Buy a spectacular hand made gift for someone and give back to the community at the same time!!

Any one who would like to bring some pot luck finger food or a bottle of wine (or the like) will receive a wrapped grab bag gift, ....while supplies last.
Next up!!
Beginning Glass Blowing Classes
begins January 11th and it isn't too early to register!

Beginning glass blowing
January 18th - February 8
Saturday mornings 10am-2pm

$425 sorry for the typo - this class is $375! 
Type of workshop:
Age Restriction: 
14 years or older under 18 accompanied by an  adult.
This course is designed for beginners. Emphasis is placed on learning the basic skills necessary to complete simple blown vessels. Class time is divided between demonstrations and supervised work time with individual attention for each student. No glass working experience is required. This is a four week course meeting once each week for four hours. Registration is on a first come first served basis, as class sizes are limited. Full payment is expected by the first session. Call 207-664-0222 to sign up!

Many new courses will be offered in 2014 including
Handbuilt Pottery Forms with Katheryn Balteff
Watch for our next News letter or
call/e-mail for more info.