Workshops & Events

 Workshops & Events

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Learning and experiencing art is what we at Artsworth do. By providing unique workshops to our community members, whether they are children, teenagers, or adults, we are able to open the doors to creativity and show all who wish to learn about the beauty of crafting high quality work with your hands and heart. Workshops are held at 25 Pine Street and range from learning about how to manipulate molten glass to how to solder metal to how to sculpt out of clay or fiber. Our goal is to remain open to suggestions and ideas of how to meet the interests and needs of our community by providing a space for all teachers to share their craft with students of all ages. We hope that if you have a great idea that you wish to share with others, that you will come to Artsworth, share our space and share with us. Below you will find a list of current offerings: check back as our list is always changing! Teach a workshop!

Upcoming Workshops and Events

Event Information:

  • Sat
    22
    Apr
    2017
    Sat
    29
    Apr
    2017

    Make a Blown Glass Flower

    Reservations available 10 a.m.–2 p.m.25 Pine Street, Ellsworth, ME 04605

    Make a Blown Glass Flower 

                with Atlantic Art Glass

    Reservations available between 10am-2pm
    $50.00  •  Supplies included

    Celebrate the arrival of spring and Earth Day with us as we help you make a colorful glass flower that will stay in bloom no matter the season. This experience will take approximately 20 minutes, and pre-registration is required. Participants will sign up for an hourly time-slot between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

    This experience allows you to work with hot glass up close, while staying on the cool end of the glassblowing equipment at all times. You'll start by choosing the vibrant glass colors you want to use in your flower and a colorful marini that will become the flower's center. You will then partner with our professional glassblowers to create it. After you apply the color, the glassblower will help you guide the molten glass into an optic mold, where you will shape the flower's petals by blowing air through the blowpipe. After you and the glassblower have shaped your flower, it will be removed from the blow pipe and a glass stem will be added. Your completed flower will then be placed in an oven to begin an overnight slow cooling process.

    Flowers are ready for pick up the following week or may be shipped for an additional fee within the US and Canada.

    Call 207.664.0222 to sign up to make a glass flower with us.

    Minimum age 14. Participants under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.