Classes and Workshops
4-week long night classes and weekend workshops available.
Wednesday nights from 6pm - 9:30pm
Introduction to Glassblowing | $400
This introductory class lets students learn the art of glassblowing one step at a time. Students can expect to learn how to properly gather glass from the furnace, shape glass with tools and heat, inflate glass by blowing, and also learn color applications. The class builds great fundamentals and an overview of the glassblowing process. Beware... this class will have you addicted to glassblowing!
Wednesday nights, Sept. 25 - Oct. 16; Katie Hogan Instructs.
Intermediate Glassblowing | $400
This class is designed to build upon the fundamentals. Think you got gathering down and understand the basics? This class will drive you in the right direction of working faster, hotter, and crispier. Some glassblowing experience is required. It's a great secondary class after the introductory courses.
Wednesday nights, Oct.. 23 - Nov. 13; Alison Siegel Instructs
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Saturdays and Sundays from 9am - 4:30pm
Coldworking 101 | $120
Grinding. Polishing. Belting. Lensing. Drilling. All things coldshop are covered in tis class. Have a vase that doesn't sit flat? Want to put texture or depth on the surface of your glass work? Want to develop a line of pendant lights? You better get familiar with the equipment in the coldshop. The class will cover use with the Lathe, Flat Lap, Wet Belt, Ring Saw, Dremel, and Core Drill. This class is also required to rent coldworking time at Monarch Glass Studio.
Saturday, Sept. 7: Alison Siegel Instructs
Saturday, Oct. 12: Alison Siegel Instructs
Introduction to glassblowing workshop | $400
The intro workshop is a great way to explore into the foundations of the art of glassblowing. The two intensive days will have students learning the basics and working on skill-sets to control hot glass on the end of a pipe or punty.
Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 21-22: Alison Siegel Instructs
Introduction to Glass Sculpting | $400
Tired of making cups. Want to get creative and make fun pieces with hot glass? This class will go down the path of hot-sculpting. Hot-torch working, garage assembly, and inside out tools will all be covered in this weekend crash course of solid and blown sculpting. Pre-requisite of Introductory class or equivalent required.
Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12 - 13: Tyler Kimball Instructs
Back to Basics Boot Camp | $400
Need a refresher in the fundamentals? It's all about the foundations and going back to brush up on them makes work better. Period. Do not miss this refresher course. You'll finally figure out the crucial steps you've been missing. Pre-requisite of Intro class required
Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 7 - 8: Alison Siegel Instructs
*All classes and workshops require a $200 deposit with the remainder to be paid upon the first class. For more information email email@example.com. To put your down-payment on a class, drop a check in the mail for $200 to Monarch Glass Studio, 1919 E. Truman rd., Kansas City, MO 64127 - include the student's name, email, and which class to be enrolled in with the check. A confirmation email will follow upon receipt. Or simply bring a check in when we're open (check hours for open showroom days).
Cancellations of down payment registration that occur two weeks prior to the class can be put towards a future class at Monarch Glass Studio.