The inaugural Veterans Glassblowing Day is a nationwide celebration taking place November 9, and the Indianapolis Art Center will join more than 20 glassblowing schools across the U.S., opening its glass studio for veterans to experience the craft. Glass Artist Ben Johnson will lead the IAC’s free two-hour workshops in its Glass Studio, and registration is going on now. Demonstrating […]

Kokomo Opalescent Glass (KOG) is reminiscent of the very early days of American glass manufacturing, and only for this weekend it’s offering tours Friday and Saturday.  Watch as glass is ladled from a 12-pot furnace, hand-mixed, cooled, and prepped for shipping all over the world.  KOG has been making art glass in its original location since 1888, and this weekend […]

Dubbed the “River of Glass,” this weekend takes in two of Indiana’s most scenic Ohio River towns.  Harrison County is home to Zimmerman Art Glass.  Managed today by fourth-generation glassmaker Kerry Zimmerman, the Corydon-based company produces a line of 110 hand-crafted glass works.  An hour-and-a-half upriver is Madison, and on Saturday and Sunday it hosts the 43rd Madison Chautauqua Festival […]

The Fort Wayne Museum of Art is hosting another exhibit of Dale Chihuly work, marking the triumphant return to Fort Wayne of one of the most beloved studio glass pioneers of our time.  Chihuly’s exhibit is just one component of a larger celebration of studio glass at FWMoA – The Summer of Glass. In collaboration with Habatat Galleries in Royal […]

You may have seen some of Nancy Keating’s whimsical mosaic glass work in local galleries or shows. Well guess what? She offers a variety of classes and workshops so you can learn to make your very own glass mosaic art! Classes are held at SoHo Cafe and Gallery in Carmel, IN. The next class is this Wednesday, May 1st! For […]

March 11, 2013 Create an original copper design! Decorate a personal art piece with colorful powder enamel to use as a necklace pendant, brooch, fan pull, or keychain decoration! Supported by Verallia. Two session options: April 11 & April 18 Registration Deadlines: April 5 & April 12 Cost: $30/session More Info

February 21, 2013    |    6:00 pm – 9:00 pm LOCATION: Minnetrista 1200 North Minnetrista Parkway Muncie, IN 47303 Design your own multicolored mosaic glass coaster at Minnetrista! Learn to cut, adhere, and grout glass to form a one-of-a-kind piece of art to display and use in your home. Let your artistic side flourish while having fun! Plan to attend both […]

                                I took a tour of Kokomo Opalescent Glass with a team of graduate students that are filming a promotional video of the Indiana Glass Trail. Check out some of the beautiful shots I got of the action and the aftermath!

March 23-24 GRT Hot Glass Infusion Weekend Come and see live glass blowing demonstrations Saturday, March 23rd from 10am-8pm and Sunday, March 24th from noon to 5pm. There will be many local artists displaying their glass art and demonstrating glass blowing and flamework skills. It’s a two-day FREE event that features live glassblowing and flameworking demonstration, a glass gift shop, a glass […]

Indianapolis-based contemporary mosaic artist Nancy Keating is hosting a four-session workshop that will explore mandala geometry in mosaic art.  Participants will meet at The Monon Center, in Carmel, and learn mosaic skills and a few tricks over the course of four sessions, meeting Tuesdays and Thursdays, Feb 4 through 13.  Throughout the course, which costs $168 inclusive of materials, participants will […]