YEAR-ROUND GLASS-RELATED ATTRACTIONS
GlassLink is an art glass studio, supply retailer and education center specializing in stained glass, fusing (warm glass), mosaics, lampwork beads, dichroic jewelry andPrecious Metal Clay. Custom commissions, repairs, finished art sales, art glass classes and studio time are offered; however, many visit for the workshops. Known for its extensive educational program, GlassLink’s artists and instructors tailor their approach to individual learning styles, and small class sizes allow for maximum interaction. GlassLink features single and multi-session programs, for students of all skill levels, during evenings and weekends in stained glass, flameworking, fusing, kiln casting, mosaics, wire wrapping, dichroic jewelry and Precious Metal Clay. Phone: 260-483-6413. Address: 516 Noble Drive, Fort Wayne.
The Orchard Gallery of Fine Art is owned, managed and staffed by the membership, and when you visit you will be greeted by one of the working artists. The Orchard represents nationally and internationally known artists of varied media, and a portion of the gallery is dedicated to month-long featured exhibits highlighting individual members’ work. Phone: 260-436-0927 or 386-944-7636. Address: 6312 Covington Road, Fort Wayne.
Midwest Art Glass Inc. offers an amazing variety of glasswork targeted to residential, commercial and religious audiences. Specializing in stained glass overlay, and offering decorating options through its Door Transformation Process, Midwest Glass visitors also can browse its custom decorative glass options, as well as its slumped and laminated glass, and its beautiful DecoTherm, etched, textured glasswork. Phone: 260-436-1200. Address: 3235 Oak Borough Road, Fort Wayne.
Nationally recognized for engraving excellence, Great Panes works in glass (flat, bent, tempered), brick, tile and stone used for architectural elements and donor recognition products for fundraising projects. They are engraving specialists who are committed to exacting standards of quality and dependability for jobs large and small. They also have a gift shop, repair broken glass, along with all of their custom services. Address: 1307 North Wells, Fort Wayne.
Through September: Fort Wayne Museum of Art Summer of Glass