Madison’s Stained Glass Walking Tour includes 11 stops, comprised mostly of historic churches within walking distance of each other, but also historic residences which fill this Ohio River town founded in 1809. The tour is available year-round, with the guide available here, and also in the Visit Madison! Visitors Center that is within walking distance of the Tour.  Madison is […]

Zimmerman Art Glass is in Corydon, Ind., Indiana’s first state capitol, and one of the state’s most scenic Ohio River towns.  Managed today by fourth-generation glassmaker Kerry Zimmerman, the company produces a line of 110 handcrafted glass works. Throughout the spring, its new facility is open Tue – Sat, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The company’s Facebook page is here, and […]

While it’s nice and cool this spring, explore the rich heritage and longstanding tradition of Kokomo Opalescent Glass, America’s oldest art glass company. In its original, Kokomo, Ind., location since 1888, public factory tours are given Monday-Friday at 10:00 a.m. Groups tours by appointment. During the tour, watch as opalescent glass is made, shipped all around the world, and hand […]

On Tue., Feb. 23, Glass Artist Michael Glancy will travel from his Rehoboth, Massachusetts, studio to talk about his work and career as part of Ball State University’s Visiting Artists, Designers and Scholars Series. Glancy began working with glass in 1970 as an undergraduate student. He earned a BFA from the University of Denver in 1973 and a second BFA […]

Carmel-based mosaic artist Nancy Keating will host several classes this summer on a wide variety of mosaic-related topics, including her always-popular Mosaics and Wine…a social art class.  Recognized by the State as an Indiana Artisan, for her glasswork of the highest quality, her schedule includes a Glass-on-Glass Mosaic “Window” workshop, Glass Mosaic Mirror workshop and a four-session Mosaic Mandala Design […]

Third Annual Exhibition of Exceptional Glasswork from Artists in 10 States Thirty-four pieces of extraordinary contemporary glasswork from 27 artists have been selected for the exhibition “GATHERING: Contemporary Glass from the Heartland.” Sponsored by the Indiana Glass Arts Alliance, in partnership with the Indiana Glass Trail, this annual exhibition opens Fri., Sept. 25, from 6 – 9 p.m. As part […]

The registration deadline is Nov. 9 for this Minnetrista class teaching guests how to make etched holiday ornaments using various holiday stencils. Supplies, equipment, and safety gear will be provided. Details and registration are here. Minnetrista is at 1200 N. Minnetrista Parkway, in Muncie.

The Indiana Glass Trail leads to Bloomington the first weekend in November, when the Indiana Glass Guild, Local Clay Potters’ Guild and the Bloomington Spinners & Weavers Guild host the Artisan Guilds of Bloomington:  Clay, Glass and Fiber Holiday Sale.  On Fri, Nov 6, from 4 pm – 9 pm, and Sat, Nov 7, from 9 am – 5 pm, dozens […]

Glass Blowing Classes! Lisa Pelo, owner of Hot Blown Glass, Ltd., offers two glass blowing classes starting in September, one meeting on Saturdays, and another on Monday evenings. The six-week, mixed skill level Saturday classes begin Sept. 19 and will meet every other Saturday through Dec. 12, from noon to 3 p.m., no class November 28.  Cost is $315/person. The […]

Every day in October, Kokomo-area glass venues are offering a glass getaway like no other.  Anchored by glass production at Kokomo Opalescent Glass, the glass collection at the Greentown Glass Museum, the glass exhibition and stained glass windows at the Seiberling Mansion, and several glass, and non-glass-related, retailers, restaurants and interesting things to see and do, Kokomo’s “Art on Fire” […]