Be a Glassblower for Mother’s Day!

Vetro is celebrating Mother’s Day with fire and flames! Join us on Saturday, April 27th, Friday May 3rd, and Saturday May 4th as we celebrate the mothers we love, and they help us do what we do best… play with fire!  Come and assist our glassblowers as they create your hand-blown, glass Flared Bowl!

Reservations are required!

 

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Friday, May 3, 2019 - 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Pricing: Mother’s Day – Help Make a glass Flared Bowl: $65.00 (plus tax) per bowl

The Process:

  • Gallery Check-in at the front desk and sign participant wavers 
  • Entering Studio you then will be directed into the studio where the glassblowers will call you up during your time slot to Help Create your glass piece
  • Choose from a selection of 5 color schemes
  • Apply your own color to the molten glass
  • Heat assisting glassblowers with melting the color into the clear glass on the blow pipe (14 years and older)
  • Watch while the artist shapes your Flared Bowl
  • Pick up your glass artwork the following business day after 3:00 p.m.

Important to Note:

  • Pieces made on Saturday can be picked up after 3pm the following Tuesday or any other day during Gallery hours; the glass pieces must cool for at least 24 hours. The gallery is open Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm and closed Sunday and Monday. 
  • Due to the nature of glass, there is a possibility that your glass art piece could break or crack during the cooling process. If this happens, one of the gallery employees will call with two different options: (1) one of our glassblowers can re-make the glass art piece and you can pick it up or have it shipped (for an additional fee); (2) you may choose an like item from the premade glass pieces in the gallery  (3) you can schedule a time to come back to the Vetro Studio and re-make your art piece!
  • Kids of all ages welcome to observe; under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Kids under 14 years of age may choose and apply the color but will not be allowed to get close to the furnaces.

Cancellation policy:

  • Should you need to cancel, we must be notified by 10am the day BEFORE your reservation. A Processing Fee of $10.00 will be deducted from your refund for each time slot. Should you need to reschedule a $5.00 processing fee will be apply to each time slot. Time slots for creating glass are limited because of the space we have in the annealers. We want to make it fare to all our glass, loving patrons. Please keep in mind that all notifications after 10am the day before your scheduled date are non-refundable.

 

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