Vetro’s 4th of July Glassblowing Extravaganza!

Celebrate Independence Day 2020 at Vetro’s 4th of July Glassblowing Extravaganza!

4th of July Glassblowing ExtravaganzaColor Mixes

On Saturday, July 4, 2020, Vetro Glassblowing Studio is celebrating in true patriotic style with fire and flames! Vetro’s Help Create Extravaganza features two artwork styles to choose from and five color-mixes which you may choose to mix and match to create an explosion of colors!

This glassblowing spectacular will be held at Vetro in Grapevine, Texas. Be sure to register online for your timeslot.  The first timeslot begins at 10:00 a.m. and the last timeslot ends at 1:50 p.m. Glassblowing, Fire, Flames, and Sparklers is the perfect way to celebrate America’s Birthday!

Reservations are required!

Pricing: America’s Birthday – Help Create a glass Flared Bowl: $65.00 (plus tax) per bowl or America’s Birthday – Help Create a glass Stemless Wine Glass: $65.00 (plus tax) per glass

The Process:

  • Gallery Check-in at the front desk and sign participant wavers 
  • Between June 26th – August 3rd 2020, Vetro will be requiring all customers to wear a mask within our Studio and Gallery per Tarrant County’s Face Mask Ordinance.  It is our sincere hope to keep you and your family safe while still enjoying the Art of Glass!
  • 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
  • Twist your color to create your own personalized design
  • Heat assisting glassblowers with melting the color into the clear glass on the blowpipe (14 years and older)
  • Sit at the bench and assist in keeping your piece centered while punny-transfer
  • Paddle Base forming the shape of the lip of your glass or bowl
  • Watch while the artist shapes your Stemless Wine Glass or 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. 

What to Wear/Bring:

  • We recommend all clothing to be cotton
  • Closed-tipped shoes (i.e. tennis shoes)
  • No billowy sleeves
  • Sun-Glasses if your eyes are light-sensitive
  • Long hair should be pulled back securely
  • Between June 26th – August 3rd 2020, Vetro will be requiring all customers to wear a mask within our Studio and Gallery per Tarrant County’s Face Mask Ordinance.  It is our sincere hope to keep you and your family safe while still enjoying the Art of Glass!

GALLERY EXPERIENCE:

Browse and shop from a wide variety of one-of-a-kind glass blown Vetro Studio created Glass Items and Consignment Artist works. Vetro also has many deals and star-spangled savings going on during our second sale taking place in our Fine Art Gallery & Glassblowing Studio!

For more information about Grapevine’s Fourth of July celebrations, visit … Keep in touch through the Grapevine to receive special offers and news about local events or Visit www.VetroArtGlass.com

Celebrate Independence Day Vetro’s Way!

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