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VGW Phone Number


Call to register for your class and ask for Debbie.  Phone messages will be returned.

Payment for a class is expected  at the time of registration.  Your place in class is reserved upon payment.  NO Refund for missed one hour classes, but a single make-up for multiple day classes may occur.

Payment for a class is expected at the time of registration. You may pay for the class by paying in person prior to the class, by giving VGW your credit card information over the phone, or VGW can bill you for class fees using SQUARE credit card payment.  

Steps for using SQUARE form of payment is as follows:

1. Furnish VGW with your email address.

2. VGW sends you an invoice through SQUARE by email.

3. You fill in your credit card number and other information on the SQUARE invoice form when opening the invoice from your email account. Credit card information is kept private and secure. 

4. Send the completed invoice to SQUARE through email and they pay VGW.  

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Art at the Village

Sarah J. Contemporary Designs in Glass

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Weekly Glass Blowing Classes

Weekly glass blowing is a class where the student attends on a weekly basis for 4 classes.  The VGW teacher has hands-on with the student until the student feels comfortable with the glass blowing experience and is able to do things independently.  Reheating in the glory holeReheating in the glory holeThe weekly classes have no less than 2 students and no more than 3 students.  Each student gets the equivalent of 1 hour of bench time while spending the other hour(s) assisting the student at the bench.  Glass blowing is a team activity and can rarely be done independently.  Safety is a major factor team glass blowing.  Various forming and coloration techniques are practiced.  It is important that the student realizes that the skills are being practiced and projects may or may not be completed to the preconceived outcome.

$290 for 4 weeks / Glass is included for the first 4 weeks. Clear glass practice is recycled with no charge. 

Monday - 4 weeks - Sept. 18, 25, Oct. 2, 9 - 6-9 pm (3 students)

Monday - 4 weeks - Oct. 16, 23, 30, Nov. 6 - 3:30-5:30 pm (2 students)

Monday - 4 weeks - Nov. 13, 20, 27, Dec. 4 - 6-9 pm (3 students)

Thursday - 4 weeks - Oct. 19, 26, Nov. 2, 9 - 6-9 pm (3 students)

Students complete  1-3 projects per week which may include:

    • Ornament
    • Paperweight
    • Flower
    • Wine Stopper
    • Icicle
    • Glass (advanced)
    • Bowl (Advanced)