You may have seen glass blowing demonstrations at Wimberley Glassworks in Wimberley, Texas, and thought it would be fun to learn the art! It would be fun and it would be great to be able to make your own Christmas ornaments, lamp shades, bowls, and decorative art. Several studios in Texas offer classes and workshops. Sand-N-Fire Studio Glass in New Caney offers glass bead and marble making classes for those of all skill levels, and offers fusion classes throughout the year. The Beeville campus of Coastal Bend College offers summer classes in the art of glass blowing.
Wimberley Glass Works
In the Dallas-Fort Worth area, Vetro Glass Blowing Studio in Grapevine offers a large variety of classes and workshops, and offers tours of the facility. In Fort Worth, the non-profit SiNaCa Studios Glass Art & Gallery offers glass art lessons for those of all skill levels, from beginners to professionals. It also teaches glass arts in youth programs, and offers community gallery shows. Dallas’ Kittrell/Riffkind Art Glass Studios operates a full service art glass studio, and hosts classes and workshops in stained glass techniques, fusing, and beadmaking.
In Central Texas you can learn the art in San Antonio and Austin. In San Antonio, Caliente Hot Glass Studio offers individual and group lessons. In Austin you can learn the art at East Side Glass Blowing, Helios Fused Glass Studio, and at the Glass Monkey School of Glass Blowing. Glass Monkey will prepare you for a career in glass blowing.