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Foci Minnesota Center for Glass Arts

2213 Snelling Avenue, Minneapolis

Up to 25% Off on Glassblowing Paperweight Class at Minnesota Center for Glass Art Gallery

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Class participants work with a professional glassblowing instructor to create their own glass paperweight

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fun experience
Leatop reviewer
10 ratings7 reviews
September 23, 2021
Awesome experience! Fun, great instructor and amazing take home product! I hope to go again!
Allishatop reviewer
11 ratings5 reviews2 photos
September 22, 2021
It was AMAZING!! We had so much fun and can't wait to again.
Lauratop reviewer
15 ratings6 reviews
July 30, 2021
What a "hot" date for my husband and me! Isaac was phenomenal and we had so much fun!!
5 ratings3 reviews1 photos
July 26, 2021
great experience. looking forward to going back Austin again
2 ratings1 reviews
July 16, 2021
Loved this experience!!!
Michaeltop reviewer
10 ratings8 reviews
July 12, 2021
Instructor was informative and helpful.
7 ratings2 reviews
July 6, 2021
Excellent experience!! Isaac was a great instructor!! Excited to do it again!!
14 ratings4 reviews
June 16, 2021
Jen was awesome. She was great explaining all the processes we would be going to perform. She was right there offering encouragement and suggestions. Just a wonderful experience.
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About This Deal

Create your own solid glass paperweight at a glassblowing studio in Minneapolis, Minnesota! During your class a professional glass instructor will explain the safety, equipment, & tools. You will create the paperweight by collecting color onto the surface of molten glass & shaping it while sitting at the glassblower’s bench. These private classes last 2 hours long. You may be scheduled with others and group sizes are limited to 4 people.

Important Information: A 2 to 4 weeks notice is needed for specific dates for those with limited availability . Groups are limited to 4 people total. Minimum age of 9 years old WITH a parent/guardian. You must come back to pick up your piece 1 week following your class once it is cooled off.

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Fine Print

Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Must sign waiver. Reservation required. May be repurchased every 30 days. Limit 1 per booking. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift(s). Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Minnesota Center for Glass Art Gallery

Foci Minnesota Center for Glass Arts (MCGA) is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the education and exhibition of glass arts. Their building hosts a glass studio, education center, and dedicated exhibition space. Member-supported and staffed by member-artists, Foci offers advanced glass classes, where their expert instructors teach students a wide range of styles and techniques. They provide hands-on glass experiences for individuals, couples, and groups as well as narrated demonstrations of hot glass art. Artists use their facilities to create unique works that are displayed and sold in their gallery. The gallery and studio are free to visit and open to the public seven days a week. Foci MCGA provides opportunities for advanced learning through their glass education curriculum, where the expert instructors teach students a wide range of styles and techniques. Through these efforts, they seek to engage the local community and establish their studio in Minneapolis as a premier destination for the appreciation of glass arts.