Heart of Glass - Blenko Glass

Blenko Glass is a West Virginia treasure that spans generations. Nothing symbolizes the state of West Virginia better or more beautifully than Blenko Glass. We will discuss current and former craftsmen and designers and how important it is that Blenko and West Virginia glass be appreciated and valued by the younger generation.

Friday, June 05, 2009

Glass Workshops - One Day GlassBlowing Class

For years now folks have been asking me about glass blowing workshops. Other than going out of state for a college course I had no response.
Today I received information about one day classes. This sounds great, IF you go - or know someone who has - email the blog at theblenkoproject@aol.com so we can add addtional information and also keep this on file for those who might ask again. HJH

It's not too hot! June really isn't too hot to do a glass workshop. > > Glasslight Studio is holding one-day glassblowing workshops for $160.> They run 9-5. The shop has two benches and lots of annealing space! > > We have openings in the following workshops. > > Sunday June 7 > Sunday June 14 > Sat. June 20 > > Please contact the registrar, Pat Ackerman> packerman@healthpart.com> 215-991-4036>


Anonymous said...

This info is missing. Please give an address

glassfan said...

Glasslight is located about 45 minutes outside Philadelphia, in St. Peters Village. Their website is:


Another Philadelphia-area studio is East Falls Glassworks; their classes are usually once-a-week deals, but occasionally they offer single day or weekend workshops. Their website is:


East Falls Glassworks also has a facebook fan page at:


Anonymous said...

Philadephia is too far for me is there anything closer Hilary?
I want to learn and I am willing to pay $$
can you convince Blenko to offfer or what about tony patti?
Where is he/ she?

glassbug said...

Do you want local or do you want quality?
This one is quality!
I can attest to this.