Learn the delicate art of glassblowing

󶀁 Social impact experience
Hosted by Eric
The host of this experience
1.5 hours total
Drinks and Equipment
Offered in English and French
Prices may vary depending on the date you select.
This is a crowd favourite. Eric’s experience is usually booked.
About your host, Eric
Supporting the arts in a nonprofit environment has been my dream retirement. Through our glass experience program, I hope to pass on my passion for beauty to the next generation.
What we’ll do
Have you ever wondered how glass objects are made? This is your chance to create your own beautiful piece art out of glass. Our instructors will introduce you to the exciting and age-old craft of hot glass forming. By the time your class is completed, you will have made your very own piece of glass to take home and enjoy. All materials are included. We'll start out with 30-45 minutes of one-on-on…
What I’ll provide
Coffee, tea, and water 󲀃
Safety equipment 󳀁
Who can come
Guests ages 4 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.
Notes
If you have physical limitations or don't like heat, we are happy to assist and take care of any parts of the process you don't like. We want you to feel comfortable and express your inner creativity.
Where we’ll be
The Glassworks is in the repurposed, centuries-old grist mill that was the center of commerce in Glengarry County at the time Ontario was settled. By car: Highway 20 out of Montreal to the Lancaster exit, North on Hwy 34 to Alexandria, turn left into Mill Square. By train: From the airport or Central Station, you can order a ticket here: https://reservia.viarail.ca/search.aspx
About Priests Mill Arts Centre a sub-committee of Your Arts Council for Cornwall and the Counties
We are a subcommittee of our local Arts Council. Our mission is to "Provide exhibition space, support, and promotion for all visual, literary, and performing arts by regional artists." Hosting glass learning experiences allows us to support artists of all persuasions. You can learn more here: https://www.facebook.com/PriestsMillArtsCentre/ Or visit our website: http://priestsmill.com/
This is a social impact experience 󶀁 where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to Priests Mill Arts Centre a sub-committee of Your Arts Council for Cornwall and the Counties. .
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Group size
There are 2 spots available on this experience.
You don’t have to fill all of them. Experiences are meant to be social, so other travellers could join too.
Guest requirements
Bringing guests under 18
If you bring a guest that’s under 18, it’s your responsibility to make sure the activities they participate in are age-appropriate.
From the host
Please wear natural fibers and closed-toed shoes (jeans and a t-shirt are best). Parents or guardians must be present with young children.
Who can come
Guests ages 4 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.
Experiences cancellation policy
Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.
$75 per person