October 1st    |    Saturday    |    10AM-6PM

Celebrate the fall season and local glass artistry at Barrio Vidrio

 

Barrio Collection, Philabaum Glass Gallery & Studio, and Sonoran Glass School invite you to Explore, Shop, Watch, and Create in el barrio vidrio (the glass district).

 

  • Explore three nearby glass galleries and studios
  • Shop for artisanal glass pumpkins, housewares, and sculptures
  • Watch exciting and educational glassblowing demonstrations
  • Create your own glass pieces with an artist instructor

 

You'll find fall-themed gallery exhibits, make your own glass art experiences, scheduled happenings, new displays, an evening reception for pro·fu·sion exhibit, and a finale glassblowing demonstration with Tom Philabaum as your host.

 

Admission to all studios is free and open to the public. See schedule below.

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SONORAN GLASS SCHOOL

633 W 18th Street

BARRIO COLLECTION

452 S Stone Avenue

PHILABAUM GLASS GALLERY & STUDIO

711 S. 6th Avenue

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

Venue: SONORAN GLASS SCHOOL

 

It’s a Pumpkin Fiesta at Sonoran Glass School. Explore hundreds of colorful handmade glass art pumpkins and try your hand at glassblowing, torchworking, or kiln-firing in one of our three studios (for $10-85).

 

Make fall-themed projects–including the popular Make Your Own Pumpkin experience. The gallery will also be open for browsing and shopping.

12:00 – 4:00 p.m.


Venue: BARRIO COLLECTION

 

Glass artists Katja Fritschze and Danny Perkins host an afternoon in their Barrio Viejo gallery displaying their work and demonstrating mold-blowing techniques in the front courtyard.

 

Sonoran Glass School’s mobile glass studio will be on site serving as the backdrop to Katja’s demonstration of making the chest and head of a deer out of glass at 1:30PM.

2:00 – 4:00 p.m.


Venue: PHILABAUM GLASS GALLERY & STUDIO

 

The Philabaum Gallery will be open all day, but things really start kicking off in the afternoon. At 2 p.m., Tom Philabaum and friends start hosting advanced glassblowing demonstrations in the studio until 4 p.m.

 

Check out the casual glassblowing demonstrations in the Hot Shop.

4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

 

Venue: PHILABAUM GLASS GALLERY & STUDIO

 

A new artist exhibit reception and a Philabaum-narrated glassblowing demonstration takes place at PGG&S in the early evening. The new reception, called pro·fus·ion
displays fused glass works from Richard M Parrish and Karen Bexfield.

 

Sip wine, mingle, browse works, and watch a glassblowing demonstration with the artists on wireless mics talking about their process.

 

Reception: Karen Bexfield and Richard Parrish Exhibit: pro·fu·sion....................4 PM
Finale Demonstration: Jason Marstall  Speaker: Tom Philabaum.........................5 PM   

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