Princess Anne Hotel Asheville, NC - Asheville, NC, United States
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Experience the Ancient Art of Glassblowing!

Enjoy a behind the scenes experience with local artists in their studio in the River Arts District. You will work alongside Asheville Glass Center's glassblowers to design a one of a kind piece that will be yours to keep!

Introductory 1/2 hour workshop

Enjoy the excitement of playing with molten glass while creating your very own souvenir paperweight or cup! Shop assistants will walk you through the process of creating your own masterpiece. Cost: $60.

The Inspired Artist

This 3 hour workshop is for those wanting to learn more about many of the tools and techniques used in the Hot Shop . Designed with the novice in mind, the artists will guide you through all the steps necessary to produce several pieces of art. From gathering the molten glass from the furnace, to working it on the pipe and glory hole, to its final cool down process in the kiln, you will develop a new appreciation for this centuries old art form! Cost: $200.

* Glassblowing classes are limited, so please book as early as possible to secure your spot!
* Artwork may be picked up at the studio the next day, or shipping can be arranged for $25 per piece within the contiguous United States.

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