What you'll do
Want to try your hand at glassblowing? It is exciting! Make a flower or a paperweight or an ornament with our help. You'll experience first hand the thrill of working with molten glass and will create a unique work of art from start to finish. I will start with an overview of the glass studio and the glassmaking process and give you an actual demonstration on how to make the item you've selected. You’ll roll the glass in the color(s) of your choice, blow into the pipe, and help shape the piece. After an overnight controlled cooling process, you walk away the next day with your own, one-of-a-kind creation or we can arrange shipping for a small additional cost.
Robert DuGrenier is a world renowned glass artist and designer who has been blowing glass for over 40 years, he has worked on projects in hotels, museums, and public and private spaces worldwide. He is now located in Townshend Vermont after living and working in NYC for 20+ years. At the gallery on site, you will be able to see blown and sculptural creations made in his hot glass studio. Robert will help you experience the thrill of glass blowing and you will be able to create a glass flower, paperweight or ornament. If you would like to check out my website please do! www.dugrenier.com
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Where you'll be
We've been in Townshend for more than twenty years so can make recommendations for activities in the area. I will also give you a guide to other glass studios in Vermont that are part of the Vermont Glass Guild that you might want to visit. I also offer Airbnb at my Farm. That reservation is made separately on the AirBnb site. Type in West Townshend VT. on AirBnb. Look for Private Apt on Farm, Magnificent Views, Hot Tub
Things to keep in mind
Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.
Up to 4 guests ages 8 and up can attend.
This experience is open to any one from the age of 8+ If the times available do not match your travel plans let us know to see if we can accommodate you a different day.
Make a Handblown Glass Object