Starved Rock Hot Glass Glassblowing Studio + Gallery

Lessons are offered for groups up to 6 people and must be scheduled in advance during regular gallery hours. 

Pick your own day and time with at least 2 people or join a pre-existing class with spots open. If you do not book all 6 spots there may be others in the class with you. No experience is needed and lessons are great fun for kids and adults of all ages! Call or e-mail to check availability.

Group Lessons: $75.00 per person, for 2 to 6 people Tues-Sat and they typically get booked 4-5 months in advance.


Helpful Info

  • Classes are anywhere from 1-2 hours long depending on group size

  • You MUST wear closed toe shoes

  • Bring water, it's HOT in the studio

  • All tools & materials are provided and included in the cost of the class

  • Glassblowing is physically demanding and can be dangerous as we are working with 2000 degree glass!

  • Beginners will start their glass experience making paperweights; choosing your own shapes and colors

  • All pieces must cool down overnight and can be picked up or shipped out the following business day. (shipping cost not included)

  • After the initial paperweight class, students have the option to move on to more advanced projects if they wish to continue lessons

  • Classes can be scheduled via e-mail or over the phone.

  • Availability varies and classes are typically booked 4-5 months in advance