Pull Yourself Together: Cane and Murrini with Steve Hagan
Students will be able to see how Steve Hagan pulls his cane and murrini in the Hot Shop, as well as make their own.
January 23-27, 2023 | 9am – 5pm
Holiday Parties
We can host your holiday party! Call us for more information and to make a reservation.
Month of December
Decorate a Stocking or Dreidel
Come celebrate Christmas and Hanukkah by decorating a fused stocking or dreidel! No experience necessary.
Saturday, December 17, 2022 | 2pm – 3:30pm
96 Color Batching Workshop: Intro to Mixing and Melting Glass
This workshop will focus on creating glasses and colored glasses that are “96 compatible” from scratch.
January 30 – February 3, 2023 | 9am – 5pm
‘Decoration Through Subtraction’ – Advanced Color Techniques with Mark Leputa
This class will focus on achieving color patterns through the use of color overlays and engraving techniques including stuffed cup overlays, Swedish style overlays, and Graal in conjunction with coldworking and engraving tutorial
January 16-20, 2023 | 9am – 5pm
Cactus Ornaments
Learn to make fun cactus ornaments for holiday gifts or just for fun. Each student will make two fused-glass ornaments.
Saturday, December 10, 2022 | 10am-11:30am
Awaken the Beast
Sculpting Animals in Hot Glass with Grant Garmezy
March 21-24, 2023 | 9am– 5pm
Give the Gift of Art
Our gift cards can be purchased for any amount and applied to any Sonoran Glass School class, Make-Your-Own Experience, gallery item, or any combination thereof.

Please e-mail us at info@sonoranglass.org call 520-884-7814 with any questions.

Your support helps us continue to provide artists and students of all ages with positive, meaningful experiences and memories that will last a lifetime. Please consider making a gift today!


Our mission is to inspire people of all ages to discover the wonder of glass art.

Take glass art classes at Sonoran Glass School and spark your creative fire!

We offer courses in glassblowing, torchworking, and kiln-fusing to students of all levels. We teach students and the general public how to create and appreciate glass as a visual arts medium through educational courses, one-on-one experiences, visiting artist seminars, and community events funded by SGS members and supporters.

Our Classes

Hot Shop

Get started in the art of furnace glassblowing with a variety of classes.

Flame Shop

Get started in the art of flameworking with a variety of classes.

Warm Shop

Get started in the art of kiln fusing and slumping with a variety of classes.

Cold Shop

Get started in the art of glass finishing and polishing with a variety of classes.

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Meet the Founders

Dave Klein

Dave Klein

Co-Founder
Dave is a glass artist who developed many of the original SGS programs and studios.
Tom Philabaum

Tom Philabaum

Co-Founder
In 1973, Tom received an MA from University of Wisconsin where he studied glass with Harvey Littleton.
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Thank You to our Sponsors and Partners!

Visit Tucson Partner
Southern AZ Attractions Alliance
AZ Commissions on the Arts
Community Foundation for Southern AZ
Philabaum Glass
Arts Foundation
World of Glass Productions
Long Reatly Cares
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