Glass Flowers - Schedule Your Groupon Experience!
Got a Groupon to make glass flowers? We schedule these Fridays and Saturdays. Please call to reserve a time! Be sure to have your redemption code number handy! 520-884-7814
Fridays and Saturdays | 9am – 5pm
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Furnace Glassblowing I (ART 265) – Spring 2023
Furnace Glassblowing I is a three month intensive course that covers the basic principles of glassblowing. Students will gain knowledge working with molten glass along with cutting and grinding cold glass. You do not need to be a college student to take this course.
February 6, 2023 – April 17, 2023 | Mondays & Wednesdays, 8am-12pm (20 sessions)
Make-Your-Own Experiences
You will help design, color, and create your piece alongside an experienced instructor. Individuals, couples, families, and groups are welcome!
Warm Shop Open Studio- Fusing Tuesdays: Sign-up available starting February 7th
Explore the limitless possibilities of sheet glass. Unlike furnace glassblowing or torch working which use molten glass, this studio works by cutting sheet glass allowing the artist to have more time to focus on color and design elements. Will be available Tuesday afternoons beginning February 7th.
Tuesdays | 1 – 4pm
Make Your Own Glass Pendant!
Need to plan a fun date? Out of ideas for Saturday? Call to schedule to make your own glass pendant, perfect for beginners! 520-884-7814
Saturdays| 1 – 5pm
Awaken the Beast - Sold Out, Join the Wait List
Tickets have sold out, but please email us at to be added to the wait list! International artist sculpting a life out of glass. Sculpting incredible life-like animals with Grant Garmezy. Check him out! @garmezyglass
March 21-24, 2023 | 9am– 5pm
Suncatcher Groupon - Now Every Saturday!
Learn to safely cut colored glass into the shapes and sizes you want under the guidance of an instructor. Then assemble your design on a clear glass base. We will fuse your colorful design in a kiln, making it one smooth piece. Call 520-884-7814 to schedule!
Saturdays 9-5

Please e-mail us at call 520-884-7814 with any questions.

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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

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

Tom Philabaum

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!

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AZ Commissions on the Arts
Community Foundation for Southern AZ
Philabaum Glass
Arts Foundation
World of Glass Productions
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