Click-to-enlarge-mapLighter-Map-Barrio-VidrioOctober 3rd | Saturday | 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Barrio Vidrio is a neighborhood celebration of the fall season and glass artistry in Tucson.

Barrio Collection, Philabaum Glass Gallery & Studio, and Sonoran Glass School invite you to explore three different glass studios and galleries throughout the day. 

Watch exciting demonstrations, browse for glass art, and even create your own masterpiece while taking a walking tour of what we call el barrio vidrio (Spanish for a glass neighborhood, district, or quarter).


10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
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Make Your Own Glass Art at Sonoran Glass School. Try your hand at torchworking, kiln-firing, glassblowing in one of our three shops and make fall-themed projects–including the popular Make Your Own Pumpkin experience. The gallery will also be open for browsing and shopping. Projects range from $10-$85.

12:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Venue: BARRIO COLLECTION-Katja Fritzsche is famous for her sand casted glass shrines and will be demoing the process at her studio and gallery, Barrio Collection, down the street from SGS. The glass school’s new mobile hot shop, or G.O.A.T. (Glassworking on a trailer), will also be located here and used for demonstrations.
2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
DSC_0075 (1024x639)VENUE: PHILABAUM GLASS GALLERY & STUDIO-Tom Philabaum and friends will be providing advanced glassblowing demonstrations throughout the day. Look for demos from Paul Anders-Stout, Jason Marstall, and other talented local glassblowers. The Philabaum gallery will also be open for browsing and shopping along with a brand new exhibit, featuring the work of Leon Applebaum and Elodie Holmes.
DSC_0189 (1024x683)5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
VENUE: PHILABAUM GLASS GALLERY & STUDIOA reception of a brand new exhibit, Applebaum & Holmes, featuring new works from artists Leon Applebaum and Elodie Holmes will end the day. Enjoy light refreshments and mingle with other glass artists, collectors, and enthusiasts while browsing the work of these two renowned artists.


Learn more about Leon Applebaum and Elodie Holmes
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Elodie Holmes

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