What Is Glass Fusing?

Believe it or not, the art of Glass Fusing has been around since about 2000 BCE. During the Renaissance period, glass fusing lost its' popularity as Stained Glass swept the charts. It wasn't until the 1960's that glass fusing re-emerged, now glass fusing considered one of the fastest growing art forms.


Glass fusing is the bonding of separate pieces of glass by high heat, administered in a kiln. It’s easy to learn the basics of glass fusing, it’s fun, and the possibilities are endless. There is a vast range of techniques, and we are always experimenting!


At The Glass Bar, you have the opportunity to experiment with glass fusing on a beginners' level. We also offer classes in more advanced techniques for those with a desire to learn.

 Cancellations made with four weeks or more notice may receive a full-refund. Cancellations made within two weeks are subject to a credit only.  We are sorry, but we cannot issue refunds or credits for cancellations made with less than 1-week notice or no-shows. 

Kids Only

Saturday's 10-12pm

Join us for this 2 hour long class.

Students will learn the basics of glass fusing to create a sun-catcher of their design. 

Learned techniques include cutting straight lines, curved lines, and circles. 

Students will brainstorm ideas to create a piece they will be proud of!

Great for beginners. Age 8-16.

Please note, this is a drop-off structured class, if you would like to stay with your child, we kindly request you book a seat as space is very limited.

There are plenty of coffee and gift shops within walking distance to enjoy some time for yourself if you do not wish to stay.


Bowl Draping

Saturdays 2-4pm

Join us for this 2-hour long class.

Expand your knowledge of glass fusing to design your very own fused glass bowl.

Learned techniques include cutting straight lines, curved lines, and circles.


You will learn intermediate glass fusing knowledge, such as working with cold glass sheets, remnants, frits.


You will also gain an in depth look at kiln working.

Using this knowledge you will brainstorm an design and bring your idea to life!

No experience is required for this intermediate level class.


Fanatic Fusing


Join us for this 4-part workshop.

This hands on course is the best way to explore many different techniques to glass fusing in a short period of time.

Learned techniques include advanced glass cutting techniques, pattern design and development, and advanced glass fusing techniques such as designing with frits, enamels, decals, and paints. 

Experience is not required, though a previous class is advised for this advanced level workshop.


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