First Thursday’s ‘Make Your Own’

Private Class – 30 minutes / $40

First Thursday takes place on the first Thursday of each month, throughout downtown Boise.  The event takes place from 5:00-9:00 pm and focuses on providing downtown visitors the chance to stroll through our unique studio and gallery.

Each month we offer something different to make whether it be a cup, paperweight or even a hummingbird feeder!  Please, call or stop in to sign up, times fill up quickly.

Furnace ClassesGlass Blowing Furnace Classes - Boise Art Glass

 Hotshop – 2 Hours / $175

1 – 4  students

In this workshop, you and a staff member will work together to create paperweights, ornaments, floats or small vessels. This is a great way to satisfy your curiosity about playing with molten glass.


Beginner Hotshop Class – 12 Hour

Group Course / $275, Private Course / $550

This course will give you the opportunity to learn the basics of tool usage, color application and step-by-step process of creating blown glass art. Class time is divided into three 4-hour sessions IMG_4799and will provide a general understanding of how hotshop glassblowing works. As in all our classes, you take home all your own creations such as paperweights, cups, floats, small bowls and vases.

*Group class is taught the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Sunday of every month from 11 – 3PM with no more than 3 students per session.

IMG_3164Torchwork Classes

Group Class – 2 Hours  /  $125

This class exposes students to flameworking without the commitment of a 12 hour class. Students will work with borosilicate glass, making pendants, icicles and more with the assistance of an instructor. This session will help you decide if IMG_3000you want to further pursue the wonderful world of flameworking.

Introduction to Flameworking

12 Hours $250 /  Private Instruction for $475

This course will cover shop safety, torch set-up and shop set-up. Students will learn flame adjustment, heat transfer and simple weldsIMG_3071 with rod and color. Working directly over a torch, students will work with borosilicate glass making pendants, teardrops, marbles and much more. This class will give you the foundation needed to go on to other levels in lampworking.  The class is given the last Saturday and Sunday of every other month. It runs from 10 AM to 4 PM both days.

Pendant Making – 2 hours / $125

IMG_4784This class is a great way to try out flameworking or expand on new designs. You will be able to make a handful of your very own pendants in several different styles. *Class held every other Saturday 3-5pm





Cancellation Policy

Any and all conditions require notice of cancellation; the more notice, the better. If you have registered for classes, lessons or reserved studio time we guarantee all necessary equipment will be ready, running and to temperature for your arrival. Please respect our commitment to you by cancelling at least 48 hours and no later than a day in advance.

For classes or private lessons if the cancellation notice is more than a day in advance, your deposit or payment can be credited to another session. If the cancellation notice is given with less than 1 days’ notice in advance a $40 rescheduling fee will be required in order to reschedule.