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Creativity. Community. Fun!

Come join us at Chicago Glass Collective

Learn, explore, and create with the exciting medium of glass. 

We welcome everyone – from the curious beginner to the glass expert – to drop by, take a class, use our studio or become a collective member. 

Not Your Average Fusing 101 (4 weeks)
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Not Your Average Fusing 101 (4 weeks)
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In this comprehensive 4-week class, you will be introduced to many fundamental concepts related to creating glass objects in the kiln.

You will have the opportunity to fuse multiple pieces and learn how to plan firing schedules and prep the kilns for firings. In addition, you will learn proper and detailed techniques of fusing, slumping, cutting, assembly, color choice and finishing techniques. Introduction to coldworking is also included.

Class price includes use of tools, kiln firings (average 2-3 per piece), four sheets of 9" x 9" glass (clear, white, transparent color), five sheets of 4" x 4" clear glass, colorful scrap glass, stringers, frit, fiber paper, thin fire and molds. More glass is available for purchase from the instructor.

Students may come in for three 2-hour Open Studio sessions during the duration of the class.

No prerequisites and repeat students are welcome. Instructor:  Leslie Speicher

Tuesdays , 6:30-9 pm

January 22, 29, February 5, 12


March 5-26

Non-Members: $295

Members: $275

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New Studio Hours

(or By Appointment)

Mondays: 6:30-8:30

Tuesdays: 12-5pm

Wednesdays: 6-9pm 

Thursdays: 12-5pm

Saturdays: 12-4pm

*Closed Saturday 1/12  

Sundays: 12-4pm


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