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Come join us at Chicago Glass Collective!

There are many ways to enjoy our studio.

You can simply drop-in to work on a project for a few hours (policies apply) or become a Collective Member which offers the benefits of full studio access, participation in studio shows and discounts on workshops, retail glass and supplies. Members and drop-ins are able to rent torches, kilns and other equipment at the studio.

Collective Membership* ($360/year)

By becoming a member of Chicago Glass Collective, you not only receive full access to the studio, you also receive the following benefits to enhance your creative experience at CGC:

  • Member Artist Gallery - Artist bio, photo & artwork on CGC website
  • Option for quarterly materials order from Bullseye
  • All access to bi-monthly Education Nights starting in August 2017
  • 10% off all retail glass, workshops and classes
  • 50% off Studio Time for fusing and hot head torch use
  • 25% off Studio Time when renting dual fuel torches
  • Members may purchase a Studio Card
  • Members only field trips and gallery outings
  • Priority when signing up for visiting artist workshops
  • Priority for kiln reservations and torch use
  • Inclusion in one membership show per year (Ravenswood Art Walk)
  • Inclusion of your artwork in the CGC Gallery Retail Store
  • Invites to Member party (1 per year) with one guest (usually in early November)

*Membership does not include permanent workspace or equipment rentals.  Lockers (if available) are $10/mo. or 1/2 locker for $5/mo.  Glass bins (if available) are $10/mo. or share a bin for $5/mo.

Open Studio Drop-In (Non-Member)

Chicago Glass Collective also offers open studio drop-in options for workspace and equipment rentals. As an Open Studio Drop In you must receive initial equipment training through a 2-hour workshop or via permission of the studio manager (if you have prior experience) prior to participating in open studio. During open studio times, a CGC staff member will be on hand as a guide.

See equipment rentals for rates and available equipment.


Open Studio Card ($100)

  • Makes check out faster and easier

Independent Study Pass ($215/Month)

  • Offers unlimited access to the flame-working studio during open hours when classes and workshops are not in session.
  • Kiln access and hand tools are included.
  • Pass can be issued only to members or students who have had at least one CGC flame-working class and work well on their own. Permission required from CGC Owner.