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 ($230/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.