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.