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NEW FALL 2019 VIEWBOOK

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NEW FALL 2019 VIEWBOOK

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2019 UW Glass Lab Holiday Sale & BYO Glass Experiences

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Saturday & Sunday, December 14 & 15 @ 9am-5pm

Location: Glass Lab, Art Lofts, 111 N Frances St, Madison, WI

Blow Your Own Ornament: $45 per person
Bend Your Own Neon: $200 per person *NEW!

Advanced online sign-up opens Saturday, November 30 at 7am (sign-up link will be updated on Facebook event).

Pick up the perfect, hand-crafted ornament for a loved one, or have a hand in crafting one yourself at Mad Gaffer’s Blow Your Own Ornament event. Participants in the BYO-Ornament event will choose colors and have the opportunity to use hand tools and their own breath to shape and inflate their unique ornament!

*NEW! This year the Glass Lab will be opening up our Neon Lab for a new hands-on experience with glass and light-Bend Your Own Neon! Participants will receive a demo and be guided through a hands-on bending lesson over our neon torches. Participants will leave their very own neon light!

Due to the intense popularity of this event, advanced online reservations will be posted on Saturday, November 30th at 7am. We anticipate selling out of BYO slots for both ornaments and neon, but the public is still invited to watch live glassblowing all weekend, and we will also be holding a glass sale. Come on out of the cold winter air, warm up with some hot glass and find some perfect gifts for the loved ones who light up your holiday season.

All proceeds of our holiday sale go towards UW Glass students to further their education by supporting field trips, visiting artist dinners, and supplies.

 

2019 UW Glass Lab Holiday Sale & BYO Glass Experiences

Events

2019 UW Glass Lab Holiday Sale & BYO Glass Experiences

Saturday & Sunday, December 14 & 15 @ 9am-5pm Location: Glass Lab, Art Lofts, 111 N Frances St, Madison, WI Blow Your Own Ornament: $45 per person Bend Your Own Neon: $200 per person *NEW! Advanced online sign-up opens Saturday, November 30 at 7am (sign-up...

Cutting In by Tamsie Ringler

November 18 - December 12 Brown bag Lunch and Lecture: Wednesday, November 20, 12-1pm, Art Lofts Conference Room 1274 Opening Reception and Gallery Talk: Wednesday, November 20, 6:30pm Location: Backspace Gallery, Art Lofts, 111 N Frances St, Madison, WI An...

Sculpture Area Exhibition: Out of Scale

November 18 - 21 Artists: Deanna Antony, Yoshi Asai, Kayla Bauer, Ian Chandler, Anwar Floyd-Pruitt, Oliver Gruebel, Abrahm Guthrie-Potter, Tzu Lun Hwang, Jamie Jacobson,Tim Jorgensen, Keith Kaziak, Derek Kiesling, Ashley Lusietto, Isabel Monti, Kate Morrick, Annika...

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The UW-Madison Art Department is:

  • #1 in Printmaking
  • In the top #15 Fine Arts programs
  • Founded the 1st collegiate Glass program in the nation
  • 1 of only 5 universities in the nation with a Neon program

Ranking Source: U.S. News & World Report


The University of Wisconsin-Madison ART DEPARTMENT is committed to teaching art in the context of a major research university and a vibrant intellectual community. Offering the following degrees: B.S., B.F.A., M.A., & M.F.A. in Studio Art, B.S. in Art Education, and Certificate in Art Studio.

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