12 Days of Holiday Art

Looking to bring a little color and light into your life this holiday season? Check out BCGC's holiday 12 Days of Art! We are offering twelve classes designed to get you in the holiday spirit, no matter what holiday you celebrate. Take a class and make a present for a friend, or maybe something for yourself. Come alone to make someone a special surprise, or bring along a friend or family and make the class into a chance to be creative together. Sign up for one, or two or all twelve!

All glass will be fused onsite and may take 2-7 days to be ready for pickup , depending on the project.

To register for classes please go to our Registration Form. Dates are on their way so do not sign up quite yet.

 

Glass Menorah

Saturday, November 28, 4:00-6:00 pm

Make a free standing glass menorah and celebrate the festival of lights. Menorah's will be fused and slumped into a wave shape so it can stand up on its own.

  • Class limit: 6 students/6 family units
  • Ages: 13 and up
  • Tuition: $99
  • Instructor: Abby Gitlitz

Festive Holiday Plate

Sunday, November 29th 1:00-3:00 pm

We all know the holiday's are about the food, right? Step up your food serving game with our fused glass plate class. You will make an 8" square plate that is food safe and dishwasher safe!

  • Class limit: 6 students/6 family units
  • Ages: 13 and up
  • Tuition: $80
  • Instructor: Anne Brahaum

Glass Wreath

Wednesday, December 2nd, 6:00-8:00 pm

In this class we give you everything you need to make a unique fused glass wreath that you can display anywhere. Choose from a variety of colors and then decorate your wreath with bows and bangles, snow and holly. Wreaths measure roughly 8" across.

  • Class limit: 6 students/6 family units
  • Ages: 13 and up
  • Tuition: $80
  • Instructor: Abby Gitlitz

Holiday Photo Holder

Saturday, December 5th, 3:00-4:30:00 pm

Make a free standing photo holder for your favorite family photo. Decorate the glass any way you like, and then we will fire it to create a thin slot to slide your photo into. it Perfect for any 4" x 6" photo.

  • Class limit: 6 students/6 family units
  • Ages: 8 and up
  • Tuition: $49
  • Instructor: Joanie Spain

Glass Paper

Sunday, December 6th, 12:00-1:00 pm

If you can cut paper, you can cut this fun new product- paper made out of glass powders.  "Glass Paper" is thick like construction paper and can be cut, hole or shape-punched, and torn just like paper.  After cutting out design elements from glass paper, you will place your designs on a glass blank and we will fire the pieces for you.  Work will be ready to pick up in approximately a week.

  • Class limit: 4 students
  • Ages: 8 and up (children 8-16 must be accompanied by an adult)
  • Tuition: $49
  • Instructor: Anne Brahaum

Christmas Tree Earrings 

December 9th, 6:00-7:30 pm

Using colorful glass stringers (thin glass rods) make two pairs of glass tree earrings. Maybe one for you and one for a friend. Can also make one pair of earrings and a matching pendant.

  • Class limit: 6 students/6 family units
  • Ages: 10 and up
  • Tuition: $39
  • Instructor: Gail Bridges-Rea

Hand Dipped Candles

Saturday, December 12th, 1:00-4:00 pm

Make your own hand dipped beeswax taper candles. Perfect for the whole family we will be hand dipping candles outside along the west side of the BCGC building. Stop by at any point to make your own. Each person can make two candles.

  • Class limit: everyone is welcome to this outdoor event
  • Ages: 5 and up
  • Tuition: $5

Tree Ornaments

Saturday, December 12th, 1:00-4:00 pm

Make a tree for your tree! Make tree shaped ornament or sun catcher to brighten up your space. Sign up for a half hour slot during our fusing event

  • Class limit: 6 students/6 family units
  • Ages: 8 and up
  • Tuition: $25
  • Instructor: Abby Gitlitz

Winter Wonderland Candle Screen

Sunday, December 13th, 1:00-3:00 pm

As the days get shorter we all have the urge to snuggle down and make our spaces warm and cozy. Light a candle and pop it behind a winter wonderland candle screen with the design of your choosing. The class covers all the supplies to make one candle holder.

  • Class limit: 6 students/6 family units
  • Ages: 13 and up
  • Tuition: $59
  • Instructor: Anne Brahaum

Free Standing Holiday Trees 

Session 1: Monday, December 14th, 5:30-7:00 pm (This session is FULL)

Session 2: Monday, December 14th, 7:30-9:00 pm

Make a festive forest of free standing trees to decorate your living space. Class includes supplies to make three holiday trees which will be fired and then set into real pine tree disks for that added holiday aroma.

  • Class limit: 6 students/6 family units
  • Ages: 10 and up
  • Tuition: $49
  • Instructor: Abby Gitlitz

3-D Table Top Christmas Tree

Thursday, December 17th, 6:00-8:00 pm

Make your own amazing table top Christmas tree. This tree is made in two sections that ate slotted together once cool. Decorate it any way you like and watch how it catches the light. Trees measure roughly 9" tall.

  • Class limit: 6 students/6 family units
  • Ages: 13 and up
  • Tuition: $75
  • Instructor: Gail Bridges-Rea

Snowflakes! 

Session 2: Saturday, December 19th, 1:00-2:00 pm (this session is FULL)

Session 2: Saturday, December 19th, 3:00-4:00 pm

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! Come sun, snow, rain, or shine, we can make our own snow for winter. We will provide a palate of snow flake pieces, some sample patterns and all the tools you need to make one large or three small fused glass snowflakes.

  • Class limit: 6 students/6 family units
  • Ages: 8 and up
  • Tuition: $49
  • Instructor: Abby Gitlitz