We talk often about the value of arts education for children. Here's an article that lists the top 10 ways kids benefit from the arts. (Like glass art!)
The Morning Blend recently featured Sonoran Glass School's community outreach and the upcoming gem show events. If you missed it, here's your chance to see it! Click here.
SGS Gem Show Events Start on Wednesday!
Wednesday, February 5, 7-9pm
Wednesday-Friday, February 5-7 10am-6pm
Saturday, February 8, 10am-8pm
Sunday, February 9, 10am-2pm
Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona Lecture in our Hot Shop
Alexandria Young
February 28, 7-9pm
Alex has been drawing, painting and sculpting since she was a small child. She committed to an artistic career after studying science and engineering at the University of Arizona. More info...
Flame Shop Master Classes
Laurie Nessel:
Core-Formed Vessels: A Modern Approach to an Ancient Art, April 25 and 26
Core-forming goes back 3,500 years, to the Bronze Age. But who the heck does it now? Not many, that’s true. This is a laborious technique, but it allows one to make relatively large, hollow forms. More info...
Warm Shop Master Classes
Warren Norgaard: Traditional Sand Mandalas in Glass, April 24-26
Warren Norgaard (founder of Facebook’s Fused Glass Fanatics) will show you how to use the ancient tools of Tibetan Monks in an exciting, contemporary way.
Student Artist(s) of the Month
This month we'd like to focus on the student vendors that will be selling their work at the Sonoran Glass Art Show. We hope you will stop by and support all the artisans, but please make an extra effort to support our student artists for all the work and effort they've put into the show.
Featured February Classes
Many more torchworking , kiln-fusing , and glassblowing are listed on our website.
Soft Glass Marbles
Feb. 15
Move off the mandrel and learn how to make marbles with soft glass. We will be pulling stringers, making twisties, putting flowers inside glass marbles, and making old school cats-eye style marbles. More info...
Intermediate Stained Glass with Monique
February 26-April 1
Students will get to work on a larger project (~12 inches) and start pushing their limits on more complex designs.  More info...
Picking up Cane for Paperweights
Add new depth to your paperweights by learning how to properly pick up and apply cane to you piece. More info...
Where to See Us...
Right here at the school for the Sonoran Glass Art Show,
Bead Symposium and Flame Off!

Stop by a these events and support the school!
Thank you for all you do.
Sonoran Glass School, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational organization, exists because of donations, public grants and private support. Our glass community is dedicated to fostering glass as an exciting
and thriving visual arts medium in Tucson. Proceeds from our classes, membership dues, gallery sales, and events support the education and advancement of glass art and glass artists in Southern Arizona.