SiNaCa Studios School of Glass and Gallery

September 2016
Greetings All,

We hope that you had a great summer! After our annual studio updates and improvements we are gearing up for our busiest time of the year. Things start off this weekend, September 9th and 10th, with Artists in Heat (fall membership drive) and Fall Gallery Night. We are excited to host guest artist David Schnuckel for these events. See below for information about David's lecture and demonstrations. We will be participating in The Beads of Courage bead challenge on the 17th, followed in October with the ArtsGoggle on the 8th and the second annual Pride of Southside Home Brew Invitational on the 29th.

We currently have a promotion on for our experience kiln forming workshop. Its the perfect chance to work in our kiln forming studio and learn about a different approach to being creative with glass. View the deal HERE.

Don't forget that we have added a new kiln forming class geared specifically to kids called Connect2Glass. Participants choose one of the offered kiln forming items during registration. The one hour workshops are held once a month. Up to four kids can be registered for the same time. Click HERE for information and registration.

Thank you for your continued support and we look forward to seeing you soon.
Artists in Heat - 2016 
With Guest Artist
David Schunckel 
September 9th 
2:30pm - 9:00pm 

Artists in Heat is the beginning of our "New Year", and the beginning of our annual membership campaign.
This year we are excited to start the event with a lecture from glass artist David Schnuckel.
David Schnuckel is an artist, writer, and educator who currently lives and works in Rochester, New York.

The lecture will be at the Amon Carter Museum from 2:30p - 3:30p. We will have an artists reception from 4p - 7p at The Space (1309 S. Adams), just west of SiNaCa, followed by a demo at SiNaCa from 7p - 9p.

The events are free to attend, but we do ask for an RSVP through Click HERE to register.  
Beads of Courage Bead Challenge

Save the Date
Pride of Southside Homebrew Invitational
October 29th | 12p -6p

Make plans to come sample and then judge local homebrews for the Best in Show winner. Also sample the BJCP entries and offerings from commercial brewers. To purchase tickets click HERE.
Want to enter your brew? Click HERE for all the information. 

SiNaCa Studios is a non-profit organization that relies on the generous support of public and private donors to enable our programs.   

The mission of SiNaCa Studios,  is to provide an opportunity to experience the rich tradition of glass as a creative medium through education and studio involvement.

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Kid's Classes

Weekend Camp
December 15th & 16th |12pm-4pm This Star Wars themed camp will give kids the chance to work in both our kiln forming and flame working studios. There will be two projects done each day. For registration and information click HERE.

Held once a month in our kiln forming studio. Kids can choose from one of a variety of projects to complete in the hour long workshop. Up to four participants per session. For more information and registration click HERE.
Open Studio Night 
September 9th | 6pm-9pm

This month our guest artist will be David Schnuckel from Rochester, New York. Prior to the demos David will present a lecture at the Amon Carter Museum followed by a reception The Space just west of the studio. More info can be found HERE.
Join us the second Friday of each month from 6p-9p as we host an open studio night at SiNaCa. This is your chance to find out more about the "magic" that goes in to creating glass art. As the artist creates their work we give you an interactive play by play, so you can understand better  why they do what they do. Our on site gallery showcases our featured artist to give you a close up view of what they create. Its also the perfect time to find out how you can get involved in learning how to work with glass.
Upcoming Events

September 9th | 2p-9p
Artists in Heat featuring David Schnuckel                 For info click HERE

September 10th | 12p-9p   
FWADA Fall Gallery Night 
For info click HERE

September 17th | 10a-1p
Beads of Courage Bead Challenge 
For info click HERE
October 8th | 12p-10p   
For info click HERE 
October 14th | 6p-9p
Open Studios

October 14th | 6p-9p
Beads of Courage Bead Challenge

October 29th | 12p-6p         
Pride of Southside Homebrew Invitational
For info click HERE
Newbie Classes
Experience workshops are the perfect way to be introduced to working with glass in any one of our three studios. Use the links for full descriptions, availability and prices of the classes.

Experience Flame Working -
A 3-hour workshop working with both soft glass and borosilicate glass in front of an open torch.

Experience Kiln Forming -
A 2-hour workshop working with Bullseye glass in its solid state to create two unique projects.

Experience Glass Blowing -
A 2-hour workshop working with glass at 2100º, creating two items.

Experience Sand Casting -
A 30 minute workshop where you will make your very own sand cast glass tile!
Glass Classes 
SiNaCa Studios offers a variety of ever evolving hot and warm glass programs.  We offer short term classes ranging from 20 minutes to 3 hours in our hot shop (glass blowing studio), kiln forming studio and flame working studio. If you want a more in depth learning opportunity we have 6 week extended programs in the hot shop, and 3 week extended programs in kiln forming that give you a greater understanding of the different ways to manipulate glass. Registration for classes can be done through our profile on ( HERE)

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