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Greenwood Glass Blowing Studio/Gallery/School

3 Robertsville Rd, Riverton, CT 06065-1302
+1 860-738-9464
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Great to visit, Great owner

Worth visiting and hearing the story of glassblowing, the owner's history, and seeing his artful... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
JeffE518
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Simsbury, Connecticut
Hands On Intro to Glass Blowing

We took two of our 12 and 8 year-old grandkids visiting from Nantucket here during the week and... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
410Ronn
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Manchester, Connecticut
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“general store” (2 reviews)
“showroom” (2 reviews)
“paperweight” (8 reviews)
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3 Robertsville Rd, Riverton, CT 06065-1302
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Worth visiting and hearing the story of glassblowing, the owner's history, and seeing his artful pieces. Riverton is small, but the General Store is fun and Sweet Peas is an option for lunch. Definitely see Greenwood.

Thank JeffE518
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We took two of our 12 and 8 year-old grandkids visiting from Nantucket here during the week and were amazed at the studio and showroom in the old church in Riverton. Peter, the artist-in-residence and owner introduced us to glassblowing, went over safety rules and...More

Thank 410Ronn
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

My sister, mother, and I made glass paperweights and glass flowers with Peter. He was patient with directions and helped us feel at ease. We had a ton of laughs and enjoyed ourselves thoroughly. We will 100% be back again.

Thank Brooke L
Reviewed 3 September 2016

You may have wondered how beautiful glass objects are made. Now you can make a glass paperweight or flower that is a true work of art, and not just a tourist trinket. And while you're in Riverton stop at the General Store for lunch, visit...More

1  Thank Bestiarius
Reviewed 19 January 2016

If your artistic talent ranges from being able to basically draw a curved line to being able to paint an excellent reproduction of the Mona Lisa you will thoroughly enjoy expanding those artistic skills at the glass blowing workshop offered by Peter Greenwood. If the...More

3  Thank gnomeguy
Reviewed 19 September 2014

Located in the Union Church (1829) which is listed on the National Register of historic Places, Peter Greenwood's Studio & Gallery is stunning! Of the Dale Chihuly variety. Be sue to see P.G.'s glow in the dark glass. This is his studio as wel as...More

1  Thank sandrafarnham
Reviewed 2 February 2014

our large and varied party (age ~6 - 70) spent the afternoon at the Greenwood study. From the youngest to the oldest, we all had an opportunity to blow and shape glass. It is something you should try at least once in your life. It...More

1  Thank Int_Bus_Travel
Reviewed 29 June 2013

We had a great time learning how to make a glass paperweight and checking out the really awesome converted church that houses Peter Greenwoods Glass Blowing Studio. Peter makes gorgeous glass objects and I especially loved the Caribbean blue glow in the dark glass sculptures....More

3  Thank BMWTWIN
Reviewed 20 January 2013 via mobile

The studio itself is set in beautiful historic Riverton in a beautiful historic chapel. How perfect to have a glass blowing studio with stained glass windows in the chapel. All of the pieces he has to sell are amazing. We did the paperweight workshop and...More

1  Thank Sboulay
Reviewed 31 July 2011

We visited Riverton during our recent trip to Connecticut and thoroughly enjoyed our experience at the Greenwood Glass Blowing Gallery. Peter Greenwood couldn't have been more friendly and my wife enjoyed making her own glass paperweight. To add to the experience, the studio is located...More

2  Thank CLT_28211
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