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New Orleans Glassworks & Printmaking Studio

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Address: 727 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130-3629
Phone Number: +1 504-529-7279
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The New Orleans Glassworks & Printmaking Studio is a 501(c)(3)nonprofit...

The New Orleans Glassworks & Printmaking Studio is a 501(c)(3)nonprofit organization, operational since 1989 as a facility devoted to enriching the cultural lives of its guests to its school, open-working studios, and rolling exhibitions.

Educational programming offered through the New Orleans Glassworks & Printmaking Studio include:

          + FREE daily demonstrations

          + Seasonal mini-workshops

          + Year-round classes (available for adults and young adults)

Our school and gallery have grown in 25 years to be the largest open-working studio for and exhibitor of glass, print, and metal in the Southern United States.

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get right up close, to ask questions-then, buy some art to support the studio

While walking our pups (stayed at a hotel in the Warehouse District for holiday vacation time), we were thrilled to find this studio and enticed by the lovely works of art in the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 January 2016
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Tampa, Florida
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Lyndhurst, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

I took the two-hour glass blowing workshop and the memories will last forever. I got to make 5 different items and they were just delivered to my home perfectly packed and even more beautiful than I remember them. Kyle was an amazing teacher and very supportive and informative. We worked side by side to create my pieces. People were allowed... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

While walking our pups (stayed at a hotel in the Warehouse District for holiday vacation time), we were thrilled to find this studio and enticed by the lovely works of art in the front windows. We are quite familiar with glass art, both blown and stained foil/lead. This is the first studio we have been to, that allows visitors to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

I visited New Orleans glassworks two days ago with my aunt and cousin. We had an AMAZING instructor, Kyle- who was so kind, patient, helpful and skilled. We each made three glass pieces. The process was so interesting and Kyle helped us throughout. We were so happy with the day and are thrilled with our pieces!! Thank you New Orleans... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

We happened on the store in front and then found that they had an active studio in the back that was open to the public. It was great and the works these artists produced were phenomenal. They had chairs set up so you could safely watch them creating their masterpieces from a glob of glass to a work of art.... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

We were walking to the WWII Museum and stabled upon this place. There was a sign that said you could watch glass blowing so we went in. We did not get to see anyone blowing glass, but we did watch an artist in his early 20s get a lesson on glass working and watched him craft a beautiful glass duck... More 

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Shanty Bay, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

My husband, friends and I thought we would try something different and took a glassworks class. The studio has beautiful pieces and they have a great facility. When it comes to the class I think it is all about your instructor. There are 2-3 people per instructor. Our friends instructor was giving them information and history as they were making... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015

Noticed this place while walking from our hotel to the WWII Museum and came back the next day to check it out. Due to the season we stayed in the showroom as they were not doing much in the back this morning. Lots of fascinating objects in the showroom and all are on sale. A little something for everyone and... More 

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Denver world travelers
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2015

Like a couple of other reviewers, I decided to forgo this activity which sounded like a unique, fun thing to do while visiting in a couple months. Their website does not list any schedules or prices for their classes so I emailed inquiring about two of them. Got an email back saying they tried to call me while I was... More 

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Brandon, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

I had visited here before but had never seen the glassblowers actually creating. It was fascinating. With a boom box as background music I watched as glass was turned into lovely creations. I was the only observer in the building but truly enjoyed the artists working.

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Crestview, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2015

We were so fortunate that there was glassblowers working last Thursday morning when we arrived. It was fascinating to watch the process and skill of these two talented artists. They showed us what they were doing, and asked if we had questions. It was very interactive and fascinating. There was also a vendor that day with Venetian Glass beads, both... More 

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