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Address: 202 N 25th St, Corner of St. James Street, San Jose, CA 95116-1137
Phone Number:
+1 408-993-2244
11:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 18:00

This organization was established in 1996 to promote glass art.

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Amazing beginner experience!

I went to Bay Area Glass Institute with some friends to do the "Shape a Bowl" class and it was a great experience. The instructors are really knowledgeable. They make sure to demo... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I went to Bay Area Glass Institute with some friends to do the "Shape a Bowl" class and it was a great experience. The instructors are really knowledgeable. They make sure to demo in details what you will be doing and guide you through every step of the process. They make sure that you will be going home with a... More 

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Fremont, California
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

We went to the October glass pumpkin patch glass event at Santana Row. They had so many beautiful glass pumpkins made by a variety of artists. They were for sale. We found our favorite. We went on Day One when they were finishing setting up for the event. They also had information there on their classes on how to learn... More 

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Saratoga Springs, Utah
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Reviewed 4 March 2015 via mobile

Wow! Assisted by pros, you're introduced to the basics of glassblowing then get explicit assistance to produce a piece that looks so professional you may wonder if you really created it. Yes, you did. With patient input from some craftsmen who know the field. Only takes about 15 minutes to do your thing but you will need to wait for... More 

4 Thank dapinca
San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 17 December 2014

Although a small workshop, but it is good for 2-3 people to visit or 2 dozens to have a team-building event. The glass blowing section captures the most attention, but the glass fusion section at the back is where to show individual creativity. Blow glass ball ornaments or glass flowers; make colorful glass panes with your own designs. You don't... More 

3 Thank Phil Y
San Jose, California
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Reviewed 5 July 2012

Excellent opportunity to see glass being worked by professional in a live arena...everyone was friendly and wiling to answer questions.

4 Thank Jan B

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