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The Glass Palette - Interactive Glass Art Studio

1304 E Market St, Suite W, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5468
+1 434-977-9009
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Make Your Own Glass Project At Your Own Speed - Pretty Cool!

Mother and Daughter, Maria and Cara, preside over this glass arts mecca which is consistently rated... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
DIGOBrands
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New York City, New York
Fun Afternoon!

Party of 3, none of us had ever done this before and were a bit unsure of ourselves. Maris and Cara... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
Margaret W
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Virginia
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Introducing the only interactive studio of its kind in Virginia... Drop in any time and create one-of-a-kind glass gifts, hand made by YOU. No experience required - we'll show you how!Create beautiful fused glass jewelry, sun catchers, candle holders, picture frames, etc. Make your own sandblasted glasses or plates. There's something for everyone! All ages are welcome. The possibilities are endless!Visit our gift gallery for unique handmade glass art.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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1304 E Market St, Suite W, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5468
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+1 434-977-9009
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mother and Daughter, Maria and Cara, preside over this glass arts mecca which is consistently rated one of the best things to do in Charlottesville. It's comfortable, and fun, to make beautiful glass projects. They are very helpful and encouraging. It's a nice atmosphere. I've...More

Thank DIGOBrands
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Party of 3, none of us had ever done this before and were a bit unsure of ourselves. Maris and Cara guided us through the process, helping us to shed the nervousness and timidity while bringing out the creativity. We each made different projects and...More

Thank Margaret W
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I spent a relaxing afternoon here. We made art with glass (hers was nice, mine, well not so much.) But it was fun and relaxing. The staff of GREAT. Helpful and patient. This would be good for couples and families.

Thank Patrick R
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We found this place on Trip Advisor and decided to give it a try. Neither my boyfriend nor I have ever done any glass anything!! One of the ladies showed around the studio and had us look at examples. There is a case set up...More

Thank Tara L
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We went an hour before closing one day and were turned away as "there wasn't enough time?" We were kind of turned off by the experience but our daughter really wanted to go so we went the next day right as they opened and had...More

1  Thank rchadd1996
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

while on vacation this came up as a great "thing to do" while in Charlestown. What a Great creative afternoon! Very helpful and an awesome take home souvenir project! I highly recommend!

Thank Traci V
GlassGals, Owner at The Glass Palette - Interactive Glass Art Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

I'm so glad that you enjoyed your experience in our studio! Thank you for your review. I hope we will see you again on your next trip to Charlottesville!

Reviewed 20 July 2017

I can't emphasize enough what a great time this is. We recently visited with my daughter's family, including our 2 grandkids, 11 & 8. First of all the staff is AMAZING. The provide plenty of assistance, but they are never pushy. They strive for you...More

Thank J757P
GlassGals, Owner at The Glass Palette - Interactive Glass Art Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Thank you so much for your great review! I'm so glad to hear that your group enjoyed the experience in our studio :-) Please visit us again on your next Charlottesville vacation!

Reviewed 26 June 2017

My wife and I celebrated our wedding anniversary in Charlottesville and we planned a lot of events. Winery tours, Presidential homes, downtown shopping and of course lots of restaurants. In the end, we stopped by the Glass Palette and made a cheese plate together. Neither...More

1  Thank Chip L
GlassGals, Owner at The Glass Palette - Interactive Glass Art Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Thank you so much for the great review, and I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience at the studio! You did a beautiful job designing your platter, I'm sure that you will treasure it. We hope you had a very happy anniversary....More

Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I found this business on TripAdvisor and decided to try it. What a mistake hard to find little parking and when we went in it took five minutes for someone to speak to us.she then told us she'd be right with us,well...More

Thank Joy P
GlassGals, Owner at The Glass Palette - Interactive Glass Art Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

I'm so sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your experience visiting the studio. Weekends can get very busy for us, and with one of the owners out sick like we had this past week we can get overwhelmed! Although the parking lot is...More

Reviewed 19 June 2017

We planned a trip to Thomas Jefferson's Monticello for Father's Day (a 2 hour drive). Because the historic site was of more interest to the "big kids" (15 and 13) we planned a visit to the Glass Palatte (based on TA reviews) for the "little...More

Thank Mom4XChevyChase
GlassGals, Owner at The Glass Palette - Interactive Glass Art Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

I'm so glad to hear that your family enjoyed the experience at our studio! Thank you for sharing your great review. We hope you will visit us again on your next trip to Charlottesville!

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howdycuz
14 February 2016|
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Response from rialou116 | Reviewed this property |
The piece we made was 55.00 dollars. Various prices from 50.00 to 300.00. Lots of fun!
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howdycuz
14 February 2016|
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Response from 278Chrisbill | Reviewed this property |
I think the small pieces start at about $35. There were four in our group 2 of us worked on one piece and two others did separate ones. We were very pleased with our end results .
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