Make your next gathering extra special this year! Let us host your next event with a hands-on glass art-making experience tailored to your group. We can accommodate groups of 6 (maximum) for ages 12+ in the Bead Studio; groups of 6 (maximum) for ages 12+ in the Glass Blowing Studio; and groups of 10 (maximum) for ages 10+ in the Fusing Studio.
We offer several projects to choose from to personalize your event including Fusing, Beadmaking, and Glassblowing. Our parties are not a "follow the leader" format and each person can personalize the project with their own flair! Call the office at 269.925.5555 or use the form below for more information and to book your event.
If you would like to bring refreshments and food it needs to be handled by your team. Please let us know so we can work that into the preparations for your event.
Further your experience by adding a glassblowing demo to your event! We love sharing our passion for the glass arts. A 30-minute demo with question period is available for $35.
Fused Glass: Choose from one of our projects that range from $40 / 1.5 hours to $70 / 2 hours for some of our larger projects. Our instructors will help you safely cut glass and create glass pieces that will be fused for you in our kilns. Your projects will be ready for pick up 1-2 weeks after your event (ages 10+)
Flameworking/Beadmaking: Learn how to make beads in our flameworking studio. Our instructors safely will guide you through the process of working with glass rods over a torch. 1.5 hours. (ages 12+)
Glassblowing: Have you always wanted to experience working with molten glass? Our instructors will safely assist you with making a paperweight or pulled glass flower. (ages 15+). Students will be guided by an instructor, 1 at a time, and will be required to follow our studio safety protocols. Your projects will be available for pick up 1-2 weeks after your event. (Please note: we will resume offering glassblowing projects in February 2022)
Let us help host your event! We can help you make all the arrangements. Contact the office at 269.925.5555 or use the form below. Please include project, number of people, and preferred dates/times of your event.
WATER STREET GLASSWORKS
140 Water Street, Benton Harbor MI
(Located in the Benton Harbor Arts District)
GALLERY & OFFICE HOURS
Wednesday - Sunday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed: Monday - Tuesday
Where Fire and Creativity Meet
" Water Street Glassworks is a big city idea in your home town. We are here to satisfy your glass curiosity - classes, exhibitions and family fun." - Jerry Catania, Founder