Glass Fusing & Metals Classes at Maryland Hall

The Glass Studio at MD Hall is one of our most engaging spaces where natural light filters in and kilns hum along turning students' work into masterful glass displays. Our Teaching Artists are accommodating to all levels of students by offering classes for all skills levels and ages including traditional classes, workshops to "just try it," family workshops and children's classes.

This Season's Glass Fusing & Metals Classes

  • Instructor
    Clare Shepherd
    Class ID
    S210405
    Member Price
    $60
    Room
    117A
    Ages
    16+
    Non-Member Price
    $85

    Come play with us and create that one-of-a-kind functional fused glass dish.  Students will cut colorful pieces of glass using mosaic cutters.  You will arrange a design on a clear piece of glass and add glass frit and stringers.  Then we will fire your project in our kiln.  (There are many designs to choose from.)   This class is suited for all skill levels. A materials fee of $15 is due to the teacher at beginning of class. Projects will be fired after the workshop and available for pick up the following week. For more information, please contact the instructor at clare.p.shepherd@gmail.com.

    *Class schedules are subject to change in accordance with the guidelines issued by the CDC and the Anne Arundel Health Department regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

    *In registering yourself or your child for this class, you agree to follow the Maryland Hall COVID-19 Guidelines while attending classes at Maryland Hall during the Summer 2021 semester.

  • Instructor
    Clare Shepherd
    Class ID
    S210402
    Member Price
    $125
    Room
    117A
    Ages
    16+
    Non-Member Price
    $150

    This course will introduce students to the exciting possibilities of fused glass stringers. Over three weeks, students will learn to cut, fuse and slump glass. This jam packed class will cover many techniques to create functional dishes, wall hangings or decorative art focusing on thin lines. Students will have a chance to use a vitragraph kiln working with hot glass over 1600 degrees. This class is ideal for all skill levels. If glass cutting practice is needed, then this class is for you. A $70 materials fee will be due at the beginning of class. For more information, please contact the instructor at clare.p.shepherd@gmail.com.

    *Class schedules are subject to change in accordance with the guidelines issued by the CDC and the Anne Arundel Health Department regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

    *In registering yourself or your child for this class, you agree to follow the Maryland Hall COVID-19 Guidelines while attending classes at Maryland Hall during the Summer 2021 semester.

  • Instructor
    Clare Shepherd
    Class ID
    S210403
    Member Price
    $125
    Room
    117A
    Ages
    16+
    Non-Member Price
    $150

    This course will introduce students to the exciting possibilities of fused glass stringers. Over three weeks, students will learn to cut, fuse and slump glass. This jam packed class will cover many techniques to create functional dishes, wall hangings or decorative art focusing on thin lines. Students will have a chance to use a vitragraph kiln working with hot glass over 1600 degrees. This class is ideal for all skill levels. If glass cutting practice is needed, then this class is for you. A $70 materials fee will be due at the beginning of class. For more information, please contact the instructor at clare.p.shepherd@gmail.com.

    *Class schedules are subject to change in accordance with the guidelines issued by the CDC and the Anne Arundel Health Department regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

    *In registering yourself or your child for this class, you agree to follow the Maryland Hall COVID-19 Guidelines while attending classes at Maryland Hall during the Summer 2021 semester.

  • Instructor
    Clare Shepherd
    Class ID
    S210406
    Member Price
    $60
    Room
    117A
    Ages
    16+
    Non-Member Price
    $85

    Looking to explore a new medium and try something new? Well this class is for you! Students will be introduced to kiln fused glass by creating an abstract coral bowl. The fused glass art composition is beautiful enough to display in your home or use as a gift for someone special. Using recycled glass, frit, powders, confetti, stringers and noodles design your own glass dish or wall hanging. This class is appropriate for beginners or glass artists with some experience. A materials fee of $15 will be due at the beginning of class. Projects will be fired after the workshop and available for pick up the following week. For more information, please contact the instructor at clare.p.shepherd@gmail.com.

    *Class schedules are subject to change in accordance with the guidelines issued by the CDC and the Anne Arundel Health Department regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

    *In registering yourself or your child for this class, you agree to follow the Maryland Hall COVID-19 Guidelines while attending classes at Maryland Hall during the Summer 2021 semester.

  • Instructor
    Clare Shepherd
    Class ID
    F210300
    Member Price
    $200
    Room
    117A
    Ages
    16+
    Non-Member Price
    $225

    This course will introduce students to the exciting possibilities of fused glass. Over six weeks, students will learn to cut, fuse, and slump glass. Each class will teach a new technique. This class is ideal for beginners and new glass fusers who want to improve their technique and understanding of fused glass. A $60 materials fee will be due at the beginning of class. Go to www.flickr.com/photos/marylandhallglassfusing/ to see examples and class projects. For more information, please contact the instructor at clare.p.shepherd@gmail.com.