Slow Burn Glass is currently closed to the public for COVID safety.  Classes are scheduled to return in February.  Orders will begin shipping at the end of January. Thank you for your patience during this time.

Glass Classes and Workshops

Give the gift of glass! Online gift cards available here.

IMPORTANT: COVID-19 Safety Update

Covid-19 vaccination cards are REQUIRED for glass blowing.  Per Contra Costa County Health order proof of vaccination or masks are required for indoor gatherings.  Glass blowing requires the removal of your mask, so you MUST have proof of vaccination to participate.  Please let us know if you have any questions: [email protected]

VALENTINE’S HEART WORKSHOP
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your sweetheart by making a solid glass heart!   A bite sized workshop for you and your loved one to experience working with molten hot glass.  No experience required.

FLOWER VASE or FLOPPY BOWL
Learn the basic skills for making a beautiful, functional, one-of-a-kind ruffled “floppy” bowl or traditional flower vase.

BEER or WINE GLASS
Learn the basic glass blowing skills to create your own colorful pint glass or stemless wine glass.

PRIVATE LESSONS
Did you know we offer private, personalized, one-on-one glass blowing lessons? Email us at [email protected] or call (510) 778-1548 for more details.

BEGINNER GLASS BLOWING
Our longest, most hands-on entry-level class. Ideal for those interested in learning technique and the properties of glass.

CONTINUING GLASS BLOWING
A continuation of the Beginner Glass Blowing, this class allows students to practice what they learned while gaining further experience in the fundamentals of glass.

MOTHERS’ DAY WORKSHOP
Spring is almost here! What better way to celebrate Mothers’ Day than sculpt some fresh new glass?!   This fast-paced workshop gives the experience of being a glass artist. Choose your own spring-themed solid glass shape to create in this popular seasonal workshop: A colorful swirled egg, a flower in full bloom, or a sweet little birdie.

PRIVATE PARTIES
The best way to enjoy glass blowing is to rent out the whole studio with your friends! Private parties are surprisingly affordable, and unsurprisingly LOTS of fun. Great for office parties and team building retreats. See more info here.

Please Read Before Registering

  • All classes are for ages 12 and older. No exceptions.
  • Lot and street parking is available.
  • Closed-toe shoes are required. Anyone in open-toed shoes will have to reschedule. Please wear cotton or natural fiber clothing (like jeans + t-shirt). Long pants are required for participants under the age of 18 (no shorts).
  • Your glass project needs to cool at least overnight. Please pick up your project within 30 days.
  • Classes are held with a 3-student minimum and a 6-student max. (However, we can host private parties for groups of up to 50. If you are interested in a private party, contact us!)
  • ABSOLUTELY NO ALCOHOL should be consumed before class. If we detect alcohol consumption, we reserve the right to ask students to leave and reschedule for your and others’ safety.
  • Please be aware of our 30-day refund policy for purchased classes. Refunds will only be honored within 30 days of purchase, and only up to 2 days within the class date. (This does not apply to Groupon vouchers. Contact Groupon for their policy.)
  • Students who cancel/reschedule their reservation within 2 days of the class, miss their appointment, or would like to use an expired Groupon voucher, will be asked to pay a $40 fee/person and are ineligible for a refund. (If you paid directly, you will receive full credit for another class. If you had a Groupon voucher, please contact them for their refund policy.)

Class Calendar