Open Studio - Stained Glass

Open Studio - Stained Glass

  • $25.00


Wednesdays, 1:00 to 4:00 - $20 a session ($25 non-members)

Designed for those with experience who want to finish in-progress projects and includes use of VAC tools and equipment. Must have previous VAC Stained Glass experience and a working knowledge of the Glass Studio and tools and be able to work on your own without supervision.  Must provide your own materials. Registrations are first come, first serve and sessions close at 6 participants. Supplies and work may not be stored at the VAC between sessions.  A rental locker with digital lock is available for $5 a week or $15 a month to store art materials for those not wanting to transport items to and from home. 

Scheduled VAC Coordinator: Belinda Duclos

You are welcome to use the full 3-hour period, or just a portion of the time, however, the fees are per session, for whatever amount of time you are there.  Please do not arrive before 10:30 am and be ready to leave no later than 1:30 pm. Open Studios will continue to be available every week until a class session takes over the Open Studio timeslot.  The VAC may substitute Open Studio Session Coordinators with other instructors, advanced students or staff members at any time without notice. 

VAC Members - Don't Forget to SIGN IN (Click HERE) to Receive your Membership Discount!

An Annual Individual VAC Membership costs $60 ($55 to renew) and will pay for itself after receiving a 20% discount on your first few classes! 

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Register OnlineTo reduce personal contact, please register in advance and pay for sessions online. If you have any trouble using the website to register or pay your fees,  please call the VAC at 941-639-8810 (10am to 2pm, Monday through Friday) or email and someone will help you.  Please do not show up without registering.  If there are no advance registrations, session may be cancelled.

COVID-19 Precautions: Worktable separations will accommodate social distancing guidelines.  The tables will be wiped before and after each class, however, cleaning wipes will be available in each classroom.  As an extra precaution, we suggest each participant wipe their space before and after use.  Gloves and masks are not required but are available at the front desk for those who wish to use them. Personal hand sprays will also be available. 

We encourage anyone who registers for an Open Studio Session and does not feel well to remain home and let us know.  You will receive full credit for the day.