Enjoy great food from local caterers and food trucks, listen to live music as you discover local artists, and try your hand at making glass art. Every Third Friday between 6 – 10pm, watch glassblowing & beadmaking demonstrations, sign up for a guided glass activity, check out new exhibits in the East Gallery, and shop for glass art created by Third Degree glass artists.

***We lock our doors from 4-6p on Third Fridays to prep for the big event!***

Make your own glass art creation! Sign–ups begin at 6pm at the Education Table. All activity slots are filled on a first-come, first serve basis. Completed glass art projects will be available for pick up the following Wednesday.

Cute as a bug! Fused bugs. $25, any age.
Paperweight $35, age 10 and up. 1-on-1 sessions limited.
Glass beads $35, age 10 and up. 30-min private sessions are limited.
Glass tile $25, any age.
Fused glass pendant or earrings $25 or the set for $35. Night Light $35, any age.
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Upcoming Third Friday: September 19

It’s a Fall Frolick – Glass Pumpkin Harvest Extravaganza, Glass Galore Show & Sale and – mmmmm – Food Trucks! *Doors locked from 4-6p on Third Friday to prep, reopen at 6p to Par-Tay!*

  • Glassblowing is COOL!  See artists take glowing molten glass and make art.
  • Make your own glass-terpiece! Sign up to make summer glass tiles, night lights, paperweights, beads or fused jewelry. ($25 – $35)
  • Annual Glass Pumpkin Harvest Extravaganza. Get’em while they’re hot! These hot blown glass gourds are as individual as you are - traditional orange to wildly whimsical to sleek and contemporary. Fabulous fall decor or host gift. Made lovingly by Third Degree artists. Prices begin $35.
  • Glass Galore Show & Sale. Browse beads, pendants, sculptures, marbles, and jewelry created by members of the St. Louis Lampworkers Society (SLLS).
  • East Gallery presents framed exhibit  Glass GaloreSt. Louis Lampworkers Society. Artful Artisan Beads in shadow box frames.
  • Hungry? Food Trucks! Bombay Food Junkie (vegetarian), Seoul Taco, Sarah’s Cupcakes, and Sia’s Italian Ice.
  • Thirsty? Cash bar plus Drink of the Month: Apple Jack
  • Get dazzled. More than ever to see & browse with the annual glass pumpkins  harvest and Glass Galore Show & Sale. Splash the cash for hand-crafted one-of-a-kind, totally unique pieces created by local glass artists.
  • 8p Salt of the Earth tunes up, rocks original roots and instrumental harmonies. From the Sheldon to Third Degree tonight!
  • Sundown watch Fire Techs dance, juggle and spin fire.


Opening Exhibit

"Glass Galore" by members of St. Louis Lampworker's Society.
They were framed! What?! Artisan beads by members of St. Louis Lampworkers Society (SLLS). Members strut their beadacious bead stuff as framed wall art. Some pieces unframed make ahhhmazing jewelry as well. To see more come to Third Friday, browse the Glass Galore Show & Sale. This show & sale extends to Saturday 9a - 3:30p with an admission of $2 to benefit Our Little Haven.
Glass Galore framed artisan beads on view through October 14.

Through September 16. "Journeys” by Mary C. Nasser and "Sparkle Plenty Friends" by Kay Wood.
Hi there. Need more fun in your life? Hello August Third Friday! It’s a send-off summer celebration with one more taste of summer, live music, art, hot glass-cool entertainment! ***Doors locked 4-6p to prep Third Friday. At 6p we fling ‘em open!*** Glassblowing demonstrations ev Read More →
Jul 2014
“We had never heard glass terms such as ‘frit’ or ‘annealing’ so signing at our first Third Friday in May was challenging, but we got through it,” laughed Brittnee Hackworth, graduating student interpreter. “Not only did we have a blast, but some of my classmat Read More →