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: October 17

What time is it? Birthday Bash time!  Cheer the Pumpkin Death Match. See what pops in a hot-blown bowl. Be “Thrillered” with special fire spinning feats. Be amazed at the Great Pumpkin Blow.

*Doors locked from 4-6p on Third Friday to prep, reopen at 6p to Bash!*

  • Glassblowing demonstrations with a celebratory twist.
  • Make your own glass-terpiece! Sign up and get hands-on. ($25 – $35)
  • 7:15p.  Glass Pumpkin Death Match.  Third Degree and Astral Glass Studio glassblowers compete for audience cheers as they create the most popular glass pumpkin. The favorite glass pumpkin lives – the other gets tanked.
  • 8p.  Hot Glass Popcorn Bowl. Popcorn meets hot glass blown bowl.
  • 8p.  Live music. The Wise Brothers Band plays wicked R&B.
  • 8:15p.  A “Thriller” performance by St. Louis Fire Technicians.
  • 9p. Great Pumpkin Blow. Before your eyes. And you could win it. Free raffle.
  • East Gallery presents Alternate Views: Ann Aurbach. Photographs capture St. Louis at 250.
  • Hungry?  Chef Heidi stirs up deelish: Hummus with Pita Chips, Lobster Mac and Cheese, Autumn Salad: Blue Cheese, Candied Walnuts & Pears, Tuscan Bruschetta
    Orchard Apple with Caramel and Salted Pecans. No reservations needed. $2 – $8 each.
  • Thirsty?  Cash bar with Drink Special: Fall Spiced Wine.

Note: This Blowout Bash is part of American Craft Week, a national event to raise awareness of American fine craft.

Shop handcrafted glass pumpkins made here. Inspired? Register online to make your own glass pumpkin in a 30 minute one-on-one experience with a Third Degree artist.

Save the date: Third Friday, November 21. Signature ornaments revealed! Free photo booth in VW bus. And more…

Opening Exhibit

"Alternate Views" by Ann Aurbach.
A theatrical professional by day, Aurbach's fave pastime is exploring her hometown with her camera. These photographs capture St. Louis landmarks and familiar places with 250 spin.
Alternative Views through November 18.

Through October 14. "Glass Galore” by members of St. Louis Lampworkers Society (SLLS). Members strut their beadacious bead stuff as framed wall art.
Every October we turn up the heat, pull out the stops, and get our (par-tay) game on. The countdown begins… Join us for a Blowout Bash of ginormous proportions. Cheer the Pumpkin Death Match. See what pops in a made-on-the-spot hot glass bowl. Be entertained with “Thriller” fire Read More →
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