THIRD FRIDAYS

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 glass art experience, check out new exhibits in the East Gallery, and shop for glass art created by Third Degree glass artists. ENTRY TO OUR THIRD FRIDAYS IS FREE!

***We lock our doors from 5:00p-6:00p on Third Fridays to prep for the big event!***

Make your own glass art creation! Sign–ups begin at 6:00p at the Experiences 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 Friday. $35 per project.

Cute as a bug! Fused bugs. Any age.
Paperweight, age 10 and up. 1-on-1 sessions limited.
Glass beads, age 10 and up. 30-min private sessions are limited.
Glass tile, any age.
Fused glass pendant and earrings set OR ring.
Night Light, any age. Other unique projects may be available from month to month.
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Upcoming Third Friday: October 21

It’s hard to believe we’ve been open 14 years! Come join us for our annual Anniversary Blowout, with all sorts of fun and wild feats with hot glass! Third Fridays are always FREE and open to all ages!

  • 6:00p: Doors open and registration begins for our glass art experiences: Work in our studios to make your own paperweight, flameworked glass beads, fused glass jewelry, wine charms, or nightlight ($35).
  • Comfort food served up by The Southerner.
  • Pinckney Bend Distillery will be here to delight us with their high quality spirits. Try our signature cocktail: a TD G&T, with Pinckney Bend Gin and their signature Tonic Syrup.
  • 6:15p: Fiery Festivities Begin! See our glassblowing artists interpret and create different works of art from glowing molten glass!
  • 7:30p: Third Degree artists duke it out at the Pumpkin Death Match with artist from Astral Glass Studio of New Haven, MO. Who will create the best glass pumpkin? Only the audience can decide whose piece wins and whose will meet its demise!
  • 8:00p: The Divine Hours rock the house with awesome covers!
  • 8:45p: It takes a team to blow the Great Pumpkin! Watch our artists get together and blow the biggest glass pumpkin they can! If it survives, one lucky guest will win the finished pumpkin!
  • East Gallery presents new artwork by emerging St. Louis artist Eugenia Alexander.
  • 8:30pm: Feel the burn from a heated performance by St. Louis Fire Technicians.

Opening Exhibit


Pigmented Personality by Laura Simone:

Laura's series of portraits emerges from years of collecting images, sketching and avoiding actual paint. Also, she adds, very photogenic friends. Laura finds herself splitting time not between work and art, but between art forms.
She says, "It feels amazing to make a career out of what had - for too long - been a hobby, [and] to share my love of artistic creation."

See more of her artwork here.
It’s hard to believe we’ve been open 14 years! Come join us for our annual Anniversary Blowout, with all sorts of fun and wild feats with hot glass! Third Fridays are always FREE and open to all ages! 6:00p: Doors open and registration begins for our glass art experiences: Play in our Read More →
  Every month at Third Friday, we at Third Degree welcome a local artist to showcase their work in our gallery. This month, we are proudly showcasing the work of one of our own: Laura Simone! At Third Degree she is recognized as an amazing flameworking artist and instructor, but Read More →

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