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. ENTRY TO OUR THIRD FRIDAYS IS FREE!

***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. Other unique projects may be available from month to month.
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Upcoming Third Friday: December 18

The big box stores are so predictable! This year, give gifts that are unexpected! Third Degree Glass Factory is home to beautiful locally made artwork crafted by over 30 glass artists in our three studios. From eye-catching bowls and platters to stunning wall hangings and intricate jewelry, there’s something for everyone in our gallery!

With only a week left until Christmas Day, come party at our Third Friday open house, pick up some last-minute gifts and warm up in the Hotshop with 2000⁰F glass!

  • Exciting guided glass art activities: Make your own gifts! Work in our studios to make your own paperweight, flameworked glass beads, fused glass jewelry or nightlight ($25 – $35).
  • Delicious holiday nosh by Urban Eats Cafe
  • East Gallery presents its new installation: a collection of work by the studio directors at Third Degree: Libby Leuchtman, Flame Studio; Mark Salsbury, Kiln Studio; and Dan Alexander, Hotshop. On display until January 13.
  • 8:00p: Enjoy contemporary renditions of everyone’s favorite rock, blues and pop songs by the Bonaventure Kings.
  • 8:30p: fire spinning by St. Louis Fire Technicians.







Opening Exhibit

Third Degree Studio Directors' Show
Featuring the work of Mark Salsbury, Libby Leuchtman, Dan Alexander.
More info to come.
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