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 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: August 21

Sure, this summer’s been fun. Why not have one final family outing before the madness begins again? Join us at Third Friday for exciting night of fun with glass, featuring a glassblowing demonstration by guest artist Tony Cray!

  • Chow down on some delicious nosh from Holy Crepe!
  • Exciting guided glass art activities: Work in our studios to make your own paperweight, flameworked glass beads, fused glass jewelry or nightlight ($35). Featured project this month: Fused glass chalkboard tiles! ($25)
  • East Gallery presents its new installation: “Beloved Objects” by Jeffrey Sass: a collection of fascinating manipulated photographs!
  • 8:00p: The Kevin Mitchell 4 Band is back for another swingin’ good time!
  • Sunset fire spinning by St. Louis Fire Technicians

Opening Exhibit


"Beloved Objects" by Jeffrey Sass
"I am a life-long photographer. Some of my earliest memories involve a camera in my hand. My work is based in traditional and historic photography. I feel very strongly that film and darkroom techniques are art forms that need to be preserved. To create my images I use antique and vintage cameras as well as ones that I have created. Each image is one of a kind because the film and photographic papers used are many years past their shelf life and often yield interesting and unpredictable results. Materials of this sort are often discontinued or not manufactured for decades.
"The past shapes my view of the present. I find my images in iconic things of yesterday and try to re-imagine them for a contemporary audience. As an artist that uses photography as a primary means of expression, I believe that the historical processes are even more significant to contemporary art than they were years ago. Today they are aesthetic choices, the means to an end. I want my current work to redefine what is considered a photographic image and how the viewer engages with a photograph."
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