Newbie Night is for members and non-members who want to work in a fun, supervised environment (supervised means we keep you and others near you safe; there’s no teaching).
Also, it’s not just for newbies! Experienced members who want to work in a supportive group environment are welcome.
Every Other Friday 6:00pm - 8:30pm
You must have some glassblowing experience. Eligible experience includes completion of one of the following:
1) 30 hours of instruction at OGC. This can be achieved through one of the following:
- Glassblowing 1 & Glassblowing 2
- Glassblowing 1 & two 2.5 hr Private Lessons
2) Equivalent experience in another studio. Please contact us to discuss your experience and options.
Please be prepared to explain your experience to the Newbie Night supervisor.
Do not work under the influence of alcohol or drugs. If you appear intoxicated the Newbie Night supervisor will ask you to stop working.
Two benches are available each Newbie Night. You must work in a team of two or more people per bench. You must find your own partners. You can connect with other Newbies on the OGC Newbie Night Facebook group.
Furnace glass, tools and safety glasses are provided. You must provide your own colour and/or frit.
The cold shop is available without charge for finishing your pieces. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange.
Cost per bench is $150 + HST and must be paid in advance. One person pays the full cost and is reimbursed by their partner(s).
Follow this link to book (up to 48 hrs in advance) and pay for your bench.