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North Carolina Glass Center

Closed Now: 10:00 - 18:00
Open today: 10:00 - 18:00
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Fun! Educational! Productive!

What's not to like about spending 30 minutes or 2 days learning everything you need to know about... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Fantastic experience

While in Asheville for the Chihuly exhibit in the gardens of the Biltmore, we signed up for the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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140 Roberts St, Asheville, NC 28801-3160
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What's not to like about spending 30 minutes or 2 days learning everything you need to know about blowing glass? I spent 2 days [Sat and Sun] with an amazing instructor, Kathyrn Starrs, and one other classmate learning the tools, techniques and tricks to making...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jocarolr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While in Asheville for the Chihuly exhibit in the gardens of the Biltmore, we signed up for the glass blowing class. My friend and I each made a drinking glass during our half hour long class. I have been fascinated by glass for years and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mona2020
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely go to this place. My husband made a ornament, and I made a paper weight. We can't wait to recieve our glass in the mail. It was fun, and I wish I had signed up to make more!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bille F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is really cool! They have so many fine glass items for sale that are made by local artists right there in the center! They also have the option for you to take a class if wanted. I felt everything was very reasonably priced...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Had a girls weekend in Ashville and when looking for things to do came across glass blowing. Being a crafty person, this intrigued me. Booked a 30 minute class to make a pumpkin. This was a great experience!! Our instructor Alex was great!! He was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Julie T
Reviewed 8 November 2018

I enjoyed having the opportunity to make my own glass pumpkin with careful instruction. Make sure you reserve your class early in your visit to Asheville so that you can pick your project up the next day. It has to cool VERY slowly. Otherwise, you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 51smith
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Spent a fun weekend in class for two days with Allison. Learned the basics of handling molten glass and turning it into something beautiful. One on one teaching is so helpful.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Carol P
Reviewed 1 November 2018

My best friend and I booked a glass blowing class on 10/10/18. Our Glass Artist was Alison Chisom. We could not have asked for a better artist!! My friend made a paperweight and I made an ornament. This was the BEST experience!! We will definitely...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Maria J
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

My hubs and I visited the last weekend of October for a 2 hour glass class. Mike was our instructor and he was great. We enjoyed the class. However there were some things that weren’t made clear upfront that kind of bummed me out. While...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank X3060FXchristinaf
Reviewed 14 October 2018

I always wanted to try glass blowing, well I finally did and boy was it fun. Not cheap, but a private lesson and great value considering time spent and made a wonderful pint glass. I highly recommend signing up for a lesson in advance if...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Kathryn A | Property representative |
Good Afternoon! North Carolina Glass Center has shipping and handling rates determined on where you live in the country and the size of the piece. If you call the studio we are happy to give you an estimate for the... More