Glass Experience

Salem Community College and the Samuel and Jean Jones Glass Education Center host a variety of glass workshops throughout the year. With offerings of a one-day experience to classes consisting of 2-5 days of intensive study, Salem Community College has workshops for both the novice glassmaker and for those with years of experience. If you have questions regarding our glass workshops please contact Kristin Deady at the SCC Glass Center, kdeady@salemcc.edu or 856-351-2234.

Stay up to date on all of our classes, special events, and other happenings at the Salem Community College Glass Education Center by following us on facebook, www.facebook.com/sccgec, and on Instagram, @scc.glass.center.

Details for each course can be found by clicking on the links below. Materials for participating in the courses are included. If you have specific colors you are interested in working with please bring them with you.

Students must be 18 years of age to register for SCC's glass experience workshops.

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Glass Center Open House, Workshops, and Glass Sale

DATE: Saturday October 15th and Sunday, October 16th, 2022 10:00AM - 5:00PM
COST: Varies due to variety of workshops available for the day. (See description below)

    Salem Community College welcomes the public to the Samuel H. Jones Glass Education Center on Sunday, October 16th for an afternoon of glass. 

    Admission to the Glass Education Center and the sale is free. The SCC's Glass Club's sale will feature handmade glass items including pumpkins, flowers, jewelry, vases and paperweights from 12:00 p.m. to 4 p.m. While visiting the center, guests may check out the studio and see glassmaking in action.

    Also on October 16th, the glass center will be running several hands on workshops. No glass experience is necessary, but please note minimum age requirements for each experience. Click on the link below for details and for registration. 

    The Glass Education Center is located at Salem Community College, 460 Hollywood Ave., Carneys Point, NJ at parking lot A. For more information, email kdeady@salemcc.edu or call 856-351-2234.

    Learn more about Salem Community College's glass programs, facilities, events, and more visit www.salemcc.edu/glass.

    Questions? Email kdeady@salemcc.edu or call 856-351-2234.

    Salem County Arts in Bloom! FREE "Dig Into Art" Project for Kids!

    Saturday and Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM

    October's Open House and Workshop event is running during our weekend long open house for Salem County's Arts in Bloom. The Glass Center will be open both Saturday and Sunday, between 10 AM and 5 PM, for guests to tour the center and to observe glassmaking in action! We will also be hosting a free activity for families.

    "Stained Glass" Votive Holders - FREE Dig Into Art Activity (until supplies run out) - Participants will create translucent colorful votive holders that give the appearance of stained glass. This activity is open to all under the age of 18 while supplies last.

    Learn more about Salem County's Arts in Bloom weekend at https://www.artsinbloomnj.com/.

     

    Available Workshops on Sunday, October 16:

    Fused Halloween Decoration*, 1.5 hour session from 12:30pm to 2:00pm, or 2:30pm to 4pm, $40.00 per person - Participants will create their fused glass window ornaments by layering pieces of flat glass and enamels and heating them in a kiln.  Ages 4 and up. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
     
    Flameworked Halloween Pendants and Stir Sticks, 3 hour session from 1pm-4pm, $60.00 per person- Attendees use heat, gravity and simple tools to create their very own glass pendants and themed stir sticks at the torch. Ages 10 and up. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.   
     
    Blown Glass Pumpkin*, 1.5 hour sessions between 12:00pm-1:30pm, or 2:30pm-4pm, $75.00- Participants will create a glass pumpkin from the glass furnace in our glassblowing studio!  Ages 14 and up. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. 

    (*Due to the process, items will need to be picked up at a later date, or can be shipped for an additional fee.) 

    The Glass Education Center is located at Salem Community College, 460 Hollywood Ave., Carneys Point, NJ at parking lot A.  For more information, email kdeady@salemcc.edu or call 856-351-2234.

    Questions? Email kdeady@salemcc.edu or call 856-351-2234. 

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    Glass Center Open House, Workshops, and Glass Sale

    DATE: Sunday, November 20, 2022 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    COST: Varies due to variety of workshops available for the day. (See description below)

      Salem Community College welcomes the public to the Samuel H. Jones Glass Education Center on Sunday, November 20th, for an afternoon of glass.

      Admission to the Glass Education Center and the sale is free. The SCC's Glass Club's sale will feature handmade glass items including pumpkins, flowers, jewelry, vases and paperweights from 12:00 p.m. to 4 p.m. While visiting the center, guests may check out the studio and see glassmaking in action.

      Also on November 20th, the glass center will be running several hands on workshops. No glass experience is necessary, but please note minimum age requirements for each experience. Click on the link below for details and registration.

      The Glass Education Center is located at Salem Community College, 460 Hollywood Ave., Carneys Point, NJ at parking lot A.

      For more information, email kdeady@salemcc.edu or call 856-351-2234.

      Learn more about Salem Community College's glass programs, facilities, events, and more visit www.salemcc.edu/glass.

      Questions? Email kdeady@salemcc.edu or call 856-351-2234.

      Available Workshops on Sunday, November 20:

      Fused Glass Lantern*, 1.5 hour session from 12:30pm to 2:00pm, or 2:30pm to 4pm, $75.00 per person- Participants will create a lantern that will feature glass panels of their own creation by layering pieces of flat glass and heating them in a kiln. Ages 4 and up. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
       
      Flameworked Pendants (hanging beads), 3 hour session from 1pm-4pm, $60.00 per person- Attendees use heat, gravity and simple tools to create their very own glass pendants at the torch. Ages 10 and up. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.  
       
      Blown Glass Pumpkin*, 1.5 hour sessions between 12:00pm-1:30pm, or 2:30pm-4pm, $75.00- Participants will create a glass pumpkin from the glass furnace in our glassblowing studio!  Ages 14 and up. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

      (*Due to the process, items will need to be picked up at a later date, or can be shipped for an additional fee.) 

      The Glass Education Center is located at Salem Community College, 460 Hollywood Ave., Carneys Point, NJ at parking lot A.  For more information, email kdeady@salemcc.edu or call 856-351-2234.

      Questions? Email kdeady@salemcc.edu or call 856-351-2234.

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      Glass Center Open House, Workshops, and Glass Sale

      DATE: Sunday, December 11th, 2022 10:00AM - 5:00PM
      COST: Varies due to variety of workshops available for the day. (See description below)

        Salem Community College welcomes the public to the Samuel H. Jones Glass Education Center on Sunday, December 11th for an afternoon of glass.  

        The SCC's Glass Club's December sale will feature handmade glass including ornaments, flowers, jewelry, vases and paperweights from noon to 4 p.m. Admission to the Glass Education Center and the sale is free. While visiting the center, guests may check out SCC's incredible glass studio and see glassmaking in action!

        Also on December 11th, the glass center will be running several hands on workshops. No glass experience is necessary, but please note minimum age requirements. Additional workshop information is listed below. 

        The Glass Education Center is located at Salem Community College, 460 Hollywood Ave., Carneys Point, NJ at parking lot A. 

        Questions? Email kdeady@salemcc.edu or call 856-351-2234.

        Available Workshops on Sunday, December 11:

        Fused Glass Ornament*, 1.5 hour session from 12:30pm-2:00pm, or 2:30pm-4:00pm, $40.00 per person- Participants will create their own beautiful fused glass ornament to display on their tree or in a window by layering pieces of flat glass and enamels and heating them in a kiln.  Ages 4 and up. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. 
         
        Flameworked Icicles, 3 hour session from 1pm-4pm, $60.00 per person- Attendees use heat, gravity and simple tools to create glass icicles that can be transformed into pendants and ornaments. Ages 10 and up. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.   
         
        Blown Glass Ornament*, 1.5 hour sessions between 12:00pm-1:30pm, or 2:30pm-4pm, $60.00- Participants will create a beautiful blown glass ornament from the furnace in our glassblowing studio!  Ages 14 and up. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. 


        (*Due to the process, items will need to be picked up at a later date, or can be shipped for an additional fee.) 
         
        The Glass Education Center is located at Salem Community College, 460 Hollywood Ave., Carneys Point, NJ at parking lot A.

        Questions? Email kdeady@salemcc.edu or call 856-351-2234.