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LGBTQIA+ Hot Glass | Aug 6-15

Class Level: Beginner, Prerequisite: None

  • Starts Aug 6
  • 600 US dollars
  • Public Glass

Available spots

Service Description

Dates: 2 weeks Tues/Thurs: 8/6, 8/8, 8/13, 8/15 Glass culture has historically lacked diversity, often feeling exclusive. At Public Glass, we're reshaping this narrative with our inclusive glassblowing classes, welcoming LGBTQIA+ individuals. Our aim? To foster community, skill development, and learning in a supportive, safe environment. We're breaking barriers to create collaborative learning experiences, where participants can embrace their identities, learn about glassblowing, and forge friendships. Led by LGBTQIA+ instructors, this class requires no prior experience and will teach all the same content as our Level 1 class. In our closely supervised, team-driven 2-week course, students learn the basics of hot glass. Through hands-on instruction, they explore the effects of heating, cooling, and gravity on molten glass. This course covers everything from studio safety to tool usage. Students gain proficiency in solid and blown glass techniques, mastering each step with instructor support. Please wear closed toed shoes and comfortable clothes. A water bottle is recommended. Interested in renting on your own? Take levels 1-4 and be able to rent your own hot shop slot!

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

For help with your booking please contact Cancellation Policy: No credit or refund can be issued if a cancellation occurs 9 days or less before your class date. This helps us guarantee stable wages for our hard-working artist instructors. If a cancellation occurs 10 days or more before the start of class, please submit a written request to as soon as you know of a possible conflict. Your account will be credited with the cost of the class. You can apply this credit to a future class, our online shop, or event. Please email to use the credit on your account. Excessive rescheduling will result in an administrative fee. ​ Online class registration closes 2 days before the first session. For late registration, questions or guidance on our programs, please email us at: As a small nonprofit, our goal is to keep access to the studios affordable and to employ the independent artists who have committed to teach you. Monetary refunds are issued at the discretion of management. In the rare case that we are able to issue a refund, our processing platforms will keep a minimum of 10% non-refundable fees. Keeping the credit on your account is highly encouraged. It ensures that you get to keep 100% of your credit while supporting our artists and community. Thank you for your support and understanding.

Contact Details

  • 1750 Armstrong Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94124

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