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Make your own glass art at Tucson's Sonoran Glass School

Posted at 8:00 AM, Jun 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-21 11:01:00-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — If you're looking for a more unique activity to do this summer, look no further than Sonoran Glass School.

This local non-profit offers a variety of glass art classes, including glassblowing, torchworking and kiln-fusing for all skill levels.

When attending a class, participants are given a step-by-step tutorial from an experienced instructor about the glassblowing process, followed by creating their very own glass object.

Associate Director Nick letson says experience is not a factor at Sonoran Glass School. "Our mission is to inspire poeple of all ages to discover the wonder of glass art," Letson said. "The way we do that is through the different classes that we offer and all the different disciplines of the glass arts.

Sonoran Glass School has several events year-round. Next up, is its Fourth of July Party. "Celebrate America’s 243rd birthday with BBQ, make-your-own glass art projects, “A” Mountain fireworks, and an educational talk on American Stained Glass," the event's description says. Entry is $5 and kids under 12 get in free.

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Sonoran Glass School is located at 633 W. 18th Street.