GLASS ART GALLERIES
This working hot shop and gallery has blown glass influenced by the Northwest landscape. Find vases, bowls, ornaments and sculpture for purchase. The glassblowing schedule is online. Open M- F 10 am- 6 pm; Sa-Su 10 am-5 pm. 2914 SW Avalon Way, 206.937.6369.
This gallery in the Northwest Work Lofts features glass art work by local artist Jean- Pierre (JP) Canlis, who is known for his abstract sculptures that evoke the sea. Open Tu- Fr 10 am- 6 pm; Sa 10 am-2 pm or by appointment. 3131 Western Ave., Suite 329, 206.282.4428.
This blown- glass studio was founded in 1971. With a goal of creating an environment where artists can produce one- of-a-kind pieces, find unique items pushing the boundaries of blown glass. 311 Occidental Ave. S, 206.682.9939.
MUSEUM OF GLASS
All glass, all the time. This complex houses 13,000 square feet of gallery space, a glassmaking hot shop with demonstrations, and a café. W-Sa 10 am-5 pm; Su noon-5 pm. Third Th until 8 pm, with free admission 5- 8 pm. 1801 E. Dock St., Tacoma, 866.468.7386.
SEATTLE GLASSBLOWING STUDIO
This downtown studio has a gallery of works, including
sinks, lighting and custom projects by its professional artists-in-residence. The working hot shop is open to the public, while a neighboring cafe offers Middle Eastern fare and a view into the shop. The studio also hosts classes. M-Sa 9 am- 6 pm; Su 10 am- 6 pm. 2227 Fifth Ave., 206.448.2181.
This gallery shows exciting, innovative new work in glass, along with the work of independent jewelry designers, ceramic artists and exceptional hand-made objects in all media. Open Tu-Sa 10 am- 6 pm; Su 11 am-5 pm. 1404 First Ave., 206.667.9608.