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Adult Opportunities

Glass Pumpkin Workshops (in person)

Work with molten glass to create your own glass pumpkin paperweight.

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Learn how to safely heat, shape, and add color to make a piece of glass art: a beautiful glass pumpkin paperweight. Then work one-on-one with a skilled artist to design and create your own! Meet at the demonstration area of the Glass Pumpkin Patch. Spend time with the glass pumpkin artists, learn about the art of glassblowing, see a demonstration, then work on making your own glass art. Go home with a special Arboretum memento.

This program meets on-site at the Arboretum. 

Instructors: Shannon Jane Morgan and Friends, glass artists

Health and Safety: Program participants must abide by the Arboretum’s health and safety guidelines. Guidelines are subject to change, so please check back frequently. 

Age: 16 and older


Shannon Jane Morgan and Friends, glass artists

  • Held entirely outdoors. Please wear comfortable shoes and dress warmly; you will spend extended time sitting outdoors.
  • You will be able to take home your pumpkin one day after your workshop because it needs to cure overnight.
  • Section A: Monday, October 10, 2022 
  • Section B: Tuesday, October 11, 2022 
  • Section C: Wednesday, October 12, 2022
  • Section D: Thursday, October 13, 2022
  • Section E: Friday, October 14, 2022

8:00 to 11:30 a.m


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