DC Glassworks and Sculpture Studios is a public access glass blowing studio located near Washington D.C. We offer classes, rent studio space and equipment, and host corporate events.

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Glassblowing Classes: Six-Week Session Starting Soon

Whether you’re trying glassblowing for the first time or looking to add new skills, we have a class for you. Our six-week sessions include Beginning Glassblowing, Basic Shapes with Color Applications, and special series for intermediate glassblowers.

Join a class.

Fall Open House

The DC GlassWorks artists haven't let a little summer heat slow them down. Join us on Saturday, September 12 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm for our first Open House of the fall to see what Studio and Resident Artists have been busy creating.

Enjoy free glassblowing demonstrations, snacks and beer. You can also work with one of our instructors to make your own glass paperweight for a fee.

Family friendly.


Make a Paperweight!

Second Sunday and Last Saturday of every month 

Making your own paperweight is a fun activity for everyone. With the help of an instructor you will design and create your own paperweight. Register for a specific time and plan to spend an hour at the studio. Each paperweight costs $65. Reserve a second Sunday or last Saturday session.

weldingWeekend Welding Workshop

Our popular weekend welding workshop takes place monthly, providing first-time metal workings or those looking to refresh their skills withsome hands-on practice with cutting, fabricating and welding metal. 

This is a practical skills class that will emphasize safety training and the basic working skills necessary to start making sculpture. Join a class



Classes and Rental Time Make Great Gifts!!
Do you know someone who has always wanted to try glassblowing? Does a friend or loved one already blow glass? DC GlassWorks offers gift certificates for classes and rental time. Purchase a certificate for a specific class, or leave that up to the lucky person who receives it. Email us for more information at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Group Parties and Group Events
Would you like to bring your employees in for a holiday party or corporate event? You can do that! We will provide all the materials, tools, and instructors to get your team blowing glass. You can provide refreshments or have the event catered. Events can be arranged for individuals to make ornaments or paperweights, or we can lead your group in a team building activity where they work together on larger objects. Read more about team building events on the web site or email us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to schedule and event.

Private Artist Studio Rental

Looking for an art studio space to call your own? Contact us to see what's available or apply today.

Glass Studio Rental
Our studio is available for rental to qualified glass artists. If you've taken a class but are hesitant about renting, email us about our Beginners Blow slots. A studio artist will be available to give you some advice and guidance. For more information read the studio rental page or email us your questions at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Studio calendar online
Our studio calendar is available online. If you are looking to rent studio time, please check the calendar for available times and then send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to schedule a time. Open the Studio calendar in a new window>>

Corporate and Teambuilding Events
Glassblowing requires team effort and communications. DC GlassWorks can work with your organization to realize a fun, successful, and unique teambuilding activity. Looking for a place to hold an interesting and fun event? Our studio has a modern mix of colorful glass, entertaining glass blowing and an industrial setting. Learn more>>

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