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New Orleans Glassworks & Printmaking Studio

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Address: 727 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130-3629
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+1 504-529-7279
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10:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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The New Orleans Glassworks & Printmaking Studio is a 501(c)(3)nonprofit...

The New Orleans Glassworks & Printmaking Studio is a 501(c)(3)nonprofit organization, operational since 1989 as a facility devoted to enriching the cultural lives of its guests to its school, open-working studios, and rolling exhibitions.

Educational programming offered through the New Orleans Glassworks & Printmaking Studio include:

          + FREE daily demonstrations

          + Seasonal mini-workshops

          + Year-round classes (available for adults and young adults)

Our school and gallery have grown in 25 years to be the largest open-working studio for and exhibitor of glass, print, and metal in the Southern United States.

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Beautiful glass art

I was first exposed to glass art, while stationed on Okinawa 8 years ago. I've since been mindful of glass art of WA in addition to places I've visited. We stumbled upon this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Elyse B
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Kitanakagusuku-son, Japan
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Houston, Texas
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29 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I passed this shop last time we visited New Orleans and it was closed so I was looking forward to visiting it today. We were too late to catch the glassblowing but browsed the store. The guy at the till has got to be the rudest person I've encountered in this wonderful city. To start with he did not acknowledge... More 

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Kitanakagusuku-son, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was first exposed to glass art, while stationed on Okinawa 8 years ago. I've since been mindful of glass art of WA in addition to places I've visited. We stumbled upon this tiny glass gem coming back from the WWII Museum. They'll have glass blowers in on Saturday, but we're flying out so we'll miss them. This world traveler... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The glassblowing artist was awesome. He was kind, safety-minded, and an excellent teacher. He made the class fun and exciting. The management, an older lady, was another story. We were greeted rudely and she interrupted our class twice and yelled and berated our instructor for his "lack of safety". Unfortunately, her interruptions, while we were handling molten glass, made the... More 

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Dongducheon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

My daughters took a two-hour glass blowing workshop and were so inspired that now they want to continue studying this. The instructor was patient and showed them how to blow 4 different pieces each. Well worth the expense.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Two hours flew by while my husband and I made 3 glass ornaments, 4 glasses - 1 highball, 1 tom Collins, 1 wine goblet stemware, 1 wine glass and a fancy glass bowl! Ok, Craig, our super instructor does a lot, guiding your hands holding the tools and lots of close supervision, but it was the best class ever!!!!!! It... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Easy on the street parking $6 for 2 hours, may use credit card. Great facility and instructor to blow your own beautiful glass work of art. This should be on your bucket list. It may seem expensive but you can blow 3-5 items in the 2 hour class. You could keep your work of art or make them for presents.... More 

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Lyndhurst, New Jersey
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Reviewed 30 March 2016

I took the two-hour glass blowing workshop and the memories will last forever. I got to make 5 different items and they were just delivered to my home perfectly packed and even more beautiful than I remember them. Kyle was an amazing teacher and very supportive and informative. We worked side by side to create my pieces. People were allowed... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2016

While walking our pups (stayed at a hotel in the Warehouse District for holiday vacation time), we were thrilled to find this studio and enticed by the lovely works of art in the front windows. We are quite familiar with glass art, both blown and stained foil/lead. This is the first studio we have been to, that allows visitors to... More 

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Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

I visited New Orleans glassworks two days ago with my aunt and cousin. We had an AMAZING instructor, Kyle- who was so kind, patient, helpful and skilled. We each made three glass pieces. The process was so interesting and Kyle helped us throughout. We were so happy with the day and are thrilled with our pieces!! Thank you New Orleans... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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Reviewed 20 December 2015

We happened on the store in front and then found that they had an active studio in the back that was open to the public. It was great and the works these artists produced were phenomenal. They had chairs set up so you could safely watch them creating their masterpieces from a glob of glass to a work of art.... More 

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