Hands on Glass

Experience a hands-on tour of the Canberra Glassworks that enlivens the senses. Explore behind the scenes of the working facility, learning all the different glass making techniques.
Cut, design and arrange glass, to make your very own fused glass tile.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Discover different methods of glassmaking, artistic innovation and practice
  • Explore different creative techniques and processes
  • Develop technical skills in glass cutting and design
  • See ACARA Curriculum links

Year 3/4

Develop and apply techniques and processes when making their artworks (ACAVAM115)

Plan the display of artworks to enhance their meaning for an audience (ACAVAM116)

Year 5/6

Develop ways to enhance their intentions as artists through exploration of how artists use materials, techniques, technologies and processes and techniques. (ACAVAM119)

Please note the final artwork needs to be fused overnight in a kiln. Finished tiles will then be posted to the school within two weeks.

Age: 8 to 18 years
Cost: $30 per person
Duration: 90 mins
When: Tuesday to Sunday
Group Size: Minimum 10, Maximum 120 (by arrangement)