WINTER GLASS FESTIVAL 2018
Canberra Glass Works
There are ways to keep warm in Canberra in winter!
Visit the Capital and discover why Canberra Glassworks is the hottest place to be in June. There's plenty to do, both free and ticketed, for young and old. Just come along for an afternoon of free entertainment, or book ahead for one of the paid activities to skip the crowds!
***Watch spectacular glassblowing demonstrations from some of Australia’s best artists working in glass and some stellar international artists. Purchase a Hotshop Moshpit ticket to get so close to the glassblowers you'll have to wear safety glasses!
***Meet the makers and purchase their beautiful glassware and jewellery in the Crafted markets
***Try your own hand at glassmaking with a range of activities for the young and old
***See emerging neon artist, Melbourne-based Emma-Kate Hart, unveil her spectacular neon installation, Electric Bell Jar as the result of her inaugural Winter Glass residency
***Watch our 104-year-old beauty of a building become illuminated by a dazzling light display
***Purchase from our limited edition range of Winter Glass Aurora nip cups and schooners - made right here at the Glassworks
Adults Only program after 8 pm
Leave the kids at home with a babysitter for a naughty night out... we've got a few little surprises planned for the grown ups:
***Tile High Club - Make a nude or make it rude, just get glassy in this adults-only tile class. Ticket includes limited edition Aurora shot glass with nip of Canberra Distillery Winter Gin.
***Steve Ciezki’s Dirty Demo - With Jeremy Lepisto MCing this headline demo, double-entendre’s will be flying everywhere as Art Group Creative Fellow Steve Ciezki (all the way from the USA) cranks up his gloryhole and gets blowing (see, it’s already started...) Purchase a ticket to the Hotshop Moshpit if you want to get closer to the action.
***Neon Nude - Watch Winter Glass Artist in Residence, Emma-Kate Hart bend a nude over the flame. Enter your details for Lucky Door Prize to go in the draw to win the finished illuminated piece!
11 Wentworth Ave,
photography by adam mcgrath & karleen milley