Glass Experience

Salem Community College and the Samuel and Jean Jones Glass Education Center host a variety of glass workshops throughout the year. With offerings of a one-day experience to classes consisting of 2-5 days of intensive study, Salem Community College has workshops for both the novice glassmaker and for those with years of experience. If you have questions regarding our glass workshops please contact Kristin Deady at the SCC Glass Center, kdeady@salemcc.edu or 856-351-2234.

Stay up to date on all of our classes, special events, and other happenings at the Salem Community College Glass Education Center by following us on facebook, www.facebook.com/sccgec, and on Instagram, @scc.glass.center.

Details for each course can be found by clicking on the links below. Materials for participating in the courses are included. If you have specific colors you are interested in working with please bring them with you.

Students must be 18 years of age to register for SCC's glass experience workshops.

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Glass Center Open House, Glass Sale, and Glass Experiences

DATE: Sunday, February 5th, 2023 10:00AM - 5:00PM
COST: Varies due to variety of workshops available for the day. (See description below)

    Salem Community College welcomes the public to the Samuel H. Jones Glass Education Center on Sunday, February 5th for an afternoon of glass.

    The SCC's Glass Club's February sale will feature handmade glass including ornaments, flowers, jewelry, marbles, paperweights, and other glass gift items from noon to 4 p.m. Admission to the Glass Education Center and the sale is free. While visiting the center, guests may check out SCC's incredible glass studio and see glassmaking in action!

    Also on February 5th, the glass center will be running several hands on workshops. No glass experience is necessary, but please note minimum age requirements. Additional workshop information is listed below.

    The Glass Education Center is located at Salem Community College, 460 Hollywood Ave., Carneys Point, NJ at parking lot A.

    Questions? Email kdeady@salemcc.edu or call 856-351-2234.

    Fused Glass Night Light*, 1.5 hour session from 12:30pm-2:00pm, or 2:30pm-4:00pm, $65.00 per person - Participants will create their own beautiful fused glass night lights by layering pieces of flat glass and enamels and heating them in a kiln. Ages 4 and up. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
     
    Flameworked Glass Beads*, 3 hour session from 1pm-4pm, $75.00 per person- Attendees use heat, gravity and simple tools to create glass beads at the torch that can then be strung onto your own jewelry and craft projects! Ages 10 and up. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. 
     
    Hot Glass Paperweight*, 1.5 hour sessions between 12:00pm-1:30pm, or 2:30pm-4pm, $75.00- Participants will create a beautiful glass paperweight from the furnace in our glassblowing studio!  Ages 14 and up. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

    (*Due to the process, items will need to be picked up at a later date, or can be shipped for an additional fee.) 

    The Glass Education Center is located at Salem Community College, 460 Hollywood Ave., Carneys Point, NJ at parking lot A.  For more information, email kdeady@salemcc.edu or call 856-351-2234.

    Questions? Email kdeady@salemcc.edu or call 856-351-2234.

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    Glass Center Open House, Glass Sale, and Glass Experiences

    DATE: Sunday, April 2nd, 2023 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    COST: Varies due to variety of workshops available for the day. (See description below)

      Salem Community College welcomes the public to the Samuel H. Jones Glass Education Center on Sunday, April 2nd for an afternoon of glass.  

      The SCC's Glass Club's April sale will feature handmade glass including ornaments, flowers, jewelry, vases and paperweights from noon to 4 p.m. Admission to the Glass Education Center and the sale is free. While visiting the center, guests may check out SCC's incredible glass studio and see glassmaking in action!

      Also on April 2nd, the glass center will be running several hands on workshops. No glass experience is necessary, but please note minimum age requirements. Additional workshop information is listed below. 

      The Glass Education Center is located at Salem Community College, 460 Hollywood Ave., Carneys Point, NJ at parking lot A. 

      Questions? Email kdeady@salemcc.edu or call 856-351-2234.

      Fused Glass Wind Chime*, 1.5 hour session from 12:30pm-2:00pm, or 2:30pm-4:00pm, $60.00 per person- Participants will create their own beautiful fused glass windchime by layering pieces of flat glass and enamels and heating them in a kiln.  Ages 4 and up. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
       
      Glass Flower Beads, 3 hour session, 1pm-4pm, $75.00 per person - Attendees will wind colorful glass around stainless steel rods to create glass beads. Additional glass will be added to embellish the beads with floral inspired designs. Ages 10 and up. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
       
      Hot Glass Paperweight*, 1.5 hour sessions between 12:00pm-1:30pm, or 2:30pm-4pm, $75.00- Participants will create a glass paperweight from the furnace in our glassblowing studio!  Ages 14 and up. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.


      (*Due to the process, items will need to be picked up at a later date, or can be shipped for an additional fee.) 
       
      The Glass Education Center is located at Salem Community College, 460 Hollywood Ave., Carneys Point, NJ at parking lot A.

      Questions? Email kdeady@salemcc.edu or call 856-351-2234.