Glass Experiences & Open House Events

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.

Glass Experience
Teens Glass Experience

Salem Community College Teen Glass Experience!

DATE: Monday, July 22nd - Thursday, July 25, 2024 9:00AM - 12:00PM
COST: $250 per student

    Hey teens! Are you interested in working with glass creatively?

    Join us this summer to learn two glassworking processes over the course of this 4-day hands-on workshop! This exciting session will include instruction in both flameworking, the process of manipulating glass in a torch; and kiln casting, in which we will transform clay models into glass sculptures though mold making!

    No prior experience with glass is required for this fun and educational glass experience! Ages 13 - 18 are welcome to participate in this workshop.

    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.

    September Glass Workshop

    SCC Glass September Open House, Glass Sale, and Hands-On Experiences!

    DATE: Sunday, September 22nd, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    COST: FREE Admission; pricing varies for optional hands-on activities 

      Salem Community College welcomes the public to the Glass Education Center on Sunday, September 22nd, for an Open House Event! 

      Admission to the Glass Education Center and the sale is free! The September SCC Glass Club sale will feature handmade glass items including pumpkins, jewelry, paperweights, picture frames, vases and more! While visiting the center guests may tour the glass studios, view our glass collections, and see glassmaking in action! 

      Also on September 22nd, the glass center will be running several hands on workshops. No glass experience is necessary, but please note minimum age requirements for each experience. Click on the link above for details and registration.

      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. 

      Available Workshops on September 22nd:

      Fused Glass Photo Frame*, 1.5 hour session from 12:30pm-2:00pm, or 2:30pm-4:00pm, $50.00 per person - Create your very own fused glass picture frame!  Participants will create their one-of-a-kind picture frame 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 Pendants (hanging focal beads), 3 hour session from 1pm-4pm, $60.00 per person - Spend a full three hours in our flameworking studio using glass, heat, gravity and simple tools to create your very own glass pendants at the torch! Each participant will have enough time to create multiple beads! Ages 10 and up. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.   
       
      Blown Glass Pumpkin*, 1.5 hour sessions between 12:00pm-1:30pm, or 2:30pm-4pm, $75.00 - Participants will create a colorful glass pumpkin from the glass 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. 

      October Glass Workshop

      SCC Glass October Open House, Glass Sale, and Hands-On Experiences!

      DATE: Sunday, October 20th, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
      COST: FREE Admission; pricing varies for optional hands-on activities 

        Salem Community College welcomes the public to the Glass Education Center on Sunday, October 20th, for an Open House Event! 

        Admission to the Glass Education Center and the sale is free! The October SCC Glass Club sale will feature handmade glass items including pumpkins, jewelry, paperweights, picture frames, vases and more! While visiting the center guests may tour the glass studios, view our glass collections, and see glassmaking in action! 

        Also on October 20th, the glass center will be running several hands on workshops. No glass experience is necessary, but please note minimum age requirements for each experience. Click on the link above for details and registration.

        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. 

        Available Workshops on October 20th:

        Fused Halloween Themed Votive Holder*, 1.5 hour session from 12:30pm-2:00pm, or 2:30pm-4:00pm, $45.00 per person - Create your very own fused glass picture frame!  Participants will create their one-of-a-kind Halloween themed votive holder 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 Halloween Themed Glass Pendants (hanging focal beads), 3 hour session from 1pm-4pm, $60.00 per person - Spend a full three hours in our flameworking studio using glass, heat, gravity and simple tools to create your very own Halloween themed glass pendants at the torch! Each participant will have enough time to create multiple beads! Ages 10 and up. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.   
         
        Blown Glass Pumpkin*, 1.5 hour sessions between 12:00pm-1:30pm, or 2:30pm-4pm, $75.00 - Participants will create a colorful glass pumpkin from the glass 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. 

        November Glass Workshop

        SCC Glass November Open House, Glass Sale, and Hands-On Experiences!

        DATE: Sunday, November 17th, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
        COST: FREE Admission; pricing varies for optional hands-on activities 

          Salem Community College welcomes the public to the Glass Education Center on Sunday, November 17th, for an Open House Event! 

          Admission to the Glass Education Center and the sale is free! The November SCC Glass Club sale will feature handmade glass items including pumpkins, jewelry, paperweights, picture frames, vases and more! While visiting the center guests may tour the glass studios, view our glass collections, and see glassmaking in action! 

          Also on November 17th, the glass center will be running several hands on workshops. No glass experience is necessary, but please note minimum age requirements for each experience. Click on the link above for details and registration.

          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. 

          Available Workshops on November 17th:

          Fused Glass Lanterns*, 1.5 hour session from 12:30pm-2:00pm, or 2:30pm-4:00pm, $50.00 per person - Create your very own fused glass lantern, with four to six glass panels of your own design!  Participants will create their one-of-a-kind lanterns 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 Leaf Pendants (hanging focal beads), 3 hour session from 1pm-4pm, $60.00 per person - Spend a full three hours in our flameworking studio using glass, heat, gravity and simple tools to create your very own colorful glass leaf pendants at the torch! Each participant will have enough time to create multiple beads! Ages 10 and up. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.   
           
          Blown Glass Pumpkin*, 1.5 hour sessions between 12:00pm-1:30pm, or 2:30pm-4pm, $75.00 - Participants will create a colorful glass pumpkin from the glass 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. 

          December Glass Workshop

          SCC Glass November Open House, Glass Sale, and Hands-On Experiences!

          DATE: Sunday, December 8th, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
          COST: FREE Admission; pricing varies for optional hands-on activities 

            Salem Community College welcomes the public to the Glass Education Center on Sunday, December 8th, for an Open House Event! 

            Admission to the Glass Education Center and the sale is free! The December SCC Glass Club sale will feature handmade glass items including ornaments, jewelry, paperweights, picture frames, vases and more! While visiting the center guests may tour the glass studios, view our glass collections, and see glassmaking in action! 

            Also on December 8th, the glass center will be running several hands on workshops. No glass experience is necessary, but please note minimum age requirements for each experience. Click on the link above for details and registration.

            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. 

            Available Workshops on December 8th:

            Fused Glass Holiday/Winter Ornament*, 1.5 hour session from 12:30pm-2:00pm, or 2:30pm-4:00pm, $40.00 per person- Participants will create their own beautiful fused glass ornament to display on their tree or in a window 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 Icicle Ornaments, 3 hour session from 1pm-4pm, $60.00 per person- Spend a full three hours in our flameworking studio using glass, heat, gravity and simple tools to create your very own glass icicles at the torch! These beautiful glass icicles can be used as ornaments and jewelry! Each participant will have enough time to create multiple glass icicles. Ages 10 and up. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
             
            Blown Glass Ornament*, 1.5 hour sessions between 12:00pm-1:30pm, or 2:30pm-4pm, $60.00- Participants will create a beautiful blown glass ornament 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. 

            February Glass Workshop

            SCC Glass November Open House, Glass Sale, and Hands-On Experiences!

            DATE: Sunday, February 2nd, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
            COST: FREE Admission; pricing varies for optional hands-on activities 

              Salem Community College welcomes the public to the Glass Education Center on Sunday, February 2nd, for an Open House Event! 

              Admission to the Glass Education Center and the sale is free! The February SCC Glass Club sale will feature handmade glass items including jewelry, paperweights, ornaments, picture frames, vases and more! While visiting the center guests may tour the glass studios, view our glass collections, and see glassmaking in action! 

              Also on February 2nd, the glass center will be running several hands on workshops. No glass experience is necessary, but please note minimum age requirements for each experience. Click on the link above for details and registration.

              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. 

              Available Workshops on February 2nd:

              Fused Glass Valentines Suncatcher*, 1.5 hour session from 12:30pm-2:00pm, or 2:30pm-4:00pm, $40.00 per person- Participants will create their own beautiful fused glass Valentines Day Suncatcher to display in a window or to give as a gift to a loved one 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 Heart Pendants (Hanging Focal Beads), 3 hour session from 1pm-4pm, $60.00 per person- Spend a full three hours in our flameworking studio using glass, heat, gravity and simple tools to create your very own glass heart pendants at the torch! Each participant will have enough time to create multiple pendants. 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, $60.00- Participants will create a colorful hot 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. 

              March Glass Workshop

              SCC Glass March Open House, Glass Sale, and Hands-On Experiences!

              DATE: Sunday, March 2nd, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
              COST: FREE Admission; pricing varies for optional hands-on activities 

                Salem Community College welcomes the public to the Glass Education Center on Sunday, March 2nd, for an Open House Event! 

                Admission to the Glass Education Center and the sale is free! The March SCC Glass Club sale will feature handmade glass items including flowers, jewelry, paperweights, ornaments, vases and more! While visiting the center guests may tour the glass studios, view our glass collections, and see glassmaking in action! 

                Also on March 2nd, the glass center will be running several hands on workshops. No glass experience is necessary, but please note minimum age requirements for each experience. Click on the link above for details and registration.

                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. 

                Available Workshops on March 2nd:

                Fused Night Lights*, 1.5 hour session from 12:30pm-2:00pm, or 2:30pm-4:00pm, $50.00 per person- Participants will create their own beautiful, one-of-a-kind fused glass night light 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 Pendants (Hanging Focal Beads), 3 hour session from 1pm-4pm, $60.00 per person- Spend a full three hours in our flameworking studio using glass, heat, gravity and simple tools to create your very own glass pendants at the torch! Each participant will have enough time to create multiple pendants. 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, $60.00- Participants will create a colorful hot 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. 

                April Glass Workshop

                SCC Glass April Open House, Glass Sale, and Hands-On Experiences!

                DATE: Sunday, April 13th, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
                COST: FREE Admission; pricing varies for optional hands-on activities 

                  Salem Community College welcomes the public to the Glass Education Center on Sunday, April 13th, for an Open House Event! 

                  Admission to the Glass Education Center and the sale is free! The April SCC Glass Club sale will feature handmade glass items including flowers, jewelry, paperweights, ornaments, vases and more! While visiting the center guests may tour the glass studios, view our glass collections, and see glassmaking in action! 

                  Also on April 13th, the glass center will be running several hands on workshops. No glass experience is necessary, but please note minimum age requirements for each experience. Click on the link above for details and registration.

                  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. 

                  Available Workshops on April 13th: 

                  Fused Glass Garden Art*, 1.5 hour session from 12:30pm-2:00pm, or 2:30pm-4:00pm, $60.00 per person - Create your very own beautiful garden decoration!  Participants will create their one-of-a-kind garden artwork 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 Leaf Pendants (hanging focal beads), 3 hour session from 1pm-4pm, $60.00 per person - Spend a full three hours in our flameworking studio using glass, heat, gravity and simple tools to create your very own colorful glass leaf pendants at the torch! Each participant will have enough time to create multiple beads! Ages 10 and up. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.   
                   
                  Hot Glass Flower*, 1.5-hour sessions between 12:00pm-1:30pm, or 2:30pm-4pm, $50.00- Participants will create a glass flower 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. 

                  May Glass Workshop

                  SCC Glass May Open House, Glass Sale, and Hands-On Experiences!

                  DATE: Sunday, May 18th, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
                  COST: FREE Admission; pricing varies for optional hands-on activities 

                    Salem Community College welcomes the public to the Glass Education Center on Sunday, May 18th, for an Open House Event! 

                    Admission to the Glass Education Center and the sale is free! The May SCC Glass Club sale will feature handmade glass items including flowers, jewelry, paperweights, ornaments, vases and more! While visiting the center guests may tour the glass studios, view our glass collections, and see glassmaking in action! 

                    Also on May 18th, the glass center will be running several hands on workshops. No glass experience is necessary, but please note minimum age requirements for each experience. Click on the link above for details and registration.

                    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. 

                    Available Workshops on May 18th:

                    Fused Glass Windchime*, 1.5 hour session from 12:30pm-2:00pm, or 2:30pm-4:00pm, $75.00 per person - Create your very own fused glass windchime project!  Participants will create one-of-a-kind components for their 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. 
                     
                    Flameworked Glass Pendants (hanging focal beads), 3 hour session from 1pm-4pm, $60.00 per person - Spend a full three hours in our flameworking studio using glass, heat, gravity and simple tools to create your very own glass pendants at the torch! Each participant will have enough time to create multiple beads! Ages 10 and up. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.   
                     
                    Hot Glass Flower*, 1.5 hour sessions between 12:00pm-1:30pm, or 2:30pm-4pm, $50.00 - Participants will create a glass flower 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.