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Sat., April 26, 9-6

& Sun., April 27, 10-5

 

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Glass blower shapes hot glass on marver

 Virginia Hot Glass Festival logo

The 2014 Virginia Hot Glass Festival

Saturday, April 26, 9am to 6pm

& Sunday, April 27, 10am-5pm

Free Admission

             At Sunspots Studios, 202 South Lewis St., Staunton, Virginia. 

(540) 885-0678. info@sunspots.com

 

                                Photo courtesy S. Viers

Special activities during the Festival:

 

Kid's Challenge - Glass artists will make pieces based on drawings by children at the Festival.

Flaming Ray Gun - Glass artists will build a ray gun that shoots flames.

Fire-Breathing Dragon - Josh Ries from Art of Fire will make a fire-breathing dragon (see video below).

Wine Tasting - Barren Ridge Vineyards will do tastings & sell wine by the glass.

Stone Carving - VA Stone Carvers Guild will be demonstrating across the street.

MapQuest Map to Sunspots

 

More Photos can be viewed at:

http://picasaweb.google.com/Sunspotsstudios/VirginiaHotGlassFestival2009#

 

http://picasaweb.google.com/Sunspotsstudios/VirginiaHotGlassFestival2006

 

VIRGINIA HOT GLASS FESTIVAL FACTS:

►Virginia’s only annual art show devoted to hot glass artistry.

►Hot glass artists from across the region exhibiting & selling in one location.

►Live demonstrations of glassblowing, flame working, & bead making. 

Virginia Stone Carver's Guild exhibit & demos set up adjacent to Glass Fest

►Located in Historic Downtown Staunton with many other attractions

For information about all there is to see and do in Historic Staunton,

check out the Visit Staunton webpage (www.visitstaunton.com)

or call our Tourist Information Center at (540) 332-3971

►5 minutes from I-81 (Exit 220-follow Sunspots signs) & I-64 in historic downtown Staunton,

►Held indoors.

►Handicapped Accessible.

►Parking available on-site, & city lot within 1/2 block.

MapQuest Map to Sunspots

                                                                             

 

   

"Pagoda Lamp" by Charles Hall        "Orange Flower" by Debby Weaver          "Coastline Vase" by Dan Scogna       

 

 

Directions to Sunspots-Staunton           

 

Virginia Hot Glass Festival Artists’ names:

  • Types of Glass Making to be demonstrated:  Bead Making/Flame Working, Traditional Glass Blowing.

  • Tie Dye Necklace by Lisa Mosser

          Generous Support Provided by:

Gallery G Glass/Hot Block Tools

Shenandoah Pizza-Staunton

Jim Moore Tools

 

VA Hot Glass Fest Photo Gallery (Click on thumbnail for larger view.)

  • Photo credits: D. Grogan & Sunspots

 

Virginia Stone Carver's Guild Demonstrations

will also be going on during the Festival!

Photos courtesy VA Stone Carver's Guild