Introduction to the Beautiful World of Stained Glass

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Stained glass is a widely recognized art form . Intrigued by the awesome beauty of stained glass or glass of any type?  During this  four week session , with a maximum of just 4 students,  learn the Louis Comfort Tiffany Method .  Topics  include:  project design, choosing  glass colors and textures,  cutting and shaping,  foil, solder,  and assembly.

Additional free open studio between classes for students who want to practice.

Tuition for all  four weeks is $155 and includes everything needed for your first project.  Included in class fee :  your choice of glass from our copious scrap bins,  copper foil, solder,  and unlimited use of grinders and tools.  Free open studio between classes.   Students do not need to bring their own tools as everything is provided.  However,  if you already have tools,  feel free to bring what you have and we’ll show you how to use it .    Please bring safety glasses or purchase from the studio ($5).    A sturdy box with cover is needed to store your project between sessions.  Students wanting to bring  their own glass or purchase sheet glass for their projects will receive guidance as to amount needed for first project.  Full size sheet glass is not included in class fee but is available for purchase if desired.

Want to learn how to finish your panel/window with leaded channel?  Check out the optional  finishing workshop.

Studio 34 is known for our small class size.   Stained glass classes have a maximum of 4 students.

The Rochesteriat named Studio 34 one of Rochester’s Top Best places to learn.

Please wear  regular shoes:   do not  wear open toe shoes, sandals  or shorts.

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Studio 34 instructor(s): Michelle Arena,  Margery Pearl Gurnett (

Level: beginner

Cost: $155


Class size is limited to just 4 students for maximum learning and fun. Due to our small number of students per class,  classes fill up quickly.

March 7, 14, 21 ,28   5:30-8:00     Sorry   SOLD OUT*

April 3, 10, 17,  24   5:30-8:00   Sorry  SOLD OUT*

May 1, 8, 15, 22  6:00-8:30    Sorry   SOLD OUT *

July 10,  17, 23 , 31     5:30-8:00    available space:   1 student

*waiting list available for sold out classes

Check back for more class dates!

Would you like to learn how to put the finishing touches to your stained glass?   Want to hang your piece? April 22, 2018  is the next Finishing Workshop.  Students apply lead came frame to their  class project.   Class size is limited to two more students.    See Finishing Workshop. 

Dates :


Carroll’s Bar

Mary’s project

12 replies »

  1. Is this class offered on a regular basis? I can’t do it until after 11/15. When will it be offered again? Thank you!

    • Hi Jean,
      Happy New Year to you!
      Our winter class schedule is posted. We have a stained glass class beginning February 2.
      Thank you!

    • Hi Jean,
      Classes are offered monthly. We have day time, evening, and weekend sessions.


      • Hi Jean,
        Our March class filled up (Maximum of 4 students).
        April class has room as of today.

  2. Do you have a class to learn how to frame a stained glass piece?

  3. I am trying to sign up for the stained glass class and the website won’t do anything when I click on the payment button. There are only 2 spots left and I want them both. Please help before someone else takes them!

  4. Hello, I am interested in the October Introduction to Stained Glass. Please email me as soon as I can register. Thank you, Louise Barco.

  5. Hi! I am trying to register for the beginning stained glass class and the new class is not showing up at checkout.

    • Hello Louise,
      We had a glitch with on line registration but it’s fixed now. If you have any problem at all, please call.
      Thank you!
      Marilynne Lipshutz 585.737.5858

  6. How often is a stained glass class for beginners offered?

    • Hi Morgan
      Intro to Stained Glass is typically offered each month.

      • Hello Morgan
        Our July stained glass workshop is posted. There are two spots available.

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