School Activity - Hands on Glass

AUD $30.00
  • Duration: 90 Minutes (approx.)
  • Location: Kingston, ACT

Hands on Glass

Age: 8 to 18 years
Cost: $30 per person (max. 52 students)
Duration: 90 mins
When: Tuesday to Sunday

Experience a hands-on tour of the Canberra Glassworks that that enlivens the senses. Turn up the heat, observe molten glass and artists at work in the hotshop. Cut, shape and fuse glass, to make your very own glass tile.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Discover different methods of glassmaking, artistic innovation and practice
  • Explore different creative techniques and processes
  • Develop technical skills in glass cutting and design

Develop and apply techniques and processes when making their artworks ( ACAVAM115)

Plan the display of artworks to enhance their meaning for an audience (ACAVAM116)

Year 5/6

Develop ways to enhance their intentions as artists through exploration of how artists use materials, techniques, technologies and processes and techniques. (ACAVAM119)

Please note the final artwork needs to be fused overnight in a kiln. Finished tiles will then be posted to the school within two weeks.