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360 virtual tour of the studio and gallery

 

Master Glass Blower Peter Greenwood welcomes groups for a unique tour of his studio, gallery & school located inside the Historic Union Church 1829 in the charming village of Riverton, Connecticut.

Bus tour groups, corporate events, schools, birthdays, special occasions, weekend getaways, visitors are welcomed. There is no charge to visit the studio and gallery. There is a charge for the glass blowing demonstration tour and lecture. See details below.


Glass blowing demonstration tour and lecture.
Times: Available Tuesdays through Saturdays
Price: $25.00 per person. (10 person minimum)

The visitors will have the opportunity to view up close and around the bench the fascinating process of blowing a large free form crackle glass bowl. While forming the shapes from the glowing gathers of molten glass, Peter will share with his guests his 35 years of experience of working with hot glass, and will explain the various steps and techniques involved.


Peter Greenwood

The one hour tour will include a 30
minute glass blowing demonstration
and lecture. The artist will speak about:

• The history of glass and ancient techniques.

• The physical properties and science of glass.

Explanation of the furnace operation and tools.

Peter Greenwood
 

Guests will then have the opportunity to browse the large second floor gallery with a new appreciation for glass. The colorful stained glass windows in the gallery compliment the display of the hand blown art glass chandeliers, wall sculptures, glass furniture, lighting and vessels.

Also exhibited in the gallery are the fine art paintings, sculptures and jewelry by Christine Chaise Greenwood.

Peter's work has been shown in museums and galleries
throughout the United States, and is included in numerous
private collections worldwide, including the Louvre in Paris.
Peter has been the recipient of multiple awards for excellence in his craft.

To make reservations for group tours please contact Peter at the studio. 860-738-9464

Restaurants are available in town.