Fused Glass tiles

Fused Glass Workshop June 6 at Carriage Factory Art Gallery

Instructor Linda Fern Johnson returns to Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St., Newton, to lead another fused glass workshop Saturday, June 6, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

“The workshop is geared for beginners, but all levels of experience are welcome,” said gallery directory Cindy Snider.
“Linda will teach inclusion techniques with a full fuse.┬áParticipants will make three pieces, choosing from pendants, sun catchers and tiles. The glass will be fired and ready for pick-up Tuesday, June 9.”

The workshop fee is $40, all supplies included. Participants can make additional pieces for $5 each. Johnson said that many people will finish their pieces by noon, but they can stay as late as 1:30 p.m. Reservations can be made by calling the gallery at 316-284-2749.

Other June classes at the gallery include a “Party Arty” open to the public Saturday, June 13, 7 p.m., and a mosaics class Saturday June 20, 9 a..m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Sue Bechtel will lead participants in painting a 16 x 20 acrylic of hot air balloons on June 13. The evening event is open to adults and children ages 10 and up. Participants are encouraged to bring a food item, have fun and make great memories. Class fee is $40, all supplies included.

Mary Lee McDonald will lead the mosaics class June 20. Class fee is $80, all supplies included.

Reservations for all classes are required.

Carriage Factory Art Gallery is housed in the two-story carriage factory founded in 1883 by J. J. Krehbiel, co-founder of Bethel College. The building is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

The gallery offers a variety of art workshops for adults and children throughout the year. In addition, the facilities and adjacent park are available for rent for birthdays, weddings and other special occasions.