Our education program engages students through glass, an important material in our everyday life and a medium for artistic use

Download the 2016 Canberra Glassworks education brochure

We offer a number of tours and workshops for children from four to 18 years, ranging from 25 minute workshops to tailored classes running over several weeks. Tours can be specially tailored to match your teaching focus, including science, history and art themes.

Please note


Tour NameShort descriptionDurationCostBooking request
Discovery TourA behind the scenes tour of all things Glassworks, including demonstrations45 min$12.50 per studentSubmit a booking request
Discovery See & Do TourA behind the scenes tour, followed by a fusing workshop with a professional teaching artist90 min$30 per studentSubmit a booking request
Glass & Science TourAn exciting demonstration-based tour that explores all things glass and science45 min$30 per studentSubmit a booking request
Tailored ClassesGot something you are looking at in class? Want us to come up with a program that links in with your lesson plans? Talk to us about a tailored experience.VariesVariesSubmit a booking request

20% discount

The Canberra Glasswork is offering a 20 per cent discount for any ACT schools booking for the Window on Learning education program during 2016.


Glass Outreach

Presented in collaboration with the ANU School of Art Glass Workshop, Glass Outreach will provide young people in the ACT from year seven to ten with a hands-on opportunity to learn about fusing and casting techniques in their own school environment. The program includes:

Note: There are specific facility and technical requirements for this program. Where these cannot be met at school, the Glass Outreach program can be presented at Canberra Glassworks. The cost will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

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ACT School Residency

An ACT School Residency will be offered to one student in year 11 or 12 who is attending an ACT College or senior school. The residency will include:

The 2016 ACT School Residency has been filled. Details for the program in 2017 will be released closer to the date.

For more information contact or (02) 6260 7005


The 2016 ACT School 20% Discount, Glass Outreach Program and the ACT School Residency is supported by Community Partner Capital Chemist.

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