Winter Glass

Saturday 16 June, 4 pm to 10 pm

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Fill up with food from Mr Papa, Fricken Fried Chicken, Le Petit Breton and The Italian Traveller!


Warm your insides with a limited edition 2018 Canberra Distillery Winter G&Tea cocktail or a Bentspoke Beer. Purchase the 2018 Winter Glass limited edition Aurora nip glasses or schooners, made right here at Canberra Glassworks. Delicious Summerhill Road wines will also be available to purchase.


Discover the amazing medium of glass at the Education Tradeshow, and find out how to use it by meeting our talented team of teaching artists in this mini-expo. Visitors will receive a discount voucher for classes booked in Semester 2, 2018.

See the amazing neon installation piece, Electric Bell Jar, made by our Winter Glass Artist in Residence, Emma-Kate Hart.

Watch a variety of glassblowing, flameworking (by gas and over a woodfired furnace) and fusing demonstrations by internationally renowned artists.

Get so close to the action you have to wear safety glasses. Tickets to the Hotshop Moshpit are $20 per person and three sessions run from 4-6 pm, 6-8 pm or 8-10 pm.


Check out the amazing lighting installation, called Southern Lights – beautiful pendant lights all designed and handcrafted by local artists at the Glassworks in 2018 and available to purchase. Discuss options with staff for commissioning your own design.

Meet the makers at our glass market, Crafted, with local and interstate artists selling a variety of finely crafted contemporary jewellery, homewares and more.


The Woodfired Bead Furnace* is back by popular demand! Discover how the Phoenicians would have created glass beads using a woodfired furnace (ages 14+).

Make your own glass art in a range of classes for the young and old. Costs apply and bookings essential:


DJ TEO-D will set the vibe in the Engine Room with cruisy tunes.

*Entry by gold coin donation

PG: For the kids (4-8 pm)

*Entry by gold coin donation

AO: Adults Only (8-10 pm)



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