West Michigan Glass Art Center Heats Up for the 9th Annual Battle of the Glassblowers
Friday, May 1 from 5 - 10 PM
Saturday, May 2 from 12 - 6 PM.
West Michigan Glass Art Center is proud to present Kalamazoo's highly anticipated 9th
annual Battle of the Glassblowers the first weekend in May. This high stakes, glass sporting event promises jaw dropping moments of excitement as glassblowers and flameworkers transform hot molten glass into exquisitely delicate objects. A FREE, family-friendly
event featuring unparalleled talented glass artists from across the region!
For more information call West Michigan Glass Art Center at 269-552-9802. Click here
for registration form.
Love the pieces created during the Battle of the Glassblowers? Much of the work created during the Battle is auctioned off during our exciting "Raise Your Glass" annual fundraising event: May 16.
We Have a Winner!
This year's Battle of Glassblowers t-shirt design was selected anonymously by a panel of judges and the winner is: Conrad Kaufman.
We'd like to thank everyone who took the time and effort to submit a design. It was a hard choice and we appreciate the support and enthusiasm of our community.
2015 Schedule of Events!
Friday, May 1
5 - 10 PM: Team Competitions- Stellar Table Centerpiece
5 - 6:30 PM: Primo Pendant
7 - 9 PM: Most Magnificent Marble
Saturday, May 2
Hot Shop: Featuring 3 Individual Competitions
12 - 1 PM: Best Pulled Pony
1 - 4 PM: Bodacious Beer Mug
4 - 6 PM: People’s Choice Mystery Object
12 - 2 PM: Anything Goes Art Piece
2:30 - 4 PM: People’s Choice Mystery object
Contact Tory Hollister for information about participating: hotshoptory[at]hotmail[dot]com
for the registration form.