Glass Bead Making Workshop

glass beads

Interested in learning a new art form you can't do at home? Join ArtsConnect master instructor, Heather Hitchman and learn how to use a torch flame to melt glass rods. Once heated the rods melt and form beautiful beads around a mandrel. Participants will make a few glass beads using different torch techniques. This program is a learning experience. Soon you will be ready to make an entire bracelet! 

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Springfield Township Community Art Center, in the Art Room


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Our Instructor:  Heather Bollen Hitchman

Heather Hitchman is an Associate Professor of Visual Arts at Southern State and the Nature Shop Manager at Cincinnati Nature Center.  Heather holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art History and Art Education from Mt. St. Joseph, a Master of Arts in Art Education from Miami University and a Master of Fine Arts Degree from the University of Tennessee. She is currently enrolled in a doctorate program that focuses on Community Based Arts Education. 

Contact Us

  1. ArtsConnect™ 

    (513) 522-2108

    9150 Winton Road
    Cincinnati, Ohio

    Kimberlee Flamm
    Executive Director

    Katherine Smith
    Education Director

    Springfield Township Administration
    (513) 522-1410

    Springfield Township Senior &
    Community Arts Center
    (513) 522-1154