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! 

Workshops take place in the art room at the Springfield Township Senior and Community Art Center, second building back on the campus at 9150 Winton Road.

Date to be announced for 2018

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


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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