• Celebrate with us at

    Blue Heat

    Join us for Kalamazoo's only glass art auction. Mix and mingle with arts enthusiasts, professionals, and talented artists while bidding on fantastic, one-of-a-kind glass art pieces in both live and silent auctions.
  • Explore the world of

    Glass Art

    Enjoy our exciting glass blowing show, watch our Bronson Journey Beads team make glass beads, make your own fused glass project and shop our brand new gallery exhibit. Our monthly Art Hop event is FREE and open to all ages.
  • Discover your talent and learn how to

    Create Your Own Glass Art

    Explore your artistic side. Learn how to create your own glass art through our in-person studio classes and take home classes that give you hands-on experiences.

  • Join Kalamazoo Glass Art and

    Become a Member

    Your membership directly supports our programming at Glass Art Kalamazoo, allowing us to provide exceptional experiences in glass art to our local community. In addition to the warm, fuzzy feeling you get inside, your membership grants you discounts on classes and workshops, exclusive invites to member-only events, access to studio rentals and more!

  • give to support glass art in

    our community

    As a community-based nonprofit, much of Glass Art Kalamazoo’s funding comes through the generous support of donors. If you would like to help support our programming and outreach, please consider making a monetary donation today!

  • help children with cancer and illness

    Support Journey Beads

    Journey Beads are glass beads crafted with care by the hands of Glass Art Kalamazoo volunteer bead artists, and each one is unique. In the hands of a child, they become precious keepsakes that tell a powerful story of strength, courage and hope. Join or donate to the program.

About Glass Art Kalamazoo

Founded in 2002 by a group of local glass artists, Glass Art Kalamazoo (GAK) is a nonprofit, community-access glass arts and education center located at the Park Trades Center in downtown Kalamazoo. Our mission is to enrich the community by providing exceptional experiences in glass art both from our studio and by working with schools, nonprofit groups and businesses in our community. Discover your creative side by taking a class, exploring our art gallery/gift shop, or watching a live hot glass or Journey Bead demonstration during Art Hop. We hope to see you in our studios soon!

Be inspired and discover a new artistic talent

Discover your talents and learn new skills with our in-person and take home classes for all skill levels!
Check out upcoming events which include everything from fun and engaging shows to auctions and galas.

We offer rentals in our Hot Shop, Cold Shop, Lampworking and Kiln Fusting Studios to access all the tools you need to create.

Discover your talents and learn new skills with our in-person and take home classes for all skill levels!
Check out upcoming events which include everything from fun and engaging shows to auctions and galas.
Help support our mission as a non-profit to enrich the community by providing exceptional experiences art.

Upcoming @ GAK Studios