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Hands On Glass Studio

124 Crystal Ln, Corning, NY 14830-1861
+1 607-962-3044
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Great experience with the family and wonderful owner and staff-made some amazing pieces that will cherish !

I read reviews about the studio and wanted something more personable for my 2 younger daughters as... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
veehive8
Make your own ornaments

We made pumpkins for fall. So many colors to choose from and different color for stem clear, light... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Jackkirk
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Corning, New York
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Specialties All ages are welcome to enjoy a hands-on experience with glass! As young as 2yrs old can blow an ornament, or pumpkin. Teens and adults can also participant in a one-on-one lesson to make a paperweight. You'll cherish your treasure and the memory of making it. Unique and affordably priced. Glass gifts made by local artists also available in our retail area. Hands-on activities are available year around by appointment, day and evening hours available. Please call to schedule your appointment!! We are handicapped accessible, and have ample parking. For more information or directions please visit our website. History Established in 1990. Hands-on Glass was originally founded in 1990. It was the first public access studio in Corning, N.Y. offering instruction in glassmaking for all ages and levels of experience.
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124 Crystal Ln, Corning, NY 14830-1861
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

I read reviews about the studio and wanted something more personable for my 2 younger daughters as well as myself to make some pieces. I spoke to the owner, Rodi on the phone to arrange for the session and she was super sweet and helpful....More

Thank veehive8
Rodi R, Owner at Hands On Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Venus, Thank you so much for your kind thoughts and for coming to visit. We are privileged to be a part of your experience here.

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We made pumpkins for fall. So many colors to choose from and different color for stem clear, light green and dark green. You blow your own ornaments or pumpkins.

Thank Jackkirk
Rodi R, Owner at Hands On Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thank you for coming to see us and for your review, Happy Fall!! Rodi

Reviewed 4 September 2017

We found this opportunity on Trip Advisor and we were extremely pleased. First we went to the museum of Glass and saw many beautiful creations both completed and being made. Then we took a short trip across town to Hands-On-Glass to have our own glass-making...More

Thank WhoAmIDoc
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I stopped here during our recent trip to Watkins Glen and Corning. We made ornaments and paperweights. The owner worked hand in hand with us and spent a lot of time explaining to us how to blow glass and work with glass....More

Thank Kim S
Rodi R, Owner at Hands On Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thank you for your kind comments! Rodi

Reviewed 26 July 2017

5 of us were here on a Saturday to blow our own glass ornaments. The ladies were very strict on where you could and could not stand to photograph and blow your ornaments - safety first! It was a lot of fun, and we picked...More

Thank Finssup
Reviewed 18 July 2017

I was here with a group and you would not think that you could let 20 plus people blow glass in such an orderly efficient manner but they did it. We all had a great time and were able to get our masterpieces the next...More

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Rodi R, Owner at Hands On Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Thank you for coming to have an experience with us and for your compliments. We are glad you enjoyed your experience!

Reviewed 19 June 2017

If you are travelling to Niagara from NJ/NY, do stop by at Corning Glass Museum....the glass art is mindblowing...then come to Hands On Glass for a memorable and amazing experience for glass work...My daughter made a pumpkin and I made a paperweight...once the annealing is...More

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Rodi R, Owner at Hands On Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Thank you so much for your thoughtful and kind review. Thank you for coming to see us! Rodi

Reviewed 4 June 2017

After spending half a day in the Corning Glass museum, we decided to check out this place, given its outstanding ratings. And the rating was spot-on! As pointed out below, don't be taken back by the location (one can't have a glass studio on the...More

2  Thank hetman
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This was a great place to blow your own glass. Nice as it is small groups. Made a beautiful pumpkin that sits in my window.

1  Thank Sally W
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I was really skeptical when our car's nav system directed us down what seemed to be an ally and to a building that looks like an old warehouse from the outside. Also skeptical when we went inside -- definitely not much to look at. But...More

6  Thank Wedgewood
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hicks7827
12 November 2017|
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Response from Rodi R | Property representative |
We have 2 styles of ornaments and about 20 different color choices. We do not have the tree or snowman. We also have a pumpkin in 2 different shapes and lots of color choices including choice of stem colors.Thank you for... More
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Charles H
3 March 2017|
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Response from Rodi R | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry! Yes, we have accommodated 50 people. If you would like to call we can explain and answer any questions, Call: (607) 962-3044. Thank you.
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Grueber2013
10 March 2016|
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Response from Rodi R | Property representative |
No entrance fee. Fees for the hands-on activities vary depending on activity, range from $24. to $40.
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