Rhody Gem Of The Month!

We are thrilled to be named the Rhody Gem Of The Month. Thank you to everyone that has made this last year a complete success. If we have not had the pleasure of having you into our studio yet we hope we can see you soon.

We are pleased to introduce Rhody Gem, a new monthly column in Providence Monthly. We’re always being thanked for spotlighting the “hidden gems” of the state, and in our ongoing efforts to leave no stone unturned, we’re putting the call out to our readership Each month we’ll spotlight a Rhody Gem: a business, artisan, or place suggested to us by our faithful readers.

What it is: 
Gather Glass is a workshop that offers people the chance to try glass blowing in a safe and fun environment. Students learn from master glass blowers how to make objects such as drinking glasses, ornaments, paperweights, pumpkins, bowls, and more……..

Read the full article by Providence Monthly here.

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Learn about the world of glass blowing with Gather Glass in Providence

Even though Gather Glass has been in business for over six years, they just opened their first brick and mortar location. You may recognize them from their mobile unit at WaterFire, where they do glassblowing demos of jewelry and small sculptures. Now, with the new location, Gather has opened their doors to the world of glassblowing with hands-on classes in their studio. 

Ben Giguere, one of the creators of Gather, has been blowing glass for 20 years and is incredibly excited about this new chapter. “A Gather class is a community space for blowing glass, bringing people together and bringing in other artists to work in here as well. We do our own one-of-a-kind work, but we also work closely with some non-profits, for a good cause here in Providence,” he says...

Read the full article by Providence Monthly here.

Connecting with Community Through Art at Gather Glass

The experience had at Gather is meant to inspire their visitors just as much as their beautiful hand blown glass creations do. Connecting with community through art by sharing their passion for the craft of glassblowing is at the core of what they do. It is also the inspiration for their name. Master glassblower Benjamin Giguere invites you to their studio/gallery to attend a glassblowing class and make your own unique glass creation. Learn how to craft an ornament, drinking glass or paperweight in one of their group classes. They can also be a destination for friend or family gatherings, or for workplace team building parties.

Read the full article by Federal Hill here.