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Glassworks houses the Mark Payton Glass Center and Flame Run. See live demonstrations in Glassblowing and Flameworking on our daily tours. Make a project in our Walk-in Workshop. Shop around in one of our two galleries. Hours are 10-5pm Monday...more
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
815 W Market St, Suite 100, Louisville, KY 40202-2654
We watched the artist create a glass figure from glass rods and then an “imploded” flower—a flower within a glass sphere. The artist involved the buyer, but taught all of us watching. An interesting experience!
I visited on a Saturday morning and made a hummingbird ornament with the help of Mark Payton (owner). I first watched him work with another customer to create a flower pendant and made sure to explain the process and steps. During my experience Mark was...More
My wife and I had a lot of fun working on a Christmas Tree ornament. Ornament came out great. wife was reluctant, but had fun. Got some great pictures. After the ornament was finished it had to be fired in the kiln and shipped to...More
Great experience here! Designed my own glass tray. So many colors and types of glass to choose from. Never felt rushed. Worked with Mark on a flame flower design. Roll, pull and push... so fun! Pic is before it is finished (melted). Can’t wait to...More
I have been to other glass studies and museums in the past so when I brought my mother to this place, we were both expecting it to have lots of different glass sculptures, glass vases, art, etc on display. Instead, we found a very small...More
We got to Glassworks about 20 minutes after they closed the class section, but the owner Mark was still there and offered to stay late to allow us to do the fire your own glass art. We had a group of 4 and did the...More