Daily Archives: December 2, 2011

Berlin Glas, the first open access facility in this European art center, debuts

The Parkhaus industrial building that is home to the just-opened Berlin Glas studio, the first nonprofit, open-access glass facility in this capital of art.

UPDATED 02/03/11 1:21 AM EST

Berlin Glas, the first open-access glass studio in this international art mecca, will officially open its doors with a special evening of demos and performances a week from today on December 9th. Featured in the Fall 2011 issue of GLASS, the new studio is the culmination of a multi-year project initiated by American-born Nadania Idriss, who also runs the New Glass Art and Photography Gallery that she has recently moved to the same Parkhaus building as the glass facility. The glass studio space is about 750 square feet and equipped with bleacher seating for visitors keen on watching glassblowers at work. The studio includes a full hot glass facility and some cold-working elements. Continue reading

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