A Dynamic Collective of Local Artists

A Dynamic Collective of Local Artists

Workshops Learn from UpTown Gallery Artists


Fused Glass with Laurie Spieker

Fused glass is made by cutting and assembling different pieces of coloured glass and then melting them together in a high-temperature kiln.

Upcoming Workshops


Cast Glass Christmas Ornament













Cast Glass Christmas Ornament Workshop

Grand River Glassworks welcomes Guest Instructor, Janet Panabaker, for a special workshop! Just in time for Christmas baking, participants will create two charming cast-glass ornaments – a shimmering star and a cute-as-his-buttons Gingerbread Man – perfect for gift-giving or your own tree. This is art that will make you smile!

  • 2-day workshop
  • Fri, Nov 24, from 6 to 8 pm & Sat, Nov 25, from 1 to 3 pm
  • Glass experience not necessary
  • Groups are welcome and fun
  • Ornaments ready for pickup the following week
  • To register and for more workshop & payment info, visit here


Glass Fusing & Stained Glass Workshops

with Laurie Spieker

Explore the fascinating world of fused glass at Grand River Glassworks - the possibilities are endless and the creativity is energizing.  Glass experience is not required & groups of all ages are welcome.

Please visit this link for current workshop dates, times and costs.

Workshop takes place at Grand River Glassworks, 50 Durward Place, Waterloo, Ontario. 

Call 519-778-4562 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details and to register.