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Ignite Glass Studios Named Crain’s Chicago Business “Best Out-of-the-Box Venue” for 2015

CBS Morning News Features Ignite Glass Studios & The AIDS Foundation of Chicago

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Upcoming Events

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Never miss Ignite’s special events again! Be one of the first to learn about Ignite’s upcoming events and workshops by registering for our email updates. Text “IgniteGlass” to 22828 or click the picture to sign-up via web.

GAS Pre-Conference Reception Being Held at Ignite

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The 43rd Glass Art Society Conference is coming to Chicago for the first time and its annual fundraiser, The Pre-Conference Reception, will be held at Ignite Glass Studios on March 19, 2014 from 6pm-10pm. Proceeds from…

Ignite Glass Studios Featured in Wedding Guide Chicago

Ignite Glass Studios was featured in several editorials in Wedding Guide Chicago’s Winter/Spring 2014 issue.

Ignite Glass Studios artist Brent Rogers creates ornaments for the White House

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Ignite is proud of one of our resident artists, Brent Rogers, who executed over 130 handblown bell jar holiday ornaments for the White House’s East Room Christmas trees.

GAS Conference Calendar of Events Now Available

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Glass Art Society Conference 2014 events announced. Ignite Glass Studios is proud to be a co-sponsor of this year’s conference, as well as other workshops and social events. Click through to view the schedule.

2013 Design Excellence Award


Andrew Metter, FAIA, Principal Design Architect, Epstein|Metter Studio was recognized at the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2013 Design Excellence Awards for winning the Honor Level SustainABILITY Leadership Award for his innovative design of Ignite Glass Studios.Ignite is a state-of-the-art glass studio, gallery, and unique event space in the heart of the West Loop, which combines professional grade glass blowing with exposure to the amazing art of glass blowing for beginners and those seeking new experiences.…

GAS Conference in Chicago

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For the first time ever, Chicago is the site of the Glass Art Society’s 43rd Annual Conference, and Ignite is the host studio. This year’s theme, Strengthening Community, Collaboration, Forging New Bonds, highlights the social and entrepreneurial spirit that is building momentum within the glass art community.

WGN and Host Dina Bair at Ignite Glass Studios

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We were incredibly lucky to have Dina Bair and WGN at our studio! They filmed a segment that you can watch by clicking here! The video introduces the public to our glass studio and features Trish Tullman…