Glass Galore is the Saint Louis Lampworkers’ main event, but our members attend other glass events and classes across America. Below is a list of some of them, with links at the headings.
Glass Galore is Saint Louis Lampworkers’ main event. It is our annual glass show and sale, usually the first weekend in October. Planning for this event in 2022 is under discussion and details will be posted as they are available.
Third Degree Glass Factory
Third Degree Glass Factory holds a monthly open house each third Friday from 6-10 pm. Third Degree also has on going classes for lampworking, hot shop and fused glass.
Missouri Bead Retreat
A glass retreat held at Alhonna Resort, Lake Ozark, Missouri. It is held the weekend before Memorial Day Weekend from Friday through Monday. It has been cancelled for 2022. The Facebook page has the most up to date information.
Greater St. Louis Art Association Annual Spring Studio Cleaning & Swap Meet
The Greater St. Louis Art Association has an annual spring studio cleaning & swap meet in April. It is held at Concordia Lutheran Church, 505 South Kirkwood Road, Kirkwood, Missouri. Events at the Church are currently on hold, but they do have a ‘Monthly Critique and People’s Choice Award’ that is online.
Glass Craft and Bead Expo
Glass Craft and Bead Expo is held annual in early April. It is a bead expo with classes and exhibits, held in Las Vegas, NV. The dates this year are April 12-16, 2022.
The Gathering is the International Society of Glass Beadmakers’ (ISGB) annual conference. For 2022 it will be a virtual conference only from June 9 – 12.
Marble Crazy is a marble show and sale at Moon Marble Company in Bonner Springs, Kansas. It is held in early March each year. It features over two dozen marble artist, who demonstrate marble making and sell their marbles. The event did not take place in 2021 and there are no updates so far for 2022.
Humboldt Marble Weekend
Each February over fifty marble artist attend Humboldt Marble Weekend. It is held in Eureka California. Besides the marble show and sale, there are constant marble hunts going on. This event will not happen again until at least 2023.
Branson Marble & Glass Festival
A Marble and Glass Festival held in Branson, Missouri in June. No dates have yet been set for 2022.
International Gem and Jewelry Show Collinsville
The International Gem and Jewelry show is held twice a year in Collinsville – one time in spring (March 11-13, 2022), then another time in the fall.
Public Glass Works KC
Public Glass Works holds on going lampworking classes in Lenexa Kansas.